Introduction to Kelso Racecourse

Nestled in the picturesque Scottish Borders, Kelso Racecourse stands as a hidden treasure of British jump racing. Renowned for its warm atmosphere and thrilling National Hunt races, Kelso offers a unique racing experience steeped in history. Since its establishment in 1823, the racecourse has been a focal point for the local community and racing enthusiasts alike, hosting some of the most exciting jump racing in the UK. With its scenic backdrop and rich tradition, Kelso Racecourse is a 'bucket list' outpost for all serious NH enthusiasts.

Contact Information and Official Website

For further information about race days, events, and facilities, Kelso Racecourse can be contacted directly. Stay updated with the latest news and announcements by visiting the official website:

Phone: 01573 221221


Official Website: Kelso Racecourse

Kelso Course Description

Kelso Racecourse features a left-handed, oval-shaped track with an undulating nature and challenging fences. The course's signature feature is its tight turns, which add an extra layer of strategy and skill for jockeys and trainers.

Notable races including the Premier Kelso Hurdle, Morebattle Hurdle and the Borders National. Spectators can enjoy an unusually close-up view of the action at Kelso, ensuring an immersive racing experience.

Facilities Overview

Visitors to Kelso Racecourse are greeted with a range of facilities designed to enhance their race day experience. The racecourse boasts a variety of viewing areas, from grandstand seating to more intimate hospitality boxes. Culinary delights are on offer with a selection of dining options, including casual eateries and fine dining experiences. Betting outlets are conveniently located throughout the venue, allowing guests to engage with the races directly.

Additionally, Kelso offers ample parking and accessible facilities, ensuring a comfortable visit for all racegoers.


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Latest Kelso Results
15 Apr 17:00Soldier Of RockMr Joe WrightMrs C Tinkler8/11
15 Apr 16:30Atlantic DancerMr B LynnN Alexander9/4
15 Apr 16:00Kingston BridgeCraig NicholEwan Whillans16/1
15 Apr 15:30Up Helly Aa KingMr B LynnN Alexander13/2
15 Apr 15:00Raceview RoadJonathon BewleyG Bewley6/1
15 Apr 14:30Both BarrelsCraig NicholD Whillans15/8
15 Apr 14:00AlnilamSean BowenO Murphy8/11
10 Mar 16:30Eloi Du PuyMr B LynnN Alexander7/2
10 Mar 15:55MyretownDerek FoxMiss L Russell4/7
10 Mar 15:20Shoeshine BoyCraig NicholD Whillans11/2
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Top Kelso Jockeys
Mr B Lynn94221.4%
Brian Hughes85414.8%
Craig Nichol84418.2%
Sean Quinlan63417.6%
Derek Fox64214.3%
Patrick Wadge63020.0%
Ryan Mania63417.6%
Danny McMenamin3339.1%
Jonathon Bewley31421.4%
Jamie Hamilton32711.1%
Top Kelso Trainers
Miss L Russell148117.3%
N Alexander105318.9%
A Thomson63915.4%
Mrs R Dobbin52025.0%
N Richards51435.7%
D McCain42119.0%
F M O'Brien4666.7%
G Bewley32015.0%
I Jardine32015.0%
Ewan Whillans31915.8%