|Aintree Racecourse Aintree Racecourse
offers two left-handed courses,the 2m2f flat Grand National circuit and
the 1m3f Mildmay Course.Based in Liverpool and home to the world famous
Grand National Steeplechase.
Tel: 0151 523 2600
Fax: 0151 522 2920
Ascot Racecourse Ascot Racecourse,
founded in 1711 is the home to some of the most prestigious and valuable
racing in the world. Ascot Racecourse is situated in wooded countryside
adjoining Windsor Great Park. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 and M25 motorways.Ascot
stages 25 days of racing throughout the year, 16 Flat meetings between the
months of May and October and 9 National Hunt meetings between November
and April.The flat course is a right-handed triangle just over 1m6f. The
National Hunt course is a right-handed, stiff circuit of 1m5f.
Tel: 01344 622211
Ayr Racecourse The first official
meeting at Ayr, as recorded in "Weatherbys Racing Calendar" took place over
200 years ago in 1777 and is now Scotland's premier racecourse, hosting
both Flat and National Hunt fixtures. Normally holding at least 25 days
racing every year Ayr is host to the Scottish Grand National, the Ayr Gold
Cup and a host of other valuable races during it's 12 month racing programme.
The flat course is a left-handed 1 1/2m oval and the National Hunt course
is a mainly flat,left-handed circuit of 1m4f. The Racecourse is located
close to Ayr town center and only 5 minutes from the A77 dual carriageway.
It is well signposted from all directions.
Ayr Racecourse, Western House
2 Whitletts Road
Tel: 01292 264179
Fax: 01292 610140
Set in the countryside beside the River Dee this National Hunt left-handed,
sharp and flat country course provides exciting racing and a friendly atmosphere.
Tel: 01978 780 323
Fax: 01978 780 985
Bath Racecourse Hosting flat
races throughout the summer months,the track is a left-handed 1 1/2m, oval.Bath
racecourse is conveniently located two miles North of the city centre, Bath
Racecourse is just six miles South of Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway and
is well sign-posted from all major routes to its location on Lansdown Hill.
Tel: 01225 424609
Fax: 01225 444415
Beverley Racecourse Beverley
racecourse offers flat racing on a right-handed 1m3f oval track.The course
is situated on the famous Beverley Westwood, just a short distance from
the town centre.
Beverley Race Company Limited
Tel: 01482 867488 / 882645
Fax: 01482 863892
Brighton Racecourse Brighton
Racecourse hosts 23 flat races over the spring and summer months on it's
flat left-handed, 1 1/2m U-shape course. The Racecourse is easy to reach
from the A27 Brighton bypass.
Tel: 01273 603580
Fax: 01273 673267
Carlisle Racecourse Carlisle
Racecourse is located just off Junction 42 of the M6, Carlisle Racecourse
offers flat and National Hunt racing over looking the Cumbrian countryside.The
flat course is a right-handed, 1 1/2m pear-shape,whilst the National Hunt
course is a stiff right-handed, undulating circuit of 1m5f.
Carlisle Racecourse Company Ltd
Tel: 01228 554700
Fax: 01228 591827
This National Hunt course at Cartmel hosts six well attended race meetings
a year on it's left-handed, sharp and undulating 1m circuit. Cartmel Steeplechases
is based in the south of the Lake District, within the village of Cartmel.
Tel: 01539 536340
Fax: 01539 536004
Catterick Racecourse The
Racecourse is situated just off the A1 approximately 5 miles south of Scotch
Corner on the outskirts of Catterick village.Catterick hosts racing throughout
the year on it's left-handed 1m1f oval, undulating and sharp flat course,and
left-handed, sharp, undulating, National Hunt circuit of 1m3f.
The Catterick Racecourse Company Ltd.
Tel: 01748 811478
Fax: 01748 811082
Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham
racecourse is the Headquarters of The National Hunt.This left-handed oval
course is world famous for the March Cheltenham festival,the racecourse
is just a few minutes North from the centre of Cheltenham and a short distance
from the M5.
