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Inter-hunt Donkey Derby

Returning in 2022



  • Each hunt may enter one donkey

  • Jockeys must be under 11 stone and over 18 years old

  • 6 donkeys will participate in the race

  • The race is run over 1 ½ furlong on the home stretch of the course at Hexham Racecourse

  • Entries will be taken on a first come first serve basis

  • The donkey derby will take place following all horse races, at approximately 6pm

  • The first donkey over the finish line will be the winner – this race is not optimum time

  • Entry Fee: £50 per donkey

  • Prize: £100 cash prize to the winning hunt & momentum for the winning Jockey

For further rules, entries and information please contact

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