Introduction to Cartmel Racecourse

Cartmel Racecourse, located in the heart of the Lake District, is one of the most picturesque racing venues in Britain. With a history dating back to 1856, it has long been a beloved destination for racing enthusiasts and holidaymakers alike. Known for its laid-back charm and thrilling National Hunt races, Cartmel provides an intimate racing experience unlike any other. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty and steeped in a rich history, the racecourse is a true gem, offering an atmosphere that encapsulates the spirit of traditional British horse racing.

Contact Information and Official Website

To discover more about the exciting race calendar, events, and hospitality options at Cartmel Racecourse, you can reach out using the following contact details or visit their official website:

Phone: 015395 36340


Official Website: Cartmel Racecourse

Cartmel Course Description

Cartmel Racecourse features a unique, left-handed oval track known for its sharp turns and undulating terrain. This track presents a distinctive challenge to both horse and rider, making for an exhilarating racing experience. The racecourse exclusively hosts National Hunt racing, with key events such as the Cartmel Cup and the Grand Veterans' Chase highlights in its racing calendar.

Its most notable feature is a very long run-in after the final bend, one of the longest in the country, which adds an extra element of excitement to the races when jockeys commit for home too soon! The course's natural beauty and challenging layout make every race at Cartmel a memorable event.

Facilities Overview

At Cartmel Racecourse, visitors are treated to a variety of facilities that complement the action. The course offers a range of viewing options, from relaxed picnic areas to grandstand seating with panoramic views of the track. Culinary offerings are abundant, with a selection of local food vendors and high-quality dining experiences available to cater to all tastes: check out the famous local sticky toffee pudding!

For those looking to place a wager, betting facilities are conveniently located around the course. The racecourse also has ample parking space and is equipped with accessible facilities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable day out for all guests.

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Latest Cartmel Results
28 Aug 16:40SinndarellaChris WardS Hollinshead4/1
28 Aug 16:05Smart ConnectionJames BestM Chapman80/1
28 Aug 15:30Secret SecretCharlotte JonesJ Moffatt7/2
28 Aug 14:55Gifted AngelGavin SheehanT Dascombe15/8
28 Aug 14:20MarshalledRichie McLernonB Haslam4/1
28 Aug 13:50LandofsmilesSean BowenP Bowen6/1
28 Aug 13:20Tonto's SpiritMr Anthony O'NeillMiss A M Slack14/1
26 Aug 17:36Our SamDanny McMenaminJ Moffatt7/2
26 Aug 17:06Mr RumbaliciousTheo GillardJ Moffatt16/1
26 Aug 16:36Cuzco Du MathanMiss Leah NoreciJ Moffatt11/1
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Top Cartmel Jockeys
Sean Bowen62030.0%
Richie McLernon51926.3%
Jonathan England31225.0%
Mr B Harvey3475.0%
Thomas Dowson2366.7%
Jonathon Bewley21811.1%
Brian Hughes2296.9%
Sean Quinlan2267.7%
William Shanahan2540.0%
Mr Anthony O'Neill2450.0%
Top Cartmel Trainers
J Moffatt74316.3%
B Haslam62227.3%
J McConnell41040.0%
M F Harris31127.3%
G Bewley32114.3%
S England31225.0%
P Bowen2922.2%
D McCain22010.0%
A Ralph11100.0%
E Mullins1250.0%