Tel: 01242 513014
Fax: 01242 224227
Chepstow Racecourse Situated
in an area of outstanding natural beauty,Chepstow racecourse hosts a mixture
of National Hunt and Flat racing throughout the year,including the Welsh
Grand National.The flat course is a left-handed oval of 1m7f.The National
Hunt circuit of 1m7f is left-handed and undulating.The Racecourse is on
the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth road,close to the original Severn Bridge.From
the M48 exit at Junction 2.
Tel: 01291 622260
Fax: 01291 627061
Chester Racecourse Chester
Racecourse hosts the prestigious May Meeting. A three day festival that
includes the Chester Vase, Chester Cup and the Ormonde Stakes.This flat,
very sharp left-handed track is just over 1m round with a short run in.Chester
Racecourse is south east of the town.From the north or south, take the M6/M56
and exit Junction 14.
Chester Race Company Limited
Tel: 01244 304600
Fax: 01244 304649
The Curragh The Curragh Racecourse
in Kildare is the head quarters of horse racing in Ireland since the first
race took place in 1741 and one of Ireland's premier sporting venues.The
Curragh is a right handed horseshoe shaped course with a circuit of two
miles with no sharp bends with a straight run in of three furlongs uphill.
The Curragh includes a straight mile course and two round courses.It is
widely recognised as a very fair galloping track. Less than an hour from
Dublin, take Exit 9 off the M50 onto the N7 southbound. Take Exit 10 off
the M7. When you arrive, you’ll find plenty of free car parking.
Tel: 353 (0) 45 441 205
Fax: 353 (0) 45 441 442
Doncaster Racecourse Doncaster
is the home of the St.Leger,the world's oldest and the final classic of
the UK flat racing season.Doncaster hosts flat and National Hunt meetings
during the year.The flat course is a galloping left-handed, pear-shaped
2m with a 4 1/2f run-in. The National Hunt course is a flat left-handed
circuit of 2m. The racecourse is a mile from Doncaster town centre.Exit
junction 3 or 4 M18 follow brown signs marked Doncaster exhibition centre.
The Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre.
Tel: 01302 304200
Fax: 01302 323271
DownRoyal Down Royal Racecourse
has been hosting meetings to generations of people in Ulster since the 17th
Century.The course is a right handed, one mile, seven furlong circuit with
a four furlong straight and a five furlong chute. It has the largest circumference
of any racecourse in Ireland. From Belfast take the M1 to Sprucefield exit.
Take the 2nd exit off the roundabout and follow the dual carriageway to
the top of the hill. Turn right to cross other side of carriageway before
the next roundabout. Continue down Harry’s Road to crossroads and go straight
through. Continue on the Aghnatrisk Road to next crossroads and turn right
onto Kesh Road. Racecourse is about 2 miles further down the road.From Dublin
Road to Newry (N1 South of the border) then onto the A1 Dual Carriageway
to Belfast. At Hillsborough Roundabout continue as for Belfast and take
the first turn to left on Harry’s Road and directions are same as above.
Down Royal Racecourse.
Tel: 028 9262 1256
Fax: 028 9262 1433
Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs
Racecourse is home to the world famous Derby,currently sponsored by Vodafone.Hosting
flat racing this left-handed, U-shaped course of 1m4f has steep undulations
and is regarded as having the fastest 5f course in the world. The racecourse
is just a few minutes from Epsom Town Centre on the B290 Epsom Downs Road
and just off junction 9 of the M25.
Epsom Downs Racecourse
Tel: 01372 726311
Fax: 01372 748253
Exeter Racecourse Exeter
racecourse offers National Hunt racing on a right-handed,undulating and
stiff circuit of 2m, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside
Exeter with views down towards Dartmoor.Exeter Racecourse is situated at
the top of Haldon Hill, alongside the A38 Exeter to Plymouth Road, 5 miles
south west of the end of the M5 Motorway and two miles east of Chudleigh.
