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Newbury Racecourse

Racecourse Guide

A top-class Flat and National Hunt track, Newbury's left-handed, galloping course provides a true test of stamina, particularly in wet conditions. The highlights of their National Hunt season include the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup run at the end of November and the Betfair Hurdle, one of Europe's richest handicap Hurdles, which takes place in February and is increasingly a springboard for live Supreme Novice Hurdle and Champion Hurdle candidates for the Cheltenham Festival the following month. On the Flat, the jewel in their crown is the Group 1 Qipco Lockinge Stakes in May. Newbury can also boast first-class facilities and a superb view of the whole track.

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Contact and Location

Newbury Racecourse, The Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 7NZ. United Kingdom.
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The Effect of the Draw

On the straight course, runners drawn low in big fields generally struggle, whatever the going. When there are twenty or more runners, look first at those drawn fourteen and above. Cross out runners drawn in single figures when there are more than twenty runners in races of up to a mile (straight).

Local Knowledge


  1. Kenikabs Taxi's (0.6 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1635 41405

  2. Airpremier Cars (0.7 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1635 49949

  3. Broadway Cars (0.7 miles away)
    Tel: +44 1635 847784

Places to Stay

  1. Newbury Manor (0.9 miles away)
    London Road, Newbury RG14 2BY, UK
    Tel: +44 1635 528838

  2. Hilton Newbury Centre (1.1 miles away)
    Pinchington Lane, Newbury RG14 7HL, UK
    Tel: +44 1635 529000

  3. Elizadora Hotel Reservations (1.2 miles away)
    33-34 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DB, UK
    Tel: +44 1635 552922

Places to Eat

  1. Cinnamon (0.7 miles away)
    4a Hambridge Road, Newbury RG14 5SS, UK
    Tel: +44 1635 580588

  2. Tag Pizza (0.7 miles away)
    Unit D1 Raceview Business Centre, Hambridge Road, Newbury RG14 5SA, UK
    Tel: +44 844 477 1996

  3. Papa John's (0.7 miles away)
    Unit D1 Raceview Business Centre, Hambridge Road, Newbury RG14 5SA, UK
    Tel: +44 1635 551133

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