Horse racing is one of the most popular sports in the United Kingdom.

With racing taking place almost every day throughout the year, punters can follow the quickest sprinters, the best hurdlers and most consistent chasers all year round.

Here, we look at the biggest events and meetings in 2020. Which horse racing betting event is your favourite?



Cheltenham Festival (10th – 13th)



Grand National (4th)

Scottish Grand National (TBC)

All Weather Championships Finals Day (10th)

Jump Season Finale at Sandown Park (25th)



2000 Guineas (2nd)

1000 Guineas (3rd)

May Festival at Chester (5th – 7th)

Dante Festival (13th – 15th)

Lockinge Stakes Day (9th)

Community Day at Haydock Park (TBC)



Derby Festival (5th – 6th)

Royal Ascot (16th – 20th)

Northumberland Plate Day (27th)



Summer Festival at Sandown Park (TBC)

July Festival at Newmarket (9th – 11th)

King George at Ascot (25th)

Glorious Goodwood (28th – 1st August)


Ebor Festival (19th – 22nd)

Sprint Cup at Haydock Park (TBC)



St Leger Festival at Doncaster (TBC)

Ayr Gold Cup (19th)

Cambridgeshire Meeting at Newmarket (TBC)



Dubai Future Champions Day (TBC)

British Champions Day at Ascot (17th)



November Meeting at Cheltenham (TBC)

Betfair Chase at Haydock Park (TBC)

Ladbrokes Winter Carnival at Newbury (TBC)



Tingle Creek Festival at Sandown Park (TBC)

Christmas Festival at Kempton Park (26th – 27th)

Welsh Grand National at Chepstow (27th)


*Credit for the main photo belongs to Alastair Grant / AP Photo*

About the Author
Alex McMahon Sport

Alex is a sports betting tipster, specialising in Premier League football, the Champions League and horse racing.

He loves placing a weekly accumulator on the football at the weekend and dreams of landing the big winner that will take him back to Las Vegas.

As well as writing sports betting tips for 888sport since 2015, Alex has produced content for several international media companies, such as and The SPORTBible.