Tel: 01392 832599
Fax: 01392 833454
Racecourse is a venue steeped in history, with a tradition of hospitality
and a reputation for entertaining.Home to the Irish Grand National since
1870. Fairyhouse is a right handed course of almost 2 miles round.It is
relatively flat while the fences are stiff but fair and are a good test
for any horse.Fairyhouse Racecourse is located at Ratoath just 15 miles
from Dublin City Centre.From the City Centre take N3 towards Navan, passing
Blanchardstown Shopping Centre on your left.Proceed for about 6 miles to
a sign for Ratoath/Fairyhouse.Turn right onto R155 and proceed for two miles.
Fairyhouse Racecourse is located on the right.
Tel: 01 825 6167
Fax: 01 825 6051
Fakenham Racecourse Fakenham
racecourse offers National Hunt racing over a sharp,undulating left-handed
circuit of 1m. Easily accessible from the north, take the A1 and A17,from
the south, take the A1065, from the west the A148 and from the east the
Fakenham Racecourse Ltd
Tel: 01328 862388
Fax: 01328 855908
Folkestone Racecourse is the only racecourse in Kent and is located in the
South Downs at Westenhanger.Folkestone plays host to twenty days of racing
a year, both Flat and National Hunt. The flat course is a right-handed,
undulating 1 1/4m oval with 3f run-in. The National Hunt course is a right-handed,
undulating oval of 1m2f. Folkestone Racecourse is located five miles west
of Folkestone Town, about one mile from junction 11 of the M20 at Newingreen,on
the junction of the A20 and the A261.
Tel: 0870 2200023
Fax: 01342 836815
Fontwell Park Racecourse Fontwell
Park has been voted the best small racecourse in the South East for many
years.This National Hunt racecourse is set in countryside at the edge of
the Sussex Downs in West Sussex,and is a left-handed hurdle and figure-of-eight
chase course of 1m. Fontwell Park is situated on the A27/A29 roundabout
between Chichester and Arundel.
Fontwell Park Racecourse
Tel: 01243 543335
Fax: 01243 543904
Goodwood Racecourse Set
on top of the Sussex Downs Goodwood racecourse plays host to the famous
July five-day Festival Meeting and over 20 flat race days throughout the
summer.This is a sharp right-handed course with a long run-in.The racecourse
is five miles from Chichester off the A27.
Goodwood Racecourse Ltd
Tel: 0800 0188191 or 01243 755022
Fax: 01243 755025
Great Leighs Racecourse The first
new racecourse in Britain for 75 years, due to open in 2006 This all weather
course will have an eight and a half furlong polytrack circuit with sweeping
and slightly cambered bends,that will allow for year round racing. Great
Leighs racecourse is approximately 5 miles north of Chelmsford.33 miles
from London via the A12 and A131 and is 39 miles from Newmarket.
Great Leighs Ltd
Tel: 01245 362 412
Fax: 01245 361850
Hamilton Park Racecourse Hamilton
Park Racecourse with it's manicured lawns and leafy paddocks offers numerous
flat races throughout the year on a right handed,undulating loop of a course.
Hamilton Park is just off the M74 which means it's easy to get to.The racecourse
is ten miles south of Glasgow.From Glasgow, take the M74 and exit Junction
5.From Edinburgh take the M8, exit Junction 6 and take the A723.From the
south, take the A74 and M74 from Carlisle and exit Junction 5.
Hamilton Park Racecourse
Tel: 01698 283806
Fax: 01698 286621
Haydock Park Racecourse Haydock
Park is the premier Racecourse in the North West offering 31 days racing
of the highest calibre all the year round, with the Group 1 Stanley Leisure
Sprint in September and the Red Square Vodka Gold Cup in February.The flat
1m5f course consists of a left-handed oval, whilst the National Hunt course
is a left-handed, flat and galloping circuit of 1m5f. Haydock Park is located
just one mile from Junction 23 of the M6.
