Horse racing returns to Jersey for Easter Monday

The first race gets underway at 2.30pm. Credit: ITV Channel TV

Horse racing is set to make its return to Jersey.

Easter Monday will mark the start of the 2022 season, with the first race getting underway at 2.30pm.

Organisers are expecting over 2,500 spectators to see the action unfold at Les Landes.

Bunny Roberts, President of Jersey Race Club, told ITV Channel TV: "A lot has changed this season. We have done a lot of work on the course.

"It is very exciting. There are 40 horses running on Monday - including five visiting horses and around 11 new horses on the island. Please come and enjoy - the more the merrier."

2022 race meetings:

The Easter Meeting – Monday 18th April Jersey Guineas – Sunday 8th May Warwick Vase – Sunday 22nd May Platinum Jubilee Meeting – Sunday 5th June Champion Hurdle – Friday 24th June Evening Meeting – Friday 8th July Jersey Derby – Sunday 24th July Ladies Day – Sunday 14th August Clarendon – Monday 29th August