Racing Highlights

Prestigious feature racedays at Sedgefield

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Racing Highlights

Situated in the County Durham countryside, a warm and relaxing atmosphere can always be assured at 'The Friendly Racecourse' where high quality facilities provide close-to-the-action views.

Betfred Hurdle Series Final


Betfred has kindly sponsored the Hurdle Series at Sedgefield for the last three years, culminating in the Class 2 Hurdle Final that takes place on Sunday 27 March this year. Previously The Hurdle Final carried a prize fund of £20k but this year has increased to a very generous £25k total. We would like to thank Betfred for their valued support at Sedgefield Racecourse.


Sean Magee

One of the highlights of the racing calendar here at Sedgefield is the Durham National race that will take place on Thursday 27th October 2016. This Class 3 Handicap (3 miles, 6 furlongs) race is sponsored by Sean Magee, a horse racing journalist who has a keen interest in the Durham National at Sedgefield and has agreed to sponsor this race for three consecutive years starting in 2012. With the prize money increasing from £15k to a whopping £30k this year.

For more information on both the Hurdle Series and the Durham National please call our Clerk of the Course Sophie Barton on: 07944 105981.