Haydock Park Racecourse
Tel: 01942 725963
Fax: 01942 270879
Hereford Racecourse Hereford
racecourse stages sixteen National Hunt meetings each year over a sharp
right-handed generally flat circuit of 1m4f. From the North, the racecourse
can be reached via the A49 from Leominster and the A4110. The main Southern
approach roads are the A49 and the A465. The A438 through Hereford itself
passes close to the racecourse and there is also an approach on the A4103
Tel: 01432 273560
Fax: 01432 352807
Hexham Racecourse Situated
on Yarridge Heights high above the historic market town, Hexham Racecourse
has been the home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over
a century.This National Hunt circuit of 1m4f is a testing left-handed, severe
and undulating racecourse hosting around 16 meetings a year. Hexham is approximately
20 miles from Newcastle and 35 miles from Carlisle, a mile south of Hexham
off the A69 between the B6305 and the B6306.
The Racecourse Office
Tel: 01434 606881
Fax: 01434 605814
Situated in 175 acres this National Hunt course offers 18 meetings per year
on a flat right handed and fast circuit of 1m4f. Huntingdon Racecourse is
situated half a mile off the A1, on the A14, the A1/M1 link road that joins
the M11 at Cambridge.
Tel: 01480 453373
Fax: 01480 455275
Kelso Racecourse This left handed
and undulating National Hunt racecourse is situated in the heart of the
Scottish Borders, on the outskirts of Kelso which is just off the A698 and
is served by the A68 and A7 from Edinburgh and the A699 from the west.The
hurdles course is a sharp 1m1f ,whilst the 1m 3f chase track is easier.
18 – 20 Glendale Road
Tel: 01668 280800
Fax: 01668 281113
Kempton Park Racecourse Racing at
Kempton takes place throughout the year, hosting both Flat and National
Hunt meetings, most notably The King George VI Chase on Boxing day.Flat
racing is on a right handed triangle of 1m5f circuit and the Jubilee course
of 1m2f with the National Hunt course a triangular, almost flat circuit
of 1m5f. Kempton Park is located half a mile from J1 of the M3 and is signposted
from the motorway. The racecourse is readily accessible by road links between
the M4/M3 and M25.
Kempton Park Racecourse
Staines Road East
Tel: 01932 782292
Fax: 01932 782044
Steeped in more than 100 years of history, and within 200 acres, the Leicester
Racecourse estate provides racegoers with thirty race meetings a year,both
on flat and National Hunt courses.The flat course is a right handed, undulating
oval,of 1m6f.The National Hunt is also right-handed and undulating on a
circuit of 1m6f. Leicester Racecourse is easily accessed from the Midlands
Motorway network,two miles south east of Leicester on the A6 Market Harborough
road,and is only three miles from the centre of Leicester.
Tel: 0116 271 6515
Fax: 0116 271 1746
Lingfield Park Racecourse
Lingfield Park is located close to East Grinstead, in a beautiful setting
on the borders of Surrey, Kent and Sussex.Meetings cover Turf Flat, Turf
National Hunt and Winter Track Flat Racing on the Polytrack. The flat turf
track is a left-handed, undulating triangle of 1m4f.The Polytrack is a 1m2f
left-handed all-weather surface inside the turf course.The National Hunt
course is a left-handed, undulating and sharp circuit of 1m5f. Lingfield
is 21 miles from central London and best reached from the M25 and A22. The
racecourse is on the B2029 at the bottom of the hill beyond Lingfield High
Tel: 0870 2200022
Fax: 01342 835874
Ludlow Racecourse Situated
in the Shropshire Countryside Ludlow Racecourse offers 16 race meetings
throughout the year.This National Hunt track offers a right-handed chase
flat circuit of 1m4f,whilst the hurdles track is 150y longer and slightly
undulating. The Racecourse is situated one and a half miles North of Ludlow,
and half a mile East of the A49).The B4365 crosses the course.
