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Chester Race Company Appoint Steve Davies as Chief Operating Officer thumbnail image Chester Race Company Appoint Steve Davies as Chief Operating Officer 18 November 2022

Chester Race Company are delighted to announce that Steve Davies, currently Operations Director of Lancashire Cricket Club (Emirates Old Trafford) in Manchester, is joining as the new Chief Operating Officer for Chester and Bangor Racecourses.

Chester Race Company Take Three Industry Accolades at the RCA Awards thumbnail image Chester Race Company Take Three Industry Accolades at the RCA Awards 14 November 2022

Chester Race Company are delighted to announce the recent success at the eleventh annual Racecourse Association Showcase Awards. This marquee event of the RCA celebrates excellence and innovation amongst British Racecourses in partnership with Great British Racing, Racing Post, the Racing Foundation and Racing Together.

The Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse – Everything You Need To Know thumbnail image The Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse – Everything You Need To Know 4 November 2022

Chester Race Company are delighted to announce the recent success at the eleventh annual Racecourse Association Showcase Awards. This marquee event of the RCA celebrates excellence and innovation amongst British Racecourses in partnership with Great British Racing, Racing Post, the Racing Foundation and Racing Together.

Four of Chester Zoo’s iconic lantern puppets confirmed to be at the Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse! thumbnail image Four of Chester Zoo’s iconic lantern puppets confirmed to be at the Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse! 20 October 2022

Visitors to the Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse on Saturday 5th November are set to be treated to a sneak peek at some of Chester Zoo’s famous lantern puppets.

Chester Racecourse named as a Finalist for the Racecourse Association’s Showcase & Awards thumbnail image Chester Racecourse named as a Finalist for the Racecourse Association’s Showcase & Awards 5 October 2022

Chester Racecourse is delighted to announce we have been named as a Finalist for the Racecourse Association’s Showcase & Awards in partnership with Great British Racing, Racing Post, the Racing Foundation and Racing Together.

The Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza Returns to Chester Racecourse on Saturday 5 November! thumbnail image The Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza Returns to Chester Racecourse on Saturday 5 November! 23 September 2022

The Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza will return to Chester Racecourse on Saturday 5 November!

Last year’s fireworks night at Chester Racecourse saw over 10,000 people visit the racecourse to enjoy the colourful displays and entertaining activities. The racecourse will also be hosting fun activities for the whole family, as well as a range of tasty treats.

Racing Cancelled – 9 & 10 September thumbnail image Racing Cancelled – 9 & 10 September 8 September 2022

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. Chester Racecourse extends our sincere condolences to His Majesty The King, other members of the Royal Family and all those affected.

Renowned Ex-Racing Post Journalist Launches Brand New Book at World’s Oldest Racecourse thumbnail image Renowned Ex-Racing Post Journalist Launches Brand New Book at World’s Oldest Racecourse 6 September 2022

This Saturday 10  September, ex-Racing Post journalist David Ashforth will launch his brand new book ‘Ashforth’s Curiosities of Horseracing’ at Chester Racecourse and in partnership with Tote during the Autumn Festival Saturday race meeting.

Chester Racecourse announce The Boulton Group as title sponsor of the Season Finale thumbnail image Chester Racecourse announce The Boulton Group as title sponsor of the Season Finale 31 August 2022

This Saturday 10  September, ex-Racing Post journalist David Ashforth will launch his brand new book ‘Ashforth’s Curiosities of Horseracing’ at Chester Racecourse and in partnership with Tote during the Autumn Festival Saturday race meeting.

2023 Fixture Dates Announced thumbnail image 2023 Fixture Dates Announced 25 August 2022

This Saturday 10  September, ex-Racing Post journalist David Ashforth will launch his brand new book ‘Ashforth’s Curiosities of Horseracing’ at Chester Racecourse and in partnership with Tote during the Autumn Festival Saturday race meeting.

Chester Racecourse’s Ladies Day to host first female winning jockey thumbnail image Chester Racecourse’s Ladies Day to host first female winning jockey 19 August 2022

This Saturday 10  September, ex-Racing Post journalist David Ashforth will launch his brand new book ‘Ashforth’s Curiosities of Horseracing’ at Chester Racecourse and in partnership with Tote during the Autumn Festival Saturday race meeting.

Bespoke painting by local artist to be given as trophy on Chester’s busiest race day thumbnail image Bespoke painting by local artist to be given as trophy on Chester’s busiest race day 11 August 2022

This Saturday 10  September, ex-Racing Post journalist David Ashforth will launch his brand new book ‘Ashforth’s Curiosities of Horseracing’ at Chester Racecourse and in partnership with Tote during the Autumn Festival Saturday race meeting.

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