All the action off the track at the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival

Friday, November 30th

11.00am Meet the Vine & Craven Foxhounds- Racegoers are welcome to enter the Parade Ring at 11.00am to meet the hounds from the Vine and Craven Hunt.

11.30am Oliver Sherwood opens Many Clouds Bar – Join Oliver Sherwood and friends to officially ‘pull the first pint’ at the Many Clouds Bar in the Premier Enclosure. The much-loved Many Clouds won the 2014 Hennessy Gold Cup before going on to capture the 2015 Grand National.

11.45am Book signings at the Racing Post Book stand in the Shopping Village. Book signings by George Baker, Henrietta Knight, Cornelius Lysaght and Bob Champion. Visit the Racing Post book stand for exact timings.

12.00pm Live music during racing by The Vibes – There will be live music in the ground floor of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand from local band The Vibes.

12.10 & 12.30 pm – Trips to the last fence. Racegoers can meet us on the Weighing Room steps to join in. All trips and tours are completely free to join, but operate on a first come, first served basis.

David Crosse – Before each race, tipster and jockey David Crosse will be giving his views and tips on the horses running on day one of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival on the ground floor of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand.

Racing after party – Local band Uncovered will be playing in the Long Shot after the last race. Open until 6pm.

Crafty Filly after party – There will be a DJ set after racing, until 6pm in the Crafty Filly alongside the ever-popular Cocktail Box.

Saturday, December 1st

In the Long Shot Village

11.30am Preview Before Racing – Our pre-racing preview will be held in the Long Shot Marquee with an expert panel to find you some winners. Join ITV Racing’s Matt Chapman, Nicola McGeady from Ladbrokes and jockey Aidan Coleman.

From 11.45am Book signings at the Racing Post Book stand in the Shopping Village. Book signings by George Baker, Henrietta Knight, Cornelius Lysaght and Bob Champion. Visit the Racing Post book stand for exact timings.

Around the racecourse

11.00am – Behind the Scenes Tour. Our popular behind the scenes tour which gives racegoers the chance to see inside the weighing room, judges box and the betting ring. This operates on a first come first served basis and starts on the weighing room steps.

1.05 & 12.30 pm – Trips to the last fence. Meet on the Weighing Room steps to join in. All trips and tours are completely free to join, but to operate on a first come, first served basis.

12.00pm Live Music – There will be live music throughout the day in the ground floor of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand from local band The Vibes and in and around the Long Shot Marquee a talented band Fiddlin’ About join us for the first time.

1.00pm RoR Parade – There will be a parade of five retrained racehorses prior to the running of Saturday’s Sir Peter O’Sullevan Memorial Handicap Chase (1.20pm) at Newbury. The line-up features four Grade 1 winners, including Sire De Grugy, plus a winner of the Hennessy Gold Cup, now the Ladbrokes Trophy, in Carruthers. Also parading will be Zarkandar, winner of the 2012 Betfair Hurdle, Annacotty and Melodic Rendezvous.

David Crosse – Before each race, tipster and jockey David Crosse will be giving his views and tips on the horses running at the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival on the ground floor of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand.

After racing…

Racing after party – Popular racing band The Chip Shop Boys will be playing in the Long Shot after the last race, playing until 7pm.

Crafty Filly after party – There will be a DJ set after racing, until 7pm in the Crafty Filly alongside the ever-popular Cocktail Box.

The Chaser Cocktail – Our new and exclusive cocktail The Chaser is available at selected bars across the Racecourse. This warming drink made from Chase Sloe and Mulberry Gin, topped off with prosecco. It is the perfect way to celebrate the start of the festive season. Available at: Owners Club, Crafty Filly, Champagne Bar, Wine Cellar, 1905, Hennessy Bar, Long Room, Beer & Banker, Copper King pod, Many Clouds Bar, Rosyth and Racegoers.

Newbury Moments – Take a look at 16 moments that have helped to shape Newbury, which have been placed them across the Racecourse.