The 'Troublemaker' himself is heading
to Haydock Park Racecourse
THE Jockey Club Live and Haydock Park Racecourse are proud
to reveal that the 'Troublemaker' himself, Olly Murs, was the 1st
act announced for their 2017 Summer Season.
Since Olly shot to fame on 'X Factor' in 2009, he has crafted four
multi platinum albums and produced 4 number 1 singles with total record sales
exceeding 10 million. His latest studio album:- '24 HRS' was
released earlier this month and became his fourth consecutive LP to reach the
top spot on the UK charts, becoming the most successful solo artist ever to come
from the X Factor. A formidable performer, he has sold out arena tours across
the UK and cemented himself as one of the Britain's very best live acts.
Olly Murs said:- "I'm really looking forward to playing Haydock Park
Racecourse next summer, it'll be 1 of the 1st chances I'll get to play tracks
from 24 HRS in the sunshine so will be a special show to share with my fans. I
love a day out at the races too so can't wait to get in the crowd during the day
to place a cheeky bet..."
Open air concerts at Haydock Park Racecourse offer an experience unlike any
other this summer. Alongside a show stopping headlining performance by some of
the worlds biggest artists, the action kicks off earlier in the day with a 6
race card; giving fans the chance to witness powerful equine athletes who are
stars in their own right, and enjoy the thrilling drama and spectacle of them
racing for glory.
Jason Fildes, Haydock Park General Manager, said:- "We are delighted to
welcome Olly Murs to Haydock Park Racecourse next summer. He has an excellent
catalogue of hits and is a UK pop favourite, I am sure he will be really well
received with Haydock Park racegoers. I'd encourage people to buy early to
secure their tickets for what will be one of the highlights of the summer!"
The Jockey Club Live are leading promoters on the UK live scene, delivering
spectacular line ups of some of the hottest chart talent and legendary household
names to some of the world's most famous racecourses. The events are renowned
for combining a fun filled evening at the races with a spectacular evening
concert in the informal and relaxed open air setting of the hallowed turf.
Having welcomed over 200,000 fans of live music to their events in 2016, this
year is set to continue the incredible success.
The racecourses have world class customer facilities, featuring an array of
award winning restaurants that cater for all tastes, be it Fine Dining through
to delicious bistro food. The Jockey Club venues welcome over 2million people a
year for some of the UKs biggest racing events so you can be sure a fantastic
Tickets can be obtained
online. Tickets are priced starting from
₤37.50 adult /₤15 child (under 18). Please note child tickets are limited and
all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. All Terms and Conditions are also
online. There will be hospitality packages
available to suit all budgets.
In addition to Haydock Park, The Jockey Club Live will be hosting live concerts
across Sandown Park, Newmarket, Wincanton, Aintree, Market Rasen, Epsom Downs
and Carlisle racecourses this summer.
If you do not know anything about Haydock Park Racecourse... Haydock Park is a
dual purpose racecourse, staging 32 racing days on the Flat and over Jumps in
2016, and a leading conference centre in the north west of England. Haydock Park
is part of The Jockey Club which has been at the heart of British racing for
more than 260 years. Today the largest commercial group in the sport, The Jockey
Club runs the largest racecourse group in the UK by turnover (2014: ₤162.9m),
courses (15) including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket,
attendances (2015: 1.95m), total prize money (2015: ₤43.9m), contribution to
prize money (2015: ₤19.9m) and quality racing (Group and Graded races); more
than 3,000 acres of world-class training grounds in Newmarket, Lambourn and
Epsom Downs; The National Stud breeding enterprise and education provider; and
the charity for racing's people in need, Racing Welfare. Governed by Royal
Charter, every penny The Jockey Club makes it puts back into British racing.
More information is available