The Smarkets Racing UK Grand Season Opener

The racing heart of your community returns

Opens 12:20, First race 14:20,
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The long wait is over as racing returns to Warwick Racecourse for the Smarkets Racing UK Grand Season Opener.

Time to head back to your favourite racecourse and remember what you've been missing throughout the summer. Tickets are just £10 in advance.

Why not consider one of our Raceday Essentials package? New for the 2018-19 season and includes everything you need for a great day at the races - a food and drink voucher, racecard and betting voucher.

2018/19 Hospitality Brochure

Important Ticket Information

Stag and Hen Do packages available, please contact Warwick Racecourse on 01926 405560.

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General Admission
  • General Admission

    £10.00 pp

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    This popular enclosure truly captures the action that a race day has to offer. Ticket holders can enjoy food and beverage options throughout the day in a multitude of areas such as the historic Dukes Bar, Scudamore Bar and the Westgate Bar.

    Advanced Single:
    £10.00 pp
    On The Day
    £15.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Raceday Essentials Package

    : Only available in advance

    £32.50 pp

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    • Main Enclosure Admission
    • One £10 betting voucher 
    • A racecard
    • One £9 food voucher (only valid at Westgate Bar)
    Advanced Single:
    £32.50 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    The Horses for Courses - Tour and Tipping Advice

    : Limited to 25 people

    £15.00 pp

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    Join a local racing expert on a tour of the racecourse one hour prior to the start of the first race. Get an insider’s view of the track and its incredible history dating back over 300 years. Find out how if it wasn’t for the Great Fire of Warwick in 1694, there may not be any racing in the town at all. Discover why the 1810 Kings Plate winner, Trusty was not true to his name.  Learn what world record The Chandler achieved in a race at Warwick before going to win the Grand National. Not only will you get a behind the scenes tour and learn what goes into making a day at the races happen, your host will come armed with some tips straight from the horse’s mouth to assist in making your day profitable one!     

    Advanced Single: Under 12's entry is free of charge. Price includes enclosure entry.
    £15.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

  • Concessions

    : Only available on the day

    £10.00 pp

    RacePass 18-24

    : RacePass card required

    £7.50 pp

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    Advanced Single: Only available with a valid RacePass
    £7.50 pp
    On The Day Only available with a valid RacePass
    £7.50 pp

Senior tickets can be purchased on the day for £10 & please note a booking fee applies to all transactions.
Restaurants & Packages
  • 1707 Three Course Menu

    Available to book online.

    £97.50 pp

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    The 1707 restaurant is an ideal way to spend the day at Warwick Racecourse. The glass fronted facility is situated opposite the finishing line and boasts spectacular panoramic views of the racecourse. It also has its own private balcony for diners, so you’re in the perfect position to see all the action.
    Package Includes:

    • Three course meal to include a choice of desserts and local cheeses
    • Arrival drink (house beer/house wine/Prosecco or soft drink)
    • Racecourse admission
    • Reserved table for the day
    • Official Racecard
    • Tipster talk
    • Free car parking
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Cash bar
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only
    £97.50 pp

    Available to book online, or call our team for further information on 01926 405560. All prices are inclusive of VAT.Annual Member prices also available.

    1707 Menu for ages 13-17

    Available to book online.

    £60.45 pp

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    The 1707 Menu for ages 13-17 provides a smaller portioned three course meal option compared to our standard 1707 Menu.
    Package Includes:

    • Three course meal to include a choice of desserts and local cheeses
    • Arrival drink (soft drink)
    • Racecourse admission
    • Reserved table for the day
    • Official Racecard
    • Tipster talk
    • Free car parking
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Cash bar
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only
    £60.45 pp

    Available to book online, or call our team for further information on 01926 405560. All prices are inclusive of VAT

    1707 Menu for age 12 and under

    Available to book online.

    £15.00 pp

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    The 1707 Menu for ages 12 and under includes entry and our children's menu. 

    Advanced Single: Available in advance only
    £15.00 pp

    Available to book online, or call our team for further information on 01926 405560. All prices are inclusive of VAT

Private Boxes
  • The Hurdle Menu

    : To book call 01926 405560

    £105.00

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    • Racecourse admission
    • Private hospitality box
    • Private balcony 
    • Official Racecard
    • Free car parking 
    • TV racing coverage 
    • Betting facility
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    • Hot and Cold Buffet
    • Mini Desserts
    • Cheese selection
    • Tea and Coffee
    • Private bar facility 
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only. Prices start from
    £105.00

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    The Steeplechase Menu

    : To book call 01926 405560

    £125.00

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    • Racecourse admission
    • Private hospitality box
    • Private balcony 
    • Official Racecard
    • Free car parking 
    • Betting facility
    • TV racing coverage 
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    • Hot and Cold fine cured meats and seafood dishes 
    • Extensive range of accompaniments and salads 
    • Mini desserts 
    • Cheese selection
    • Tea and Coffee
    • Private bar facility 
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only. Prices start from
    £125.00

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    The Paddock Menu

    : To book call 01926 405560

    £160.00

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    • Racecourse admission
    • Private hospitality box
    • Private balcony 
    • Betting facility
    • Official Racecard
    • Free car parking 
    • TV racing coverage 
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    • Three course seated meal
    • Private bar facility
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only. Prices start from
    £160.00

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

  • The Chairman's Choice

    : To book call 01926 405560

    £200.00

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    • Racecourse admission
    • Private hospitality box
    • Private balcony 
    • Betting facility
    • Official Racecard
    • Free car parking 
    • TV racing coverage 
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    • Three course seated meal
    • Cheese selection
    • Afternoon tea
    • Drinks package (house beer, wine and soft drinks)
    Advanced Single: Available in advance only. Prices start from
    £200.00

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

Box bookings must have a minimum of 10 people.

Race Schedule

14:20 Smarkets Betting Exchange Novices' Hurdle
14:55 Smarkets Novices' Handicap Chase
15:30 Paul Ferguson's Jumpers To Follow Handicap Hurdle
16:05 Birdie's 2019 Wall & Desk Calendars Handicap Chase
16:40 Smarkets Mares' Handicap Hurdle
17:10 £50 Risk Free On Racing With Smarkets Handicap Chase
14:20
Smarkets Betting Exchange Novices' Hurdle
14:55
Smarkets Novices' Handicap Chase
15:30
Paul Ferguson's Jumpers To Follow Handicap Hurdle
16:05
Birdie's 2019 Wall & Desk Calendars Handicap Chase
16:40
Smarkets Mares' Handicap Hurdle
17:10
£50 Risk Free On Racing With Smarkets Handicap Chase
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