Since 1905, when King Edward VII first bestowed his patronage, Newbury has been home to some of the best horse racing in Europe.
Set amid 360 acres of the most picturesque Berkshire countryside, Newbury Racecourse boasts some of the best facilities in Great Britain. Carefully guarding and maintaining its reputation for style, quality and value for money Newbury consistently stages top class racing throughout the year.
The social event of the Winter and the jewel in the crown of Newbury’s annual National Hunt programme is the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival which takes place over two days, featuring the Ladbrokes Trophy (formerly Hennessy Gold Cup) on Saturday 2 December. The racing protagonists will endeavor to emulate the glorious achievements of such greats as Mill House Arkle and Borough Lad. First run in 1957, it is firmly established as one of jump racing’s greatest traditions providing an occasion your guests will always remember.