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Doncaster Racecourse, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire


Doncaster Racecourse at Donny OnlineHome to the oldest British Classic, the St Leger, Doncaster Racecourse offers top quality action on the Flat and over the sticks. Well known for its excellent drainage, the ground rarely turns testing putting the emphasis on basic speed rather than stamina. The four-day St Leger Meeting in September is one of the most popular Festivals and features a clutch of Group and Listed races. Over the jumps, the Pertemps Great Yorkshire Chase in January is always a competitive affair and remains one of the highlights of the National Hunt season.

National Hunt: left-handed, galloping, generally flat, heavy ground rare. Circuit is 2 miles.

Flat: left-handed, pear-shaped, galloping. Almost 2 miles round with a 4 1/2 furlong run-in. Round and straight miles, mainly flat.

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Did You Know...

Did you know that Doncaster Racecourse once held aviation meetings with world-leading pioneers of early flight?


By Car: The racecourse is a mile from Doncaster town centre. From the south the A1 and M1/M18 are good routes. There are signs to the racecourse from the motorways. East of the town, off the A638 (M18 junction 3 and 4). Large public car park free and adjacent to the course. By Train: Doncaster Central is the closest station. Buses 55, 170 and 171 from the station stop 300 metres from the racecourse itself.

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There is a creche and special rides for children.
Accompanied children under 16 years of age are admitted free of charge.


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Plenty of parking either alongside racecourse, across the road next to the fire station. Across the road where Doncaster Rovers former home Belle Vue was is sometimes opened for convenient parking.

Contact Details

The Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster,
Tel: 01302 304200
Fax: 01302 323271