City Plate Day

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 11:30

One of the most popular days of the season, with an atmosphere impossible to describe.

Witness the principal race of the day, The City Plate (Listed Race) attracting the very best Owners and Trainers and making for spectacular racing action.  Watch present and future stars of the track battle it out to take home a converted first place finish. 

Relish in the most glamorous of crowds including high profile racing enthusiasts, for a day out that you won’t want to miss, City Plate Day.

Take a look back at our Raceday Report from City Plate Day 2018. Read more here. 

Children under 18 are eligible to attend all racedays at Chester completely free of charge when accompanied by a full paying responsible adult and younger racegoers can enjoy free activities out on the Open Course between races. 

Looking to purchase Dee Stand tickets? Make sure you buy in advance at a discounted price of £15 per person and avoid an on the day £2 increase. As in previous seasons, a group offer is available on both Dee Stand and Open Course tickets. Buy 10 tickets in either enclosure and receive an extra ticket absolutely free.

The deadline to purchase tickets should you wish to receive them in the post is Tuesday 9 July 2019. Past this point, tickets can be collected on the day from the Box Office on arrival. 

To discuss in more detail the hospitality packages available on the day, including options in our private dining areas, call the Hospitality team on 01244 304 631.


Raceday Schedule
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  • 2:05pm Sponsor logo

    Printworks Novice Stakes (Class 4) (2yo)
    Distance: 5f 15y | Prize: £10,765

  • 2:40pm Sponsor logo

    The HomeServe Fillies' Handicap Stakes (Class 2) (3yo+)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £25,219

  • 3:15pm Sponsor logo

    SportPesa City Plate Stakes (Class 1) (Listed) (3yo+)
    Distance: 7f 1yd

  • 3:45pm Sponsor logo

    The MBNA Handicap Stakes (Class 3) (3yo)
    Distance: 1m 6f 87y | Prize: £25,219

  • 4:20pm Sponsor logo

    The Workr Group Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (4yo+)
    Distance: 1m 2f 70y | Prize: £11,447

  • 4:55pm Sponsor logo

    The SportPesa Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (3yo)
    Distance: 6f 17y | Prize: £11,067

  • 5:25pm Sponsor logo

    The CSP Audio Visual Apprentice Handicap Stakes (Class 4) (3yo)
    Distance: 7f 127y | Prize: £11,067