Tel: 01584 856221
Fax: 01981 580181
Market Rasen Racecourse
Set in its rural surroundings Market Rasen is the only racecourse in Lincolnshire
this National Hunt only course is a sharp, slightly undulating right handed
oval circuit of 1m2f.The Racecourse is on the outskirts of the market town
of Market Rasen and midway between the Cathedral City of Lincoln and the
town of Grimsby.It is well sign posted, being on the East side of Market
Rasen alongside the A6531.
Market Rasen Racecourse
Tel: 01673 843434
Fax: 01673 844532
The course hosts 24 race days throughout the year, both flat racing and
National Hunt meetings.The flat course is a right handed, 1 1/4m oval with
tight turns.The National Hunt course is a right handed virtually flat track
with sharp turns on a circuit of 1m3f.Easily accessible from the west, take
the M8 and the City bypass, and from the east the A1 and A198. From the
south, use the A7, A68 and A702.
Tel: 0131 665 2859
Fax: 0131 653 2083
Newbury Racecourse Newbury
Racecourse in Berkshire offers some of the finest horse racing both on the
flat and National Hunt.Newbury Racecourse is home to the Hennessy Cognac
Gold Cup and the Juddmonte Lockinge.The flat course is a left handed, almost
flat,circuit of 1m7f. The National Hunt course is a left handed, flat and
galloping circuit of 1m7f with stiff fences. Newbury in Berkshire is situated
in the centre of Southern England, close to both the M3 and the M4 as well
as the A34, A4 and A339.
Tel: 01635 40015
Fax: 01635 528354
With 32 race meetings covering both the Flat and National Hunt Seasons,
Newcastle Racecourse is the busiest turf track in the UK . The flat sometimes
testing course is a left handed 1 3/4m oval with an uphill run in.The National
Hunt course is a left handed circuit of 1m6f. From the A1 North and South
- North of Newcastle is the B1318 signposted for Gosforth, Killingworth
and Wideopen. Follow the signs bearing a horse and rider and the name "Gosforth
High Gosforth Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 236 2020
Fax: 0191 236 7761
Nestling on the Suffolk-Cambridgeshire border at the gateway to the East
of England, Newmarket is the historical home of British horseracing.Newmarket
racecourse hosts flat racing of the highest calibre (including the 1000
Guineas and the 2000 Guineas) on two courses.The Rowley Mile Racecourse
situated on the fringes of the town is a right handed,wide and galloping
2m2f circuit with an undulating 1m2f straight and uphill final furlong.
The July Racecourse is situated alongside the National Stud on the approach
to Newmarket and is home to all of the summer race meetings.The July course
is a little over 2 miles, with a right handed bend at halfway, the first
mile being part of the Cesarewitch course, the last the straight Bunbury
Mile. Set on the Suffolk / Cambridgeshire borders, on the outskirts of the
town centre and surrounded by training gallops and heathland, the Rowley
Mile and July Racecourses are just 12 miles from Cambridge and sixty miles
from London.The A11 and A14 provide easy access from the major cities of
East Anglia and from the M11 and A1.
Westfield House, The Links
Tel: 01638 675500
Fax: 01638 663044
Newton Abbot Racecourse Hosting
over 19 races a year this National Hunt only course is a sharp left handed
oval circuit of 1m2f. The Racecourse is well signposted from the M5,which
is just a few miles away.Follow the A380 towards Torquay after leaving the
M5 at Junction 31.
Newton Abbot Races Ltd
Tel: 01626 353235
Fax: 01626 336972
Set within the 280 acres of Colwick Park just 2 miles from the city centre,
Nottingham Racecourse hosts over 20 meetings a year on a flat, left-handed
oval track with easy turns. The oval course is a mile and a half long with
a run-in of four and a half furlongs. Nottingham Racecourse is easily accessible
by road use the M1, A1, A52, and A46.
Tel: 0115 9580620
Fax: 0115 9584515
Perth Racecourse Perth Racecourse
is situated in one of the most picturesque settings in the country. Within
the grounds of historic Scone Palace the course skirts the banks of the
River Tay.This National Hunt course is right handed and flat, with tight
bends covering a circuit of 1m 2f. Coming from the South or the West you
will approach Perth either on the M90 (from Edinburgh) or the A9 (from Stirling).From
the north of England use the M6 Carlisle, M74, M73 following signs for Sterling
then follow signs for Perth.
