Haydock Park Racecourse is a racecourse in Merseyside, North West of England. The racecourse is in an area of parkland bounded by the towns of Haydock to the west, Ashton-in-Makerfield to the north, Newton-le-Willows to the south and Golborne to the east. Horse racing had been run in Newton for many years (the great racemare Queen of Trumps won at Newton in year 1836), and the venue was also used for hare coursing in the 1880s. The current racecourse was opened in year 1899. Much of the course’s early development was controlled by Sydney Sandon, who worked as a course secretary, chairman and managing director in the early 20th century.
Haydock Park is a dual-purpose racecourse, presenting 32 racing days on the Flat and over Jumps in 2018, and a leading conference centre in the north west of England. Haydock Park is a place that will make your heart race. From the fun of watching your horse cross the finish line to the delight of indulging in its fantastic facilities, it guarantees a great day out.
Haydock Park is part of The Jockey Club which presents thrilling sporting occasions as well as The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby.
Millions of people yearly enjoy the special experiences that the Jockey Club offers through racing, music, entertainment and food which was governed by Royal Charter. All the penny made goes back into British Racing to aid the sport thrive.
The Jockey Club was founded in 1750 and today is the largest commercial group in Britain’s second-biggest spectator sport, operating 15 racecourses nationwide, Jockey Club Catering, The National Stud, Jockey Club Estates, Jockey Club Live and the charity, Racing Welfare.