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Doncaster Racecourse, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
DONCASTER RACECOURSEHome 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.
Dress code for Member's Enclosure - no jeans or open-necked shirts. Gents must wear jackets and ties.
Did You Know...Did you know that Doncaster Racecourse once held aviation meetings with world-leading pioneers of early flight?
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.
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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PricesMembers £16.00 Tattersalls £10.00 Centre Course £4.00, but prices do vary for meetings
FacilitiesThere is a creche and special rides for children.
Accompanied children under 16 years of age are admitted free of charge.
ParkingPlenty 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 DetailsThe Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster,
Tel: 01302 304200
Fax: 01302 323271
Events happening here:January 9, 2013: National Hunt Racing
January 25, 2013: Sky Bet Chase
January 26, 2013: Sky Bet Chase
February 7, 2013: Eventmasters Race Day
February 20, 2013: National Hunt Racing
March 1, 2013: Grimthorpe Chase
March 2, 2013: William Hill Grimthorpe Chase
March 22, 2013: William Hill Lincoln
April 13, 2013: Flat Racing
April 27, 2013: Flat Racing
May 4, 2013: Flat Summer Racing
May 13, 2013: Flat Summer Racing
May 18, 2013: Racing and Music
June 1, 2013: Derby Day
June 16, 2013: Family Fun Day
September 11, 2013: Ladbrokes St Leger Festival: The Crown Hotel At Ba
September 12, 2013: Ladbrokes St Leger Festival: DFS Ladies Day
September 13, 2013: Ladbrokes St Leger Festival: Speedy Services Donca
September 14, 2013: Ladbrokes St Leger Festival: Ladbrokes St Leger Da
October 25, 2013: Racing Post Trophy
October 26, 2013: Racing Post Trophy
November 9, 2013: BETFRED November Handicap
November 29, 2013: National Hunt Begins
December 14, 2013: BetVictor National Hunt Christmas Raceday
December 29, 2013: New Year's National Hunt Raceday
April 25, 2014: Afternoon Flat Racing
April 26, 2014: Evening Flat Racing
May 3, 2014: Evening Flat Racing
May 12, 2014: Afternoon Flat Racing
May 17, 2014: Evening Flat Racing & Status Quo
June 7, 2014: Derby Day Flat Racing
June 15, 2014: Fathers Day Fun Day Flat Racing
June 27, 2014: Betdaq Afternoon Flat Racing
June 28, 2014: Betdaq Flat Racing
June 28, 2014: Kaiser Chiefs & Flat Racing
July 4, 2014: WorldPay Afternoon Flat Racing
July 10, 2014: Freebets Afternoon Flat Racing
September 12, 2014: Ladbrokes St Leger Festival 2014
September 21, 2014: Antique and Collectors Fair
October 19, 2014: Giant Antique & Collectors Fair
October 24, 2014: Racing Post Trophy Stakes
October 26, 2014: BP Toy Collectors Fair
November 1, 2014: Hallam FM Fireworks
November 22, 2014: Old Comrades Pigeon Show
January 9, 2015: 2015 Opener
January 23, 2015: Skybet Chase
January 24, 2015: Skybet Chase
August 1, 2015: Unison Raceday
August 15, 2015: Spandau Ballet Raceday
September 9, 2015: j2O Spritz Leger Day
September 10, 2015: DFS Ladies Day
September 11, 2015: Doncaster Cup Gentlemans Day
September 12, 2015: Ladbrokes St Leger
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Betty Parker from Los Angeles: I lived in Balby for 23 years.
Left England in 1960 but still have wonderful memories of all the fun we had at the St. Ledger.
j bailey from perth w.a: hi
i was born in donny st sepulchre gate ..the little railway house & It is still standing there ..i have fond memories of the st ledger .the fairground the gypsy fortune tellers the horse tipsters in the market place ..prince manalulu i think he was called .i could go on.. my husband was a bricklayer & helped to erect a new wall around the grandstand about 40 odd years ago.i was last in donny 2000
& hope to come again before i get to old
frank lawton from qld australia: hi
i have been to doncaster race course a number of times but not to the st leger it is a beutiful place where you can get drinks and food and the seating is real good when i come to doncaster on holidays i always go to the car boot sale every sun where you can buy antthing you want. it is so big thanks doncaster race course frank