Follow the signs to Dundee via the city bypass until you cross the Friarton
Bridge which crosses the Tay just west of Perth. Take the first exit immediately
over the bridge and follow the signs to Perth. Coming from Dundee you will
travel west on the A90 and exit at the same junction before you cross the
bridge.You will soon pick up the signs to Scone Palace and then to the racecourse.
Scone Palace Park
Tel: 01738 551597
Fax: 01738 553021
Plumpton Racecourse Plumpton
Racecourse,in the heart of Sussex,is one of the smaller jump racecourses
in the country, staging sixteen National Hunt fixtures a year from September
to May.This National Hunt circuit of 1m1f is an undulating,sharp left handed
track. Plumpton village is 5 miles to the north west of Lewes and is signposted
from the A275. On the M25, take the M23 south, then the A23 towards Brighton
- take the B2116 (Hurstpierpoint) and the racecourse is signposted after
Tel: 01273 890383
Fax: 01273 891557
Pontefract Racecourse This
modern,well appointed racecourse in West Yorkshire offers flat racing sixteen
times over the season.The left handed, undulating 2m circuit,has a straight
of just over 2f,with the last 6f going uphill. Pontefract Racecourse is
well situated for access, the entrance being only half a mile from junction
32 of the M62. The M62 passes the northern side of the track and links with
the A1, M1 and M18 within 10 miles of the Course.
Pontefract Race Co. Ltd
Tel: 01977 703224
Fax: 01977 600577
Redcar Racecourse Redcar offers
upto 18 days of action packed flat racing from March to October on a left
handed oval circuit of 1m6f ,with a run in of 5f. Races up to 1m are run
on the straight course. Redcar Racecourse is readily accessible by road
with links via the A1, A66 and A1085.
Tel: 01642 484068
Fax: 01642 488272
Ripon Racecourse Ripon Racecourse,
with 14 flat meetings over the season, is located in one of the country’s
most beautiful cities.With its breathtaking medieval cathedral, this small
bustling market town is one of the oldest cities in England.The right handed,
1m5f oval course has slight undulations and a sharp bend before a 5f run
in. From the south, take the A1/A1M.Join the B6265 towards Ripon, the course
is just off this road.
77 North Street
Tel: 01765 602156
Fax: 01765 690018
Set in the middle of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, within view of stunning
Salisbury Cathedral, the Racecourse hosts 16 flat race meetings in a season.This
is a galloping right handed loop course with an uphill 7f run in which makes
for a stiff test. The racecourse is three and a half miles south west of
Salisbury on the A3094 which is well signposted. From the north, take the
Tel: 01722 326461
Fax: 01722 412710
Sandown Park Racecourse Sandown Park
lies 15 miles south-west of London just off the A307 in the town of Esher
in Surrey.Sandown offers both Flat and National Hunt racing throughout the
year,including the Coral-Eclipse and The William Hill, Tingle Creek Meeting.
The galloping flat course is a right handed oval of 1m5f with a 4f uphill
run in.The National Hunt course is a stiff right handed circuit of 1m5f
with a stiff uphill finish. The best route from London is to take the A3
and follow the signs to Sandown Park. Alternatively from the M25 turn off
at Junction 10 and follow the A3 back towards London for 2 miles to the
junction with the A307, where the course is well sign-posted.
Sandown Park Racecourse
Tel: 01372 463072
Fax: 01372 465205
Situated in the County Durham countryside,Sedgefield hosts 19 fixtures throughout
the year.The National Hunt course is a left handed, undulating oval with
sharp bends over a circuit 1m2f. Sedgefield is conveniently placed five
minutes from Junction 60 off the A1(M), and is clearly signposted from there.
The Racecourse lies just outside the village of Sedgefield, and is only
twenty minutes from Teesside and Darlington.
