Feel Good Champion

Terms and Conditions

Would like to reward somebody for their act of kindness? Here's your chance!

We’re looking for a Feel Good Champion to celebrate the first ever Feel Good Friday at the Moet & Chandon July Festival! Our Feel Good Champion will be somebody who is truly worthy of our amazing prize:

  • £1000 makeover (for the winner) including VIP hospitality for two on 13th July on Feel Good Friday at the Adnams July Course
  • Transport to and from the racecourse, picking up outside their front door
  • £500 clothes voucher
  • Spa treatment for two at the Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel
  • Interview with Gok Wan in the Winners Enclosure on 13th July

Plus, two runners up will receive:

  • 4x G&P tickets to Feel Good Friday, 13th July, plus a bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne (750ml)

Do you know somebody who truly deserves this fantastic prize? Why not say thank you and nominate them today! It can be for anything that made you Feel Good or someone you regard as a hero for their good deed. We will accept nominations for:

  • Doing something for a good cause
  • Doing something special for charity
  • An act for the good of racing
  • Completing a good deed
  • Being a life-saver

Entries for nominations will close at 5pm on Friday 29th June. After this date a shortlist of up to 5 entries will be made and the person who submitted the application will be contacted who will be asked:

  • A little more information about the good deed, if applicable
  • To contact their nominee for consent. The nominee will need to contact the racecourse.

Our top three will then be announced on Friday 6th July.

Enter today by telling us who, when and what the act of kindness. 


1. These terms and conditions together with any specific rules set out in Competition Notices (as defined below) are the Competition Rules ("Rules") and apply to competitions ("Competition") featuring in any Newmarket Racecourses, Westfield House, The Links, Newmarket CB8 0TG publication, Internet site or appearing in marketing material unless otherwise expressly stated. By entering a Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.

2. Rules specific to each Competition are displayed in a notice on the page for such Competition ("Competition Notice") or in a notice in which the Competition appeared and are incorporated into the Rules. In the event of a discrepancy between these terms and conditions and the Competition Notice, the Competition Notice shall prevail.

3. Newmarket Racecourses, Westfield House, The Links, Newmarket CB8 0TG reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or the Rules without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside Newmarket Racecourses reasonable control. Any changes will be posted either within these terms and conditions or the Competition Notice. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by contacting the relevant Promotions department of the publication in which the competition appeared.

4. In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Competition, the decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.


Qualifying Entrants

5. To qualify to enter the Competition you must be resident in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and/or the Isle of Man. The shortlisted nominees will need to contact the racecourse to give consent for being nominated and their full name, address, email address will be required during the shortlisting stage.  

6. Nominations for those who have committed a good deed must be over the age of 18 and live in the UK. The good deed must be something that was completed within the last 2 years. 

7. Employees of Newmarket Racecourses/The Jockey Club or any associated company of Newmarket Racecourses and their immediate families, persons connected with the competition/prize draw and their immediate families i.e. prize sponsors, newsagents, wholesalers & their agents are not eligible to enter the Competition.

8. Additional eligibility requirements may apply to a specific Competition, e.g. a valid passport, visas and/or driver's license will be required if the Competition prize includes travel outside the United Kingdom and/or car hire.

9. By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

10. Newmarket Racecourses assumes that by reading the publication or by using the website and entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you are aged 18 or over or if you are under 18, that your parents have consented to your entry into the Competition and these Rules.

11. Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Rules.

12. In the event that any entrant is disqualified from the Competition, Newmarket Racecourses in its sole discretion may decide whether a replacement should be selected. In this event, any further entrant will be selected on the same criteria as the original entrant and will be subject to these Rules.


Competition Entries

13. Nominations for different people, submitted by the same person, is permitted. Unless otherwise indicated photocopies of entry coupons are not accepted. Where a winner has been selected and Newmarket Racecourses discovers or has reasonable grounds to believe the winner has made more than one Entry, Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to select an alternative winner. Any further winner will be selected on the same criteria as the original winner and will be subject to these Rules.

