Racing Behind Closed Doors | Chester Racecourse

Racing Behind Closed Doors

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 14:00

The second fixture to take place behind closed doors at Chester

Eight races will take place across the course of the afternoon from 2:10pm.

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 11:30am 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 6:30pm.


Raceday Schedule
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  • 2:10pm Sponsor logo

    The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (Class 5)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £6,400

  • 2:40pm Sponsor logo

    The Sealand Nursery Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £6,100

  • 3:10pm Sponsor logo

    The Boughton Nursery Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 7F 127Y | Prize: £9,000

  • 3:40pm Sponsor logo

    The Handbridge Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 7F 1Y | Prize: £10,400

  • 4:10pm Sponsor logo

    The Saughall Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
    Distance: 5F 15Y | Prize: £7,250

  • 4:40pm Sponsor logo

    The Eccleston Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 1M 2F 70Y | Prize: £10,400

  • 5:10pm Sponsor logo

    The Mollington Fillies’ Novice Stakes (Class 5)
    Distance: 1M 4F 64Y | Prize: £5,400

  • 5:40pm Sponsor logo

    The Blacon Handicap Stakes (Class 5)
    Distance: 1M 6F 87Y | Prize: £5,400