Tel: 01740 621925
Fax: 01740 620663
Southwell racecourse is situated in the East Midlands and hosts Flat and
National Hunt racing throughout the year. The All Weather Fibresand track
is a left handed oval of 1 mile 2 furlongs. The long sweeping bends tests
both horse and jockey. It has a straight run in of 3 furlongs. Southwell
is the only all weather track to have a straight race. This is for 5f sprints.The
turf course, used for both National Hunt and flat racing, lies within the
all weather track and is 1 furlong shorter. Jump races feature seven obstacles
per circuit with a 1 furlong run in. Southwell Racecourse is easily accessible
from most parts of the Country and is situated seven miles west of Newark.
There is easy access from the A1 and the M1 via the A46 and the A617.
Tel: 01636 814481
Fax: 01636 812271
Racing has taken place at Stratford Racecourse since 1755.Stratford-upon-Avon
Racecourse has fifteen meetings a year, most of which take place within
the summer months,on a left handed, flat and sharp circuit of 1m2f. Stratford-upon-Avon
Racecourse is approximately 15 minutes from Junction 15 of the M40 and 40
minutes from Junction 7 of the M5. With Birmingham only 40 minutes away
and London, Bristol, Cardiff and Manchester all within two hours drive,
Stratford is easily accessible.
Tel: 01789 267949
Fax: 01789 415850
Taunton Racecourse Taunton
Racecourse,only a few minutes drive from the centre of Taunton, is the youngest
Racecourse in Britain with outstanding views across the course to the wooded
slopes of the Blackdown Hills.Taunton Racecourse offers 11 National Hunt
meetings a year on a sharp right handed oval circuit of 1m2f. Taunton Racecourse
is on the B3170 road from Taunton to Corfe & Honition, approx 2 miles
south of Taunton town centre. Leave the M5 at Junction 25, and travel towards
Taunton, following the signs for Racecourse. If you are travelling on the
A303 or from Dorset or South Somerset, take the A358 which crosses under
the M5 and pick up the Racecorse signs.
Tel: 01823 337172
Fax: 01823 325881
Thirsk Racecourse Thirsk is
one of Yorkshire's most beautiful country courses, set between the North
Yorkshire Moors and the Dales.The racecourse offers 15 flat races mainly
during the summer months on a sharp and level, left handed oval of about
1m2f. From the south (A1), take the A168 at Dishforth. After 6 miles take
the B1448 to Thirsk. At the mini-roundabout, turn left and the racecourse
is on the right. From the north (A1) follow signs for Thirsk. Enter Thirsk
from the west along the A61. The racecourse is on the left about half a
mile past the railway station.
Tel: 01845 522276
Fax: 01845 525353
Set in the beautiful surroundings of Lord Hesketh's private estate, Towcester
Racecourse is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country.This
National Hunt right handed circuit of 1m6f is known to be very testing with
the last mile being uphill. Towcester is at the intersection of the A43
and A5 and the racecourse is a mile to the south east.Follow the M1, exiting
Junction 15a and from Towcester town centre follow the signs to the course.
Tel: 01327 353414
Fax: 01327 358534
Set in the Staffordshire countryside, Uttoxeter Racecourse is home to many
important races in the jumping calendar.With 23 fixtures throughout the
year, racing takes place every month at Uttoxeter. This National Hunt course
is left handed with a few undulations on a circuit of 1m3f. Situated just
off the A50 between Burton on Trent and Stoke on Trent the racecourse is
clearly signposted from the A50, A515, A518 and Uttoxeter Town Centre.
Tel: 01889 562561
Fax: 01889 562786
Warwick Racecourse Lying
a few hundred yards from Warwick Castle,Warwick Racecourse enjoys a full
racing calendar all year round with Flat and National Hunt meetings taking
place on weekdays and weekends, afternoons and evenings. The flat course
is a sharp left handed circuit of 1m6f,with the National Hunt course a 1m5f
left handed circuit with tight turns and some undulations. Warwick racecourse
is ideally situated in the heart of the country, with easy access from a
number of main routes: M40, M42, M5 and M6.Warwick Racecourse is close to
the junction of the A46 and A41.
