The Grand Irrational Derby Cup Special


Sun 4th 14:30 - 16:30

The Playing Fields

Sat 3rd 14:30 - 16:30

The Playing Fields

Fri 2nd 14:30 - 16:30

The Playing Fields

Submissions now open. Apply here

You have seen The Grand Irrational Sunday race day in all its madcap glory - Bridal Suite hammering jump after jump, Knight Mare lost in their own tangle, Horses Four Courses showing us true elegance in the arena..… and then there was that beautiful track invasion, all your lovely selves gracefully taking on the jumps en masse.

We figured it is finally time for your chance to enter The Grand Irrational Derby Cup, a three day sporting extravaganza. Come show us what you are neighed of. The a-rein-a is yours as we canter through a vigorous series of equine competition - fillyness guaranteed. Interpret the horse and jockey look as loosely as the saddle fits, bonus points will be handed out for creativity.

Winners take home SIX TICKETS TO WILDERNESS 2025!

Teams of six need to be available at 2.30pm on Friday 2nd August or Saturday 3rd August for the first round, and Sunday 4th August at 2.30pm if you make it to the final. Approximate finish times will be 4.30pm.

Entrants must be 18 years and older, all team members must take responsibility for their own safety during the show.

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd 14:30 - 16:30 : Round 1 & 2

Come and see Wilderness’s equestrian elite compete in the true highlight of the UK’s horsing event calendar… The Grand Irrational Derby Cup Special gathers the finest studs & filly’s and truly puts them through their paces in a series of ever more bizarre, intensely competitive rounds, from Show Jumping to the Modern Pant-athlon. Who will make it through to Sunday’s Grand Finale?

Sunday 4th 14:30 - 16.30 : Grand Final

By now you will have seen all our competitors in action, join us for the grande finale as the cream of the crop battle it out for the coveted prize of 6 tickets to Wilderness 2025. With stakes this high, things are going to feel pretty electric in the a-reign-a!