Located in the heart of Colwick Park, a stone’s throw from the River Trent, Nottingham Racecourse has been hosting horse racing meetings since 1892. It’s one of the flatter circuits in the UK roster with a run-in of about four-and-a-half furlongs. The final turn is sharpest but the lengthy home straight gives galloping types the opportunity to recover and push for home.

Since the mid-1990s, Nottingham abandoned National Hunt racing to become a course that exclusively hosts flat racing on its Grade 4 track. The racecourse is split into two separate circuits – a regular one and a smaller one designated for sprint races.

They are both approximately one-and-a-half miles round and run left-handed. The courses are flat, except for very slight undulations two furlongs from the finish.

Nottingham’s most prestigious races held throughout the racing calendar are the Betfred Barry Hills ‘Further Flight’ Stakes, run over one mile and six furlongs in April and the Wetherbys Bloodstock Insurance Kilvington Fillies’ Stakes, run over six furlongs in May.

Some of the most prolific jockeys at Nottingham in recent seasons include Tom Queally and Paul Hanagan; meanwhile Godolphin trainer, Seed bin Suroor has an impressive strike rate for winners. In fact, Godolphin very often test promising Newmarket horses in Nottingham’s maiden races.

Geegeez says: “In terms of draw bias, it appears there is a growing advantage to those runners racing closest to the standside rail. On softer ground higher drawn numbers have a distinct bias – although do note that the stalls’ positioning is subject to change from standside or far side of the track at any meeting.”

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Latest Nottingham Results
DateRunnerJockeyTrainerSP
07 Apr 17:10AnnandaleFrancis NortonM Johnston15/8
07 Apr 16:40Astro KingRichard KingscoteSir M Stoute16/5
07 Apr 16:10Sir Ron PriestleyFrancis NortonM Johnston9/4
07 Apr 15:40Atalis BayAndrea AtzeniM Botti8/1
07 Apr 15:10BatraanGavin AshtonR Varian16/1
07 Apr 14:40BillhillyStevie DonohoeC Fellowes4/1
07 Apr 14:10MashhoorRichard KingscoteSir M Stoute9/2
04 Nov 16:10Bad CompanyMiss S BrothertonJ Boyle11/8
04 Nov 15:40Harry's RidgeHarrison ShawE Alston100/30
04 Nov 15:10Zim BabyBen CurtisM Appleby7/2
Nottingham Fixtures
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17 AprEveningFlatTurf
27 AprAfternoonFlatTurf
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Top Nottingham Jockeys
JockeyWinsRunsSR
Ben Curtis51926.3%
Cieren Fallon41625.0%
William Buick41822.2%
Daniel Tudhope3933.3%
Francis Norton3837.5%
Harry Bentley21513.3%
Tom Marquand2219.5%
Andrea Atzeni21118.2%
Robert Havlin2540.0%
Richard Kingscote21216.7%
Top Nottingham Trainers
TrainerWinsRunsSR
M Appleby32810.7%
M Johnston31421.4%
R Varian31323.1%
J Boyle3560.0%
Sir M Stoute3475.0%
D O'Meara22100.0%
H Palmer2728.6%
C Appleby2728.6%
P&O Cole2450.0%
J Gosden21020.0%