Lambourn Open Day Update

The heavy rain has continued falling forcing the cancellation of the opening of all the yards EXCEPT NICKY HENDERSON, RG17 8UH. Route signed. Car park open 8.30 a.m. Yard open 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Everything has been done to ensure that he will open. Tracking is in place and every facility will be on hand to make sure that cars will manage to get in and out of the car park.

Entrance charge will be £5 per person. If you have prepaid tickets you will be given £5 and a free programme for each ticket already bought.

We are extremely grateful to the Champion Trainer and all his team for their efforts. Oaksey House (Injured Jockeys) is open in Lambourn all morning. Parking there is on tarmac.

We are extremely sorry to all those planning a day with us and for all the confusion and updates. We have tried our utmost to save what we could. We are all gutted at being unable to welcome you for a full, fun, sunny day, especially after months of planning. As you will appreciate the weather has been atrocious, and it is simply that all the car parks, except Seven Barrows, are completely unusable.

If you are unable to come but would like to support our Charity, which works for the welfare of our hard working stable staff, the excellent Silent Auction is available on this site until 1 p.m. on Good Friday. There are some unique items at very reasonable prices.

Programmes are available for £7, (£5 plus £2 postage). They are full of articles, photographs and have details of all the Trainers and their horses. Please apply with a cheque and your address to: Mark Smyly, Raceyard Cottage, Kingston Lisle, Wantage OX12 9QH

We hope that you have a very Happy Easter.

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