Musselburgh Racecourse

Get your 2019 off to a winning start with New Year's Day tickets to Musselburgh Racecourse

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The Betway New Year’s Day Raceday promises to be a great day out for the whole family filled with great racing with a programme of over £100,000, live music, a thrilling DJ set from the Funkwagen, two cosy marquees, The New Year Sprint (the most historic athletic event in the world) and plenty of festive food and drink.

You could even stand the chance to WIN a made-to-measure his or hers tweed jacket by Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers if you nail your outfit for the winter fashion competition. It could be your lucky year after all...


Take a break from the Jump racing, soak up the party atmosphere and warm up in seasonal flavour with mulled cider and pork brioche rolls, amongst other festive bites. As well as two cosy marquees, there’s exclusive Yurts available to hire for that unique experience. The Yurts, which can accommodate parties of 12, include a welcome drink and canapes on arrival, a private seating area plus heating. There’s also live Scottish music from Reel Time in between races and Funkwagen will be hosting the After-Racing Party.

And if you need any more persuading then the dedicated return bus services* from Edinburgh, Penicuik, Dalkeith, Dunbar, Haddington, Galashiels and Galashiels to the racecourse is sure to seal the deal. Tickets to the hugely popular raceday are now available for purchase alongside the ticket-only bus service which is predicted to sell out fast.


Book your ticket before 1 January 2019 to SAVE £5 per adult at compared with on the day pricesChildren 17 & Under go FREE when accompanied by an Adult.

*Ticket purchase is necessary via for the bus service to and from Musselburgh Racecourse. Tickets are priced at £10 return per adult. Buses depart from Edinburgh at 11.15am, Galashiels 10am, Gorebridge 10.45am, Dunbar 10.15am and Haddington 10.40am, Penicuik 10.30am and Dalkeith 11am with departures 4pm.

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