They’re off for new racing year at Rasen

Market Rasen Racecourse
Market Rasen Racecourse

Market Rasen Racecourse opens its 2014 fixture list this week.

And this year, the award-winning course features 21 races.

This first is tomorrow, Thursday January 16; gates open at 11.30am, with the first race at 1.30pm and the last at 4pm.

Among the highlights of the year are the Summer Plate and Ladies Day on Saturday, July 19, and the Harvest Festival Food & Drink Race Day on Saturday September 27 - both of which feature top quality Listed Races.

There will also be two evening meetings in August to tie in with the Rasen Rocks events, as well as the traditional and very popular Boxing Day meeting.

The Countryside Food and Drink Race Day is on Sunday, April 6 and there will be a feature race day on Easter Monday, April 21.

Other dates are: February 4 and 16; March 9 and 23; May 9 and 18; June 6 and 20; July 6; August 3; November 9 and 20; and December 4.