Ticket Collection open from Racing Welfare stand in Middleham Marketplace.
1 Victoria Place, Marketplace, DL8 4NP

09.30 – 13.00

Yards Open

11 Yards will be opening their doors. See Household Cavalry Horse Trooper Middleham at Barry Keniry’s Warwick Lodge Stables.
Food & Gift Stalls
There will be a selection of stalls in Middleham centre selling food and gifts.

Trade Stands
Racing Industry Trade Stands will open at this time featuring mechanical horse demonstrations with a BHA accredited Jockey Coach.

Swimming Demonstrations
Throughout the morning there will be the chance to see horses swimming at Mark Johnston’s Kingsley House yard.


Parade of West Hunt of Yore Foxhounds through Middleham


Starting at 1.30pm, Middleham Open Day will be welcoming back the ROR (Retraining of Racehorses) for a parade on the Low Moor.  The demonstration was very well received by the public last year and features many well-known ex-racehorses performing in their new life.

14.00 – 16.00

To round off the afternoon once again we will have an inter-yard team challenge for racing staff.  Once again this will feature the RAW Construction Donkey Derby which proved as a very entertaining spectacle last year. The competition will also include the White Rose Saddlery Show-jumping in conjunction with the Bedale Pony Club and Egg and Spoon Race (on foot!).

Middleham Castle will also be open all day and are offering free entry to local residents. Please bring proof of postcode for free entry.