Huntingdon Racecourse

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Huntingdon Racecourse logo
Location Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Owned by Jockey Club Racecourses
Screened on Racing UK
Course type National Hunt
Notable races Peterborough Chase
Official website

Huntingdon Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Brampton near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England.

Part of The Jockey Club, Huntingdon Racecourse is an intimate National Hunt racing venue with an atmosphere all of its own, it was voted Best Small Racecourse in the South Midlands and East Anglia by the Racegoers Club. The course is less than five minutes from the pretty market town of Huntingdon set in the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside, and is home to 17 Jump race meetings, spanning 9 months of the year.

Extensive hospitality, advertising and sponsorship opportunities make it a day to remember. Accompanied children aged 18 and under can come racing for free.

The Racecourse is home to many outdoor events, from Horse and Car shows, to team building days, Family Fun Days and Conferencing and banqueting.

Most Notable of the Race Meetings are the popular Boxing Day fixture every year attracting crowds of over 8,000. Peterborough Chase Day is also extremely prominent, it is a Grade 2 Feature race of the calendar year, featuring top class horses.

Every four years, a week-long scout camp called CamJam is held at Huntingdon.

Notable races[edit]

Month DOW Race Name Type Grade Distance Age/Sex
February Thursday Sidney Banks Memorial Novices' Hurdle Hurdle Listed 2m 4f 110y 4yo +
December Thursday Peterborough Chase Chase Grade 2 2m 4f 110y 4yo +

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Coordinates: 52°20′03″N 0°14′01″W / 52.33417°N 0.23361°W / 52.33417; -0.23361