“I know this is mad, but I love going to Hamilton. It’s one of the furthest away, but the people are always nice up there and they look after you.”
- Claire Goodenough, Travelling Head Lass at Somerville Lodge (William Haggas)
Owners and Trainers are guaranteed a warm welcome at Hamilton Park.
Another exciting summer of racing gets underway this May with 18 action packed fixtures. We are committed to continually improving the quality of racing on the track.
From our dedicated car park, bar and restaurant for Owners and Trainers to our smiling and friendly staff, we want to make Hamilton Park a place you will return to again and again.
Hamilton Park is proud to be a holder of the Racehorse Owners’ Association Gold Standard, an accolade we have held consistently since 2008.
Weather and Going
Our state-of-the-art Turftrax Weather Station is located on site and provides live weather data updates every 30 mins. To view the data from this station, please click here.
Local weather forecasts are available on the Met Office website, please click here.
For the latest Going Updates please visit please click here to visit the British Horseracing Authority website. Updates are available from 7 days prior to each racemeeting.
Going Updates can also be sourced on Twitter by following @HamiltonParkRC
For more information, Owners and Trainers can contact Sulekha Varma, Racing Manager, on 07715 640525 or email@example.com
Our Owners & Trainers facilities include your own exclusive bar area overlooking the Parade Ring and a seated area on the lawn for your enjoyment when the weather is fine. Complimentary tea and coffees is provided throughout the day in this area.
This area also encompasses the Owners & Trainers Desk where Aimee Perratt and her team will issue your tickets and meal vouchers and answer any queries you may have about your day.
Sprinters Restaurant, exclusively reserved for Owners & Trainers with runners on the day, includes an additional bar where we entertain all Winning Connections with a Champagne reception and a re-run of the race victory.
Each Owner (or group of Owners) or Trainer with a declared runner will receive two vouchers from the Owners & Trainers desk per raceday which entitle you to two, complimentary, 2-course meals with Afternoon Tea in this dedicated restaurant. Please note that service ends after the 4th race.
Additional meals may be purchased at £25 per person, strictly subject to availability.
Equine Welfare & Facilities
At Hamilton Park we endeavour to uphold the highest standards of equine welfare and facilities at all times.
From our modern, clean stabling, with a choice of Bedmax shavings or shredded newspaper bedding, to our highly-qualified veterinary surgeons, we will provide all that your horse needs for a safe and comfortable visit.
We have links with major equine hospitals (Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, University of Glasgow and also The Dick Vet Equine Hospital, University of Edinburgh) as well as the highly regarded local equine practice, Avondale Veterinary Group.
For more information on Equine Welfare on British Racecourses please visit www.britishhorseracing.com/horse-welfare and www.thehorsecomesfirst.com
Owners & Trainers with Runners
Hamilton Park operates the PASS System and encourages all Owners & Trainers to arrange their tickets via the online Concierge Service prior to arrival. The Concierge Service can be accessed via www.rcapass.com
Please ensure you bring your PASS Card with you on the day and your Guests bring a copy of their barcode which will be issued after booking. Please present these on arrival at the Owners & Trainers Entrance.
Tickets can also be allocated on the day on presentation of your PASS Card.
Sole Owner – entitled to 4 ‘Owner & Trainer’* admission tickets
Syndicates/Partnerships/Racing Groups/Companies – entitled to 6 ‘Owner & Trainer’* admission tickets
Additional ‘Owner & Trainer’* tickets available for Owners to purchase at a 50% discount
(Limit of 10 complimentary/paid tickets total per runner for safety reasons)
Trainers – entitled to 2 guest Owner & Trainer tickets per raceday
Jockeys – entitled to 2 General Admission tickets per raceday
*NB: For safety reasons, only Owner & Trainer admission tickets allow access to the exclusive Owner & Trainer facilities on course including the Parade Ring.
ROA Members without Runners
We are pleased to offer two General Admission tickets to ROA Members without a runner at ALL fixtures through the ROA Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners 2018. These tickets can be collected from the Owners & Trainers entrance on arrival. For more information please contact the ROA.
Owners with 5% or more of a horse trained in Scotland can take advantage of the ROA Scottish Racing Admission Scheme. To register, visit http://www.roa.co.uk/en/benefits/free-racecourse-admission/scottish-racing-admission-scheme.cfm
We offer complimentary meals to all Stable Staff on racedays as well as complimentary tea and coffee throughout the day. Meals are also provided for all Stable Staff staying overnight prior to racing.
The Stable Staff Canteen, located in Westwood Lodge, remains open for at least 1 hour after the last race.
Becoming an Owner
From breath-taking mornings watching your racehorse on the gallops, to a thrilling day at the races, owning a racehorse can be easier and less expensive that you might imagine.
Shared racehorse ownership allows you to discover the excitement of ownership together with likeminded people.
For more information on Syndicates and Racing Clubs, please visit http://www.inthepaddock.co.uk/
Alternatively, please contact one of Hamilton Park Racecourse’s local Scottish trainers to find out about opportunities to get involved in racehorse ownership in Scotland and beyond. http://www.scottishracing.co.uk/map-locations/
2019 Race Programme
The condensed 2019 Race Programme is available to view below. Please note that the programme for September remains unconfirmed and will be updated once Programme Book 3 has been published.
For full race conditions, please consult the Programme Book and Racing Calendars as published by Weatherbys on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority.
Please note, that running orders, race conditions and race times are subject to change.