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Taunton Races to hold Spooktacular Halloween Meeting

Taunton Racecourse get their season underway slightly earlier this year on October 31st, when they host their Spooktacular Halloween Meeting, when those attending are invited to attend in suitable attire to help the adults to really get into the ‘spirit’ of the occasion.

On October 31st the first race is at 1.50pm with the gates opening two hours beforehand. In addition to the action on the course there will be a Halloween Treasure Hunt and faceprinting to prepare for trick or treating!

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Following on from their opening meeting racing returns to its more familiar Thursday afternoon slot with racing takes place on Thursday November 15th  when the opening action is due off at 1pm, Thursday November 29th when the start time is again at 1pm.

On Thursday December 13th Taunton will be hosting the Dave Criddle Festive Fixture, when the first race is due off at 1.05pm.  In addition to a number of Christmas themed stalls and trade stands there will be carols to help punters to get into the mood for big day.

The finale of the 2018 racing calendar takes place on Sunday December 30th when Taunton host their biggest meeting of the season. which gets going at 12.45pm. This has become , one of the must attend fixture in the Festive Diary for a very large number of people of all ages and interests.

For anybody who has never been to Taunton Racecourse, why not put October 31st into your diary and come along and break your duck. Even better why not purchase an autumn membership which includes all of the remaining five meetings this season for just £85.

Racegoers are reminded that if they purchase their tickets on-line before 10am on the day prior to racing they can obtain a generous discount.

To take advantage of this discount or for further details regarding anything mentioned in this article log onto www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk

Taunton Races to hold Spooktacular Halloween Meeting
Milk King ridden by Thomas Bellamy (C) takes 2nd position. - RACE 7 - 8:10 Taunton - 25 Apr 2018 - Arabian Horse Racing 13th May Standard Open NH Flat Race (Class 5) at Taunton Racecourse, Taunton, Somerset, England - PHOTO: Cameron Geran/PPAUK
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