Please note, bookings for this event have now closed.

Join top trainer Michael Scudamore at his renowned Herefordshire yard for a morning of all things horse racing.

This is a rare opportunity to explore the Bromash stables which are set among rolling south Herefordshire countryside.

After touring the yard, you will view racehorses working on the gallops, before settling down for a Cheltenham Festival preview with Michael Scudamore, his jockey brother Tom Scudamore, and former BBC horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.

The morning will finish with brunch, fizz and an auction, with all proceeds to St Michael’s Hospice.

9.00-9.30am: Guest arrival, teas & coffees

9.30 – 10.00am: Trainer talk / tour of the yard

10.15 – 10.45am: View horses working on the gallops

11.00 – 11.45pm: Cheltenham Festival “Mark your card” in yard; Cornelius Lysaght (presenter), Michael Scudamore (Trainer), Tom Scudamore (jockey), betting pundit TBC

11.45 – 12.15pm: Auction and brunch/fizz in yard

12.30pm: Event closes / guests depart

This event is not suitable for children.

The event takes place outdoors, so please wear weather and terrain appropriate clothing and footwear. It may be muddy!

The event takes place at a working yard with horses. Guests are reminded to follow instructions and act responsibly on the day.

There is free on-site parking.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking. You can email them to:

Auction items to be displayed here in due course

Michael Scudamore

Over the years, Michael has worked and ridden out for numerous trainers, including Nigel Twiston-Davies, James Fanshawe and Martin Pipe.

Michael worked with his father, the renowned Peter Scudamore, in assisting Peter’s father with the training of the yard’s horses. During this time the yard secured big wins, including Heltornic at Wetherby and Haydock, and The Wicketkeeper winning a listed race at Ascot.

Michael took over the trainer’s licence in April 2008. He has gone on to train many winners, including Monbeg Dude (2 x Cheltenham winner, Winner and 4th in the Welsh National, 4th in the Hennessy and an incredible 3rd in the Grand National), Next Sensation (Cheltenham Festival winner 2015), Mysteree ( Eider chase 2017), Kingswell Theatre (Winner of the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase at Cheltenham, 2017 & 2020), Nand orthern Beau (Twice Cheltenham winner, 2019).

Cornelius Lysaght –

Raised in Herefordshire, Cornelius Lysaght was the voice of Horse Racing on the BBC for 30 years.

Cornelius has written for several publications, including The Times and The Guardian, and in 2018 published his first book, World Racecourses.

He has been owner or joint owner of several racehorses.

Tom Scudamore –

One of the most established jump jockeys currently on the circuit, Tom’s first steeplechase win was aboard Young Thruster at Newton Abbot Racecourse in 1998. He was British amateur champion jockey in 2001, riding his first Grand National that year as an amateur on Northern Starlight. Tom then turned professional in October 2001, winning his first professional race a Chepstow on Belle d’Anjou. Riding first for trainer Martin Pipe, since March 2007 he Scudamore has been stable jockey for Martin’s son, David Pipe. He is currently 9th in the all-time jump jockeys list.