Afternoon Meeting

Friday 6th August 2021

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Gather your work colleagues, family or friends and head down to the races to start your weekend the right way!  Musselburgh's late afternoon race meeting offers excellent flat racing and has a great end of the week atmosphere.

Welcome to Musselburgh Races – we are thrilled to be able to welcome you to the races.

We have designed our racedays with the safety of everyone in mind – the thrill of the races and the excitement from the thundering hooves crossing the finishing line will be plentiful.

*We have released extra tickets and this is subject to East Lothian moving to level 0 on the 19th July.

Today’s raceday feature 7 exciting flat races which you can enjoy from our extensive outdoor seating or picnic lawns. A variety of food and drink will be available as well as betting facilities. Our private dining packages are also available to book offering the exclusivity of our private boxes or the refined experience of our Epperston Restaurant.  Further details are available, click here. The Harris Tweed Bistro will be open on the day and must be pre-booked in advance. Please call 0131 665 2859 to book.

Please read the ticket details carefully and visit our FAQ's page and to reassure you that we have your safety in mind at all times, please watch our Back Racing Strong safety video here

Please be aware of the following:

  • Children 17 years and under go free, when accompanied by a guardian. Child tickets can be obtained on the day of racing.
  • Carers go free with a valid carers I.D or other valid carers documentation.
  • There will be no group discounts, no packages or OAP available.
  • Please note you must be seated when consuming any beverages or/and food - table service will be in operation.
  • Prior to purchasing, please ensure you carry out your own personal risk assessment, taking into consideration age, health status, and vulnerability for yourself and any others for whom you are purchasing tickets.
  • You should only purchase tickets for yourself and others within your household/social bubble.

Please be aware that if the Scottish Government decides to withdraw permission to allow public access to this event or reduce event capacity, a full refund or transfer will be offered. All tickets must be purchased in advance. At the gate purchases will not be possible.

Gates Open

12:00 PM

Gate Opening Time

Race Type

flat racing

Race Type

First Race

2:00 PM

First Race

Last Race

5:25 PM

Last Race

Car Parking

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Car Parking

Bus / Train Info

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Bus / Train Info