The Henry Cecil Open Weekend

Paid tours available

This event is a ticketed event. Please register your interest below.

Sat 17th Sep
From 9am
Sun 18th Sep
From 9am (yards open Sunday 18th only)


Following a record year in 2021, the Henry Cecil Open Weekend is looking forward to welcoming visitors once again to British horse racing’s HQ on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2022. Enjoy an action-packed weekend of events and the rare opportunity to delve behind the scenes at some of Britain’s best known horseracing yards.

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend 2021 is raising money in support of Racing Welfare, Newmarket Day Centre, the National Horseracing Museum and Newmarket Heath Ambulance, a fundraising initiative to purchase a quick response unit for work riders on Newmarket Heath.

The schedule for 2022 will be announced soon. 2021 trainers included:

  • Louise Allan
  • John Berry
  • Saeed bin Suroor
  • George Boughey
  • Tom Clover
  • Chris Dwyer
  • Alice Haynes, Simon & Ed Crisford
  • Ed Dunlop
  • Harry Eustace
  • Charlie Fellowes
  • James Ferguson
  • Rae Guest
  • Darryll Holland
  • William Jarvis
  • Gay Kelleway
  • William Knight
  • Phil McEntee
  • Amy Murphy
  • Patrick Owens
  • Hugo Palmer
  • Joseph Parr
  • Kevin Philippart de Foy
  • Martin Smith
  • David Simcock
  • Richard Spencer
  • Henry Spiller
  • Roger Varian
  • Lucy Wadham
  • Stuart Williams

Facilities and access

  • ** Yards will be open on Saturday 18th September
  • Free Parking
  • Toilets available
  • Majority accessible for wheelchairs/mobility scooters
  • Food and Drink will be available to buy
  • No dogs allowed