Forthcoming events

  • Sat
    7:45 amCheltenham Racecourse

    Our annual visit to the Cheltenham Festival Trials meeting coupled with a local stable visit has proved a popular event in previous years. This year we are visiting Charlie Longsdon, at his stables near Chipping Norton.

    The coach will depart from Newbury Racecourse (car park 2) at 07:45am for the stable visit. We will leave Charlie’s stable for Cheltenham in good time for the first race. The stable visit starts at 09:15am.

    - Coach & stable visit - £24
    - Coach, stable visit & discounted race admission ticket - £49 (admission ticket priced at £30 on the day)

    This trip is dependant on there being sufficient uptake to make it finanically viable.

    If any members wish to make their way independently to Charlie Longsdon stable to join the visit, they should contact Kathy Tuggey.

    Booking form is available in the November’s newsletter.

  • Tue
    Time: TBCNewbury Racecourse

    This year’s West Berkshire Racing Club's team Quiz will take place on Tuesday, 5th February 2019.

    Teams are restricted to 12 tables of four made up of contestants from the local racing community as well as established favourites from further afield.

    Teams of four, entry fee £10 per team for Injured Jockeys Fund.

    To enter your team contact Bernard Mills on 0208 394 1107 or email

  • Tue
    10:00 amUpper Herdswick Farm; Burderop; Wroughton; Wiltshire; SN4 0QH

    Update 02/01/2019: Due to a high response, we’re no longer accepting anymore applications for this stable visit.

    We our pleased to announce that we will be visiting Neil King and his team at Barbury Castle on Tuesday, 26th February 2019. The stable visit will start at 10am.

    After the visit, we'll be visiting the ‘Silks on the Downs’ for brunch.

    If you would like to book your place on this trip, please complete the application form in December’s newsletter.

    Please note, due to the size of the yard, we can only cater for a maxiumum of 25 members for this stable visit. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

    HOW TO GET THERE: Leave Newbury on the A339 and join the A34. Take the exit towards Chieveley and then join the M4 westbound towards South Wales.  Leave the M4 at Junction 15 signed Marlborough/Swindon at the roundabout turn left towards Marlborough. After approx one mile turn right at Chiseldon onto the B4005. In Chiseldon turn right and follow signs for Barbury Castle / Wroughton. At next junction turn left and you will pass a new housing development on the right.  Continue on this road for around 2 miles and you will arrive at Burderop. [SN4 0QH]

  • Thu
    8:00 pmOwners Club, Newbury Racecourse

    Our ever popular Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening will take place on Thursday, 7th March 2019 at 8pm.

    Venue: Owners and Trainers bar, Newbury Racecourse

    Panel: Lee McKenzie (chairperson). More panelists to follow.

    A pay bar and raffle (in aid of the IJF) will be available on the evening.

    Doors will open at 7.15pm. Event starts at 8pm.

    When accessing Newbury racecourse, please use the Hambridge Road entrance. Post Code: RG14 7PN.

    Parking is available outside the Lodge Hotel.