Boxing Day tickets for races go on sale

HOT on the hooves of a fantastic summer of horse racing – plus a Peter Andre concert that will live long in the memory – tickets for the most popular day of the year at Market Rasen Racecourse have gone on sale.

More than 10,000 people spend Boxing Day afternoon at the races at Lincolnshire’s only racecourse.

For many, the day out at the racecourse is as much about Christmas as turkey and mince pies.

Savings can be made by booking in advance.

The tickets are also popular Christmas presents for horse racing fans.

The County Enclosure is £21 when purchased in advance (£23 on the day); Tattersalls is £16 (£17); and the Family Enclosure is £10 (£11). Premier tickets are a one-price £28 – and they sell out first.

Tickets are currently on sale for the next race meeting which takes place on Saturday, September 24.

Gates for the day, which features two listed races, open at midday.

The first races sets off at 2pm with the final race getting underway at 5.25pm.

For more information about tickets and racedays call the racecourse on 01673 842307 or visit www.marketrasenraces.co.uk.