Cambridgeshire Meeting

The Cambridgeshire meeting at Newmarket Racecourse takes place on Thursday 22nd September – Saturday 24 September and carries the name of the big Autumn handicap.

The meeting lasts three days with the Cambridgeshire on the closing Saturday on a top-quality card that also features three Group races for two-year-olds.

The Cambridgeshire meeting marks the return to the Rowley Mile racecourse for the big autumn events and offers compelling racing at one of Britain’s best and most historic venues.

The Cheveley Park Stakes and the Middle Park Stakes are two of the most prestigious juvenile races of the season. There are also several other significant Classic trials including the Royal Lodge Stakes and the Rockfel Stakes.

In our 2022 Cambridgeshire Meeting guide, we run through all 3 days of amazing horse racing events from Thursday 22nd September – Saturday 24 September.

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Cambridgeshire Meeting Day 1 Racing

The main opening days races are as follows:

  1. 13:15 – Turners British EBF Maiden Stakes (Plus 10) (Colts And Geldings) (Class 4) (2YO only) 1m
  2. 13:50 – Federation Of Bloodstock Agents Nursery (Class 2) (2YO only) 1m
  3. 14:25 – British Stallion Studs Ebf Premier Fillies’ Handicap (Class 2) (3YO plus) 6f
  4. 15:00 – Tattersalls Stakes (Group 3) (Registered As The Somerville Tattersall Stakes) (Class 1) (2YO only) 7f
  5. 15:35 – Jockey Club Rose Bowl Stakes (Listed) (Class 1) (3YO plus) 2m
  6. 16:10 – Weatherbys Stallion Book Handicap (Class 2) (3YO plus) 1m 4f
  7. 16:45 – Lifetime In Racing Awards Handicap (Class 4) (3YO plus) 1m
  8. 17:20 – Newmarket Challenge Whip Handicap (Class 4) (3YO plus) 1m 2f

Cambridgeshire Meeting Day 2 Racing

The second day’s races are:

  1. 13:50 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai British EBF Rosemary Stakes (Fillies’ & Mares’ Listed) (Str) (Class 1) (3YO plus) 1m
  2. 14:25 – Princess Royal Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Stakes (Fillies’ & Mares’ Group 3) (Class 1) (3YO plus) 1m 4f
  3. 15:00 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Rockfel Stakes (Fillies’ Group 2) (Class 1) (2YO only) 7f
  4. 15:35 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Joel Stakes (Group 2) (Str) (Class 1) (3YO plus) 1m
  5. 16:10 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai British EBF ‘Confined’ Maiden Stakes (C & G) (Class 4) (2YO only) 7f
  6. 16:45 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Godolphin Stakes (Listed) (Class 1) (3YO plus) 1m 4f
  7. 17:20 – Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Handicap (Class 3) (3YO plus) 1m 1f

Cambridgeshire Meeting Day 3 Racing

The third and final days races:

  1. 13:50 – Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes (Group 2) (Class 1) (2YO only) 1m
  2. 14:25 – Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes (Fillies’ Group 1) (Class 1) (2YO only) 6f
  3. 15:00 – Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes (Group 1) (Class 1) (2YO only) 6f
  4. 15:40 – bet365 Cambridgeshire Handicap (Heritage Handicap) (Class 2) (3YO plus) 1m 1f
  5. 16:15 – Blandford Bloodstock Maiden Fillies’ Stakes (gbb Race) (Class 3) (2YO only) 7f
  6. 16:50 – British Stallion Studs Ebf ‘jersey Lily’ Fillies’ Nursery Handicap (Class 2) (2YO only) 7f
  7. 17:25 – Racing Tv Handicap (Class 2) (3YO plus) 7f

Best Trainers & Jockeys at Cambridgeshire Meeting

John Gosden is the trainer to follow at the Cambridgeshire meeting. He is usually strongly represented in the top races for three-year-olds and upwards and often sets one aside for the Cambridgeshire Handicap.

Aidan O’Brien targets the top juvenile races and rarely leaves Newmarket empty-handed.

Jockeys to excel at this meeting include Frankie Dettori and William Buick.

Popular Questions

How many times has john gosden won the cambridgeshire?

John Gosden has won the Cambridgeshire 5 times and is the leading trainer of the race.

The five winners trained by John Gosden of the Cambridgeshire are:

  • Halling (1994)
  • Pipedreamer (2007)
  • Tazeez (2008)
  • Wissahickon (2018)
  • Lord North (2019)

Summary of The Cambridgeshire Meeting

The Newmarket Cambridgeshire meeting gains momentum on the opening two days before a thrilling finale on Saturday, held on the Rowley Mile course at Newmarket. 

The Cambridgeshire can be a minefield for punters but there can be some good value bets in races like the Cheveley Park and Royal Lodge with a view to next year’s Classic races.

It is one of the best racing festivals of the UK flat racing season.

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