Catterick Races

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Established in 1783, Catterick Bridge Racecourse offers first class National Hunt and flat races throughout the racing calendar and each Catterick Races raceday proves popular with locals and visitors alike. Situated within North Yorkshire, in the hamlet of Catterick Bridge, a mile from the village of Catterick itself, the racecourse is well linked with the national transport network, via the A1, north and south, and is just 5 miles from Scotch Corner and all points west.

Free Racing Tips The track is oval, and left handed with sharp turns. At just over a mile, the shorter distances favour very low draws, particularly on good to firm ground, an advantage which lessens in the longer races over 7 furlongs.

Local trainers tend to do well and there is a good local feel to Catterick races, with a warm welcome extended to all.

Excellent for a day out in North Yorkshire, visitors, holidaymakers and families all enjoy some thrilling races in pleasant surrounds.

Racegoers at Catterick Races can enjoy a host of different environments and facilities during raceday.

The Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure is the main area and contains two tiers and a rooftop terrace, all with excellent panoramic views over the track.

The Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure are also found here and so those with Grandstand and Paddock tickets can get close to all the action before, during and after each race. Betting options are provided by the Totesport Betting shop and Tote Credit Club.

Dining options within the Grandstand and Paddock enclosure are provided by a selection of outlets, including a fine Restaurant, and a self-service cafeteria, situated under the rooftop terrace. Hot and cold snacks are additionally available from Champions Bar and Buffet, and Gods Solution Bar. Drinks are also served within the Parade Ring and betting shops.

The other main option for racegoers is the Course Enclosure which is situated on the centre of the track. Visitors can get up close to the action and make the most of the facilities which include food and drink outlets, Totepool betting and bookmakers, and a children's playground. Certainly the ideal place for a family day out, on Saturday afternoons and during the summer holidays a whole range of further family-centred attractions and activities are organised.

Admission prices for adults for the Grandstand Enclosure and for the Course Enclosure include the option on raceday of upgrading to Grandstand admission. Children under the age of 16 are admitted free to any enclosure, when accompanied by an adult. Car parking is free too making a day at Catterick races a fun and affordable option for families. Discounts are also available for group bookings of 6 or more when booked in advance.
Catterick Races, inside rail

Those who want a good and comprehensive introduction to racing can opt for the Punters Package. This comprises access to all the Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure facilities, a racecard with all the information required to make the most from the day, a Totepool Betting Voucher, a drinks voucher, and a hot baguette or daily special from the Champions Bar and Buffet. An alternative option is the Summer Package in which the food is represented by a summer salad with Tuna and Prawn Nicoise and the drink is a glass of Pimms, exactly as it should be on a summer raceday.

Horseracing has always been a great way to mix business with pleasure and the corporate hospitality available at Catterick offers opportunities to do this in style. Entertain clients, reward staff, or simply enjoy a special celebration with friends and family in the luxury and exclusivity of a private suite at the races. Any size of party, from 10 to 200 can be accommodated in a selection of first class luxury environments.

Richmond, Malton, and Middleton are three adjoining suites within the Grandstand and the flexible layout means they can be used separately or combined in a variety of ways to accommodate up to 72 guests. A key shared feature is the panoramic views over the track and with CCTV, private bar, tote kiosk and hospitality reflecting Standard or Executive Packages; the perfect raceday environment is assured.

An option for smaller numbers is the Hospitality Club Package, in which a table can be booked for two or more guests within one of the superb racecourse facilities. Additional private suite options include the Luncheon Suite, located adjacent to the Winners Enclosure, which can cater for up to 36 people, and the Paddock Suite which overlooks the Parade Ring and can accommodate up to 48 guests. A classic Catterick Races raceday option for a group of 50 or more to enjoy summer racing in style can be had by booking a trackside marquee.

A traditional raceday often incorporates some fine dining and anyone with a Grandstand and Paddock Ticket can make the most of the superb dining opportunities on offer within the Grandstand Restaurant. Ideally situated with views of the Parade Ring, Winners Enclosure and track, the Restaurant is perfectly placed for all the action at Catterick Races and with catering supplied by CGC Events, great dining is a given.

The location of Catterick Bridge Racecourse is not only convenient for visitors to Catterick Races, with access via the main road network but also for nearby accommodation options, ideal those with some time to spend in North Yorkshire and the surrounds. There are also some fine local hostelries and sights within the village of Catterick itself.