Leicester Racecourse,

0116 271 6515



At Leicester Racecourse we are delighted to welcome all Owners and their Trainers. We endeavour to do everything possible to ensure your day is a truly memorable one and that you have a wonderful experience with us.


General Manager:  David Maykels - gm@leicester-racecourse.com

Clerk of the Course: Jimmy Stevenson 07774497281 shawstevenson@aol.com
Owners Liaison: Diana Wilder - diana@leicester-racecourse.com 

Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 30 of 30 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: None

Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Standard Tier
Racecourse Group: Independent
Racing Channel: Racing TV (switched from ATR in 2017)
Right-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Tony Knapton (Proshot photography) 01914 697169 / 07740 940809 knaptontony@gmail.com
Stabling capacity: 108

ROAD: Leicester racecourse is situated at the junction of the A6 and the main Leicester outer ring road (A563). From the M1 (exit junction 21) or M69.
RAIL: Leicester train station is 2 miles northbound along the A6. There is a taxi rank outside the station and there are also two Arriva Sapphire Busses which run from the train station and stop outside the racecourse.
AIR: Helicopter landing at the course (by prior arrangement only). East midlands airport is 20 miles from the course via the M1. Local Taxi: Swift Fox Cabs 0116 26 28 222 

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Owners Facilities

Food: Complimentary tea and coffee
Facilities: We offer free priority car parking, which is located adjacent to the Owners & Trainers entrance. Leicester racecourse has an exclusive Owners room and terrace with panoramic views over the course and a close up view of finishing line. The Owners room has a private bar, complimentary Tea & Coffee and large flat screen TV to watch the racing on. It also has quick and easy access to the winners enclosure and the parade ring. All winning Owners will be invited to the Winning Connections area, where you will watch the DVD of the race and be treated to a glass of champagne to celebrate your win.

The Nelson Suite restaurant is available serving a Table D'hote meal from £31.95pp and as a special deal owners with a runner on the day are entitled a £15 discount voucher (maximum of 6 vouchers per ownership). Pre-booking is advised due to limited space available. Please call 0116 2716515 opt 2

Hospitality: Further information on hospitality is available here: www.leicester-racecourse.co.uk/racedays/hospitality/

Track Talk

Sample the coffee in the Owners' and Trainers' bar as it is produced by a local business - SH from London