New Year's Day Raceday 2025

Wednesday 1st January 2025

The hugely popular Sensational 6 feature raceday has long been the place to be on the 1st of January.

The place to be on New Year's Day!

Start 2025 in style at our New Year's Day race meeting. The day will be filled with great racing including the Auld Reekie Handicap Chase and Hogmaneigh Hurdle, live entertainment, marquee's, our winter fashion competition with fantastic prizes and plenty of festive food and drink. 

Fun for everyone no matter what age! If you're looking for a great day out on New Year's Day, in and around Edinburgh then come along to what promises to be a great event.

More information to come closer to the day.

Gates Open

10:30 AM

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12:35 PM

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Last Race

3:30 PM

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Tickets & Packages

Early Bird Adult

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Early Bird Adult

£32.00

Our Early Bird ticket is a general admission ticket that provides access to all public areas and a variety of options for places to eat, drink and bet.

Purchase your ticket before midnight on the 6th September and SAVE £15.00. On the day price will be £47.00.

Children 17 years and under go free, when accompanied by a guardian. Child tickets can be obtained on the day of racing.

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Our standard Child ticket is a general admission ticket that provides access to all public areas. You can obtain four child tickets, per adult/concession ticket or foodie experience. 

Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Proof of age may be requested and, if so, must be provided. You are responsible for each child that you bring onto the Racecourse and shall ensure each child complies with these Conditions. Please ensure you’ve read and fully understand our terms and conditions

 

The NEW Harris Tweed Bistro

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Experience our NEW Harris Tweed Bistro & Bar which is located on the upper floor of our historic Grandstand. Its location has panoramic views across the finish line.

Our bistro menu focuses on fresh, locally sourced ingredients and showcases our bistro favourites including our infamous Fish and Chips sourced from Eyemouth harbour, mouth-watering Balmoral chicken, a classic Carvery, and traditional Scottish steak pie. Choose from one, two or three courses as well as lighter snacks and delicious home baking. Once you have finished your meal, you can head to our Harris Tweed Bar located on our first floor, overlooking the Pommery Lawn and pre-Parade ring. It is the perfect place to unwind, after your meal. View our sample menu, click here.

We recommend booking tables in advance. To book your table on a raceday (available from Easter Saturday 2024), call 0131 665 2859. A £10 deposit per person will be required. Suitable for groups up to 10.

Each booking will be made for 1.5hrs after which guests will be able to enjoy The Harris Tweed Bar or enjoy the racing from the grandstand. 

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Hospitality & VIP

Epperston Restaurant

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Epperston Restaurant

£198.00 For 1 person

Dine in style, in our Epperston Restaurant ~ perfect for intimate gatherings of 2-8 people. Situated on the lower floor of our Queen's Stand, offering stunning views across the winning post, the racecourse, and the parade ring - our Queen's Stand has a real royal flare. Opened by the late Elizabeth II, it is rich in racing heritage and tradition.

Entertain guests with a fine dining Epperston Hospitality Package and enjoy:

  • Your reserved table provides a base for the day.* 
  • Pommery Champagne reception.
  • A New Year three-course menu prepared and served by Heritage Portfolio.
  • A locally sourced cheese selection or an Afternoon Sweet Treat.
  • Finished off with tea and coffee and traditional Scottish tablet.
  • Enjoy stunning views directly over the finishing line from the Epperston private viewing garden.
  • You'll also enjoy a guest tipster talk, access to a private bar and Tote betting facilities.

Advance booking is required. Please note, drinks are not included in this experience, but drinks packages are available separately on request. 

Queen's Stand Restaurant (premium viewing)

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Queen's Stand Restaurant (premium viewing)

£229.00 For 1 person

Enjoy your New Year’s Day in the exquisite Queen's Stand Restaurant (upper floor with balcony access) which offers stunning views across the winning post, the racecourse, and the parade ring - our Queen's Stand has a real royal flare. Opened by the late Elizabeth II, it is rich in racing heritage and tradition.

Our restaurant package includes VIP admission, a table for the day, a raceday programme, Pommery Champagne reception, an exquisite fine dining three-course menu with a traditional Scottish New Year’s twist, followed by a locally sourced cheese board. Finished off with tea and coffee and Scottish tablet. Enjoy a private bar, Tote betting and racecourse TV.  You'll also enjoy a guest Tipster Talk. 

Please note, you will be on a shared table. Please do get in touch if you've any questions hospitality@musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk.  There is a minimum booking of two people. If you require a private table, please purchase ten guest places and we will ensure this is for your party only. 

Queen's Stand Private Suite: Gold Package

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Queen's Stand Private Suite: Gold Package

£5,400.00 For 20 people

Enjoy the most exclusive and elegant location on New Year's Day. Our private Queen's Stand Suites are the ultimate jewel in our crown. With balcony views across the racecourse, the final furlong, you can soak up the atmosphere while you and your guests enjoy a memorable raceday experience.

A Pommery Grand Cru Vintage champagne reception is hosted in your private suite. Followed by luxurious canapes and a traditional new year three-course fine dining Scottish menu, with a locally sourced cheese board. All prepared and served by the award-winning Heritage Portfolio. Entertain in our exclusive facilities, with views of the paddock and the finishing straight and access to a private bar, Tote betting and Racecourse TV. You'll also get to enjoy your own private Tipster Talk.

Please do get in touch if you've any questions hospitality@musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk

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