Ripon Racecourse,
Boroughbridge Road,

01765 530530


Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse offers Owners and Trainers superb hospitality and a warm welcome. We believe that a visit to the racecourse to watch your horse should be a great experience whether you win or lose and we strive to make your visit as enjoyable as possible.


Clerk of the Course - James Hutchinson - 07860679904

Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 17 of 17 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: None

Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Premier Tier
Racecourse Group: Independent
Racing Channel: Sky Sports Racing 
Right-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Louise Pollard 01653 619315 / 07768 835895
Stabling capacity: 103

By Road: Approaching from the South: leave the A1 at the turning to Ripon (junction 48), which is just after the Harrogate exit, and follow the brown signs for Ripon Cathedral. Once over a fairly narrow bridge you will be approaching the Racecourse on your left, the first entrance is the Cars on Course (£20 for a car of up to 4 adults in the centre of the racecourse) and the second entrance is the main free car park with access to the Club or Paddock Enclosure and also the Course if you are planning on walking into the centre at a price per person. Approaching from the North: leave the A1 where it is joined by the A61 which becomes the Ripon bypass. Turn left at the third roundabout and the racecourse is just a few hundred yards on the right. The first entrance on your right will be the main free car park with access to the Club or Paddock Enclosure and also the Course if you are planning on walking into the centre at a price per person, if you are wanting the Car on Course Enclosure this is the second entrance on the right which allows you to drive into the centre of the racecourse (£18 for a car of up to 4 adults in the centre of the racecourse).
Approaching either from the East or the West: take the A61 to the Ripon bypass and follow the brown signs to the racecourse.
By Train: The nearest stations are Harrogate (11 miles), Thirsk (11miles) and York (27 miles)
By Bus: 36 - Leeds - Harrogate - Ripon. Which runs every 20 minutes, 70 - Northallerton - Thirsk - Ripon, 142, 143 - York - Boroughbridge - Ripon.
The racecourse is approximately 2 miles from the centre of Ripon which is a short taxi ride or a relatively easy walk.
Taxi Companies in Ripon: P&P Cars- 01765 608532 or freephone 0800 032 8192, Radio Cars- 01765 692999 or 01765 606860
Airport: The nearest Airport is Leeds Bradford.

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