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Summer Holiday Races & totepool Sovereign Stakes - Thursday 17th August

Thursday 17th August

Summer Holiday Family Races & totepool Sovereign Stakes

Gates open: 12 noonFirst race: 1.50pmLast race: 5.25pm

Number of Races: 8
Going: TBC
Going Stick: TBC
Weather: TBC

Event Summary: The kids having broken up, so bring them to 'Summer Holiday Family Races' - a great idea for a very good value family day out, with plenty of free things to do for the children!
Feature race(s):  This race day features Salisbury’s principle race of the season - the £75,000 totepool Sovereign Stakes, a Group 3 race over 1 mile.   It is a race that Salisbury is very proud to have, and high-class winners in recent years include Side Glance, Afsare, Kodi Bear and Zonderland. With last year's addition of a £30,000 Fillies’ Handicap, this is now Salisbury’s most valuable raceday with over £135,000 in prize money across the seven races.

Facilities for Children:  Accompanied children aged 17 or under get in FREE at all Salisbury race days! For this race meeting we are very pleased to provide facilities for children. Premier Rides will be providing a V14 Simulator; Astroglide Slide; Cups & Saucers (for the younger ones);  Bouncy Castle and Snappy Dinosaur inflatables.  There will also be face painting by Mimicks, and the hugely entertaining and very cheeky Dewi the Dragon! THESE RIDES/FACILITIES ARE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE, SO THEY CAN BE USED AGAIN AND AGAIN!

"We came to Salisbury Races on 1st May last year for your family day and I just wanted to say what a great day we all had. The kids entertainment was brilliant, in particular Dewi the Dragon which my daughter watched about four times and wanted to go back for more! He was amazing, and managed to keep a wide age range of children sat down for his whole show, and even intrigued my one year old. Definitely book him again. Also the simulator was amazing." Claire Fisher, Southampton.


These facilities are all located in the Sarum Enclosure (in the centre of the course), however, all racegoers with children i.e those in the Bibury Enclosure and Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure, are welcome to come across and use them.
Car Parking:  All car parking at Salisbury Racecourse is FREE and each car park is located just a short distance from the enclosures.

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