For many the odds on favourite way to finish off the Easter weekend. Expect to find a big crowd, a festival of picnics and a great atmosphere as everyone tries to beat the bookies! Some big races attract runners from all over the country.
The Easter Monday first race starts at 2.15pm on Monday 1oth April 2023 but you will want to be there about an hour beforehand.
In times gone by this was the original and only meet held at the racecourse and dates back to 1905. Today Fakenham Races is a very popular venue and holds meetings throughout the year, On Easter Monday people travel from across the county to watch the races and also enjoy a popular and traditional annual event.
It is worthwhile purchasing a membership for the day which allows you to park up closest to the action. This is also a great day to dust down all your favourite picnic kit for the coming year. You can purchase a race card on the day or pick up a racing paper and study the form beforehand. Fakenham Easter Monday meeting is great for a flutter or just a bit of fun.
You can purchase a day membership at the gate which will give you access to the on course car parks, parade ring, stands and winners enclosure.