City Plate Day | Chester Racecourse

City Plate Day

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 11:30

It’s the mid-point of the season and the height of summer. Our summer Saturday programme is in full swing, don’t miss this popular day.

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 being in the most glamorous of crowds and spot some high-profile racing enthusiasts, during a day out that you won’t want to miss.

Take a look back at our Raceday Report from City Plate Day 2019. Read more here. 

Tickets and badges for City Plate Day are now available to buy and prices are frozen for 2020.  

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 – perfect for group organisers or the person in your group celebrating a birthday or other special occasion. If you add 10 tickets to your basket, an additional ticket will be added by the Box Office during the fulfilment of your tickets.

The deadline to purchase tickets should you wish to receive them in the post is Tuesday 7 July 2020. Past this point, tickets can be collected on the day from the Box Office on arrival before 11am.

Hospitality packages for City Plate Day are now on general sale. Find out about the restaurant packages available on the day on this page, or contact the Hospitality team on 01244 304 631 to find out more and about our private dining packages. Prefer to request a call back? Fill in your details via our online form here.


Raceday Schedule
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  • 2:00pm Sponsor logo

    Distance: 5f 15y

  • 2:35pm Sponsor logo

    FILLIES' HANDICAP STAKES (Class 2, 3+yo)
    Distance: 6f 17y

  • 3:10pm Sponsor logo

    CITY PLATE STAKES (Class 1, 3+yo) (Listed Race)
    Distance: 7f 1y

  • 3:45pm Sponsor logo

    HANDICAP STAKES (Class 3, 3yo)
    Distance: 1m 6f 87y

  • 4:20pm Sponsor logo

    HANDICAP STAKES (Class 4, 4+yo)
    Distance: 1m 2f 70y

  • 4:55pm Sponsor logo

    HANDICAP STAKES (Class 4, 3yo)
    Distance: 6f 17y

  • 5:30pm Sponsor logo

    Distance: 7f 127y