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Haydock Park Racecourse

Haydock Park Racecourse

Highland Castle ridden by Jamie Spencer wins The Bet 365 Handicap Stakes during the bet365 Old Newton Cup Day at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows.

Haydock Park racecourse isn’t steeped in centuries of history, like many of its counterparts. The racecourse opened its gates in 1899, and in recent decades won two awards for Racecourse of the year, in 1998 and 2000.

Haydock offers flat racing along with National Hunt racing, it’s one of the Norths busiest tracks as it plays host to some fantastic meets. The Grand National Trial kicks off in February and is shortly followed by The Temple Stakes in May. There’s also the Betfair Chase in November, Sprint Cup in September and July sees the Old Newton Cup and Lancashire Oaks race events too.

Haydock Races Tips & Winners

Pick a winner using our Haydock racing tips, which you’ll find listed here before the horse races start.

Stay ahead of the curve with our tips, use our tips for your accas, trifectas or doubles. You’ll find our tips can be invaluable when you’re looking for a good return on your stake.

Haydock Tip of the Day

14.00 Fibonacci 1/1

14.30 Desert Doctor 6/1

15.00 Ghostwatch 11/10

15.30 Trilliary 3/1

16.00 Donjon Triumphant 9/2

16.35 Tawdeea 6/1

17.05 Mais Si 3/1

Betting at Haydock

You’ll find ample vendors at Haydock with whom you can place your bet. We’d advise that you check back here nearer the time to race time too, just in case we haven’t already placed are favourites.

At the course, there’s a parade ring where you can take a good look at your own personal favourite.

Totes are prevalent throughout the course, where your stake goes into a pot and the winnings are split amongst the other winners who partook in the race. On-course bookmakers are stationed around too, don’t just throw your money at the first one you come across. Odds and so your best betting options can change, so go with the bookie offering the best odds for your selection. You’ll also find betting shops within Haydock Park too, so you can place bets on other races or activities during the day too.

The Haydock Park Race Course

Over a mile and 5 furlongs long, it caters for 31 days’ worth of racing throughout the year.

Haydock Park Racecourse

The course is flat, left-handed and oval in shape, the last 4 furlongs see a slight rise in the run-in. Excellent for flat racing with up to six furlongs for a straight course run-in.

You’ll also find a champagne bar within the stand and there are exceptional dining facilities, special packages are available, do call for more information.

Haydock Dress Code

The dress code for Haydock Park is relaxed. Smart and casual will not raise eyebrows, but sportswear and ripped jeans will not get you in.

Depending on the enclosure you visit will dictate the attire you can get in with:

County Enclosure: Smart dress is encouraged within this enclosure; a gentleman is to wear a buttoned collared shirt, smart trousers, jeans if of a good quality with no markings or fade. Strictly not permitted is sportswear or heavily branded garments.

Included within the County Enclosure are the Hospitality boxes and the Kauto Star restaurant.

Premier Enclosure: Within the premier enclosure; jacket, tie and smart trousers are advised, with ladies in their best day wear.

The premier enclosure also houses the Premier Suite, Harry’s Bistro and the Park Suite.

Grandstand, Paddock & Be Friendly Enclosures: These enclosures exercise a relaxed dress code where no official dress code is implemented. The only stipulation is to be sensible, do not bear your chest and ensure fancy dress is of good taste.

Haydock Park Races Fixtures


Thurs 7th Sept 2017 32Red Sprint Cup Festival

Fri 8th Sept 2017 32Red Sprint Cup Festival

Sat 9th Sept 2017 32Red Sprint Cup Festival

Fri 29th Sept 2017 1750 Day – JW Lees Day

Sat 30th Sept 2017 TENsational Finale Real Ale Day

Fri 20th Oct 2017 Racing Welfare Charity Day

Sat 25th Nov 2017 Betfair Chase Day

Wed 6th Dec 2017 1750 Day – Christmas Party Day

Sat 23rd Dec 2017 Tommy Whittle Chase Day

Sat 30th Dec 2017 The Last Fling

Ticket Information for Haydock Races

Do double check before the event as prices can be subject to change, especially with concessions:

Kids go free, and accompanied children up to the age of 17 are allowed in free of charge too.

Students, with an NUS card there are discounts available into the Be Friendly, grandstand and Paddock Enclosures.

Senior citizens: Again, like with student’s, discounts are available in the Be Friendly, Grandstand & Paddock Enclosures.

Race Pass, available for 18 to 24-year-olds, the race pass allows for a half-price discount across The Jockey Clubs network of racecourses.

Haydock Races Directions

Located between Liverpool and Manchester surrounded by woodland close to the M6, M56 and the A580, is where you’ll find Haydock.

Haydock Park Racecourse
WA12 0HQ

Tel: 01942 725 963