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And they’re off!! Scottish Horse Racing set to resume on June 22nd

And they’re off!! Scottish Horse Racing set to resume on June 22nd



  • Latest Horse Racing News & Betting Odds
  • Horse Racing meetings in Scotland have been suspended since March
  • The action is set to resume behind closed doors in late June
  • Ayr racecourse will host the first meeting since the lockdown


Scottish Racing are making plans for the sport to return behind closed doors on Monday, June 22nd, this being in accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidelines for leaving lockdown. Indeed first minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday outlined the proposals for Phase One of easing lockdown restrictions and these pave the way for a full resumption of Horseracing in less than four weeks’ time.


Horse Racing News

Discussions have been ongoing between the Scottish Government and Scottish Racing in order to support the provisional list of race meetings scheduled for the next few months, however this fixture list is subject to the ongoing public health situation and may be subject to amendments should the situation change.

As things stand, the provisional fixture list for June, July and August is as follows.


Flat Racing


22nd June:  Ayr

24th June:  Hamilton

28th June:  Hamilton

30th June:  Musselburgh

1st July:  Musselburgh

3rd June:  Hamilton

6th June:  Ayr

10th July:  Musselburgh

12th July:  Hamilton

14th July:  Ayr

16th July:  Hamilton

20th July:  Ayr

28th July:  Ayr

30th July:  Musselburgh

1st August:  Hamilton

5th August:  Ayr

7th August:  Hamilton

13th August:  Hamilton

24th August:  Ayr

26th August:  Musselburgh

28th August:  Hamilton


Jump Racing


21st July:  Perth

11th August:  Perth

30th August:  Perth


As already mentioned, the above list may well be subject to amendments due to the ongoing public health situation. All meetings will be held behind closed doors for the time being and all attendees must be aware that they will need to meet all the BHA Covid-19 requirements which include a three-stage screening process.