What To Expect: Superhero And Princesses FFD


15 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 Superhero and Princesses Family Fun Day raceday:

Gates, refreshments and race schedule:


  • Gates open
  • Bars open
  • Food Court opens


  • Shetland Pony race begins


  • Punters Panel with our resident presenter and tipster


  • First race begins (Speedy Gonzales Sam Hay Handicap)


  • Second race begins (Speedy Gonzales Sam Hay Handicap)


  • Third race begins (Ice Cream Direct EBF Maiden Stakes)


  • Fourth race begins (Summer Saturday Series 'Confined' Novice Stakes)


  • Fifth race begins (Five Rivers Fostering Handicap)


  • Sixth race begins (Grace And Dotty Handicap)


  • Seventh race begins (Get Raceday Ready Handicap)


  • Eighth race begins (Get The Inside Track With Handicap)

Hospitality Locations

  • Superhero Restaurant: Brocklesby Suite (just off the Home Straight Restaurant on 3rd floor of the Eco Power stand)

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.

Entertainment (available throughout the day)

Inside the Grandstand Exhibition Hall

  • Live singing performances
  • Princess and superhero training
  • Learn the Princess Power dance
  • Superhero games
  • Party dances
  • Kid's disco
  • Magic show
  • Punch & Judy
  • Laura's Dance Academy
  • Superhero and Princess colouring station 
  • Replica World, European and FA Cups on show, along with World boxing belts.
  • Small rides (chargeable)


  • Treasure hunt around the site
  • Funfair (chargeable - cash or card)
  • Active Fusion
  • Cadburys (don’t forget to grab a scratch card on your way in to potentially win a prize. If you're a winner, head to the Champagne Lawn.)

Harrison College station

  • Guess the name of the rhino with Harrison College (chargeable)
  • Knock over a Superhero/Princess (chargeable)
  • Hook a duck (chargeable)
  • Personalised Superhero slap bands (chargeable)
  • Tattoo transfers (chargeable)
  • Design a wand/crown (chargeable)
  • Design a superhero/princess
  • Colouring/wordsearch

Dress code

Standard dress code rules apply for this fixture. However, to celebrate the theme of the day, we are encouraging children to be dressed in their best Superhero or Princess attire.

More information on the standard dress code is available here.

Ticket prices on the gate:

(increased on advance prices)

  • Adult grandstand admission: £21
  • Premier Enclosure admission: £50
  • Concessions (Over 60s – only available in the grandstand): £10.50
  • Under 18's: FREE (must be accompanied by a paying 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 be brought on site. However, they must not be taken into the indoor areas.
  • 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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