The next race meeting of the 2018 season is on Thursday 20th September
The going for the race meeting on Thursday 20th September will appear here when available.
Further updates will appear here when available.
We will have an additional security presence at all Race Meetings.
Security marshalls will be carrying out bag searches at ALL entrances ahead of racing so please make sure that you allow plenty of time for admission into the Racecourse.
These measures are for the safety and security of all racegoers so that everyone has an enjoyable time with us with fantastic racing and brilliant entertainment.
Racegoers are permitted to bring a small amount of alcohol as part of a picnic into any enclosure OTHER THAN the Premier Enclosure.
This equates to a couple of cans per person or half a bottle of wine per person. However, please note that no glass bottles can be brought in to the enclosures.
There are a number of fast food outlets around the Racecourse, as well as Restaurants and Bars. A full list of all food outlets is available here.
For an up to date forecast please click here.
For the latest news on the roads, please click here.
Please note that there is a revised road layout off Junction 32 of the M62 to the Racecourse.
The 2018 Season continues with our next race meeting on Thursday 20th September
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