UK Racecourse Information

Wetherby Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Wetherby Racecourse
Situated between Leeds and York, Wetherby hosts some of the finest Jump racing fixtures in Britain. Many of the greatest steeplechasers and hurdlers have graced the turf here, including One Man and Viking Flagship. With high quality action from October to May and first class facilities, Wetherby offers a great racing atmosphere.
Contact Details
Wetherby Racecourse
Address
The Racecourse
York Road
Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS22 5EJ
Telephone
01937 582035
Fax
01937 588021
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
Wetherby racecourse is situated on the B1224 Wetherby/York road, at the East side of the A1. From the South, take the second exit for Wetherby from the A1, the sign posted ‘Racecourse’. Turn right onto the B1224 to York. The Racecourse is approximately half a mile away on the right hand side. From the North take the first exit for Wetherby. Turn right onto the B1224 towards York. Same directions apply.
By Rail
Leeds Station is 12 miles away, York Station is about 14 miles away and Harrogate is approximately 9 miles away. Buses run from Leeds and York to Wetherby. Call 0113 245 7676 for further information.
Railway Station
Cattal Railway Station 4.7 miles (7.5 km)
Airport
Leeds And Bradford 13 miles (20.9 km)
By Air
Helicopters can land at the racecourse by prior agreement.
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Facilities
Betting
There are Tote and bookmaker facilities across the course.
Parking
There is a charge of £14 (4 adults max.) for parking in the centre of the course
Children
Children aged 16 and under can enter for free when accompanied by an adult. There is a children's play area and on certain days, additional children's entertainment is provided. Please call 01937 582 035 to check if there is any entertainment on the day that you intend to visit
Disabled
There is disabled parking at the course and disabled toilets
Enclosures And Grandstands
Premier
Tickets:
£18- £25
Food And Drink
The Wetherby Millennium Stand offers Racegoers the chance to take pre-luncheon drinks in the White Horse Mezzanine Bar, on level four, before dining in the White Rose Suite, overlooking the Parade Ring. Alternatively, a table can be booked in the 'Dine and View' Area. There is also a snack bar situated in the Marston Moor Bar on level two.
Viewing
A Premier Badge will entitle the Racegoer to spend the day in the Wetherby Millennium Stand. This £4 million state-of-the-art Stand offers panoramic viewing over the whole racecourse, both from the second floor bar and the terraced viewing outside. A Premier Badge entitles the racegoer to access all the facilities in the Paddock and Course Enclosures, as well as the Premier Enclosure.
Dress
There is no formal Dress Code in this enclosure, although racegoers are encouraged to wear smart, casual clothing.
Paddock
Tickets:
£11- £14
Food And Drink
There is also a wide selection of bars and places to eat with hot and cold meals available
Viewing
You can access the Parade Ring, Saddling-up area and Winner's Enclosure. There is a stand to view the racing from.
Dress
Course
Tickets:
£4 -£5 (Car max. of 4 adults £14 - £17).
Food And Drink
The Course Bar and Tea Bar are situated in the Course Enclosure, providing drinks, hot snacks and sandwiches. It is also an ideal place to picnic from the back of the car
Viewing
This Enclosure provides close up views of the racing and access to both the Tote and on Course Bookmakers. The Course enclosure does not provide access to the Paddock area or the Parade Ring.
Dress
Course Details
National Hunt Course
Wetherby Racecourse National Hunt Course



Left-handed oval, with easy bends. Circuit 1m4f. Old hurdles course (used occasionally) much sharper.
Fixtures
2013
Date
12/01/2013 - Saturday
22/01/2013 - Tuesday
02/02/2013 - Saturday
19/02/2013 - Tuesday
27/03/2013 - Wednesday
03/04/2013 - Wednesday
12/04/2013 - Friday
28/04/2013 - Sunday
23/05/2013 - Thursday
30/05/2013 - Thursday
16/10/2013 - Wednesday
01/11/2013 - Friday
02/11/2013 - Saturday
16/11/2013 - Saturday
27/11/2013 - Wednesday
07/12/2013 - Saturday
26/12/2013 - Thursday
27/12/2013 - Friday
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