Leicester Racecourse

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Leicester Racecourse

The magnificent Racecourse grounds cover 220 acres of beautiful greenery. On the Racecourse 1 lap equates to 1.75 miles; the longest Flat race: 1.4 miles and the longest jump race: 2.6 miles! The course consists of 10 fences with 2 open ditches and 1 water jump.

We hold 30 race meetings a year; 19 Flat (a race over a course with no jumps) and 11 Jumps (this involves the horse and jockey to jump fences and ditches). The Jumps are split into 2 major branches – Hurdles and Steeplechases.

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TESTIMONIALS

'We attended racing on Saturday night!  And I have just sent you this e-mail to say a big THANK YOU TO ALL THE STAFF AT LEICESTER RACECOURSE, it was very well organised and staff friendly and helpful, even on the way out we were thanked and wished a safe journey home!!' 'That's what you call customer care!'  TAKE CARE ALL AND HOPE TO RETURN SOON AND MANY THANKS FOR A GREAT NIGHT RACING.' Mr Kevin Rollason

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Leicester Racecourse - For a great day out!

LEICESTER RACECOURSE
Leicester Racecourse Co Ltd, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL
Tel: 0116 271 6515

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