Sport, families and charity to come together at Huntingdon Racecourse

Huntingdon Racecourse is combining horse racing, family entertainment and charitable fundraising over the coming days.

The Cambridgeshire jump racing track hosts a fixture on Sunday when there will be a series of children’s entertainments, including a 60ft jungle-themed inflatable obstacle course, camel simulator, large bouncy castle and giant garden games.

There will be collections for The Prince’s Trust which will also be the beneficiary from ticket sales for the racecourse’s Cheltenham Festival preview evening next Wednesday.

As well as the horse racing on Sunday, there is a free behind-the-scenes at the racecourse, starting at 1pm. The first race is at 2.30pm. Admission is £15 for adults – while accompanied under 18s get in free.

More information can be found at www.huntingdon-racecourse.co.uk. Advance ticket offer: two tickets for the price of one, quoting ‘MARCH’. 08445 793007.

The Cheltenham Festival preview evening begins at 7pm on Wednesday when the expert panel includes Richard Hoiles of Channel 4 Racing. Tickets are £10 (or £14.50 including food), available by sending a cheque (payable to AJPS Charity Account) to Andrew Dutton (adutton@weatherbys.co.uk), Racing Services Department, Weatherbys, Sanders Road, Wellingborough NN8 4BX.