Leicester Racecourse

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Leicester Racecourse

AM I ABLE TO BRING FOOD AND DRINK INTO THE COURSE?

Food and Drink is not permitted on site unless it is an official “Family day” on these days all food must be consumed within the picnic car park area.  On all dates you are able to leave and enter the course as many times as you please, so you may leave food in your cars to go back to.

DO CHILDREN ATTEND FOR FREE?

Children aged under 18 are free of charge to all race meetings when they are accompanied by a paying adult.  Proof of ID may be required when entering.

SECURITY CHECKS

Upon entering the racecourse we may perform random searches using a metal detector & bag searches. Please allow extra time on premium racedays as entering the course may take longer than usual. Please do not be offended if you are selected, we have a commitment to all of our guests to ensure the racecourse is a safe environment for everyone attending.

WHAT IS YOUR RAINY DAY GUARANTEE?

You may get wet!. Please be aware that we have limited covered areas and limited seating.

WHEN IS THE MAIN OFFICE OPEN?

We are open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Stella or Diana will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Alternatively email to info@leicester-racecourse.com

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Here at Leicester Racecourse we don’t enforce a strict dress code, however we advise that football shirts / vests are not appropriate within our hospitality areas. Please feel free to dress up if you wish, especially on our ladies day where no one looks out of place in a nice big hat!!

WHAT ARE THE PARKING CHARGES?

Parking here at Leicester Racecourse is free of charge and is situated on the main car park at the front of the course.  (This is a grassed CAR PARK A).  All Owners & Trainers are directed to the Owners & Trainers car park to the right of the course.  (This car park has hard standing CAR PARK C).  We do also have an overspill car park B for very busy days.  All parking is FREE of charge.

There is also a Park & View car park which is available only on our 2 family days.

CAN I USE CASH ON SITE?

You can use cash to purchase your admission ticket, to bet and to purchase racecards, however all food and drink outlets are now card only.  Please note there is no cash machine on site.

CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS OVER THE PHONE?

We no longer sell admission tickets over the phone.  Please download the Leicester Racecourse FREE App for the cheapest way to purchase tickets, alternatively please purchase via the website.

JARGON BUSTER!

There's lots of racing terminology, which can be confusing for anyone new to the sport... or just confusing in general!  So take a read of the Understanding Racing page to find out what all these words are.

AT WHICH MEETINGS DO YOU HAVE BIG SCREENS?

We will have a giant screen at every fixture.  This will be located in the centre of the course by the winning line.

WHAT ENCLOSURES DO YOU OPERATE?

During all racedays we operate a ‘One Enclosure’ policy so everyone has access to all areas, including the Parade Ring & Winners Enclosure – with just the exception of the private hospitality suites and the Owners & Trainers Lounge.

NOT FOUND AN ANSWER?

Don't worry! If your question hasn't been answered on this page just send us an email to info@leicester-racecourse.com or give us a call on 0116 271 6515 and one of our team will be happy to answer your questions.

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