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Where does horse racing take place this week? Details of every UK and Irish horse racing meeting over the next seven days

Brian Healy 14 Apr 2019
Lingfield are hosting All-weather Champions Day on Friday during a cracking week of horse racing action.

Brian Healy takes a look ahead to this week's UK and Irish horse racing meetings and he details every fixture going to post across the country.

Another week of high-class horse racing action lies ahead for punters, and this week’s highlights come from Newmarket where the three-day Craven meeting takes centre stage with some Classic contenders on show throughout a cracking fixture at Flat HQ.

Meanwhile, jumps racing returns to Cheltenham for the two-day April Meeting, and while it may lack the star attraction of the March extravaganza, there is sure to be plenty of competitive action with some big names on show.

Not to be outdone, Good Friday’s racecard at Lingfield plays host to All-weather Champions Day; while at Fairyhouse on Sunday there is Grade One action over the sticks headed by the Ryanair Novices’ Chase.

MONDAY 15 APRIL


The week gets underway with a four-fixture schedule of horse racing fixtures which takes in flat racing action from both Windsor and Pontefract; while over the sticks there are meetings going to post at Hexham, and also Tramore in Ireland.

Windsor (flat) - 2.00 - 5.00pm (7 races)
Hexham (jumps) - 2.10 - 5.10pm (7 races)
Pontefract (flat) - 2.20 - 5.50pm (8 races)
Tramore (jumps) - 4.35 - 7.40pm (7 races)

TUESDAY 16 APRIL


Three fixtures head to post on Tuesday, and there is flat racing action on turf at Newmarket where day one of the Craven meeting sees Group Three action with the Nell Gwyn Stakes the feature of the afternoon.

Meanwhile, over the sticks there is a fixture at Exeter; while on the all-weather in the evening, racing goes to post at Wolverhampton on their tapeta surface.

Newmarket (flat) - 1.50 - 5.20pm (7 races)
Exeter (jumps) - 2.05 - 5.35pm (7 races)
Wolverhampton (flat, aw) - 5.45 - 8.15pm (6 races)


WEDNESDAY 17 APRIL


A busy Wednesday of horse racing action is dominated by the second day of the Newmarket Craven meeting on the flat which is dominated by the Group Three Craven Stakes.

There is also further flat racing action from Beverley, while over the sticks the April meeting at Cheltenham gets underway where the Grade Two Silver Trophy Chase is the feature of the afternoon at Prestbury Park.

Elsewhere on the agenda, there is twilight all-weather action at both Southwell on fibresand, and Dundalk in Ireland on polytrack.

Newmarket (flat) - 1.50 - 5.20pm (7 races)
Cheltenham (jumps) - 2.05 - 5.30pm (7 races)
Beverley (flat) - 2.15 - 5.40pm (7 races)
Dundalk (flat, aw) - 5.45 - 8.45pm (7 races)
Southwell (flat, aw) - 6.00 - 8.30pm (6 races)

THURSDAY 18 APRIL


A further five UK and Irish horse racing meetings head to post for Thursday’s action, with the third day of the Craven meeting at Newmarket headed by the Grade Three Earl Of Sefton Stakes.

Meanwhile, there is additional action on the flat from Ripon. 
Over the sticks there is further action from Cheltenham’s April meeting, while there is also jumps racing from Ireland at Clonmel; while Chelmsford’s all-weather meeting on polytrack completes the day’s line-up.

Newmarket (flat) - 1.50 - 5.20pm (7 races)
Cheltenham (jumps) - 2.05 - 5.30pm (7 races)
Ripon (flat) - 2.15 - 5.45pm (7 races)
Clonmel (jumps) - 4.30 - 7.45pm (7 races)
Chelmsford (flat, aw) - 5.25 - 8.30pm (7 races)


FRIDAY 19 APRIL


Good Friday’s fixture list sees just three UK horse racing meetings, with All-weather Champions Day heading up the afternoon’s action at Lingfield.

There is also all-weather action at Newcastle on tapeta, while Bath are racing on turf.

Lingfield (flat, aw) - 1.30 - 4.45pm (7 races)
Newcastle (flat, aw) - 1.40 - 4.55pm (7 races)
Bath (flat) - 1.50 - 5.05pm (7 races)

SATURDAY 20 APRIL


A busy Easter Saturday schedule of horse racing fixtures sees jumps racing action in the afternoon from Haydock, as well as from Newton Abbot and Carlisle.

Meanwhile, there is also all-weather action on the flat from Kempton, while on turf there is an afternoon flixture on the level from Musselburgh. 

The start of the evening racing season also gets underway with fixtures on the level from the meetings at Nottingham and Brighton.

Kempton (flat, aw) - 1.25 - 4.50pm (7 races)
Haydock (jumps) - 1.30 - 4.55pm (7 races)
Newton Abbot (jumps) - 1.35 - 5.05pm (7 races)
Carlisle (jumps) - 1.40 - 5.10pm (7 races)
Musselburgh (jumps) - 1.50 - 5.15pm (7 races)
Nottingham (flat) - 4.30 - 7.35pm (7 races)
Brighton (flat) - 4.45 - 7.50pm (7 races)


SUNDAY 21 APRIL


The week ends with a six-fixture schedule of horse racing meetings which takes in afternoon jumps action from the cards at Plumpton, Market Rasen and Ffos Las; while Cork and Fairyhouse in Ireland also go over the sticks with the latter meeting featuring a card which includes two Grade One contests.

Completing Sunday’s line-up in an all-weather fixture on the Southwell fibresand.

Cork (jumps) - 1.40 - 5.20pm (8 races)
Fairyhouse (jumps) - 1.50 - 5.00pm (7 races)
Plumpton (jumps) - 1.55 - 5.05pm (7 races)
Market Rasen (jumps) - 2.00 - 5.10pm (7 races)
Southwell (flat, aw) - 2.05 - 5.15pm (7 races)
Ffos Las (jumps) - 2.15 - 4.55pm (6 races)


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