Upcoming 2021 Horse Racing events, fixtures, and Schedule Results

Did you know that any activity involving the Equus species or horses is known as an equestrian? And that means that horse racing is an equestrian performance sport. Horse races vary in different countries as each country develops its traditions around the sport. 

Some of the variations include running over obstacles, different distances, or restricting races to specific breeds. In some cases, horses carry different weights to determine their abilities which are known as handicapping. Although sometimes horses are purely there for sport, the primary interest is the gambling aspect. So, here are the significant events, fixtures, and results.

2021-2022 Major Horse Races and the Fixtures

2021 St Leger Day

The event will be happening on September 11th at the Doncaster Racecourse. The races featured in the event will be flat. This means that the races will not include any obstacles. In addition, the race tests the horse’s speed and stamina, as well as the jockey’s skill in picking the right tactics.

2021 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

It will take place on October 2nd and 3rd, 2021. The venue of the event will be Longchamp’s, Paris, France.

The November Meeting 2021 

The next event will be from the 10th to November 14th. The event will be at Cheltenham Racecourse, England. The races that will feature in the event will be the jump races which include:

  • Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase
  • Paddy Power Gold Cup Chase
  • Unibet Greatwood Hurdle

The tickets for the event will range from 9-35 euros.

Fixtures

  •  Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, the races will be floodlit, AWT, and flat at the Kempton Park Racecourse.
  • Thursday, November 11th, races floodlit, AWT, flat at the Chelmsford City Racecourse. 
  • November 11th, race afternoon, Jump, Turf all at the Market Rasen Racecourse.
  • November 11th races afternoon, Jump, Turf at the Sedge field Racecourse.

2021 Ladbrokes Christmas Festival

The Ladbrokes festival will be on 26-27 December 2021. The event will take place at the Kempton Park Racecourse, Surrey, in England. The tickets for the event are going for 15 Euros per person. The races that will feature will be Jump which includes:

  • King George VI Steeplechase
  • Mare’s Handicap Hurdle Race
  • Wayward Lad Novices’ Steeplechase
  • The Desert Orchid Chase

2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Carnival will take place from October 30th to November 6th of 2021. The equestrian sport will take place at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia.

Fixtures

All the races for the Melbourne Cup will take place at the Flemington Racecourse. The races for the 300th October include:

  • Victoria Derby
  • Coolmore Stud Stakes
  • Kennedy Cantala Stakes
  • Empire Rose Stakes 
  • TAB Stakes
  • Wakeful Stakes
  • Lexus Hotham Stakes Carbine Club Stakes
  • Begonia Belle Stakes

November 2nd to 6th races

  • Melbourne Cup
  • Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes
  • Desirable Stakes
  • Furphy Plate
  • The Macca’s Run
  • TAB Trophy
  • MSS Security Sprint
  • Keyneton cup at Keyneton Racecourse
  • Ottawa stakes 
  • Inglis Bracelet
  • Century Stakes
  • Batman Stakes
  • Mackinnon Stakes
  • Melbourne Cup Carnival Cup final
  • Matriarch Stakes 
  • VRC Sprint Classic
  • VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes

These are some of the major horse racing events. Now that you already have the schedule and venues of these major events, it’s time to get the ticket for your favorite event.

Reference Links: 

  1. https://www.sportstourismnews.com/horse-racing-2021-biggest-uk-global-races-events-festivals/
  2. https://www.racingfixtures.co.uk/courses/doncaster.php
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