Racing Behind Closed Doors | Chester Racecourse

Racing Behind Closed Doors

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:00

The first of three fixtures to take place behind closed doors at Chester

Eight races will take place across the course of the afternoon/evening from 4:25pm.

Unfortunately, this meeting is not open to the public, but we encourage you to enjoy this fixture from home and celebrate the return of racing at Chester.

Use our racing behind closed doors guide to find out how you can get involved, watch all the action live and find out more information on changes to race day protocol under these unprecedented circumstances.

Please note, all footpaths onto the Roodee and the river cycle path will be closed from 9.30am, we kindly ask members of the public enjoying the Roodee to have left by this time.

Nuns Road will be closed to both cars and the pedestrians from 2pm until after the last race.

Viewing will not be permitted from the railway bridge over the River Dee from Curzon Park or the Grosvenor Bridge.

All roads and footpaths will be reopened at approximately 8:30pm.


Raceday Schedule
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  • 4:25pm Sponsor logo

    The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (Class 5)
    Distance: 57F 1Y | Prize: £6,400

  • 4:55pm Sponsor logo

    The #SimplePleasuresChester Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
    Distance: 5F 15Y | Prize: £6,100

  • 5:30pm Sponsor logo

    The Supporting Chester FC, Our Club Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 7F 127Y | Prize: £10,400

  • 6:00pm Sponsor logo

    The British Stallion Studs EBF Conditions Stakes (Class 2)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £16,500

  • 6:30pm Sponsor logo

    The #ChesterTogether Queensferry Stakes (Class 1) (Listed Race)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £26,655

  • 7:00pm Sponsor logo

    The EatOutToHelpOut at The White Horse Handicap Stakes
    Distance: 1M 2F 70Y | Prize: £15,000

  • 7:30pm Sponsor logo

    The School of Hard Knocks Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
    Distance: 1M 2F 70Y | Prize: £7,250

  • 8:00pm Sponsor logo

    The Storyhouse Handicap Stakes
    Distance: 1M 4F 63Y | Prize: £10,400