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

09.30 – 13.00

Yards Open

A number of yards will be opening their doors.

Trooper Middleham
Household Cavalry Horse Trooper Middleham will be visiting Middleham Marketplace, Low Moor and his temporary home at Stef and Barry Keniry’s Warwick Lodge Stables throughout the day.

Food & Gift Stalls
There will be a selection of stalls in Middleham centre selling food and gifts.

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

Celebrity Shetland Little Alf
Will be based in the Middleham centre with his mum and carer, Hannah Russell who is a best selling author.


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.

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