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Carlisle Racecourse

Racecourse Guide

Situated between the Borders and the Lake District, Carlisle provides tourists with an ideal opportunity for a day out at the races. Stamina is an important factor here as the course is galloping in nature and the uphill finish offers a real sting in the tail.

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Contact and Location

Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Road, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 4TS. United Kingdom.
Official Website:

The Effect of the Draw

As a right-handed course, one might think high numbers should be favoured, but that is not the case. If anything, runners who come down the centre in the home straight have the advantage.

Local Knowledge


  1. C & H Coaches (0.9 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1228 532347

  2. Shankland Contract Services (1.5 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1228 591222

  3. Stewart Enterprises (1.5 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1228 537464

Places to Stay

  1. C & H Coaches (0.9 miles away)
    4 Cammock Avenue, Carlisle CA2 4PD, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 532347

  2. Pinegrove Hotel (1.5 miles away)
    262 London Road, Carlisle CA1 2QS, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 524828

  3. Kates Guest House B&B Carlisle (1.5 miles away)
    6 Lazonby Terrace, London Road, Carlisle CA1 2PZ, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 492388

Places to Eat

  1. Peking Chef House (1.3 miles away)
    14 Petteril Bank Road, Carlisle CA1 3AH, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 402222

  2. China Palace (1.4 miles away)
    95 Blackwell Road, Carlisle CA2 4EH, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 590281

  3. Dominos Pizza (1.7 miles away)
    25a London Road, Carlisle CA1 2JZ, UK
    Tel: +44 1228 595955

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