Catterick Racecourse

A dual-purpose race track in North Yorkshire which hosts both flat and National Hunt jump racing, Catterick Racecourse is an undulating, left-handed circuit that’s just over a mile round. The Grade 4 track is one of the most glamorous racecourses in Northern England and is a great blend of the old and new with the 100-year-old grandstand still standing today.

The flat course is just nine furlongs in circumference, with the sprint track all downhill creating a racing environment that’s well suited to front runners. The National Hunt circuit is ten furlongs, including a fairly hefty run-in of 240 yards. It’s useful to note that the jump fences are quite stiff, so could prove a difficult proposition for National Hunt rookies.

Catterick is a track that’s very popular with local trainers with the well-attended meetings and friendly atmosphere often the ideal proving ground for maidens. The course lends itself very well to the more agile types that can lie handy. The sharp turns of the circuit mean it’s a course for proven jockeys with the ability to handle the bends.

As it’s one of the smaller courses in the North of England, Catterick does not host too many major meetings. Catterick Bridge hosts 28 race meetings every calendar year, with 18 flat races between April and November, followed by ten National Hunt races.

Geegeez says: “When the ground is soft at Catterick, high numbers are best in five furlong sprint races. However, when the ground is good to firm, lower stall numbers are preferred. The soft ground leads to jockeys moving over to race nearest the grandstand rail and are always favoured in round-course races.

“In the same manner as Brighton, Catterick is very much a track that favours course specialists, so be sure to look for winning form from both the stable and the jockey around here.”

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Latest Catterick Results
DateRunnerJockeyTrainerSP
18 Jun 17:25Infinite HonourDaniel MuscuttMrs S Corbett11/8
18 Jun 16:50Sea The DreamConnor BeasleyE Bethell2/1
18 Jun 16:10AnimateRowan ScottG Harker12/1
18 Jun 15:30High OpinionAiden BrookesB Smart9/2
18 Jun 14:50Educating RitaConnor BeasleyM Dods13/8
18 Jun 14:15The Dancing PoetMr M W BrownB Ellison85/40
08 Jun 18:10ResilienceTom EavesC Lidster12/1
08 Jun 17:40Starshine LegendDaniel MuscuttJ Ferguson11/8
08 Jun 17:05TatterstallDaniel MuscuttM Dods7/2
08 Jun 16:30GibsideDuran FentimanT Easterby11/2
Catterick Fixtures
DateSessionCodeSurface
18 JunAfternoonFlatTurf
10 JulAfternoonFlatTurf
24 JulAfternoonFlatTurf
06 AugAfternoonFlatTurf
19 AugAfternoonFlatTurf
28 AugAfternoonFlatTurf
10 SepAfternoonFlatTurf
02 OctAfternoonFlatTurf
19 OctMorningFlatTurf
29 OctAfternoonFlatTurf
22 NovAfternoonJumpTurf
17 DecAfternoonJumpTurf
28 DecAfternoonJumpTurf
Top Catterick Jockeys
JockeyWinsRunsSR
Connor Beasley105219.2%
David Allan95616.1%
Jason Hart74714.9%
David Nolan62920.7%
Ben Robinson52520.0%
Clifford Lee51729.4%
Brian Hughes53315.2%
Nick Scholfield41136.4%
Sam James42913.8%
Tom Eaves43611.1%
Top Catterick Trainers
TrainerWinsRunsSR
T Easterby1812714.2%
M D Hammond77010.0%
B Ellison73818.4%
D McCain63318.2%
K Burke51631.3%
Jonjo O'Neill51241.7%
C Lidster42218.2%
M Dods42416.7%
R Menzies43312.1%
Mrs S Smith42020.0%