A Weally Wonderful time for Families, Fwiends and Wace Lovers at Newmarket Wacecourses

Newmarket Racecourses recently welcomed internet sensations Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer to the Adnams July Course for a Summer Saturday so they could familiarise themselves with the course ahead of their return to the course for fun and frolics for Horseplay on the 19th August.

Summer Saturdays combine exciting racing on the track with FREE on course entertainment. For the adults there are plenty of bars and eateries, while families can enjoy lots of free entertainment, Rowley’s Kids Club and a brand new children’s play area.

Find out what Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer got up to, and what Summer Saturdays are all about by watching this video: XXXX VIDEO LINK HERE & EMBED XXXX

Want to enjoy a great day out like Wocket Woy and The Pwoducer? Here’s your perfect go-to guide to what’s on at this year’s Ne wmarket Racecourses’ Summer Saturdays:


22nd July – Great British Summer:

Get ready to celebrate all things British at Newmarket Racecourses! Enjoy music, giant deck chairs, donkey rides, Punch & Judy shows, traditional swingboats, face painting and a toy town carousel – plus, of course, racing!

29th July – The Adnams Summer Saturday - Countryside Day:

One of the most popular Summer Saturdays, Countryside Day asks racegoers to enjoy racing alongside rural themed activities including a mini farm, petting zoo, ferret racing, a sheep dog and ducks display, pony rides and face painting!

5th August – Great British Picnic (featuring Paddington Bear!!):

Get set for a great day out with family and friends at the Home of Horseracing. With thrills on the track, there will also be excitement on course with appearances from the one and only Paddington Bear! Plus kids can enjoy a giant balloon show and face painting; a bouncy castle, fun run and pedal go-karts.

12th August – Royal British Legion Day

The annual Royal British Legion Day at Newmarket Racecourses offers up the opportunity to support a very worthy cause, and enjoy amazing racing and excellent entertainment. This year’s celebrating will have a VE Street Party theme where dressing up is encouraged! With music from a vintage singing trio and the British Legion Band march pre-racing and traditional swingboats, a toy town carousel and a craft workshop for the kids, there’s so much on offer.

19th August – The Randox Health Summer Saturday - Horseplay:

‘Horseplay’ is an exciting new raceday that focuses on the magnificent horse; offering families the opportunity to gain more insight into the sport of horseracing. The on-course ‘Horseplay Roadshow’ helps children to learn through role-playing and interactive learning and will include pony rides, face painting and the opportunity to meet the internet sensations Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer.

25th August – Feel Good Friday:

What makes you feel good? Newmarket Racecourses have picked a variety of favourite things to make you feel great on this amazing Feel Good Friday Raceday! Enjoy a petting zoo, unicorn rides, face painting, sumo wrestling, zorb football and much more!

Jump jockeys, Mattie Batchelor and Marc Goldstein, or as they’re known across the internet, Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer, started creating videos when they were just having fun at work on their phones, now they have over 140,000 followers across the internet and are household names in the equestrian community.

Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer will be returning to Newmarket Wacecourses for the 19th August Summer Saturday, Horseplay. They’ll be on course for Meet and Gweets, fun, fwolics and mischief, as well as commentawy and waceday pwesentations!

Looking for something to celebrate a special occasion, or just enjoy a day out that’s a ‘cut above’? Why not try out new Champions Lawn Enclosure? A superb alfresco racing experience with a private bar, comfortable seating and fabulous views. There’s also our Trackside Pavilions and award-winning Summer House Restaurant, all offering delicious food and attentive service at your own private table or facility for the day.

Still need a ticket?  Prices for Summer Saturdays start from £11 per adult in the Family Enclosure.  Racegoers are urged to book quickly to avoid disappointment.  Why not upgrade and try one of our Premium or hospitality experiences? For more information and to book tickets, please visit www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk or speak to a member of our sales team on 0844 579 3010.

About Newmarket Racecourses

Newmarket’s two magical racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the Adnams July Course, together form the greatest venue in the East of England. Hosting exhilarating world class Flat racing, pulsating music nights, great value family days, award-winning restaurants and exceptional conferences, in 2016 Newmarket Racecourses celebrated350 years of extraordinary royal patronage.

The Jockey Club stages thrilling sporting occasions including The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. Millions of people every year enjoy the special experiences we offer through racing, music, food and entertainment. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny we make goes back into British Racing to help the sport thrive. We were founded in 1750 and today we are the largest commercial group in Britain’s second-biggest spectator sport, operating 15 racecourses nationwide, The National Stud, Jockey Club Estates, Jockey Club Catering, Jockey Club Live and our charity, Racing Welfare. For more information visit www.thejockeyclub.co.uk.


For further information please contact

Olivia Hills, Regional Communications Manager, Jockey Club Racecourses East Region on 01638 675550 or Olivia.hills@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Elyssa Fagan or Rachel Cracknell at Newmarket Racecourses’ Press Office on 01638 666432 or elyssa@cubiqdesign.co.uk / Rachel@cubiqdesign.co.uk

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