Based close to the premier training establishment of Newmarket, Yarmouth is never short on quality and many classic winners have used this course as part of their education. Provides holiday-makers with an ideal opportunity to combine a trip to the seaside with a day at the races. Being a flat track, galloping in nature, big, long-striding horses are particularly well suited to the test this course offers.

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BRITISH HORSERACING AUTHORITY NEWS - Resumption of British horseracing - race dates



Race meeting schedule update-on-resumption-of-racing-planning click here

BRITISH HORSERACING AUTHORITY NEWS - British horseracing focused on returning safely



The leaders of British horseracing say the government’s decision that sport can resume will help save livelihoods and businesses in the £4 billion industry. British racing was suspended from March 18th to allow emergency and NHS workers to focus on COVID-19 and support the national effort.

Since then, Britain’s 59 racecourses have had no income from racing.

BBC NEWS - Jockeys will wear masks if racing resumes, according to BHA protocols


Jockeys will wear masks if racing resumes behind closed doors on 1 June, according to British Horseracing Authority (BHA) protocols.

BHA PRESS RELEASE - BHA publishes guidelines for safe resumption of racing



The governing body and regulator for horseracing has published its technical guidelines for participants and staff to allow racing to resume safely behind closed doors.

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has worked with racecourses and representatives of trainers, jockeys and staff to adapt a normal race meeting, provide medical screening for all attendees in advance and maintain social distancing.

BHA PRESS RELEASE - Focus on supporting middle and grassroots tiers as minimum race values for first 10 weeks of racing are published


Reduction in prize money inevitable with no crowds on racecourses and betting shops closed

Levy Board contributions allow, on average, minimum prize money levels to remain at just over 80% of the previously permitted minimum levels

Racing’s cross-industry Members Committee agrees focus should be on safeguarding prize money at the mid/lower echelons of the racing pyramid

Initial values cover 10-week period from the resumption of racing and remain under review

BHA PRESS RELEASE - Provisional Flat Pattern and Listed race programme: update



Following the UK government publishing a provisional timetable for the return of professional sport on Monday, the racing industry’s leaders continue to plan for a resumption of racing from 1 June.

British Racing welcomes government timeline for return of sport



Senior executives from British horseracing have welcomed the publication of a timeline for the potential resumption of sporting events by the UK government today. In its document, Our Plan to Rebuild, …



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BHA PRESS RELEASE - Statement from the Board of the British Horseracing Authority



In response to an article in today's Sunday Telegraph, the Board of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) issued the following statement:

Upcoming packages to look forward to in 2021


With what is proving to be quite a testing and tricky time for us all, we want to shake away the doom and gloom with some exciting racing trips and packages to look forward to come 2021 when things return back to normal…

Let’s start from the beginning




Fixtures at Yarmouth

Date Course Type
Mon Jun 1 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Evening - Turf
Wed Jun 10 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Thu Jun 11 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Fri Jun 26 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Thu Jul 2 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Wed Jul 8 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Wed Jul 15 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Evening - Turf
Thu Jul 23 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Tue Jul 28 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Wed Aug 5 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Evening - Turf
Thu Aug 6 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Thu Aug 13 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Evening - Turf
Tue Aug 25 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Sun Aug 30 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Tue Sep 15 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Wed Sep 16 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Thu Sep 17 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Mon Oct 12 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Tue Oct 20 2020 Yarmouth Flat - Afternoon - Turf

Yarmouth Races News

BHA Press Release - Return of horseracing in Wales confirmed



Welsh courses and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) are pleased to announce the resumption of racing behind closed doors in Wales.

The first fixture is scheduled for Monday 15th June at Chepstow racecourse.

BHA NEWS - Update from the Resumption of Racing Group



CLICK HERE for the hopes of resumption of horseracing.

BRITISH HORSERACING AUTHORITY NEWS - Update on resumption of racing planning


Race programme and fixture list The BHA has today published a provisional race programme for the remainder of June 2020, which includes the date, location and race conditions for all fixtures scheduled from 9 – 30 June (inclusive). The race programme can be viewed in full here. This will be added to the BHA’s Racing Administration website in the coming days. We have also produced a separate list that shows specifically the Flat Pattern & Listed opportunities during this period.

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - British Government Gives Racing The Green Light



Having been off since Mar. 18 due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, racing in Britain has officially been given the go-ahead by government to return on Monday behind closed doors. British racing's much-awaited return will take... [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]




Following the UK Government’s publication of a provisional timeline for the return of sport, Racing’s industry leaders are now planning for racing to resume behind closed doors on 1 June.

The exact timetable for the resumption of racing will remain subject to agreement from government and an assessment by public health officials of the risks posed by the virus at that time.

Newcastle racecourse will host the first fixture under plans for British horse racing's return behind closed doors next month.



If a return to action is approved by the government, the first meeting would be held on 1 June.

Yarmouth Racecoure News - The Racecourse And Reuben Foundation Support Community


Great Yarmouth Racecourse, the Reuben Foundation and Great Yarmouth Borough Council can today announce a new scheme to support the local community with the purchase and distribution of over a thousand emergency supply boxes, each containing a range of store cupboard and bathroom essentials.