Crowds gathered at Chepstow Racecourse to watch racing.
Crowds gathered at Chepstow Racecourse to watch racing.
Celebrating The Best Of Wales

With a weekend of superb racing to open the jump season.

The Big Welsh Racing Weekend

Welsh horse racing is going through the most successful period in its history and we have put together an exciting three-day meeting. Taking place across our very own Chepstow and our beautiful sister course Ffos Las in October to attract racegoers to this beautiful country. A chance to see top quality jumping action and the magic of wondrous Wales.  

mcFabulous at the Unibet jump season opener.

What is the Big Welsh Racing Weekend?

The three day fixture includes the £50,000 Unibet Persian War Novices’ Hurdle and the £75,000 Wasdell Group Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle at Chepstow, and concludes with the £50,000 DragonBet Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las.

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Jockeys racing across the beautiful Chepstow track with a back drop of rolling fields.

Weekend Break

Looking to immerse in the charm of Wales for the full weekend? Book your accommodation ready to keep you comfy in between your adventures.


The Wonders Of Welsh Racing

Before this current ‘golden’ spell for Welsh racing, the biggest Welsh triumphs were Geoff Lewis’s triumphs aboard Mill Reef in the early 1970s, Sirrell Griffith’s 100/1 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Norton’s Coin in 1990 and Carl Llewellyn’s successful career in the saddle from 1990 to 2005 (he won the Welsh, Scottish and Aintree (twice) Grand Nationals in that period. Since then Welsh racing has gone from strength to strength. Click through the cards below to learn more about the key trainers, jockeys and racecourses in Welsh racing.  

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