Sunday 8th May
Gates Open – 11.40am
First Race – 1:40pm
Last Race – 5:30pm
Gates Close - 6:30pm
WHAT'S GOING ON
Get all dressed up for Ladies Day and enjoy our season finale in style! We've got eight races to conclude a brilliant National Hunt season and we can't wait to see the glitz and glamour of Plumpton racegoers for our first Ladies Day with crowds since 2019.
We have Best Dressed competitions for Ladies, Men and Children, with fantastic prizes handed out to the winners - full details of which can be found below.
It is a day for the whole family too, with plenty of entertainment around the site to suit all ages (including fun fair rides, bouncy castle, penalty shootout, petting zoo, soft play and more), and don't forget accompanied under 18s come free!
On the track we have over £117k in prize-money on offer (Plumpton's richest ever raceday) and the feature race is the rescheduled £50,000 Betting.Bet Sussex Champion Chase which was declared void on Easter Monday.
BEST DRESSED COMPETITION PRIZES
• Alexander House Hotel & Spa – Spa Day for 2 with a treatment and lunch or afternoon tea, plus Tour and Tasting for two at Bluebell Vineyard and a bottle of their produce
• Profiles Health and Beauty – Clarins Expert Facial and Full Pedicure with a Clarins goody bag, plus a bottle of Hindleap English Sparkling Wine from Bluebell Vineyard
• Buxted Park Hotel – Afternoon Tea for 4, plus a bottle of Hindleap English Sparkling Wine from Bluebell Vineyard
• 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will also receive a bouquet of flowers from Nichola Massingale Floral Art
• Goodwood Racecourse – 2 tickets to the Richmond Enclosure on August 28th, plus 7-Piece Decanter & Glass Whiskey Set from Burridge London
• Longman Brewery – Tour, Tasting and case of drinks for 2, plus a bottle of Hindleap English Sparkling Wine from Bluebell Vineyard
• Slake Spirits – Tour & Tasting for 2, plus local Sussex hamper
• £50 Amazon Vouchers for Best Dressed Boy and Best Dressed Girl
Terms and conditions may apply for all prizes
How to enter:
Make your way over to the centre course stage (located opposite the parade ring) in plenty of time for your category to be judged:
Children - 1.50pm
Gents - 2.25pm
Ladies - Round 1: 4.10pm, Final 4:40pm
There are two enclosures available at this fixture - Grandstand & Paddock, where you are grandstand side and have access to the parade ring and all bars, but no dogs except assistance dogs are allowed. If you purchase Grandstand & Paddock ticket, you are welcome to head into the Picnic Enclosure but will need your ticket to get back across the crossing points if you wish to return. If you buy a Picnic Enclosure ticket, you only have access to the centre course areas. If you wish to head over to the Grandstand & Paddock enclosure there is an upgrade fee of £5 payable per adult. Picnics are allowed in the centre course only, as are dogs who MUST be kept on a lead at all times.
FOOD & DRINK
Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure
There is a lovely selection of local and national drinks available from our three racecourse bars on the Grandstand side of the course and bean to cup coffee from the Southdown Stand, which also serves deli-style food. There are catering concessions serving pizzas, burgers and tacos behind the grandstands for you to enjoy, while pies and light refreshments can be purchased from the Paddock Bar and Chasers Bar. No food or drink in any form will be allowed to be brought into the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure (everything must be bought on site).
In the picnic enclosure, the Centre Course bar will be open with a range of drinks available and there will also be food concessions serving various options. You are welcome to bring your own food into the picnic enclosure but there are only limited areas of seating and cover for you to use, so please do bring blankets or pop up chairs where possible.
For those travelling from Brighton, we offer a return minibus service that departs from Brighton Train Station 1 hour 30 minutes before the first race. The cost is £8 and is subject to availability. The minibus must be booked in advance, no minibus tickets can be booked on the day. The pick up point for Chariots Chauffeurs is in the taxi rank at the front entrance to Brighton Station (top of Queens Road).
Due to high demand all our hospitality options for Ladies Day - the Paddock Restaurant, Marquee Restaurant and Private Suites - are sold out. Hospitality bookings are now open for our 2022 fixtures between September and December, and also for the Sussex National Raceday which has a provisional date of Monday 2nd January 2022. To book or find out more information, please call the racecourse office on 01273 890383.
Picnic Enclosure - £15
Grandstand & Paddock - £20
Grandstand & Paddock Group (10+) - £17
Available until midnight of Saturday 7th May
On the Day:
Picnic Enclosure - £17
Grandstand & Paddock - £22
Accompanied under 18s race free!
No group discount on the day