Season Opener - Monday 15 April

Monday 15th April 2024

gates open

11:30 (TBC)

first race

13:30 (TBC)

last race

17:30 (TBC)

race type



6 to 8



Join us for our 2024 season opener!

Welcome back! Brighten up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action. Join us for afternoon flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for an all-round enjoyable atmosphere to share with friends. It's been a long and cold winter and we're so looking forward to welcoming you back through the gates to enjoy a fabulous day out this spring at Royal Windsor Racecourse!

Experience Horse Racing in Windsor

Step into the world of flat racing with our afternoon horse racing event, featuring several action-packed races. If you’re looking for things to do in Windsor in April, this could be a different Spring afternoon out. Just imagine, you’re trackside, wrapped up against the cool breeze, listening to the thunder of the hooves as you watch the horses race to the finish, and cheers fill the air.

A Different Kind of Weekday Outing

Weekday racing has its own charm – it's ideal for those who have a more flexible schedule than the usual Monday-Friday routine. Skip the weekend hustle and bustle, and get a taste for the horse racing crowd. Whether you're looking for a relaxed outing or want to catch a glimpse of rising stars in the sport, our horseracing fixture in Windsor has got you covered.

Get Your Horse Racing Tickets

Grab your tickets online before the event to enjoy some savings!

Group bookings can save:

  • 10% when you purchase 4 tickets

  • 12% when you purchase 6 tickets

  • 15% when you purchase 10 ticket

  • 20% when purchase 20 tickets!

And of course, you can also pick up tickets and concessions at the gate when you arrive if you prefer.

Join us for Afternoon Racing and add a bit of joy to your dull Monday!

Get here

Royal Windsor is easily accessible by car, rail and by boat. Yes, you heard that right! A feature unique to Windsor Racecourse is our river boat shuttle which departs from Windsor Promenade and arrives at our private jetty. If this sounds up your street, book our Royal River package and travel in style!

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To see all of our available Restaurant & Hospitality packages...

Admission - Saver

Access to public bars, eateries, and betting outlets along with views of the racing action including the parade ring, pre-parade ring and any live entertainment. Saver tickets save you £££'s!

Get extra savings when booking more tickets;
4+ 10% discount
6+ 12% discount
10+ 15% discount
20+ 20% discount
*group discounts automatically apply at checkout.


Royal River - Saver *

Arrive in style and catch the river boat from Windsor Town Centre to our private jetty.

- Return river boat trip from Windsor Town Centre
- Admission ticket & raceday programme
- Two drinks at the races (beer, wine or soft drink)

River boats depart Windsor Promenade (opposite Brown’s restaurant) 2 hours before the first race and every 10/15 minutes up until the second race. Boats return to Windsor Promenade from the racecourse jetty from the penultimate race and every 10/15 minutes until 45 minutes after the last race.


Premier Viewing *

Featuring the best views, the place to be! Your day will include access to a suite overlooking the racing.

- Hospitality admission ticket with full access to the course and any entertainment
- Access to a suite overlooking the racing
- Convenient bar
- Welcome drink (beer, wine or soft)
- Raceday programme with easy access to Tote betting
Please note that the suite has no lift/step free access.


Hospitality - The Tack Room

Located at the heart of the Club enclosure and a stone's throw away from the Finishing Post, The Tack Room offers the perfect social experience you've been looking for.

- Private hire of The Tack Room with informal indoor and outdoor seating
- Welcome drink (beer, house wine or soft drink)
- Private bar and dedicated member of staff to look after you throughout
- Full afternoon tea
- Hospitality admission ticket & raceday programme
- Great access to all public areas to soak up the atmosphere

For more information or for larger parties:
Tel: 01342 831792

Minimum: 25 Maximum: 40

Hospitality - Executive

Enjoy the best views of racing overlooking the home straight and finishing post.

- Private box with unrivalled views of racing
- Two course informal hot and cold buffet menu prepared by our experienced chef
- Access to a bar & member of staff to look after your party throughout
- Convenient Tote betting facilities
- Hospitality admission ticket & raceday programme
- Great access to all public areas to soak up the atmosphere

Sample Menu
For more information, larger parties or if you have mobility questions as some suites do not have step free access:
Tel: 01342 831 792

Minimum: 12 Maximum: 20

Racecard Message

Celebrate in style by crafting an exclusive message for the racecard! Your personalised greeting, such as a 'Happy Anniversary,' will be featured in the racecard and announced during the event.

Let us know your message (of up to 20 words) at least seven days before the event, by responding to your confirmation email or sending to

Limited availability

Maximum: 1

From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions.

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Book your ticket the day before racing and save up to £5!

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