Owners & Trainers

At the heart of our sport

Whether you are a regular or it is your first visit to Newmarket Racecourse, we look forward to welcoming you.

 

Owners & Trainers Contact

Sara Rose, Racing Relations Manager
sara.rose@thejockeyclub.co.uk
01638 675556

 

GETTING TO NEWMARKET RACECOURSES

Please use the below postcodes depending on which racecourse you are visiting. 

Rowley Mile: CB8 0TF
Adnams July Course: CB8 0XE

ARRIVING AT THE RACECOURSE

Owners and Trainers with a horse running on the day are permitted to park in the Annual Badge Holders Car Park, which is located at the front of Premier Enclosure Entrance at the Rowley Mile, and in front of Premier Entrance 1 at the Adnams July Course.

If you are planning to come by train, we have a shuttle bus running at regular intervals between Newmarket Rail Station and the racecourse.

Disabled Parking

We have dedicated blue badge parking in both the Premier and Public car parks. If you require assistance from your car, our car park attendants will be able to radio for the shuttle buggy which will take you to the point of entry.

Private Aircraft

If you would like to land a helicopter or fixed wing aircraft at either racecourse please visit www.helipad.co.uk/booking/event to arrange your landing.

NEW FOR 2018

As part of Newmarket Racecourse’s commitment to improving the Owners and Trainers experience, 2018 will see the introduction of a two-course meal (main and dessert) at all 39 racedays.

A new booking system has been introduced to help us manage the Runners Lounge more efficiently. Bookings must be made no later than 5pm on the eve of racing.

Please click here to download the Runners Lounge booking form which can be returned to the email address below, or alternatively you can make your booking by telephone.

Lynda Burton - Runners Lounge Manager
Email: Runners.Lounge@thejockeyclub.co.uk
Tel: 07707 509411

Bookings can be made from the 48 hour declaration stage. Please have your PASS card number to hand.

A maximum of six meal vouchers will be issued per ownership. Additional meal vouchers may be available for purchase (£20 each) subject to availability.

BADGE ALLOCATION

Badge Collection

If your horse is declared to run you and/or your guests will be able to collect your Owners’ badges from the Owners and Trainers desk which is located on the left hand side of the Premier Enclosure Entrance at the Rowley Mile and Premier Entrance 1 at the Adnams July Course.

Sole Owners (1 PASS card)

If you are a sole owner of a horse declared to run, you are entitled to six complimentary badges and six complimentary meal vouchers. Up to a further 10 badges can be purchased at half the price of the standard charge. If you are leaving your badges for guests please confirm the names with Sara Rose in advance of the raceday.

Joint Owners (2 PASS cards)

If you are a joint owner of a horse declared to run, you are entitled to eight complimentary badges and six complimentary meal vouchers. Up to a further 10 badges can be purchased at half the price of the standard charge. If you are leaving your badges for guests please confirm the names with Sara Rose in advance of the raceday.

Syndicate (3+ PASS cards)

If you are the member of a syndicate, the group is entitled to 10 complimentary badges and six complimentary meal vouchers. Up to a further 10 badges can be purchased at half the price of the standard charge. Badges should be individually allocated to members by the Syndicate Manager and confirmed with the Sara Rose in advance of the raceday. Please note the ownership must have at least 3 nominated PASS card holders to be provided with 10 complimentary badges.

The PASS system will be in operation every race day, a PASS card will be required as proof of identification. If you do not have access to the PASS concierge service please contact Sara Rose in advance to arrange admission badges for guests.

Additional Badges (Music Events)

Please note that additional badges are limited to a maximum of 10 and will be charged at full price for music events. If the event is a sell-out, no additional badges will be available.

Trainers

A licenced trainer with a runner is entitled to two complimentary badges for their guests. Please confirm guest badges with Sara Rose in advance of the raceday.

Jockeys

Jockeys who are riding at the meeting will be issued with two complimentary admission (Premier Enclosure) badges for their guests. If you are leaving your badges for guests please confirm the names with Sara Rose in advance. Jockeys badges must be collected from the Free Pass Office.

RACECOURSE BADGE SCHEME FOR OWNERS

In 2018 Newmarket Racecourses will provide two Premier Enclosure badges for members of the ROA Badge Scheme. The scheme will be in operation at the following fixtures:

April: 17th, 18th, 19th

May: 17th, 18th, 19th

June: 23rd, 28th, 30th 

July: 13th, 21st, 28th

August: 4th, 11th ,18th, 24th 

September: 22nd, 27th, 28th, 29th

October: 12th, 13th 24th 

November: 2nd, 3rd

A valid PASS card will be required to gain access to the racecourse. if you have an out of date card or a card without a picture please contact Weatherbys to renew the card on, 01933 440077.

The Going

The Going is provided by Turf Trax. For more information see our latest updates for The Going.

FACILITIES

Facilities – Rowley Mile Racecourse

Our exclusive Owners & Trainers bar is conveniently located on the first floor of the Millennium Grandstand. Enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee whilst watching the racing on screen or take the opportunity to witness the action from the reserved viewing area overlooking the winning post just outside the bar. The Owners and Trainers bar also provides easy access to the betting ring. Further viewing of the parade ring is available on level 1 and a seated viewing area is also accessible on Level 2 of the Head On Stand. We are also pleased to offer connections with runners on the day access to the Runners Lounge, which is located on the on the first floor of the Head On Stand and can be accessed via the escalator next to the Bistro in the courtyard. A two course seasonal buffet lunch will be served in the Runners Lounge at every meeting in 2018. Please be sure to be sure to book your table in advance.

Please note there is no disabled access to the Runners Lounge on the Rowley Mile, please contact Sara Rose on 01638 675556 in advance so alternative dining arrangements can be made.

Facilities – July Racecourse

The exclusive Owners & Trainers bar is located at the end of the pre-parade ring nearest to the Grandstands where we offer complimentary tea and coffee. Outside, there is a secluded seating area providing a stunning view of the pre-parade ring. Race viewing for Owners & Trainers is located in the Head On Stand. We are also pleased to offer connections with runners on the day access to the Runners Lounge, which is located in Paddock Pavilion 1 overlooking the parade ring. A two course seasonal buffet lunch will be served in the Runners Lounge at every meeting in 2018. Please be sure to be sure to book your table in advance.

PHOTOGRAPHS & DIGITAL MEMENTOS

A photograph is presented to winning connections after each race. If you wish to order any extra photos please contact our photographer John Hoy on 07594 056996. We will also be presenting winning connections with a Digital Memento so you can enjoy watching replays of your winner on the journey home.

DRESS CODE

Newmarket operates a smart dress code (blue jeans, collarless shirts, shorts, trainers or unduly casual attire are not permitted in the Premier Enclosure and Parade Ring). This dress code will be enforced at all meetings including Adnams Newmarket Nights.

PARADE RING SAFETY

Regrettably, no children under the age of 12 are permitted in the Parade Ring or Winners Enclosure. Children between the ages of 12 and 16 may do so but must be accompanied by an adult and must have the permission of Michael Prosser, Clerk of the Course. This is a Health & Safety requirement and is covered by the Rules of Racing.

STABLING

Newmarket has 100 boxes and all stabling enquiries should be made through Joyce Wallsgrove, Stable Manager on 01638 662 200 or 07747 766614.

Racing staff can be accommodated within the hostel by prior arrangement with the Stable Manager.

ACCOMMODATION

For the most comfortable stay, we recommend either of the following during your visit to Newmarket:

The Jockey Club Rooms – 01638 663101
The Bedford Lodge Hotel – 01638 663175

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