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First-ever National Student Raceday

Six racecourses to host discounted day for students on 26th October

In a bid to attract students into the fun and excitement of horseracing, six of Britain’s best known racecourses have teamed up to host the first-ever National Student Raceday on Saturday 26th October.

The new initiative is being organised by, who hope to attract the biggest-ever student attendance in British racing’s history. The racecourses involved are Aintree, Chepstow, Doncaster, Newbury, Stratford-on-Avon and Wolverhampton.

Tickets will be available via student unions and racecourse websites at a uniform entry price of just £10, which includes admission, a food and drink voucher and raceday programme. For more information about how buy tickets please visit Plus, free transport will be provided at selected universities to and from the racecourse.

The Raceday, which is set to take place soon after the start of the academic year, will provide newcomers with a strong choice of Flat and Jumps fixtures, including the Old Roan Chase Day at Aintree, Racing Post Trophy Day at Doncaster, St Simon Stakes Day at Newbury, the Silver Trophy Hurdle at Chepstow and competitive cards at Stratford and Wolverhampton.

Students interested in going racing should visit for further details. Ticket sales are limited to a maximum of four tickets per booking and a valid NUS card will be required.

  • Date published: 08th October 2013
  • Written by: David Ruiz



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