Racing Behind Closed Doors | Chester Racecourse

Racing Behind Closed Doors

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 16:00

Our third behind closed doors fixture to take place on the Roodee.

Eight races will take place across the course of the afternoon/evening from 4:20pm.

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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  • 4:20pm Sponsor logo

    The British Stallion Studs EBF Ashton Brook Fillies’ Novice Stakes (Class 5)
    Distance: 7F 1Y | Prize: £6,400

  • 4:50pm Sponsor logo

    The Brad Brook Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 5F 15Y | Prize: £10,400

  • 5:25pm Sponsor logo

    The Warren Dingle Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
    Distance: 7F 127Y | Prize: £15,000

  • 6:00pm Sponsor logo

    The Chester Stakes (Class 1)
    Distance: 1M 6F 87Y | Prize: £25,500

  • 6:30pm Sponsor logo

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

  • 7:00pm Sponsor logo

    The Waterless Brook Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £15,000

  • 7:30pm Sponsor logo

    The Saltney Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
    Distance: 6F 17Y | Prize: £7,250

  • 8:00pm Sponsor logo

    The Broughton Brook Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
    Distance: 1M 7F 196Y | Prize: £10,400