Enjoy a fabulous day at the races at one of the UK’s best iconic and best-loved racecourses, Doncaster.
Whether you want to catch the oldest classic race, the St Leger, the prestigious Grimthorpe Chase or Lincoln, an evening meeting, family race day or live music event, Doncaster Racecourse offers a great variety of races throughout the calendar and always delivers a memorable atmosphere.
Booking with National Holidays is a great way to enjoy a day at the races, with hotel stay, ticket admission and coach travel included in your package.
Doncaster is one of the most historic racecourses in the UK, with racing at Turf Moor dating back to the 16th Century.
Steeped in history, Doncaster racecourse hosts 36 racing fixtures throughout both the flat and national hunt season, meaning you’re guaranteed to find an event to suit your dates.
The racecourse’s flagship event is its September Festival, the highlight of which is the St Leger, the oldest and longest classic in the flat racing calendar which dates back to 1776.
The Leger is the final race of the five British Classics, which also comprises the 1000 and 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May and the Oaks and Derby in June.
See some of the best runners and riders in the UK, including Ryan Moore and Frankie Dettori, compete for the £390,000 first prize. Check the pedigree and form on the racecard, inspect the horses in the parade ring and roar your horse to the winning post. Fingers crossed you’ll manage to beat the bookies and will be celebrating in the Winner’s Enclosure!
As well as the St Leger, Doncaster Racecourse also plays host to the prestigious Grimthorpe Chase and Lincoln Meeting in March.
The course’s evening meetings are always popular, deliver an electric atmosphere and are a great unwind during the working week whether you’re a keen racegoer or simply want to socialise with family or friends.
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