Sam Thomas Racing Package

We’re delighted to introduce the Sam Thomas Racing Package, a fantastic bespoke racing experience that combines a unique opportunity to spend time with the man himself.

Sam Thomas is a former Welsh National Hunt jockey and has now transitioned into a successful career as a horse trainer. His notable achievement includes securing victory in the 2008 Cheltenham Gold Cup aboard Denman. Throughout his tenure as a jockey, Thomas clinched 509 victories, amassing a substantial £5.59 million in prize money in Great Britain, along with an additional €255,815 in earnings from races in the Republic of Ireland.

After retiring, Thomas obtained his trainer’s license and now operates from Lisvane in Wales. He runs a 35-box yard that belongs to businessman Dai Walters, known for his previous ownership of Ffos Las Racecourse. Among Thomas’s standout achievements as a trainer is guiding Iwilldoit to victory in the 2021 Welsh Grand National held at Chepstow Racecourse.

For any Horse Racing fans it’s the perfect day out. Spend the morning at The Gallops at Sam’s brilliant training facility ‘The Hollies’ with Champagne and a light breakfast to start the day. You’ll be able to see Sam’s array of horses as they go through their morning routine with the riders. Hear insights and knowledge that you’ve never heard before!

Enquire today for a day at Chepstow and the Sam Thomas Racing Package. Take a group of 4, 6 or 8 for a memorable day of racing.

The Hollies & Chepstow Racecourse Friday 1 November - Saturday 30 November 2024 Cheltenham Festival

Sam Thomas Racing Package

Sam Thomas is one of our inspirational ICONs and to celebrate his story and success in racing, we went to ‘The Hollies’ to talk to Sam and hear his thoughts.

We filmed just before the 2023 Cheltenham Festival, so there we spoke at length with Sam on some of his favourite memories about the famous festival

It was incredible to see the Sam Thomas Racing facility and you can do it too with this fantastic package option.

Click below for more information and Enquire today for a day at The Hollies, followed by Chepstow races and take a group of 4, 6 or 8 for a memorable day of racing.

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