What's On

Sun 07 May 2017

Totepool Family Raceday

We get the 2017 season underway with a perfect day out for the whole family.

There is top class racing action on the track and we also have a huge array of FREE children’s activities including face painting, paint ball, bouncy castles, crazy golf and much much more. Remember under 18’s get FREE entry to all fixtures at Hamilton park so book your tickets now.

Thu 29 Jun 2017

Exsel Group Saints & Sinners Racenight

Saints & Sinners is one of the most celebrated nights in the British racing calendar, where everybody is sure to be in the party mood. We’ve got an action packed night of great racing and fantastic entertainment.

Make sure you don’t miss out on being part of history and book your tickets now!

Sat 15 Jul 2017

Highland Show Racenight

Join us for our fantastic all day family event where we transform the racecourse into entertainment zones for a fun day out for the whole family with live racing taking centre stage in the evening.

The Childrens zone is FREE with rides and attractions, a petting zoo, and machinery zones displaying farm vehicles and equipment.

There are also live displays throughout the day, free pony rides and live music after the racing for this Super Saturday!

Sat 05 Aug 2017

Ladies Night

Featured Event

This is one of most glamorous events of the season, and there will be plenty on offer on this Super Saturday. We have a fantastic shopping and pamper area, fashion shows from our high street partners and of course the coveted Best Dressed Lady Competition. Hosted by top Capital Radio DJ’s, there'll be some amazing prizes up for grabs including £1000 cash for the winner. There will also be live celebrity entertainment throughout the afternoon and late into the evening.

As well as our own thoroughbred racing in the evening, we'll be showcasing racing from other courses throughout the UK on TV’s the racecourse.

This will be one of the hottest events of the summer so get your tickets now.

Exclusive Packages

Make it an experience ...

Parade Ring Marquee

05 Aug 2017 - 05 Aug 2017

  • Hospitality Package
  • N/A
from
£210.00
per person
(based on 10 sharing)

This Marquee Package comes with a three-course meal, afternoon tea after the 7th Race and all inclusive drinks including Prosecco.

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Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

The Club Enclosure

Club badge holders get the best views of the course and can stand right at the winning post for the exciting finishes on the uphill straight for which the course is so renowned. Those within the Club Enclosure can also access the Champagne Bar and Dukes Restaurant. One hour before the first race a tipster will be on hand in Dukes Bar for all the betting advice you will need for the day. Club badge holders can also access the Grandstand Enclosure.

Grandstand Enclosure

Within the Grandstand there is a family friendly restaurant, the Conservatory Bistro, good views over the track, and badge holders can access the Paddock Lawn facilities which include an open barbecue during the Super Six meetings. A children’s play area is open at all fixtures and the Grandstand Enclosure is perfect for a family day out at the races.

Bothwell Rd, Hamilton, Hudlow, ML3 0DW
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Train

Direct trains are available from Glasgow Central whilst trains from Edinburgh Waverley service Motherwell with onward connections to Hamilton.

By Car

Just 15 miles from Glasgow City Centre or 40 miles from Edinburgh, Hamilton Park is easy to reach thanks to excellent access from the M8 and M74 motorways.

Parking

There is free parking in the main public car park for all meetings. There is also the Dukes car park for label holders, Annual Members, Owners, Trainers and Jockeys. On busier days/evenings, there is overflow parking at Hamilton College and Caird Street.

Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no particular dress code, although football colours are not encouraged. Racegoers are encouraged to be happy and comfortable. On Ladies’ Night and Saints & Sinners Racenight racegoers are able to really enjoy dressing up and wear hats or fascinators if they choose. Ladies’ Night will be all about the fashion – with competitions for the best dressed lady on the evening. Although there is lots of grass around, there are also plenty of paths, so high heels are not a problem.

Racecourse Information

The History

Hamilton park racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue in Hamilton, Scotland to the south of Glasgow. It is a flat racing venue, with a season that runs from May to October.Racing has been staged in Hamilton since 1782 and it is now part of Scotland’s great sporting heritage. More than two centuries worth of punters have visited the course wanting to place a bet or simply just enjoy a grand day out at the races.Several landmark events in racing have occurred on Hamilton Park’s grounds. On 18 July 1947 it became the first course in Britain to stage an evening fixture while on 8 May 1971 the racecourse became the first to hold a morning meeting. These innovations would become commonplace for racecourses around the country.The present racecourse opened in 1926 and since 1973 it has been owned by the Hamilton Park Trust which reinvests all profits into developing the course. In 2015 Hamilton Park racecourse became the first horse racing venue in Scotland and the first small independant racecourse in the UK to offer free customer Wi-Fi.