Tel: 01926 491553
Fax: 01926 403223
Wetherby Racecourse Wetherby
Racecourse is unique in Yorkshire because it only stages National Hunt racing.The
course is a left handed oval, with easy bends on a circuit 1m4f. The Racecourse
is situated on the B1224 Wetherby/York Road, on the outskirts of Wetherby,
at the East side of the A1.
Tel: 01937 582035
Fax: 01937 588021
Wincanton Racecourse hosts 15 fixtures of jump racing from October to May
and has an average of two meetings per month during this period.This National
Hunt,right handed circuit of 1m3f is mainly flat and fairly testing. Wincanton
Racecourse is situated on the B3081 between Wincanton and Bruton. The B3081
is just off the A303 which is the arterial route between London and the
Southwest. It is 37 miles south of Bristol and 38 miles north of Bournemouth.
Tel: 01963 32344
Fax: 01963 34668
Windsor Racecourse Windsor
Racecourse hosts 29 race meetings between April and December, 24 of these
are flat meetings with the other 4 being National Hunt fixtures.Royal Windsor
is the only figure-of-eight flat course in the country, and the sharp bends
mean that the focus is on speed rather than stamina.The course is completely
flat and has a circuit of 1m4f. Windsor Racecourse is on the main A308 between
Windsor and Maidenhead. From the M4 leave at junction 6 and follow the signs
to Windsor.From the M3 leave at junction 2 to join the M25 and travel North
towards Heathrow. Leave the M25 at junction 15 and join the M4 (West) to
Tel: 0870 2200024
Fax: 01753 830156
Wolverhampton Racecourse Wolverhampton
is Britain's only floodlit horse race track,with a tight left handed Polytrack
oval all weather surface.This flat racing only course hosts numerous meetings
throughout the year. Wolverhampton Racecourse has good access to the M6
and M54 motorway.Located north of the city centre, off the A449 dueal carriageway.
Follow the brown tourist signs to Dunstall Park.From north: Exit junction
12 of the M6 onto A5 west, joining the A449 South.From south: Exit junction
10a of the M6 joining M54 to junction 2, following A449 South.
Dunstall Park Centre
Tel: 0870 220 2442
Fax: 0870 220 0107
Worcester Racecourse is one of Britain's oldest racecourses where racing
has taken place on the banks of the River Severn since 1718.This National
Hunt course hosts 18 meetings from April to November.The left handed 1m5f
oval circuit is mainly flat with long straights and easy turns. From the
north or south take junction 6 off the M5 and follow the A449 towards Worcester
City Centre. From the West take the A443 and A44, both offer good access
to the city centre.
Tel: 0870 2202772
Fax: 01905 617563
Yarmouth Racecourse offers 21 flat racing fixtures in a setting only a few
minutes from the beach. The course is a flat and fair, left handed oval
circuit of 1m 5f. The Racecourse is situated to the north of Great Yarmouth
towards Caister. From the North and Midlands the Racecourse can be reached
via the A47, the main Southern approach roads are the A11 (joining the A27
South of Norwich) and the A12 via Colchester, Ipswich and Lowestoft.On arrival
at Great Yarmouth follow Yellow AA signs to the Racecourse.
Great Yarmouth Racecourse
Tel: 01493 842527
Fax: 01493 843254
York Racecourse York is one
of the Premier tracks in Europe and has won the 2004 Flat Racecourse of
the Year Award.The left handed,u shaped course is both flat and fair on
a circuit of 2m. York Racecourse is just outside the city of York with good
motorway links on the M1 and A1. Once near the city, from the south, east
and west the A64 and A1036 are the roads to follow. From the north, use
the A19 and A59, then the York Ring Road to avoid the city centre.
Tel: 01904 620911
Fax: 01904 611071
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