UK Racecourse Information

Wincanton Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Wincanton Racecourse
Set in the heart of the Somerset countryside, Wincanton Racecourse stages an excellent programme of quality Jump race meetings from October to May. The course is renowned for its friendly atmosphere, its superb facilities and has been voted 'Best Small Racecourse in the South West' for 12 successive years by the Racegoers’ Club
Contact Details
Wincanton Racecourse
Address
Wincanton Racecourse
Wincanton
Somerset
BA9 8BJ
Telephone
01963 32344
Fax
01963 34668
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
The Racecourse is 37 miles from Bristol and 16 miles from Yeovil. The course is off the B3081 which in turn is off the A303. From the east and the west the A303 serves the area; from the north and from the south the A357.
By Rail
The nearest station is Templecombe, 4 miles south of Wincanton. There is a raceday courtesy bus service that meets the train from Waterloo before racing and returns racegoers to the station after racing. Other stations located within 6 miles of Wincanton are Gillingham and Castle Cary
Railway Station
Bruton 3.6 miles (5.7 km)
Airport
Bristol 25.7 miles (41.3 km)
By Air
Helicopter landing at the course by prior arrangement only
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Facilities
Betting
Tote facilities are available in every area with bookmakers situated in front of the grandstand in each Enclosure.
Parking
Free unless you wish to go in the Course Enclosure (£6 for Premier Days or £5 for advanced group bookings of 10 or more)
Children
On Sunday fixtures, there is a free crèche for 3-8 year olds, ‘Jolly Jumpers’ amusements and bouncy castles
Disabled
There are facilities in every area. A disabled viewing area can be found in the Hatherleigh Stand in the Premier Enclosure and in front of the Grandstand Enclosure by the rail
Enclosures And Grandstands
Premier
Tickets:
£15 - £20 (A Premier Enclosure Badge does not include access to the Premier Viewing Area. Tickets for this area can be purchased on the day at £3 each, subject to availability).
Food And Drink
There is a choice of four public bars, three of which include a food service area, including the See More Business bar which serves lobster and smoked salmon and the Stalbridge bar which offers homemade cakes, pies and seasonal dishes. There’s also the Kingwell restaurant overlooking the paddock and with easy access to the Grandstand.
Viewing
The grandstand in this part of the course overlooks the winning post and has seating. There is also an indoor, seated viewing gallery. You can also see the horses in the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure and access the other Enclosures
Dress
Grandstand
Tickets:
£10 - £14
Food And Drink
There is a choice of two bars, two food outlets and numerous mobile units selling burgers and chips etc. The Badger bar offers homemade cakes, pies and seasonal dishes
Viewing
From the main grandstand. You can also see the horses in the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure.
Dress
Course
Tickets:
£5 - £8
Food And Drink
There is a bar and food outlet serving hot and cold snacks
Viewing
There is a grandstand overlooking the third last fence. There is also a car park picnic area overlooking the course. However, you are unable to see the parade ring or winner’s enclosure from this Enclosure.
Dress
Course Details
National Hunt Course
Wincanton Racecourse National Hunt Course



Right-handed, mainly flat. A fair test. Circuit 1m3f
Fixtures
2013
Date
05/01/2013 - Saturday
17/01/2013 - Thursday
31/01/2013 - Thursday
16/02/2013 - Saturday
27/02/2013 - Wednesday
07/03/2013 - Thursday
24/03/2013 - Sunday
11/04/2013 - Thursday
21/04/2013 - Sunday
09/05/2013 - Thursday
14/05/2013 - Tuesday
17/10/2013 - Thursday
27/10/2013 - Sunday
09/11/2013 - Saturday
21/11/2013 - Thursday
05/12/2013 - Thursday
26/12/2013 - Thursday
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Jump
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