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Revel in the Britpop era at Exeter Racecourse’s musical season finale

The 90s are in the limelight at Exeter’s season finale on Thursday, April 23. Grab those crop tops, chokers, Doc Martens, black leather jackets, big hooped earrings and scrunchies for a trip down memory lane. From grunge rock through to girl groups, the tunes will be spinning at Exeter Racecourse after its six races which will have you cheering before heading to the dance floor for some Spice Girls, Oasis, Pulp and Blur. Playing those iconic tunes of the Britpop era are the Britpop Boys, a group of musicians who have played with the likes of Paul Weller, Ocean Colour Scene and Sleeper. The...

Get into the groove at Exeter’s 80s music night on Friday, April 17

Head to Exeter Racecourse on Friday, April 17 for an unforgettable evening of great music, loud colours, extreme fashion and even better racing when the track heads back to the 1980s for its music night. A seven-race card will have the crowds cheering, then it's on to the dance floor for some dancing to iconic tunes which defined the decade. Wanna dance with somebody? Then make it an after-work date, spike up your hair, pull on your shoulder pads, and dance like nobody’s watching to Whitney Houston, Madonna, New Order, Prince, David Bowie and more. Pre-booked tickets are available from...

Superheroes plus horses equals the best free day out for children this Easter

Superhero Family Day at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, March 22 promises to be one of the best free days out for children this Easter holiday with a programme packed full of free activities, not to mention super horse racing to enjoy. These warriors of our galaxy can take part in running races on the actual racecourse, have their faces painted and test their climbing skills on the high-ropes course. For those wanting to learn more about the sport of horse racing, there’s a behind-the-scenes tour, and question-and-answer session with the sport’s very own heroes, the jockeys, and a chance to...

Tuesday, March 3, Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening

With all eyes on The Festival™ presented by Magners at Cheltenham, from March 10-13, Exeter’s preview evening is a must-attend event for racing’s aficionados and is FREE to attend. Taking place straight after racing on Tuesday, March 3, the panel includes 11-times champion trainer Paul Nicholls, David Pipe and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter. The latter won at the track in November and December and is now being considered for both the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, while pocket rocket Defi Du...

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