14. Evidence of the Act of Kindness may be required in order for our winner to be crowned of Feel Good Champion.

15. Competition entries must be made in the manner and by the closing date specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry.

16. Only one entry per person will be accepted. If it becomes apparent that a participant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this term by, for example, the use of 'brute force', 'script' or any other automated means, that person/those e-mail addresses will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.

17. Where an offer is made for participation in a Competition involving a premium rate telephone call (where charges are a minimum of 50 pence in addition to the standard network charge), the Competition Notice will include details of the charge and any other guidance to which Newmarket Racecourses must include in compliance with Phonepayplus rules. Where entry to a Competition is by premium rate service, a free entry route may also be provided at the discretion of the relevant Newmarket Racecourses publication.

18. Proof of posting or emailing cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. Newmarket Racecourses cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to Entries, or Entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or other causes outside its control.

19. Entrants should note that unless stated otherwise, Newmarket Racecourses does not accept responsibility for the return of any Entries, including those consisting of artistic or other material.



20. Our winners will be carefully selected and Newmarket Racecourses. In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

21. Prize winners will be notified in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply as specified in the notification (and within the time stated) may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If more than one prize is awarded only one prize per entrant will be awarded. Competition winner(s)’ names may be published in the Newmarket Racecourses publication in which the competition appeared and on the relevant publication’s website.

22. Claims for prizes must be made in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to claim a prize within this time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

23. Prizes are non–transferable and there is no cash alternative. Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

24. Prizes are awarded at the discretion of Newmarket Racecourses and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.

25. Where a prize may not be appropriate for a younger contestant, the minimum age for entry will be stated in the Competition Notice and must be observed. Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to request written proof of age of any winner.

26. All taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc.) as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.


Intellectual Property Rights & Use of Entries

27. Newmarket Racecourses does not, unless we agree this with you, claim any rights of ownership in your Entry. As such, you retain ownership and copyright, although Newmarket Racecourses will be able to use Entries as set out in the Rules, you will also have the right to use your Entry in any way you choose. Where any Entry is to be used in a different way (e.g. we are asking to own this) this will be made clear in the Competition Notice and you will then be able to choose whether to enter the Competition.

28. In consideration of Newmarket Racecourses agreeing to consider entrants to the Competition, each entrant hereby agrees that Newmarket Racecourses (and third parties authorised by Newmarket Racecourses) may make any and all Entries available in their publications and on their websites and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future. You now grant Newmarket Racecourses (and third parties authorised by Newmarket Racecourses) a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence (for the full period of any rights in the Entry) to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, make derivative works from, edit, alter, store, re-format, sell and sub-licence the Entry for such purposes.

29. Newmarket Racecourses does not guarantee to use or otherwise make available any Entry. Newmarket Racecourses may, in appropriate circumstances, and at its sole discretion, reject, edit, remove or disable access to Entries that appear to be legally or otherwise problematic e.g. infringe the copyright or other intellectual property or privacy rights of others, are defamatory etc. or for any other reason.

30. Your entry and any information submitted by you must be personal to and relate specifically to you. You hereby warrant that your Entry and all information which you submit and/or distribute will not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or any other rights of any third party, and will not contain anything which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening. If relevant, Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right, but not the obligation, to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same.

31. Newmarket Racecourses cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize. Newmarket Racecourses is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation in the Competition. Nothing shall exclude Newmarket Racecourses liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.


Data Protection and Publicity

32. Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners in any publicity both in paper and online including Facebook and Twitter.

33. Any personal data relating to entrants will not be disclosed to a third party without the individual’s consent. Please see the Newmarket Racecourses Data Protection Notice and Cookie Policy for further details. Data relating to entrants will be retained by Newmarket Racecourses for a reasonable period after the Competition closes to assist Newmarket Racecourses to operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Competition.

34. The Competition and Rules will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. Where the site and/or the Interactive Services are accessed from Scotland or Northern Ireland, this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Scotland or Northern Ireland respectively and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts or the courts of Northern Ireland respectively

35. Newmarket Racecourses has the right to amend or withdraw any part of the terms and conditions at their discretion. 

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