Introduction to Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse, set in the East Midlands of England, offers a unique racing experience with its blend of flat and National Hunt races. Established in 1883, this historic venue is renowned for its diverse racing calendar and vibrant atmosphere. The racecourse, set against a backdrop of picturesque countryside, provides an ideal setting for thrilling racing action. Known for its friendly environment and high-quality facilities, Leicester Racecourse is a favorite among both racing aficionados and those new to the sport.

Contact Information and Official Website

To learn more about race days, special events, and facilities at Leicester Racecourse, please use the following contact details or visit the official website:

Phone: 01162 716515


Official Website: Leicester Racecourse

Course Description

Leicester Racecourse features a right-handed, oval track used for both flat and National Hunt races. The course is known for its undulating terrain and challenging finishes, providing a test of endurance for competitors. It is approximatelty a mile and three-quarters around and has quite tight bends. The racecourse hosts a variety of significant races throughout the year, including the prestigious Leicester Mercury Stakes on the flat and the Leicestershire Chase over fences.

Facilities Overview

Leicester Racecourse boasts a wide array of facilities to cater to all visitors. The racecourse offers several hospitality options, including luxury suites and the Club Room Restaurant, which provide exquisite dining experiences with views over the track. For more casual options, there are various bars and food stalls offering a range of snacks and refreshments. The racecourse also features a dedicated picnic area, perfect for families and groups. On-site betting facilities enhance the race day experience, and ample parking, including coach parking, is available. The racecourse is also equipped with accessible facilities to ensure a comfortable visit for all guests.


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