Flat season gets underway at Catterick Racecourse

Catterick Racecourse.

Catterick Racecourse’s 2022 flat season gets underway today with the first of 17 fixtures at the course.

The first race of seven on the card is scheduled for 1pm with gates opening two hours earlier. ,

Following its opening meeting, the racecourse takes on an Easter theme on Wednesday, April 20 with the Easter Family Day returning to Catterick for the first time since 2017.

Emma Stevenson, sales and marketing manager, said: “We’re delighted to welcome families back for some Easter themed fun this year, for the first of three family days this season.

“We always look forward to welcoming the next generation of racing fans through the gates.”

The first of seven races on 20 April is scheduled for 1.40pm, with the gates opening two hours earlier and the last race at 5pm.

The feature race on the day has been sponsored by Middleton St George based bookmaker, Vickers Bet.

Alongside the racing action, the racecourse is offering free children’s entertainment in the Course Enclosure including an inflatable Helter-Skelter and bouncy castle.

The course has also arranged an Easter Egg Hunt, and those taking part will need to keep an eye out for the Golden Egg! Anyone who finds the golden egg will be entered into a prize draw to win tickets to Lightwater Valley Theme Park.

Tickets and hospitality for all Catterick’s 2022 Flat fixtures are available to book now.

Racegoers can take advantage of advanced and group booking ticket discounts when ordering online or over the phone ahead of gates opening, plus under 18’s race free.

Tickets for the course enclosure are £5 each in advance or £7 at the gates, while the grandstand and paddock enclosure is £15 each in advance or £18 at the gates on the day.

Visit catterickbridge.co.uk or call 01748 811478 to book.