Winter Festival Event

 

THE 2016 FESTIVAL  –

WETHERBY 26/27 DECEMBER

CATTERICK 28 DECEMBER

DONCASTER 29 DECEMBER

 

 

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This four day winter festival commences with Wetherby’s two day fixture on December 26th and 27th, Sunday 28th their will be racing from Catterick and on Sunday 29th Doncaster stage their xmas meeting.

The festival brings together the best of National Hunt racing in Yorkshire over the Christmas period

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