• Sandown Racecourse

    Located in the outer suburbs of London, the historic Sandown racecourse stages both flat and jump meetings, and it’s turf has been graced by racing royalty such as Arkle, Mill Reef and Desert Orchid over the years.
    Sandown has two of the most important and highly contested steeple chasing events on the British calendar, the Bet365 Gold Cup and the Tingle Creek, while the Group 1 Eclipse is one of the standout flat races of the entire summer.
    Sandown also hosts many non-racing events such as trade shows, wedding fairs, car shows and auctions, property shows and concerts.
     
    Travel to Sandown:
    By Car – The best route from London is to take the A3. Alternatively from the M25 turn off at Junction 10 and follow the A3 back towards London for 2 miles until the junction with the A307, where the course is well sign-posted.
    By Train – Esher railway station is adjacent to the back straight of the racecourse. Racegoers can walk along the platform before taking a short cut at the end of the platform which brings them to the turnstiles half way down the back straight.…
  • York Racecourse

    York is the third biggest racecourse in Britain in terms of total prize money offered, and second behind only Ascot in prize money offered per meeting. The North Yorkshire venue attracts over 350,000 racegoers per year and stages three Group 1 events – The Juddmonte International Stakes, the Nunthorpe Stakes and the Yorkshire Oaks.
    York is one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious racecourses, and it’s Ebor Festival in August is one of the highlights of the flat racing season, and includes the acclaimed Ebor Handicap, one of Europe’s most difficult premier handicap races to win.
    Travel to York:
    By Car – York racecourse is just outside the city of York with good motorway links on the M1 and A1.
    By Train – York Station on the main east coast line is a mile from the course. London Kings Cross is just 1 hr 50 minutes away, with Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham also direct. Regular buses link with the track.…
  • Goodwood Racecourse

    Each year, Goodwood stage the most exuberant horse racing meeting in the United Kingdom, the Glorious Goodwood Festival. Fierce battles on the track, style and glamour are all associated with the Glorious meeting held in the hight of summer.
    The Goodwood Festival is where fashion, high society and world class horse racing come together for five enthralling days of sport. Notable races include the Sussex Stakes, the Nassau Stakes and the Goodwood Cup.
    Travel to Goodwood:
    By Car – The racecourse is five miles from Chichester off the A27.
    By Train – Chichester Station is on the line from London Victoria, and there is a good bus service to the course on racedays.…
  • Epsom Racecourse

    Epsom racecourse is the home of the greatest flat race in the world, The Derby.

    In 1779, Lord Derby and Sir Charles Bunbury conceived the idea of a race to establish which horse was the best of its generation. With the Investec Derby itself, the Investec Oaks for fillies and the Investec Coronation Cup for older horses, the two-day June meeting represents the ultimate test for the thoroughbred.

    Standing on the Surrey Downs, Epsom is shaped like an elongated horseshoe, and the straight five-furlong course is one of the fastest in the world. With a wide range of race days hosted throughout the year, a trip to Epsom for a day at the races is highly recommended.
    Travel to Epsom:
    By Car – Epsom Downs is two miles south of Epsom on the B290 Tadworth Road.
    By Train – From London Waterloo or London Victoria, take a train to Epsom where buses and taxis will take you to the course.…
  • Doncaster Racecourse

    Doncaster stage both National Hunt and Flat race days throughout the year, including two of the world’s oldest races, the Doncaster Cup (first run in 1766), and the final leg of the English Classic Series, the St Leger, which was inaugurated 10 years later and was the first Classic ever run.
    Travel to Doncaster:
    By Car – The racecourse is a mile from Doncaster town centre. From the south the A1 and M1/M18 are good routes.
    By Train – Doncaster Central is the closest station. Buses 55, 170 and 171 from the station stop 300 metres from the racecourse itself.…
  • Hamilton Racecourse

    Hamilton Park, situated just 10 miles south of Glasgow, has a reputation for being one of the most picturesque in Britain.
    Racing has been staged in Hamilton since 1782, and today hosts plenty of flat meetings throughout the year, including the Listed Glasgow Stakes, the Braveheart Stakes and the Scottish Stewards’ Cup.
    Hamilton Park is also noted for mixing good quality racing with glamour and entertainment – A must trip for all racing enthusiasts.
    Travel to Hamilton:
    By Car – The racecourse is ten miles south of Glasgow.
    By Train – Trains from London Euston and Yorkshire run to Glasgow Central. From there, take a connection to Hamilton West.…