Racing Highlights

Prestigious feature racedays at Sedgefield

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Racing Highlights

Situated in the County Durham countryside, a warm and relaxing atmosphere can always be assured at 'The Friendly Racecourse' where high quality facilities provide close-to-the-action views.

Betfred Hurdle Series Final


Betfred has kindly sponsored the Hurdle Series at Sedgefield for the last four years, culminating in the Class 2 Hurdle Final that takes place on Wednesday 29 March this year with a total prize fund of £20,000. We would like to thank Betfred for their valued support at Sedgefield Racecourse.


Sean Magee

One of the highlights of the racing calendar here at Sedgefield is the Durham National race that will take place on Thursday 2 November 2017. This Class 3 Handicap (3 miles, 6 furlongs) race is sponsored by Sean Magee, a horse racing journalist who has a keen interest in the Durham National at Sedgefield and has agreed to sponsor this race for four consecutive years starting in 2012. With a whopping prize money of £30k this year.

For more information on both the Hurdle Series and the Durham National please call our Clerk of the Course Paul Barker on: 07966 472231.