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All dressed up with somewhere to go….. get set for New Year’s Day at...

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Dressed up and raring to go, racehorse Franklee is under starter’s orders in a special tartan outfit designed by kiltmaker Gordon Nicolson of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Book your tickets by this Friday to make sure...

New sponsor the New Year’s Day race day at Musselburgh

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Leading online bookmaker, Betway, have been announced as sponsors of Musselburgh Racecourse’s prestigious New Year’s Day race day. The key fixture in the East Lothian track’s jumps season attracts a crowd of 5000 racegoers and...

Golden days at Musselburgh Racecourse

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Musselburgh Racecourse has reinforced its position as one of the UK’s leading courses with the award of Gold Standard status by the Racehorse Owners Association. The East Lothian track is one of only 15 British...

Racing at Musselburgh this weekend – Supporting your Services Family Raceday

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Musselburgh Racecourse marches toward the end of its summer flat season with its annual spectacular, the Supporting Your Services Family Raceday on Sunday. (30 Sept). The penultimate Flat meeting of 2018 welcomes back The Royal...

Musselburgh staff lining up for the half marathon

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Musselburgh Racecourse staff will take part in Sunday’s Edinburgh Half Marathon in memory of a valued colleague who died after battling pancreatic cancer. Graeme Nish, 39, was the main joiner contractor at the East Lothian...

Musselburgh’s Scottish Sprint Cup Raceday this weekend

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MUSSELBURGH RACECOURSE LAUNCH SCOTTISH SPRINT CUP RACEDAY Whether you like a flutter or just a great day out, one of Musselburgh Racecourse’s richest and acclaimed race now gets is very own headline raceday. The five...

Stobo Castle Ladies Day supporting women jockeys

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Stobo Castle Ladies Day at Musselburgh Racecourse today will take on an extra significance for female jockeys. Musselburgh is the first Scottish racecourse to support The Silk Series which helps promote female jockeys in the...

Stobo Castle Ladies Day tomorrow is a sell-out

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Stobo Castle Ladies Day Is Another Musselburgh Sell-Out Former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts to be Queen of Style Judge Musselburgh Racecourse’s Stobo Castle Ladies Day on Saturday is another capacity crowd sell-out. The 2 June race day...

Musselburgh will be flat out till the end of October

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Following all the recent difficulties with their licence and management structure all seems to be well again at Musselburgh until the autumn at least. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has granted Musselburgh Racecourse a further...

At Musselburgh – Scottish Sprint Cup Raceday

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Next month one of Musselburgh's richest races gets it own headline raceday, and tickets are £10 cheaper until midnight on Friday 11 May 2018. The Scottish Sprint Cup Raceday takes place on 9 June 2018...

At Musselburgh Racecourse – 2018 Stobo Castle Ladies Day next month

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It is the annual event for high heels and big hats all accompanied by beautiful horses on the track. The Stobo Castle Ladies Day takes place on 2 June and you would be well-advised...

Musselburgh Racecourse confident that new racing licence can be secured

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Following the difficulties which Musselburgh racecourse has encountered in the last few months a more positive statement has been issued. Musselburgh Racecourse said they are confident that following a meeting on Friday April 6 between...

Racing is off at Musselburgh this week

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Musselburgh Racecourse has told us they have decided to abandon Thursday’s race meeting due to a waterlogged track. Following heavy ground at the first flat meeting of the season on Easter Saturday, they say that...

Musselburgh – Easter Saturday racing

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Musselburgh Racecourse’s Flat season kicks off in style tomorrow  with the second running of the £100,000 totepool Queen’s Cup in a seven card meeting with £200,000 in prize money. Last year’s Queen’s Cup winner Carbon...

Staff at Musselburgh Racecourse may take strike action

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We are told that the latest meeting of the Musselburgh Joint Racing Committee yesterday broke up without any of the current problems facing the racecourse being resolved. Staff at the course may be considering industrial...

Horse racing – free entry to Musselburgh on Friday

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Musselburgh Racecourse hosts an extra jumps meeting on Friday to coincide with Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. Entry to the East Lothian course is free. The extra fixture is a gesture to an embattled racing industry...

Roll on Easter Saturday at Musselburgh Racecourse

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There are a few different packages available for Easter Saturday at Musselburgh Racecourse but they all add up to a great day out. For families there is added entertainment with a dedicated Kids Zone on...

Lothians Racing Syndicate want answers

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The future of Musselburgh Racecourse still hangs in the balance after a meeting of the full council when they agreed to run it as a council committee. Until now the arrangement has been that the...

Musselburgh Racecourse – future decided by the council

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East Lothian Council met today and agreed, apparently unanimously, to operate Musselburgh Racecourse as a type of council committee, at least for the moment. The governance of the racecourse has been under review following last...

Edinburgh Napier students get work experience at the races

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Edinburgh Napier University student Maiti Stirling applied for a work placement with Musselburgh Racecourse, but her request was initially turned down. The racecourse in common with other businesses gets many such requests and cannot...

Big line up at Musselburgh this weekend

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This weekend's bet365 Scottish Cheltenham Trials Festival at Musselburgh has been made extra special as Paul Nicholls is sending 11 horses over both days, and champion trainer Nicky Henderson has three of his novice...

Go racing at Musselburgh on New Year’s Day to start 2018 off on the...

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Two £30,000 races and a £20,000 support race look certain to attract another bumper crowd as Musselburgh Racecourse rings in the New Year on Monday. The East Lothian track’s traditional Totepool New Year’s Day meeting,...

Final flat racing afternoon at Musselburgh next Monday

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Next Monday Musselburgh Racecourse will end its Flat racing season with an afternoon meeting featuring some great horses and riders. The seven race card has potential winnings of £75,000 on offer and Joe Fanning is...

Go to the races for just £10 – extra fixture announced for Musselburgh

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There will be an extra opportunity to go racing on Monday 9 October as Musselburgh Racecourse has been given approval by the British Horseracing Authority to hold the meeting. The East Lothian course stepped in after...

Musselburgh is the place to be on Sunday – supporting emergency and armed services

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Musselburgh Racecourse stages its annual race day in support of the emergency and armed services this weekend on Sunday 1 October 2017. There will be seven races with more than £50,000 in prize money, including...

Racing at Musselburgh today – the Caledonian Cup

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Musselburgh is back racing today staging the Caledonian Cup Race Day. The 1m 5 furlong feature race, the £25,000 Caledonian Cup Handicap, has attracted entries from some of the UK’s leading stables, including Sir Mark...

Scottish Senior Open competitors are off to the races at Musselburgh

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Golfing legends, including Ryder Cup stars and Major Championship winners, will test their punting, rather than putting, abilities tomorrow (Friday) night when competitors in the Scottish Senior Open visit Musselburgh Races.   Scotland’s victorious Ryder Cup...

And they’re off at Musselburgh for Friday night at the races

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The unfolding story of Musselburgh Racecourse has been told here in several articles, but there is a happy outcome now. Today the British Horseracing Authority has announced that the committee which runs the course the...

Musselburgh Racecourse – political pressure building on the committee to act

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Alison Johnstone and Andy Wightman, the Scottish Green MSPs for Lothian, today added their weight to calls for an independent review of the governance of Musselburgh Racecourse amid a management crisis that is putting...

Musselburgh Racecourse – a meeting next week will not save Friday Night at the...

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Further to yesterday's article about the future of Musselburgh Racecourse, it now seems that racing will not be allowed to proceed next week. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) confirmed last Friday that the Musselburgh Joint...

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