Mercure Hotels is offering Horse & Hound readers the chance to win a racing getaway for two.

Mercure Haydock Hotel is a Georgian mansion-style hotel near Haydock racecourse, surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens and designed around a beautiful central courtyard. The hotel’s full leisure facilities include a 14-metre swimming pool, steam room, jacuzzi, sauna and a fully equipped gymnasium.

One fortunate reader will win a fantastic racing getaway for two at the Mercure Haydock Hotel – you and your guest will be treated to lunch with a complimentary glass of champagne in the beautifully refurbished lounge or stunning garden courtyard. Following your lunch you will be transported just a short distance to the World famous Haydock Park Racecourse, where you will enjoy some of the best racing in the country.

After the races you can return to your lavish King Suite for a relaxing night sleep. King Suites offer a separate lounge area and a spacious bathroom with double sink, separate shower and jacuzzi bath with a flat screen TV. The next morning you can take your time over breakfast as you will have a late check out so that you can enjoy our leisure facilities.

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Entries close 21 June 2017.

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Terms and conditions

The promoter of this competition is Mercure Haydock Hotel (“Promoter”), which has its registered offices located at 117 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, LONDON WC2H 8AF and is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 3380689.

This competition is administered and fulfilled by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd (“TIUK”), which has its registered offices located at 161 Marsh Wall, London, England E14 9AP and is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 53626.

There will be one winner of this competition. The winner will win the following prize: Overnight stay for two at the Mercure Haydock Hotel, including breakfast, lunch with a glass of champagne and tickets to Haydock Park Racecourse.

Dates are subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Any request to postpone the prize by the winner will be at the discretion of the Promoter and subject to availability. Promoter will not provide any refund or compensation in the event of any cancellation of the prize by the winner of the competition. All prizes are non-transferable. The winner cannot obtain cash or other substitution in lieu of any prize. The winner is strictly prohibited from selling the prize to a third party. The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for any dispute that may arise in connection with the allocation of prizes. Entrants accept that, if they win a prize in this competition the Promoter will have the right, without additional payment or permission, to use the entrant’s name, age, town of residence and likeness for the purposes of announcing the winner of this competition and for related promotional purposes. If the winner does not claim their prize within 10 days, their prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected.

The winner(s) are responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prize, including any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.
This competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.
This competition is open to residents in the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) aged eighteen (18) or over, excluding employees and past employees of Promoter and TIUK, their printers and agents and anyone materially connected to the administration of this competition. Proof of eligibility must be provided upon request.
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To enter this competition, you must submit the correct answer to a question along with your contact details as per the instructions on the competition
This competition will open on 6 June 2017 and the closing date is 9.30am on 21 June 2017.
You can only enter this competition online, via the above entry method. Entry made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification.
Only one entry per person may be submitted. All entries will become the property of TIUK and will not be returned. TIUK and Promoter accept no responsibility for entries unsuccessfully submitted.
Entries must be made directly by the person entering this competition. By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these Competition Terms.
The winner will be drawn at random from all correct entries received by the closing date. The decision of TIUK is final and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. Winner will be notified by telephone on or before 5pm on 21 June 2017.
Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the first drawn winner(s) cannot be contacted, or if the winner(s) are unable to comply with these Competition Terms, TIUK reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random.
Failure to respond and/or provide information requested, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements, may result in forfeiture of the prize.
Prizes are subject to availability and the prize supplier’s terms and conditions. The prize is as stated, is not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer. TIUK accepts no responsibility whatsoever for elements of the prize being withdrawn. In the event of the prize being unavailable, TIUK and Promoter reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
TIUK and Promoter reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions at any time and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of this competition. Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time.
Insofar as is permitted by law, TIUK and Promoter, their agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner(s) or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of TIUK and/or Promoter, their agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
If you are a winner of this competition, you agree that TIUK and Promoter may use your name, photograph and town or county of residence to announce the winner(s) of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes, and you agree to co-operate with any other reasonable requests by TIUK and Promoter relating to any post-winning publicity.
Any personal information, such as your name, age, address (including postcode) and/or email address will be used by TIUK in accordance with its privacy policy available at
In the event of a discrepancy between these Competition Terms and the details in the promotional material, the details in the promotional material shall prevail.
In the event of the ride being cancelled no alternative will be offered.
These Competition Terms will be governed by English Law and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.