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Doncaster Racecourse, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire

DONCASTER RACECOURSE

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.

Dress code for Members 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?

Directions

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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Prices

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Facilities

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

OPENING TIMES

event specific

Parking

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,
DN2 6BB
Tel: 01302 304200
Fax: 01302 323271

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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
regards j.bailey
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


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