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A look ahead to the best equestrian events in and around Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 04 January 2018 | UPDATED: 21:52 04 January 2018

Cartmel Races

Cartmel Races

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Whether you’re horse crazy or just along for the ride, equine related events are an important part of the social calendar

20th January

Peter Marsh Chase Day

Make it your New Years Resolution to visit Haydock Racecourse this 2018 and what better way to start than attending the Peter Marsh Chase Day. The first race meeting of the year will kick off in style, for more information and tickets visit

haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/peter-marsh-chase-day .

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12th – 14th April

The Randox Health Grand National

Three days of classic race action, entertainment and excitement including one of the world’s most famous races at the legendary Aintree Racecourse. www.randoxhealthgrandnational.co.uk/days

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26th, 28th & 30th May

The Whit Holiday Meeting

Cartmel is one of the counties most beautiful racecourse and is the perfect location for a day at the races. The first race meeting commences in May and continues throughout the summer. For more fixtures and information visit cartmel-racecourse.co.uk

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7th July

bet365 Old Newton Cup Day

The Old Newton Cup at Haydock Park is one of the racecourses oldest Flat races and is steeped in history, having run since 1807. This is one of the most coveted trophies on the racing circuit so be prepared for a day full of excitement. haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/bet-365-old-newton-cup-day

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15th June

An evening at the races with Craig David

R'n'B sensation Craig David will be hosting an evening full of entertainment at Aintree Racecourse in a spectacular outdoor summer show this June. For tickets and more information visit

aintree.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/evening-racing-june

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20th – 22nd July

Royal Lancashire Show

The Royal Lancashire Show will return again to Salesbury Hall, as you and the family can enjoy a brilliant day out full of activites including a spectacular light horse displays.

www.visitlancashire.com/whats-on/royal-lancashire-show-p802170

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11th August

Betfred Rose of Lancaster Stakes – Ladies Day

Ladies Day is considered one of the most prestigious days in racing, so put on your best frock and head to Haydock Racecourse for an exciting day full of great fashion and racing.

haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/betfred-rose-of-lancaster-stakes-day

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8th - 9th September

Lancashire Game & Country Festival

The Lancashire Game & Country Festival is one of the events of the summer as you and the family can enjoy a range of activities and celebrate Lancashire agriculture. Expect hound displays, gundog scurries, terrier racing, fly-fishing, clay-pigeon shooting and of course some spectacular equestrian shows.

www.lancashiregamefestival.co.uk/index.php

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