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Haydock Park where Plumpton course specialist Midnights Legacy achieved Chase successHaydock Park where Plumpton course specialist Midnights Legacy achieved Chase success

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Plumpton Racecourse

The most prestigious race held at the course is the At The Races Sussex National (Handicap Chase) held in January and carries a prize of £9,393. In 2011 the winner is Minella Boys trained by Charlie Longsdon.

On the same day is staged the At The Races Sky 415 Novices' Chasewith prize money of £6,320. The winner in 2011 is Tullamore Dew trained by Nick Gifford.

One of the most popular events at this venue is Ladies Day held in 2011 on Sunday 18th September. Prizes by Heart’s Lyndsey Bartlett are given to men and children as well as the Ladies. Admission is just £10 in advance (£16 on the day) giving access to all public areas.

For those looking for local accommodation, Pelham House is the hotel of choice. Converted to a hotel from a grand 16th century town house, Pelham House has stunning architecture and beautiful grounds and is all you could wish for in luxury accommodation and fine dining.

The racecourse is situated in the heart of the Sussex countryside and is easily accessed by road or rail (the rail station adjoins the Racecourse grounds). The Sussex seaside towns of Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne are not far away.

Ladies Day at PlumptonLadies Day at Plumpton

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There are various bars, restaurants and marquees including the Directors Suite, Private Suites and Paddock and Marquee restaurants.

Plumpton is a jumps course and hosts fixtures throughout the National Hunt winter season. A popular event is Ladies Day which takes place in 2022 on Sunday 8th May.


Plumpton Racecourse

Racetracks Statistics

The most successful National Hunt jockeys to ride here are:

Jamie Moore 19–127 15% -20.13

Richard Johnson 18–84 21% -10.67

Robert Thornton 15–50 30% -0.54

Paul Moloney 13–58 22% -6.70

Liam Treadwell 12–59 20% -10.67

The most successful National Hunt trainers are:

Gary Moore 28–173 16% -34.08

Alan King 16–47 34% +12.87

Nick Gifford 15–66 23% +7.00

Seamus Mullins 13–102 13% -5.12

Evan Williams 13–69 19% -7.34

COURSE SPECIALISTS

Midnights Legacy  Alan King

Royal Pretender    Alan King

Chanceux             Alastair Ralph

Galata Bridge        Dr Richard Newland

Achy Breaky Heart   Milton Harris

How to find Plumpton Racecourse

The racecourse is set in the beautiful Sussex South Downs countryside and is easily accessible whether travelling by road, rail, air or on foot.

Road: There are AA direction signs from the M23, A23 and A27. 

There is also a minibus service from Brighton run by Chariots Chauffeurs, leaving Brighton train station 90 minutes before the first race and returning 30 minutes after the last race. The cost of a return ticket at time of writing is £5.

Rail: Plumpton station adjoins the racecourse grounds and the entrances are just a 3 minute walk away. There is a regular service from London Victoria and Eastbourne or Hastings.

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