Looking for things to keep the children entertained during October half-term? Look no further than a Spooktacular day out at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse, there’s something for all the family to get involved in on Tuesday 30 October. Enjoy six thrilling races, a trick or treat competition with a differnce, all in spectacular surroundings.
Gates open at the usual time of 11.00am and our youngest racegoers will be invited to help themselves to our treat buckets on arrival at entrance points to the course*. Expect plenty of entertainment on track with a six race card. The first race, The Oliver Greenall Racing Handicap Chase 0-105 goes under starter’s orders at 1.05pm and the concluding, The Starsports.Bet Handicap Hurdle Race 0-105 at 4.20pm.
Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse also encourages youngsters to get into the spirit with a spooky fancy dress. Each participant will receive a photo of their scariest pose as a memento of their day~. A gallery of all the entries will be available online post event.
The jam-packed afternoon also includes an extra special game of “Trick or Treat”. Simply purchase a copy of the day’s official Racecard and turn to the back page to see if you are one of the lucky winners. Treats include some fantastic on-the-day prizes and tickets to a raceday of the winner’s choosing in 2019†.
Tickets are available in advance from £7 on the Open Course or just £17 in the Paddock and kids go free^. Groups of 10 or more can benefit from a Buy 10 get One free offer on Paddock tickets, it’s the perfect opportunity to get the family together and enjoy an afternoon in the North Wales countryside this October.
Racegoers can also purchase a “Punters Package” for this meeting and for the last time in 2018. This value for money ticket includes Paddock Enclosure admission, a delicious portion of fish & chips and use your complimentary racecard to study the form before placing a free £3 bet with Bangor Bet. All this for just £25 per person! Only available when purchased in advance.
Celebrating something special? Why not make an occasion of the day with a hospitality package. The Paddock Resturant provides the perfect base for a VIP racceday, located opposite the Parade Ring, this glass-fronted restaurant combines sumptuous menus and fine wine with a buzzing atmosphere and private terrace from which to view the Parade Ring. Talk to a member of our hospitality team today: 01978 782 083.
Those wishing to see more during the build-up can engage with the hashtags #BangorRaces, an online gallery will be available post racing.
* Please be aware that treats will be available at a first come first served basis and prior approval from a Parent or Guardian must be acquired.
~The Halloween themed photo booth will be positioned on the Paddock Lawn infront of the Weighing Room and will be manned from 11.30am - 1pm. After this time, racegoers are welcomed to use the props and create their own spooky photos. † Giveaway Terms and conditions apply. Tickets subject to availability, please visit https bangorondeeraces.co.uk for further information.
^ Children aged 17 and under are eligible to attend free of charge with a full paying adult. Children must not be left unsupervised.