Category: Sport Date: Monday, 05 May 2014 Guernsey's most anticipated horse race of the year is to take place on May 5th at the L'ancresse Racecourse, which is also home to the Island's premier golf course. This annual flat race meeting has the largest prize fund in the Channel Islands, so the competition is sure to be fierce. Punters, of course, can place bets on their favourite horses to make watching the competitions an even more exciting experience, with the gates opening from 11am ahead of the first race at 2.15pm. With easy access across the Channel from the UK, the Guernsey Race Club Annual Meet offers a great day out for owners, trainers and horse racing enthusiasts from the mainland. Enhance your trip to the races by staying at The Old Government House Hotel nearby where you can put your feet up for a well-deserved rest, or put them to good use exploring the island with our Walk Guernsey package.