The 2018  entry reserve list for the 9th annual London Pantomime Horse Race is now open.

The 1sf 2 entries to fully sign up for this year’s race will each win an exclusive                                  ‘HOOF LIFE’ T-shirt. email [email protected] for details.

Venue: Royal Greenwich, London                                                                                                                                      Date: Sunday 16th December 2018

Why reserve so early in the year?  

Places and choice of preferred ‘themed character’ tend to get snapped up in advance, so to ensure your team’s place is secured, simply email [email protected] to reserve your teams place for the time being.  You will not need to hire any costumes at this early stage as you only need to confirm your team place, until we contact you again in September, to request full entry confirmation.   You can also change the name of your teams Horse ‘themed character’ before your fully confirm your entry.


Maximum: 30 Team entries 

Team requirements:  1 x (2 person) Pantomime Horse Costume.

This year’s theme is ‘Film & TV’ so each Team entry will get the chance to glam up their nag into the character or star from their fave TV Show or a well-known character from the movies.  Horse based Puns are not essential in choosing the name of your Horse, but extra brownie points awarded for those who do manage to slip in a pun-tastic name for their team.


Maximum: 4 Team entries 

Team requirements: 2 x (one person) Sloth costumes plus 1 (one person) Horse costume.

email [email protected] for further details about the ‘Sloth’ race and the main ‘Pantomime Horse Race’ taking place on race-day.

FILM & TV  Characters   

Below is a suggestion list of characters from Film and TV, that your team can choose to race under this year.  Each entrant will be required to get creative and glam up your costumed nag.

Prizes (including an Oscar) will go to the ‘Best Dressed’ and ‘Most amusing’ costumed entries this year, so get creative and start planning your OTT Oscar acceptance speech. Good luck!

Team name suggestions


  1. Indiana Jones
  2. WonderWoman
  3. Woody (Toy Story)
  4. Harry Potter
  5. Superman
  6. Mad hatter (Alice in Wonderland)
  7. Alice ( Alice in Wonderland)
  8. Austin Powers
  9. Beetlejuice
  10. The Mask (Jim Carrey)
  11. Snow White
  12. Spock ( Star Trek)
  13. Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story)
  14. Sherlock Holmes
  15. Nun (Sister Act)
  16. Batman
  17. Captain America
  18. Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians )


  1. Blackadder
  2. Maid Marian
  3. Robin Hood
  4. Bet Lynch (Coronation Street
  5. Hilda Ogden  (Coronation Street)
  6. Father Ted ( Father Ted)
  7. Mrs Doyle ( Father Ted)
  8. Father Jack (Father Ted)
  9. Dr Who (e.g Tom Baker)
  10. Dot Cotton (Eastenders)
  11. Pat Wicks (Eastenders)
  12. Jason Donovan (Neighbours)
  13. Kyle Minogue (Neighbours)
  14. Del Trotter (Only Fools & Horses)
  15. Beaker (Muppet Show)

Reserve your team name/place today –  [email protected]  or [email protected]

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