Family Funday

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 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.

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

Tickets and badges in selected enclosures will be half price for a limited time only. Purchase yours before the deadline of Tuesday 25 July 2019 for a great deal.

Take a look back at our Raceday Report from Family Funday in 2018. Read more here. 

Children under 18 are eligible to attend all racedays at Chester completely free of charge when accompanied by a full paying responsible adult and younger racegoers can enjoy free activities out on the Open Course between races. 

Looking to purchase Dee Stand tickets? Make sure you buy in advance at a discounted price of £15 per person and avoid an on the day £2 increase. As in previous seasons, a group offer is available on both Dee Stand and Open Course tickets. Buy 10 tickets in either enclosure and receive an extra ticket absolutely free.

The deadline to purchase tickets should you wish to receive them in the post is Tuesday 30 July 2019. Past this point, tickets can be collected on the day from the Box Office on arrival. 

To discuss in more detail the hospitality packages available on the day, including options in our private dining areas, call the Hospitality team on 01244 304 631.


We have teamed up with Kids Pass to offer bookers a Free 12 month Kids Pass Membership (RRP £75).

Offer: 1 x complimentary membership per booking.

Membership includes:

  • Annual subscription
  • Up to 40% off at cinemas nationwide, including adult and child tickets, 7 days a week!
  • Up to 57% off at thousands of family days out
  • Kids eat free at thousands of restaurants
  • Massive savings on UK family breaks

Qualifying purchasers will be sent an email with a unique code to redeem their complimentary pass online. 

Terms and conditions apply. For more information on Kids Pass, click here.



Raceday Schedule
  • Time Sponsor


  • 1:50pm Sponsor logo

    Nursery Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (2yo)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £11,067

  • 2:25pm Sponsor logo

    Novice Stakes (Class 4) (2yo)
    Distance: 7f 1y | Prize: £10,765

  • 3:00pm Sponsor logo

    Queensferry Stakes (Class 1) (Listed) (3yo+)
    Distance: 6f 17y

  • 3:30pm Sponsor logo

    Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (3yo+)
    Distance: 1m 4f 63y | Prize: £11,067

  • 4:05pm Sponsor logo

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

  • 4:40pm Sponsor logo

    the Britvic Handicap Stakes (Class 3) (3yo+)
    Distance: 7f 127y | Prize: £13,580

  • 5:10pm Sponsor logo

    Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (3yo+)
    Distance: 1m 2f 70y | Prize: £11,067