UK Racecourse Information

Ripon Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Ripon Racecourse
Located in the spectacular Yorkshire Dales and affectionately referred to as the 'Garden Racecourse'. Ripon is one of the most attractive courses in the country and a delightful place to spend a day's racing with plenty of attractions nearby including the medieval cathedral in the market town itself
Contact Details
Ripon Racecourse
Address
Ripon Race Co. Ltd
77 North Street
Ripon
HG4 1DS
Telephone
01765 602 156
Fax
01765 690 018
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
From the south, take the A1/A1M. Pick up the B6265 towards Ripon – the course is just off this road.
By Rail
The nearest station is Harrogate.
Railway Station
Thirsk Railway Station 9.3 miles (14.9 km)
Airport
Leeds And Bradford 20.6 miles (33.1 km)
By Air
Helicopters can land at the racecourse by prior agreement.
Map and Route Finder
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Facilities
Betting
There are Tote and bookmaker facilities across the course.
Parking
There is plenty of free car parking at the course. If you want to be centre course there is a £10 charge, max 4 people
Children
There are two children’s playgrounds at Ripon. Children 16 and under are allowed in free when accompanied by an adult. August 2 is Children’s Day with many extra attractions.
Disabled
There are viewing facilities in the Club Enclosure and good access around the course.
Enclosures And Grandstands
Club
Tickets:
£17
Food And Drink
The Club enclosure has a members dining room and two bars with a full selection of drinks and snacks. The Paddock Room is self service, with a choice of light snacks and sandwiches while The St Wilfrid’s Bar offer sandwiches and coffee. The Champagne Bar offer Seafood specialities throughout the day.
Viewing
he best views of the course are available from here. There is also reserved parking, a separate entrance, dedicated hospitality facilities and access to the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure.
Dress
Smart Casual
Tattersalls
Tickets:
£11
Food And Drink
Bars and fast food outlets are available throughout the area including the Wakeman Bar and Jim Joel Bar and the Fish ‘n’ Chip Shop. A self service cafeteria, the Fountains Café, serves hot and cold food.
Viewing
The views of the course are from the main undercover Grandstand, with access to the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure.
Dress
Course
Tickets:
£4 or £12 for a car and four adults.
Food And Drink
The Course Bar and Tea Bar both serve snacks.
Viewing
Trackside viewing gets you up close to the action, however, you are unable to view the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure from here.
Dress
Course Details
Flat Course
Ripon Racecourse Flat Course
Effect Of Draw
Low number draw favoured on the sprint course except when the going is soft or heavy.



Right-handed, 1m5f oval with slight undulations and sharp bend before 5f run-in.
Fixtures
2013
Date
18/04/2013 - Thursday
27/04/2013 - Saturday
10/05/2013 - Friday
19/05/2013 - Sunday
04/06/2013 - Tuesday
05/06/2013 - Wednesday
19/06/2013 - Wednesday
20/06/2013 - Thursday
08/07/2013 - Monday
20/07/2013 - Saturday
05/08/2013 - Monday
06/08/2013 - Tuesday
17/08/2013 - Saturday
26/08/2013 - Monday
27/08/2013 - Tuesday
28/09/2013 - Saturday
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