OUR Haydock Park tickets plus £50 free bet competition should go down a treat this Christmas!

The jump racing season is hotting up with the Unibet Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock Park one of the highlights of the January fixtures.

With a £75,000 purse the Merseyside showpiece attracts some of the best hurdlers in the country, and you could be there to watch this seventh leg of the Road to Cheltenham race series which climaxes with the Unibet Champion Hurdle on the opening day of The Festival in March.

Previous winners of the Champion Hurdle Trial include such illustrious names as Dato Star, Rooster Booster and Inglis Drever.

Last January, Sam Twiston-Davies triumphed for the third year in a row on The New One, trained by his father Nigel.

We've teamed up with big race sponsor Unibet to offer you the chance to win a pair of County Enclosure tickets for one of the north west's top race meetings.

You and a companion could be there on Saturday, January 20, 2018 to enjoy the superb racing action.

We have FIVE pairs of admission tickets to be won and one of the lucky winners will also receive a £50 free bet with Unibet. To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question:

QUESTION: Name the winning horse in the Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock Park in January, 2017.

Send your answer in an email, with the subject header marked ‘Haydock Park – St Helens’ to mike.parsons@nqnw.co.uk.

All correct entries to arrive before the closing date will be entered into a draw.

Terms & Conditions: Closing date is Thursday, January 4, 2018; entrants must be aged 18 and over; travel expenses, hospitality and accommodation are not included; no alternative prize will be offered in the event that racing is abandoned: conditions apply to using the free bet. Also, Newsquest usual competition rules apply.

Open a Unibet account today, place your first sports bet and if it loses you’ll get your money back as a bonus up to £30. Visit www.unibet.co.uk to find out more, 18+ www.gambleaware.co.uk. Further T&Cs apply.

If you’re not lucky enough to win our competition, tickets are still available at www.haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk