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The premier meeting in the south between Tuesday 20th June and Saturday 24th June.
NEWMARKET JULY MEETING
Summer has truly arrived with three great days of action on the July course between Thursday 13th July and Saturday 15th July, including a 'Super Saturday' of racing at Ascot and York, including John Smith Cup Day.
Needs no further description! 5 days of action between Tuesday 1st August and Saturday 5th August.
YORK EBOR MEETING The premier meeting in the north between Wednesday 23rd August and Saturday 26th August.
HAYDOCK SEPTEMBER MEETING
Three great days between Thursday 7th September and Saturday 9th September including the 32 Red Sprint Cup.
DONCASTER ST LEGER MEETING
The oldest and last classic in the British racing calendar is the centrepiece of four great days of action between Wednesday 13th September and Saturday 16th September.
AYR GOLD CUP MEETING
Enjoy three of the best days racing in Scotland between Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd September.
NEWMARKET CAMBRIDGESHIRE MEETING Three great days culminating in one of the most famous handicaps in the calendar – The Cambridgeshire – between Thursday 28th September to Saturday 30th September.
ERNIE'S FINAL FLING ON THE FLAT
Don't miss any of the best racing as the flat builds to a climax with the last five weekends of action on the flat including:
Friday 13th /Saturday 14th October – Future Champions Festival at Newmarket
Saturday 15th October – British Champions Day at Ascot
Friday 27th /Saturday 28th October – Autumn Afternoon Meeting at Doncaster
Friday 4th November/Saturday 5th November – Final Meeting at Newmarket Saturday 11th November – November Handicap Day at Doncaster
FESTIVAL FUNPACK CALENDAR for the 2017/2018 JUMPS SEASON
CHELTENHAM SHOWCASE MEETING
The National Hunt season starts to move up a gear after a summer of racing around the smaller venues with two days of action at Prestbury Park between Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October.
CHELTENHAM OPEN MEETING
The second meeting of the National Hunt season 'proper' at Cheltenham, as the big stables start to bring out some of their top prospects over three days of action between Friday 17th November and Sunday 19th November. Some decent pots are up for grabs as well as thoughts of the big races at the festival in March.
PUNCHESTOWN WINTER FESTIVAL
Not to be outdone by what Cheltenham managed in the previous week some of the best of Irish National Hunt racing will be on display at Punchestown for their 2 day Winter Festival between Saturday 18th November and Sunday 19th November.
NEWBURY WINTER CARNIVAL
One of the great traditional meetings of the season – formerly remembered for its association with the Hennessy Gold Cup – takes place between Friday 1st December and Saturday 2nd December, taking in the Ladbrokes Trophy Steeplechase (formerley Hennessy Gold Cup) and the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle.
ERNIE’S CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Sit back and enjoy the racing over the holiday period, and let Ernie and his helpers do all the hard work over the Christmas and New Year break providing the selections for all the racing on both sides of the Irish Sea between Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, taking in the King George, Wetherby, a four day meeting at Leopardstown and everything else along the way.
ERNIE’S ANGLO-IRISH SPECIAL
More clues start to build up in the direction of the Cheltenham Festival with one of the most informative two days of racing at the end of January. With the Sky Bet Meeting at Doncaster between Friday 2nd February and Saturday 2nd February as well as the Cheltenham Festival Trials Meeting on the Saturday.
IRISH CHAMPIONS WEEKEND
The new Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown in Ireland takes place between Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th February (including the Irish Champion Hurdle) , completing two weeks of racing either side of the Irish Sea which should see the picture should start to become a lot clearer for punters with March in mind....
THE CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL
No further description required! All the selections between Tuesday 13th March and Friday 16th March.
ERNIE’S GRAND NATIONAL SPECIAL
All the selections for both the Aintree Meeting (Thursday 12th April-Saturday 14th April) and the Ayr Meeting (Friday 20th April-Saturday 21st April), taking in five days of racing including the Grand National on both sides of the border.
Five days of the best National Hunt action between Tuesday 24th April and Saturday 28th April as horses from Ireland and across the water do battle for some of the final end of year prizes.