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Jump Season Opener - Oktoberfest Saturday

Sat 13 Oct

This is the eagerly anticipated opening weekend of the winter jump racing campaign - the excitement and drama starts here!

This meeting is steeped in heritage with top class horses battling it out over fences and hurdles with today's feature race the £50,000 Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle.

Top class horses have appeared at this meeting including Cue Card, Silviniaco Conti, Don't Push It, Finian's Oscar and Blaklion. Which stars will we see this year?

Before racing, we'll also have our popular Jump Legends charity race in aid of the Bob Champion Cancer Trust. Recently retired riders Timmy Murphy and Andrew Thornton are already confirmed in the line-up which you can see in full here.

Bring your friends and family for a great day out - day one is also Oktoberfest Saturday!

There are seven races on the card at 1.55pm. Gates open at 11.55am. There is an Oktoberfest Marquee featuring The Bavarian Strollers, the UK's premier Bavarian Oompah band who will be live between races.

Please note this is a one enclosure meeting.

Following racing we will have a throwback afterparty until 18:30 with our racecourse DJ so you can let the traffic clear before heading home.

Early bird tickets are now available for this one enclosure meeting, the first day of the Jump Season Opener and start from just £24pp in advance.

Our popular 'Pie & Pint' advance package is available for this meeting, this advance deal includes your admission ticket, a top quality pie, drink (pint, glass of wine or soft drink) and a racecard for just £32!

All advance bookings are subject to a £2 fulfilment fee (per booking not per ticket)

For all restaurant and hospitality enquiries, please call Jemma on 01291 622 260

Popular Ticket Options

Wye Valley Marquee Restaurant

Enjoy the afternoon from our Wye Valley Marquee Restaurant situated along the home straight overlooking all the racing action with a Three-course choice menu. This package also includes a reserved table for the day, hospitality admission ticket, raceday programme, a tipster talk running through the runners and riders for the day, plenty of televised action along with fantastic waiter/waitress service. Our ambassador, Richard Johnson will also be making a guest appearance. This package can be booked online or by Jemma Cohen on 01291 622260 or email jcohen@chepstow-racecourse.co.uk


Pie & Pint Package Advance

This excellent value package must be booked in advance and gives you:

Your Admission Ticket

A Top Quality Pie

A Drink (pint, glass of wine or soft drink)

A Racecard

Your tickets will be sent in the post approximately 2 weeks before the event.


Admission ETicket Advance

This admission ticket allows access to this one enclosure meeting with access to betting, food and drink outlets. This ticket will be emailed to you. You can print the ticket onto A4 paper or show it on your mobile phone. This ticket will cost £27 on the day.


Admission - Group Discount Ticket Advance

We are pleased to offer 15% discount for group bookings of 10 or more. This admission ticket allows access to this one enclosure meeting with access to betting, food and drink outlets. This ticket will be emailed to you and you will need to print it out on A4 paper and bring with you on the day. Please note: This ticket can only be booked in advance when you have a group of 10 or more.


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Fixture Details

Gates Open

First Race

Last Race

Race Type Jumps

Number of Races 7

Dress Code

The dress code in hospitality areas and the Premier Enclosure is smart casual. Sportswear, trainers and fancy dress are not permitted. There is no dress code in the Grandstand, or when One Enclosure is in operation. Fancy dress is allowed, providing it’s decent and would not cause offence to other guests. The dress code does not apply to children under 10. Click here for more information.

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult (*Some exceptions apply). ID may be required.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused part of any badge or other entitlement. Click here for our full terms and conditions.

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