As part of the Jockey Club Wincanton is committed to providing the best possible experience to owners. Over the last 3 years we have invested in both the facility and the offering to ensure we do this.
General Manager: Huw Williams
Clerk of the Course: Daniel Cooper - 07976 413045
Racecourse Administrator: Anne Collyer
Gold Standard award: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
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: Jockey Club Racecourses
Racing Channel: Racing TV
Right-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Matthew Webb 01488 649944 / 07901 940232 email@example.com
Stabling capacity: 94
By road: Wincanton Racecourse is situated on the B3081 between Wincanton and Bruton. The B3081 is just off the A303 which is the arterial route between London and the South West. It is 37 miles south of Bristol and 38 miles north of Bournemouth. There is free parking at the racecourse and places allocated for disabled drivers are available in all car parks.
From Bournemouth, follow the signs towards Blandford on the A350. Continue on the A350 until the traffic lights north of Blandford. At the traffic lights turn left towards Sturminster Newton on the A357. Take the A357 and continue through numerous villages. Bypass Sturminster Newton, remaining on the A357 and then follow the signs to Stalbridge and Wincanton. As you come into Wincanton town centre the racecourse is sign posted and is on the B3081 towards Bruton.
From Bristol follow the signs for Shepton Mallet on the A37 and at Shepton Mallet follow signs to Castle Cary and Wincanton on the A371. Follow the signs for Wincanton town centre and the racecourse is approximately 1 mile from the town on the B3081, on the left hand side.
By Rail: The nearest train station is Templecombe, which is on the Waterloo-Exeter line and is 4 miles south of Wincanton. There is a raceday courtesy bus service from Templecombe to the racecourse and it meets the train from Waterloo before racing and returns to the station at the end of the day. Times vary according to the train timetable and race times but can be found on the fixture's page on this web site in the run up to the day. Other stations in the area are Castle Cary, which is on the Paddington-Bristol line and is 8 miles north of Wincanton, and Bruton which is on the same line and is approximately 4 miles from Wincanton.
By Air: There is a helicopter landing site in the centre of the course and anyone travelling by helicopter must inform the Racecourse Office prior to the day to obtain a grid reference. The local airport is Henstridge which is 7 miles south of Wincanton. National airports in the region are Bristol, Bournemouth and Exeter.
Wincanton currently has an allocation of four 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.
Watch the race live
Can be viewed on Racing TV
For only £15/€18 per month you can enjoy every race live from 34 of the UK's premier racecourses, including Aintree, Cheltenham, Goodwood, Newmarket and York. That's more than a 34% saving for 12 months, plus with Racing TV Anywhere you can enjoy the best racing coverage on your TV, tablet and mobile for no extra cost!
Terms and conditions
This offer is only available to new and reinstating residential customers in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. 12-month minimum term applies. Offer is not applicable to cable customers. Offer price is £15 per month (€18 per month in the Republic of Ireland) for 12 months. After the 12-month promotional term the subscription will revert to the full price of £22.98/€28.60 per month. Offer is only applicable via call centre agent, not available via automated subscription service or online. No other method of subscription will qualify for the offer. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and there is no monetary alternative. Reinstating customers must have been cancelled for at least 28 days prior to reactivating on this promotion. Any outstanding debt must be paid in full before offer is applicable. Racing TV reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time. Terms and conditions correct as of 30 October 2015.
Log into the Members Area to find out more about this offer.
Most online betting firms are operating a 'watch and bet' on UK racing. Simply log in (or set up) an account online and providing you have credit in the account you can watch the racing for free.
Or open an account with Tote: https://tote.co.uk/promotions
Racing Post Ultimate Racecards - Members’ Club (Ultimate) – 12 months for the price of 9 (£261.75 save £87.25)
The last word in racing information. With news, ratings, stats, tipping and great offers this invaluable racing resource is a must for any owner. Drill into a horse’s form, pedigree, results analysis and much more.
Members' Club Ultimate now comes with free access to the Racing Post Digital Newspaper so you can view every page of the paper on your phone, tablet or computer the night BEFORE it comes out. And also Racing UK Replays are BACK. Another great way to watch your runner or if you want to see a horse's run before making a bet.
ROA members should log into the Members Area to find out how to secure these discounts.
Log in required?: Yes. Free sign-up.
Log in required: Yes - active Bet365 account required to access full library.
Price: You are required to be a Racing Post Ultimate Member. This costs £29.95 per month. ROA members can recieve a discount on this - 12 months for the price of 9 (£261.75 save £87.25)
Log in required: Yes
Log in required?: Yes. Can create a Sporting Life log in, or by using one that you may have already set up through ITV7, SkyBet, Sky Super6, Sky Fantasy Football, Sky Six-A-Side - then click on Horse Racing and then search, input the name of your horse and then click on the Horse name. Select the race you want, and the video will appear at the bottom of the screen after the result.