There aren’t many places that you can take the kids for free in the school holidays but Wolverhampton Racecourse is a great exception with children under 18 admitted free of charge throughout the year.
And there’s never been a better time to visit than next week (Monday 12th August) when the course will be hosting a new interactive ‘Kids love the Races’ roadshow designed to entertain and engage children in the sport.
Here, budding young jockeys can enjoy finding out more about the equine and human stars of the sport, design their own racing silks and take a look at some specialist racing equipment. They’ll also be able to check out what racehorses eat to keep them in tip-top condition and learn about what happens at the track.
And the fun and games don’t stop there as the course will also be providing free entertainment including a large bouncy castle, soft play area with inflatable surround, unlimited candy floss stall, horse simulator, a penalty shootout and much more! What a great way to spend a sunny August afternoon.
If that's not enough, for Peppa Pig, will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day, in addition to the thrilling action on track.
Rod Street, Chief Executive of Great British Racing said, “Racing provides fantastic entertainment and sporting action for all the family and is one of the few leisure activities where kids go free. As well as the thrill of watching horses race around the track at over 40 mph this new, interactive roadshow will help kids get the most out of a great day at the races.”
For more information about the Kids love the Races roadshow and details of all the family fun days taking place at racecourses this summer visit http://www.lovetheraces.com/kids-go-free/