Horse racing. Hamilton Races

Hamilton Races

They’re under starters orders at Hamilton Races for the first Super Saturday fixture of 2016, the Sunday Mail Highland Show Racenight featuring family entertainment throughout the afternoon followed by an evening of flat racing.

Tickets are available in advance at a discount and also on the gate.  Read on for the Hamilton Races preview:

Gates open at 12pm for a fantastic family event where we’ll transform the racecourse into entertainment zones for a fun day out for the whole family, with live racing taking centre stage in the evening. Remember, your ticket price includes a great days racing and all of the activities below;

Main Arena
We’ll be hosting demonstrations from some of the days exhibitors including;
Sheep Herding ~ Falconry Display ~ Savage Skills Stunt Bike Riders ~Duck Herding ~ Mordor Gun Dog Display ~ Jackton Clydesdale Horses

Children’s Fun Zone
Denver’s Den – Giant inflatable activity area ~ Bungee Tramoplines ~ Inflatable Laser Tag ~ Coconut Shy
Hoopla ~ Beat the Goalie ~ Bungee Basketball ~ Giant Assault Course ~ Supersize Circus Candy Slide

Animal Zone
Mini Petting Zoo – featuring snakes, frogs and much more! ~ Pony Rides (1pm – 6pm) ~ Falconry – Static display
Jackton Clydesdale Horses ~ Sheep ~ Gun dogs

Machinery Zone
A selection of farming and agricultural vehicles ~ The Army – The Jackal armoured vehicle. ~ Pony Mascot ~ Land Rover/Range Rover – Taggarts

Food & Drink Zone
Morrison’s Market Street ~ Equis Ice Cream ~ McGhees ~ Scavi & Ray Prosecco ~H Blin Champagne

Away racing, which will be shown on screens around the site, will include Ascot, Chester, Newmarket and York in the afternoon with our own racing action starting around 6pm.  After racing we’ll be dancing the night away to the fabulous Soul Kings who will be playing the hits of 70’s disco and Motown in the main arena.

(Preview courtesy of the Hamilton Races website.)

Gates open at 12 noon, first race at 6.15pm, last race at 9.15pm.

Tickets in advance are available online via ‘Get Tickets’ or by telephoning the Racecourse Office on 01698 283806.  A £3 discount per ticket applies to advance purchases which are available up until midnight the day before an event.

Tickets on the day at Hamilton Races are available priced: Adult £30/Concessions (proof of entitlement required) £15/U18s free accompanied by an adult.