Chester Racecourse,

01244 304600




Racecourse Manager:
 Richard Thomas  01244 304602
Clerk of the Course: Andrew Morris 07581 375229
Owners’ Liaison: Jeannie Chantler 07968 963664

Gold Standard award: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 15 of 15 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: None

Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Premier Tier
Racecourse Group: Independent
Racing Channel: Sky Sports Racing
Left-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Alan Wright (Official Photographers) - 01695-724504
Stabling capacity: 138

The Racecourse is situated in the heart of Chester supported by an extensive road and rail network.
By Road: For Satelite Navigation systems our postcode is CH1 2LY. The M53, M56, M6 and A483 are all in close proximity to Chester providing excellent links from Liverpool, Manchester, North Wales and the south of England. The Racecourse is signed from all the major routes into Chester on racedays.
Car Parking: Car parking is on the Open Course and only for cars with a car pass. Car passes can be purchased in advance from the ticket office or from pay lane booths on race days. On Sunday Funday (4th August) only, car parking will be operated on a first come first served basis. A car pass costs £7, with the exceptions of 28th June (£9) and August 4th (£10).
By Rail: Please call 08457 484 950 for the Trainline or try The station is 20-30 minutes walk from the Racecourse through the picturesque Chester city centre.
Merseyrail: "For a hassle free journey, purchase a Merseyrail Day Saver ticket with your admission badges for just £4.90 per adult and £2.45 per child giving you access to the Merseyrail network for the whole day of the raceday fixture. (Northern & Wirral lines only. Not valid on City line services)". Merseyrail operates four trains an hour between Liverpool and Chester Monday to Saturday up until 18.30pm, then a half hourly service.

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