Saturday 9th October 2021
Please note: Following the latest Welsh government announcement on vaccine passports and test passes, this fixture is not impacted and will operate as normal
Its the first Saturday of jumps racing of the new season at Chepstow and youre definitely invited for a family fun day out. The second day of the Unibet Jumps Season Opener meeting always attracts a line-up of horses who provide terrific racing action.
Jump racing is spectacular and thrilling when youre at the course to watch. You can savour a close-up view of the majestic sight of great horses in action and the skill and courage of the jockeys who ride them. If youre looking for things to do in Chepstow, a day at the races is always a treat. Chepstow is ideal for a family fun day out at one of our top horse racing fixtures on the calendar.
Todays big race is the £75,000 Wasdell Group Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle. This competitive race has been won by a host a household names including Dont Push It and Bradbury Star. The Evan Williams trained Court Minstrel was successful in 2015 and 2017. The Listed £35,000 Dunraven Windows Novices Chase has seen many stars of the sport make their debut over the big obstacles including Cue Card, Silviniaco Conti and Clan Des Obeaux. Prize money for the 3m Native River Handicap Chase has been doubled to £50,000 previous winners include Ballyoptic, Secret Investor and Rock The Casbah.
So come and join us for an exciting day at the races as the jumps season begins to get into top gear.
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For something a little bit special, upgrade to enjoy a truly delicious three-course meal in our glass-fronted viewing restaurant is an ideal location for your party. Situated on the first floor of the Premier Stand, with your own table for the duration of the race meeting, you can enjoy panoramic views across the racecourse (£10 premier for a window seat).
Why not make your day extra special?
Private Boxes are available which include unrivalled balcony views of the racing, informal hot or cold buffet, private bar with various bar options available, admission which includes access to winning post, parade ring view and winner's enclosure, raceday programme, betting facilities + more. Prices start at £88 + VAT per person. To book please call 01291 622260
Get ready to enjoy every roar and cheer with friends and family and dont 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.
The bus operates from Newport train station with dedicated pick up and return times. The bus is £5 from Newport train station.
The bus also operates from Chepstow train station via Chepstow bus station. The bus is £1 from both stops.
Welsh Concessionary Travel Passes are also accepted.
If customers keep their single tickets they can then use the return for free.
The Newport train station bus leaves Newport at 10:55 and 11:05 and then returns at 18:40 (not via Chepstow train station) and then 19:15 (return is via Chepstow train station).
The Chepstow train station bus leaves at 11:25, 11:50, 12:05, 12:20, 12:35 and 12:50. Then returns via the bus station at 17:00, 17:15, 17:30, 18:00,18:15, 18:30 and 18:50.
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 a minimum of 10%
What 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 (unless sold out), so you can also book your tickets quickly and easily online and they’ll be sent straight to your inbox to redeem on the gate. 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.
If your plans change and you can no longer attend due to Coronavirus, you can transfer your booking or get a full refund.
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