What To Expect: Indie Icons


27 June 2024

We can't wait to welcome you to Doncaster Racecourse for a Champion Occasion. 

Ahead of the gates opening, here's a list of everything you need to know ahead of our Indie Icons racenight:

Gates, refreshments and race schedule:


  • Family, Grandstand and County gates open
  • Bars open
  • Food Court opens


  • Punters Panel with our resident presenter and tipster


  • First race begins (Napoleons Casino Handicap)


  • Second race begins (Harrison College – Your Future Your Choice Maiden Stakes)


  • Third race begins (Red Rock Partnership Recruitment Solutions Handicap)


  • Fourth race begins (British Stallion Studs EBF Restricted Maiden Fillies' Stakes (Bands C And D) (Qualifier)


  • Fifth race begins (Summer Saturday Series Handicap)


  • Sixth race begins (Doncaster Supporting Racing Staff Week Fillies’ Handicap)


  • Seventh race begins (Get Raceday Ready Handicap)


  • The Kaiser Monkey Killers’ 75-minute set begins on the Champagne Lawn.


  • Bars close

Hospitality Locations

  • Home Straight Restaurant: Third floor of the Eco Power Stand.
  • Pizza & Poretti: Garden Suite on the first floor of the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel (report to the hotel reception on arrival)
  • Bottomless Brunch: The Old Weighing Room on the Champagne Lawn.

If you are joining us in any of our restaurants or Hospitality suites, please report to the Guest Experience Desk in main reception to be directed to the correct location.

Post-Racing Entertainment

The Kaiser Monkey Killers will perform his 75-minut set on the Champagne Lawn post-racing.

Accessible viewing will be available. If you have accessibility needs, please report to the Guest Experience Desk straight after the last race and the team will take you to the viewing area.

Dress code

Standard dress code rules apply for this fixture. However, to celebrate the theme of the day, we are encouraging you to don your bucket hats to get into the indie spirit.

More information on the standard dress code is available here.

Ticket prices on the gate:

(increased on advance prices)

  • Adult grandstand admission: £27
  • County Enclosure admission: £37
  • Premier Enclosure admission: £55
  • Family Enclosure Admission: £10
  • Concessions (Over 60s – only available in the grandstand): £13.50
  • Under 18's: FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)


A shuttle bus is in operation, providing to and from trips to the racecourse from Doncaster Interchange.


  • Car Park A (opposite the main stand) is reserved for Annual Members, Owners and Trainers, Jockeys, BHA, Sponsors, Hospitality Guests, Press and Blue Badge holders. Please show your permit/ticket/ID to gain entry to Car Park A.
  • Car Park C (next to the Family Enclosure) is available to all our guests free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please follow the yellow road signage to direct you to the correct car park.

Security checks

Security checks will take place on entry. Please bring nothing larger than an A4-sized bag.

Other useful information

  • Tables, umbrellas or parasols cannot be bought on-site.
  • Picnics and chairs can only be brought into the Family Enclosure.
  • A Family Enclosure ticket does not grant access to the post-racing entertainment.
  • Doncaster Racecourse is a cashless venue. However, on-site bookmakers will take cash.

Questions on raceday

If you have any questions on raceday, we have a fantastic team ready to assist you. Head to our Guest Experience Desk (located at the main County entrance) and we'll be happy to help.

Finally, be kind. The team is working hard to give you a Champion Occasion. We look forward to welcoming you to Doncaster Racecourse.

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