If you’re looking for fun things to do in Doncaster this weekend then a trip to one of Yorkshire’s most prized racecourse should be top of your list.
As well as experiencing all the delicious food and drink whilst cheering home the horses, this Saturday also features one of Doncaster’s top races – the prestigious Virgin Bet Grimthorpe Chase.
Run over 3 miles and 2 furlongs, the Virgin Bet Grimthorpe Chase Handicap is considered to be a trial for the Grand National. Attracting plenty of the UKs leading jockeys, trainers and owners, the Virgin Bet Grimthorpe Chace meet at Doncaster has kick-started the career of many fascinating horses including Cloudy Lane, The Last Samurai and many more.
What To Expect
Get ready to enjoy every roar and cheer with friends and family and don’t miss another moment together. Your safety is our priority and all events will be run in accordance with the latest government advice and guidelines. Visit our news pages for the latest updates on what to expect.
Make your day extra special
Have you thought about upgrading to one of our exclusive restaurant or hospitality packages? Enjoy a three-course meal in the stunning surroundings of the restaurant or upgrade to a private box to get first-class views of the racing. To find out the available hospitality and restaurants, please click here.
Most racegoers choose a smart casual outfit when attending the races and we discourage sportswear and ripped jeans. There are more formal dress codes in place for some of our premier ticket options as well as hospitality and restaurant packages. Please Click here for more information.
Kids Go Free!
Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events). You’ll need to select a child ticket when making your booking.
Book in advance & SAVE!
Book your tickets at least 48 hours before each fixture to benefit from our advance booking discount & save at least 10% when you book early (excludes concessions, which receive a £5 discount when buying tickets on the gate).
Want to come along on the day of racing but haven’t got your ticket yet? No problem! Online ticket sales remain open on the day of racing and you can buy tickets on the gate too by just walking up (unless sold out).
A fulfilment fee may apply to some orders. This will be added at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry.