Family Funday | Chester Racecourse

Family Funday

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 11:30

Kick-start the Summer Holidays with a day of family fun at Chester Racecourse.

With action on the flat and fun free activities for younger racegoers on the open course, this really is fun for all the family!

It’s the perfect opportunity to get together and enjoy a picnic in vast open space and the heart of the fabulous City of Chester. Join us this year for MBNA Family Funday.

Expect plenty of entertainment on the Open Course in addition to the seven races during the afternoon, including crafts, face painting and giant games. More information regarding the theme of this year's MBNA Family Funday will be available shortly.

So,get the family organised, pack a picnic and enjoy an afternoon on the Roodee.

Children aged 17 and under are eligible to attend this and every single raceday free of charge with a full paying adult and tickets for adults start at just £12 per person out on the Open Course. Parking is available at this fixture for £11 per car on the day. Parking is not available for advance purchase on this fixture. 

Take advantage of a half-price tickets and badges offer on Winning Post, County Long Room, County Concourse and Tattersalls Enclosure, before the discount expires on Wednesday 18 July. Discount will be applied at point of checkout.

Groups of 10 or more can benefit from a Buy 10 get One free offer on Dee Stand and Open Course tickets.

Please be aware that the last postal date for this fixture is Tuesday 31 July, if you require your tickets to be posted please ensure you purchase before this date.

Once this date has passed, tickets can be purchased and collected from the Box Office. 


Raceday Schedule
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  • 1:50pm Sponsor logo

    The Chester Bet Novice Stakes (Class 4, Age 2)
    Distance: 7f 1y | Prize: £11,132

  • 2:25pm Sponsor logo

    The MBNA EBF Stallions Conditions Stakes (Class 2, Age 2)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £20,335

  • 3:00pm Sponsor logo

    The Thyme People Handicap Stakes (Class 4, Age 2)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £11,132

  • 3:30pm Sponsor logo

    The Envirosips Ltd Handicap Stakes (66-85) (Class 4, Age 3+)
    Distance: 1m 4f 63y | Prize: £11,447

  • 4:05pm Sponsor logo

    The Britvic Handicap Stakes (76-95) (Class 3, Age 3+)
    Distance: 7f 127y | Prize: £13,580

  • 4:40pm Sponsor logo

    The Caldwell Constuction Stakes (Listed) (Class 1, Age 3+)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £38,000

  • 5:10pm Sponsor logo

    The Horseradish Handicap Stakes (61-80) (Class 4, Age 3+)
    Distance: 1m 2f 70y | Prize: £11,132