Retro at the Races


Flat Racing


Gates Open - 11.00 • First Race - 1.05 • Last Race - 5.00

An exciting day at the races dedicated to all that was great in the 1960s and 70s, with great racing including the Weatherbys Super Sprint.

‘Retro at the Races’ invites you to get ‘retro-fitted’ with 60s or 70s garments and come along for a day devoted to racing, music and a celebration of an iconic era in recent British history. We will welcoming racing personalities from both decades as special guests for the day who will be sharing their memories from the Parade ring. The day will feature a ‘Best Retro Dressed’ competition with prizes on offer courtesy of Parkway of Newbury.

Dress Code:

Please note that the Premier Enclosure allows racegoers to wear retro-style fashion – if you are planning to wear “out-there” fancy dress please book Grandstand tickets. For some inspiration and ideas , take a look at our Pinterest page. Please note – fancy dress is not complusory. Gentlemen are not allowed to wear flip flops in the Premier Enclosure.

In the hot weather, please keep well hydrated and wear sunscreen and a hat. Manufacturer-sealed 500ml bottles of water are allowed to be brought into the racecourse and there are plenty of places to purchase water on site.



Order of Running

Time Race Distance
1.05 The Royal Cavalry of Oman Handicap Stakes (Series Qualifier) 1m
1.35 The Racing UK profits all returned to racing Conditions Stakes Class 4 7f
2.05 The Choose EBF Nominated Fillies Stakes Class 2 1m
2.40 The Sharps Brewery Stakes (registered as the Steventon) Class 1 1m 2f
3.15 The GT Exhibitions Hackwood Stakes Group 3 Class 1 6f
3.50 The Weatherbys Super Sprint Class 2 5f
4.25 The Luck Greayer Bloodstock Shipping Conditions Stakes Class 3 7f
5.00 The Oakley Coachbuilders Handicap Stakes Class 4 2m
Raceday Info

Good to Firm
Watering Necessary

Bright Sunshine

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