Welcome To Chester Racecourse The Oldest Racecourse In The World Find out more

Established in 1539, Chester is the world’s oldest operational racecourse (verified in 2019 by Guinness World Records) and has continued to provide iconic and unforgettable race days to avid racegoers.  The racecourse has consistently been awarded the Gold Standard Award by the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) since the award’s inception and was awarded the prestigious title of Large Racecourse of the Year, when the award was launched in 2015 and again in 2018 and 2019.

Some of the most historic races are held at Chester including the Chester Cup, the Chester Vase, the Ormonde Stakes, the Cheshire Oaks and the Dee Stakes.

A racecourse not only steeped in history but also renowned for its style, class and of course, inimitable racetrack. 

This year we’re rewarding guests that book early with the best ticket prices. This means the quicker you book, the better price you’ll get!

For group bookings, please call the box office on 01244 304610 or email enquiries@chester-races.com.

Please note that all tickets will be subject to a £1.25 per ticket administration fee.

Good To Soft

Going Stick 7.4 on Sat 7:00am

Rails: Rail has been moved out 3 yards from 6f to 1f.

  • 4:20pm: Race distance is now +20y to 1m 4f 83y

  • 4:55pm: Race distance is now +10y to 5f 25y

  • 5:30pm: Race distance is now +26y to 1m 6f 113y

  • 6:05pm: Race distance is now +13y to 7f 14y

  • 6:35pm: Race distance is now +13y to 6f 30y

  • 7:10pm: Race distance is now +10y to 5f 25y

Stalls: All on Inside


2mm Thursday, 0.5mm Friday morning, dry since. Saturday – dry, cloudy with few brighter breaks. Thicker cloud thro’ afternoon with poss. showers. Cool side 17°C

The Weather
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