UK Racecourse Information

Kelso Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Kelso Racecourse
Branded as ‘Britain’s Friendliest Racecourese’, Kelso is a charming rural Jumps racecourse with a warm atmosphere and popular with a knowledgable local crowd. Not near any major towns, it is worth savouring the true Scottish Borders welcome and feel the atmosphere for yourself.
Contact Details
Kelso Racecourse
Address
Kelso Racecourse
18- 20 Glendale Road
Wooler
Northumberland
NE71 6DW
Telephone
01668 280800
Fax
01668 281113
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
Kelso racecourse is north of Kelso itself, off the A6089 and the A699. From London, take the A1(M) then pick up the A697 and A698. From the west, take the M6 exiting Junction 44, then follow the A7 and A698.
By Rail
The nearest station is at Berwick, 22 miles away, on the line from London Kings Cross
Railway Station
Chathill Railway Station 12 miles (19.4 km)
Airport
Newcastle 37.6 miles (60.5 km)
By Air
Helicopters can land at the racecourse by prior agreement
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Facilities
Betting
There is a lively market in the betting ring and a new Tote building overlooks the Parade Ring
Parking
Parking is free
Children
Children 16 and under get in for free when accompanied by an adult.
Disabled
There are special facilities including special viewing ramps, toilets and parking
Enclosures And Grandstands
Members
Tickets:
£16 midweek -£20 weekend
Food And Drink
The Members Bar is a cosy area serving hot drinks and snacks. Rosie’s Bistro offers good value meals and snacks. The Kings Suite offers the Charity Tea Room
Viewing
From the Members Grandstand there are views over the Winning Post and the Parade Ring. The Members Enclosure allows access to all other areas and facilities of the course
Dress
Tattersalls
Tickets:
£12 (discounts for students and OAP’s)
Food And Drink
A quick self-service outlet is provided in the new Tweedie Stand offering a wide variety of choices. The Buchanan Room also offers a selection of snacks and drinks. There is also the Chicken Hutch Bar which is simple but popular
Viewing
This is from the Tweedie stand where there is standing and seating facilities both in and outdoor. There is access to the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure
Dress
Course Details
National Hunt Course
Kelso Racecourse National Hunt Course



Left-handed and undulating. Hurdles course of 1m1f is sharp, more so than 1m 3f chase track, which has 2f run-in
Fixtures
2013
Date
13/01/2013 - Sunday
14/02/2013 - Thursday
02/03/2013 - Saturday
23/03/2013 - Saturday
08/04/2013 - Monday
29/04/2013 - Monday
08/05/2013 - Wednesday
26/05/2013 - Sunday
06/10/2013 - Sunday
19/10/2013 - Saturday
09/11/2013 - Saturday
08/12/2013 - Sunday
29/12/2013 - Sunday
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Jump
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Jump
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Jump
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