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
20 Jul 20:20IntercessorWilliam HumphreyJ Gallagher11/4
20 Jul 19:50Snow BerryErika ParkinsonM Appleby40/1
20 Jul 19:15Don't Tell ClaireRichard KingscoteDaniel & Claire Kubler5/2
20 Jul 18:45De MazzaroPhil DennisT Davidson3/1
20 Jul 18:15Desert QuestCam HardieA Whillans5/1
20 Jul 17:45AbateBarry McHughA Nicholls11/10
16 Jul 17:20CliffcakeLewis EdmundsS R Bowring9/1
16 Jul 16:50GreatgadianAndrea AtzeniR Varian7/4
16 Jul 16:20Sweet BelieverCieren FallonW Haggas10/11
16 Jul 15:45Possible ManDavid ProbertSir M Stoute9/4
Nottingham Fixtures
DateSessionCodeSurface
29 JulAfternoonFlatTurf
10 AugAfternoonFlatTurf
13 AugAfternoonFlatTurf
29 SepAfternoonFlatTurf
06 OctAfternoonFlatTurf
13 OctAfternoonFlatTurf
27 OctAfternoonFlatTurf
03 NovAfternoonFlatTurf
Top Nottingham Jockeys
JockeyWinsRunsSR
Ben Curtis93724.3%
James Doyle73023.3%
Daniel Tudhope62030.0%
Silvestre De Sousa62128.6%
Oisin Murphy61346.2%
Cieren Fallon53116.1%
David Probert43013.3%
Richard Kingscote42615.4%
William Buick42218.2%
Jim Crowley31323.1%
Top Nottingham Trainers
TrainerWinsRunsSR
M Appleby96114.8%
M Johnston73619.4%
R Varian62227.3%
Sir M Stoute51533.3%
Clive Cox41330.8%
R Hannon4449.1%
S&E Crisford32313.0%
J Boyle3560.0%
K Burke32412.5%
H Morrison31816.7%