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Plumpton Tips and Today’s Races

Every Plumpton meeting is covered by GG with a full race form and a handy summary of all recent performances. You can also access the recent form of every trainer and jockey as well as their up-coming entries and bookings. GG also provides free tips with all UK and Ireland racecards plus the latest live odds. “Our Tip” is highlighted on the racecard along with selections from leading newspaper tipsters. We also publish a daily NAP, Double, Treble, Lucky 15 and best outsider.

Plumpton Race Results

Plumpton is a jumps only track which stages 16 meetings between September and May. The biggest Plumpton betting race of the season is the Sussex National which takes place on a Sunday in early January. Other notable meetings include the 2-day Easter Festival and the Family Raceday which opens the new season in September.

The Easter Festival carries over £200,000 in prize money and features the Sussex Champion Hurdle on Easter Sunday and the Sussex Champion Chase on Easter Monday. There is also the ever popular Ladies Day meeting in May.

GG provides detailed Plumpton race results as quickly as possible. The winner, placed horses and SP returns are published as soon as the weigh in is confirmed. This is updated with the complete finishing order which can be accessed by clicking on each race title.

Racecourse Guide

Plumpton is a small, friendly, countryside course in East Sussex. They rightly claim to be a hidden gem in the world of horse racing. Plumpton is a very sharp, undulating, left-handed track of just over a mile in circumference. This tight circuit does not suit every horse and previous course form can be a key factor.

The course provides a real test for both horses and jockeys. The ground can become very testing during the winter months where the uphill finish often plays an important role in the outcome of races. The course has a downhill run on the far side of the track before an uphill climb to the finishing post. The fences are relatively easy but the downhill fence on the far side can cause problems when horses do not meet it on a good stride.

Racing first took place at Plumpton in 1884 and The Queen Mother enjoyed her first winner at the course with Super Fox in 1963. Television commentator Derek Thompson rode Classified to victory over HRH The Prince of Wales on Long Warf in 1980 and Tony McCoy rode his 3,000th career winner here aboard Restless d’Artaix in 2009. Famous racehorses to win at Plumpton include Grand National winners Nickel Coin, Foinavon and Comply Or Die.

Dining, Hospitality & Facilities

Plumpton offer a variety of packages to create your perfect day at the races. The course prides itself on supplying top quality locally-sourced food and drinks. Suppliers include Brighton and Newhaven fish sales, Harvey’s Brewery and Long Man Brewery.

The Paddock Restaurant is situated on the first floor of the Sussex Stand with a private balcony overlooking the winning post. The Final Fence Restaurant is a semi-permanent marquee adjacent to the last fence. The private tables cater for 2-12 guests and larger parties can also be accommodated. There are also five private boxes in the Southdown Stand and four in the Lewes Stand plus the exclusive Directors Box for the ultimate VIP experience.

Plumpton Railway Station is adjacent to the track on the London Victoria to Lewes line with trains running every hour from the capital.


You can book race day packages and daily admission tickets online at early bird prices. You can buy a Picnic Enclosure Ticket which provides access to the centre course areas. For an extra £5 you can purchase a Grandstand and Paddock ticket with parade ring viewing and trackside views. Early Bird prices are available up to one month prior to the race day.

Contact and Location

Plumpton Racecourse, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3AL. United Kingdom.
Official Website: https://www.plumptonracecourse.co.uk/

Local Knowledge


  1. James Miller (0.7 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1738 442626
  2. Travel Perthshire (1.4 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1738 444121
  3. Perth Private Hire (1.8 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1738 592468

Places to Stay

  1. Travelodge (1.4 miles away)
    Crieff Road, Perth PH1 3JJ, UK
    Tel: +44 871 559 1837
  2. Glenfarg Hotel (2.1 miles away)
    Main Street, Glenfarg, Perth PH2 9NU, UK
    Tel: +44 1577 830241
  3. Huntingtower Hotel (2.1 miles away)
    Perth PH1 3JT, UK
    Tel: +44 1738 583771

Places to Eat

  1. Frankie and Benny's (1.8 miles away)
    St Catherine's Retail Park, Dunkeld Road, Perth PH1 5XA, UK
    Tel: +44 1738 474090
  2. The Bothy Restaurant (2.1 miles away)
    33 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5EN, UK
    Tel: +44 845 659 5907
  3. Grand Italia Restaurant & Cafe (2.2 miles away)
    33 George Street, Perth PH1 5LA, UK
    Tel: +44 1738 626016