What's On

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Racing UK Club Day


Our annual Racing UK Club Day returns for an exciting afternoon of horse racing.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 12:00 | FIRST RACE - 14:00 | LAST RACE - 17:05 Race times are provisional and subject to change.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Heineken UK Mid-Fair Friday Racenight


The Heineken UK Mid-Fair Friday Racenight returns for 2018 and is our richest racenight of the season. With the Ed Sheeran Experience live after racing, this will be a truly unforgettable evening!

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 15:30 | FIRST RACE - 17:45 | LAST RACE - 20:55 Race times are provisional and subject to change.

Sat 04 Aug 2018

EK, East Kilbride Ladies' Night


Iconic songstress Heather Small will get the crowd singing before the evening's racing & Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo will perform a DJ set after racing. Special guest Calum Best. Hosted by Capital Scotland's Des & Amy.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 15:00 | FIRST RACE - 17:50 | LAST RACE - 20:50 Race times are provisional and subject to change.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

BB Foodservice Scottish Trophy Raceday


Join us at our BB Foodservice Scottish Trophy Raceday for an afternoon filled with exhilarating horse racing.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 12:00 | FIRST RACE - 13:50 | LAST RACE - 16:55 Race times are provisional and subject to change.

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Ladbrokes Lanark Silverbell Racenight with GBX


The historic Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight returns to Hamilton Park with flat out racing following by a night of dancing with the GBX Experience.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 14:30 | FIRST RACE - 16:55 | LAST RACE - 20:00 Race times are provisional and subject to change.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Sodexo Twilight Raceday


Enjoy a thrilling afternoon of horse racing at our Twlight Raceday.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 14:30 | FIRST RACE - 16:20 | LAST RACE - 19:25 Race times are provisional and subject to change

Sun 23 Sep 2018

September Weekend Raceday ft Hipsway


The penultimate event of our racing season with live performances by 80's legends Hipsway. Scotland's Best Unsigned Act 2017, Stephanie Cheape, will also perform tracks their from debut EP.

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult

GATES OPEN - 12:00 | FIRST RACE - 14:00 | LAST RACE - 17:10 Race times are provisional and subject to change

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Les Hoey MBE Dreammaker Foundation Family Raceday


Our final raceday of 2018. We’re excited to have partnered up with Les Hoey MBE DreamMaker Foundation Scotland again to bring you a fantastic, fun-filled family day out!

Under 18's are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

GATES OPEN - 12:00 | FIRST RACE - 14:00 | LAST RACE - 17:00 Race times are provisional and subject to change

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.