The Racecourse Newbury Summer Festival

The Starlight Charity Raceday


Flat Racing


Gates Open - 11.30 • First Race - 1.50 • Last Race - 5.10

The opening day of a great summer weekend’s racing with a card of 7 great Flat races, starting with the Starlight Charity Polo Race at 1 pm (a charity race for polo ponies and polo players).  An exciting precursor to Saturday’s Weatherbys Super Sprint and an opportunity to enjoy the finest hospitality in our restaurants and private boxes.


Order of Running

Time Race Distance
1.00 The Starlight Charity Polo Race 5f
1:50 Highclere Thoroughbred EBF Maiden Fillies Stakes Class 4 6f
2.20 The Coolmore Stud Excelebration EBF Maiden Stakes Class 4 7f
2.50 The John Sunley Memorial TBA Fillies' Handicap Stakes Class 4 1m 2f
3.25 The Rose Bowl Stakes - Compton Beauchamp Estates Class 1 6f
4.00 The Starlight Handicap Stakes Class 5 5f
4.35 The Pertemps Sheridan Maine Handicap Stakes Class 3 1m 2f
5.10 The Starlight Apprentice Handicap Stakes Class 5 1m 3f
Raceday Info

Good to Firm
Watering Necessary

Bright Sunshine

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