St Patrick’s Day celebrations to kick off at Plumpton Racecourse

The Anglo-Irish raceday at Plumpton in 2014
The Anglo-Irish raceday at Plumpton in 2014

Horse racing enthusiasts will be hoping for the luck of the Irish as Plumpton Racecourse gets its St Patrick’s Day celebrations underway on Monday March 9.

The Aspen Insurance Anglo Irish Raceday will feature jump racing as well as tips for the week ahead at the Cheltenham Festival.

The Cheltenham Festival free preview begins at 12.30pm in the Chasers Bar and is based on a first come first served basis.

Racegoers can hear the thoughts of the Plumpton expert panel, hosted by ex-jockey Colin Brown.

There will be music from Irish band Reelstrings and the chance to win tickets to the Galway Festival.

Gates open at noon and the first race kicks off at 2pm. Visit