Newton Abbot Racecourse
Newton Abbot charge NO entry fee for ALL races.
Gold Standard award: 2012, 2013. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 18 of 18 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: None
Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Standard Tier
Racecourse Group: Independent
Racing Channel: Sky Sports Racing
Left-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Fiona Crawford 07973 678251 / 01363 776226 email@example.com
Stabling capacity: 80
Situated in the heart of South Devon, Newton Abbot Racecourse is easily accessible, whatever your mode of transport.
From the North: Newton Abbot is served by an extensive motorway network. Well signposted, the racecourse is just a short drive from Exeter and the M5. Racegoers should follow the A380 towards Torquay after leaving the M5 at Junction 31. There is ample free parking available in the centre of the racecourse.
From Plymouth and Cornwall: Racegoers should leave the A38 at the junction signposted Newton Abbot, following the A383 until the main roundabout on the outskirts of the town. Take the first exit for the A381, signposted to the Racecourse and Kingsteignton.
By Rail: Newton Abbot has its own railway station within a three quarters of a mile walk to the course. Newton Abbot is on the mainline from London Paddington. Simply turn right out of the station and continue straight until you see Enterprise car rentals on the roundabout. Turn right at the traffic lights and continue straight on until you come to a roundabout. Turn right and cross at the lights, turning right when you get to the other side of the road. Carry on straight until you reach Newton Abbot Racecourse, which will be on your right.
By Air: Helicopters can land at the racecourse with prior permission from the Managing Director. Please contact us in advance to arrange.
Newton Abbot currently have an allocation of six badges per runner.
Additional badges can be applied for – contact the course directly for this. Any regional restrictions, the number of other owners attending on the day, and the “rule of six” will be factors influencing if your request can be accommodated.
Owners who live in an area currently under regional or local restrictions are reminded to follow the Government advice in that area.
Please also check your emails from PASS and the racecourse website for further updates on badge allocation and specific attendance protocols.
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Newton Abbot Racecourse can only cater for two owners per horse (or their representatives) to attend our race meetings held behind closed doors due to the social distancing regulations and capacity of the room we are currently using for owners. This will continue while social distancing remains at 2m within racing. Should any owner wish to have any additional badge(s) for this meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The provision of any extra badges will depend on the capacity available following the closure of the PASS system. We will make every effort to help owners.
On arrival, you will be asked to provide photo ID as proof of identity before answering the three questions below about your current health:
1. Since completing your questionnaire have you been asked to isolate and/or take a test by NHS Test and Trace? YES/NO
2. Do you feel unwell now with specifically a cough or fever? YES/NO
3. Have you taken any paracetamol or ibuprofen in the last 4 hours? YES/NO
If you answer ‘Yes’ to Questions 1 or 2 you will not be granted access to the racecourse and will be advised to travel home. Question 3 should be asked, but the response does not impact whether you can attend. This will be followed by a temperature check. Your temperature will be taken twice in quick succession, with the lower reading recorded. If on both occasions this temperature exceeds 37.8°C, you will not be granted access to the racecourse and will be advised to travel home. If any member of your vehicle fails to clear the entry screening process, all those travelling together will be denied entry onto the racecourse. Once passing the temperature check, you will be issued with your owners’ wristbands.
You will then be directed to the Owners Car Park which will be clearly marked and then proceed to the owners’ desk where you will register. Owners at Newton Abbot will be accommodated in the paddock room, which is above their usual lounge at the top of the stairs. Access will be clearly marked. You will be able to view your horse in the parade ring from the balcony. You will then be able to watch the race in the grandstand which is accessed from double doors in the paddock room. A bookmaker will be accessible to you from the bottom of the grandstand steppings, and a Tote position is available within the owners’ room. A briefing area is provided to enable you to speak to your trainer and jockey if available. A bar will be open in the paddock room and food will be provided along with tea and coffee.
There will be no winning owner presentations as owners are not allowed into the parade ring, however we will be able to give you your trophy to take home with you if you are with us on the day.
Your photographs will be forwarded as soon as they are available.