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Horse Racing 2023 Key Fixtures & Calendar

We have put together a handy list of all the horse racing 2023 key fixtures as racing fans begin to look forward to what 2023 has in store.

What a year 2022 was for horse racing and next year in 2023 it promises to be just as exciting for the sport.

We have you covered with all the key horse racing fixtures and their dates including the Cheltenham Festival, The Aintree Grand National and Royal Ascot. You can save the dates and put them in your diary as we all prepare for the year of racing that lies ahead of us.

The year starts with Cheltenham’s New Year’s Day Meeting as is tradition in the horse racing calendar and runs all the way through to Punchestown’s New Year’s Eve Countdown.


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January 2023

1st – Cheltenham New Year’s Day Meeting

21st – Ascot Clarence House Chase Raceday

28th – Cheltenham Festival Trials Day

February 2023

4th – 5th – Leopardstown Dublin Racing Festival

11th – Newbury Super Saturday

18th – Ascot Chase Raceday

25th – Kempton Trophy Day

March 2023

14th-17th – Cheltenham Festival

April 2023

1st – Doncaster Lincoln Handicap

7th – Newcastle All-Weather Championships Finals Day

10th – BoyleSports Irish Grand National

13th – 15th – The Aintree Grand National

22nd – The Scottish Grand National

25th – 29th – Punchestown Festival

29th – Sandown Gold Cup

May 2023

5th – 7th – Newmarket Guineas Festival

10th – 12th – Chester May Festival

13th – Ascot Victoria Cup

17th – 19th – York Dante Festival

20th – Newbury Al Shaqab Lockinge Day

26th – Haydock Community Day

26th – 28th – The Curragh Irish Guineas Festival

June 2023

2nd – 3rd – Epsom Derby Festival

20th – 24th – Royal Ascot

23rd – 25th – The Curragh Irish Derby Festival

29th – 1st July – Newcastle Northumberland Plate Festival

July 2023

8th – Sandown Coral Eclipse Day

13th – 15th – Newmarket July Festival

15th – 16th – The Curragh Irish Oaks Weekend

31st – 6th August – The Galway Races Summer Festival

August 2023

1st – 5th – Glorious Goodwood Festival

23rd – 26th – York Ebor Festival

September 2023

9th – Haydock Sprint Cup Day

9th – 10th – Leopardstown and The Curragh Longines Irish Champions Weekend

14th – 17th – Doncaster St Leger Festival

21st – 23rd – Ayr Gold Cup Festival

28th – 30th – Newmarket Cambridgeshire Meeting

October 2023

13th – 14th – Newmarket Future Champions Festival

21st – Ascot QIPCO British Champions Day

27th – 28th – Doncaster Vertem Futurity Trophy Weekend

November 2023

10th – 12th – Cheltenham ‘The November Meeting’

23rd – Newbury Gold Cup

25th – Haydock Chase Day

December 2023

2nd – Newcastle The Fighting Fifth

9th – Sandown Tingle Creek Chase

15th – 16th – Cheltenham International Meeting

26th – Kempton King George VI Chase

27th – Chepstow The Coral Welsh Grand National

31st – Punchestown New Year’s Eve Countdown

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