Huntingdon

Huntingdon Racecourse

Huntingdon


Brampton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire , PE17 8NN Tel: 01480 453373 Fax: 01480 455275Huntingdon racecourseWebsite: http://www.huntingdon-racecourse.co.uk/


Course Description


The oval shaped tight course is run right handed and is 1 mile 4 furlongs in distance. There are nine fences per lap of the course, two of these are open ditches and there is one water jump.

Facilities


The Members Enclosure: As well as access to all public areas , Day Member badge holders have exclusive use of the recently refurbished Members Grandstand. On the first floor of the stand is the Bevan’s Bar this offers great views of the whole racecourse and parade ring. The Lenton’s Bar is on the ground floor and offers a wide variety of snacks. However, if its a sit down meal you require there is the Peterborough Chase RestaurantThe Paddock Enclosure: By far the most popular enclosure and the largest. There is an excellent view of racing, with an open ditch fence directly opposite the enclosure and the finishing post. You also have access to the parade ring and winners enclosure. Bars include the recently refurbished Gifford’s Bar and Smith Eccles Bar. Racegoers in this enclosure also have access to the Hurdles Restaurant and the Champagne and Seafood Bar. However, if you like food on the go, there are a number of fast food outlets.The Picnic Car Park: This car park is open for all bank holiday, saturday, sunday and evening meetings. You can drive your car right up to the running rails of the course for an excellent view of racing. Picnics and BBQ’s are very welcome. Fast food and snacks can also be purchased from Hugo’s which is located in this car park. There is also children’s entertainment, usually in the form of a mini fairground.

Directions
By Car: The course is half a mile off the A1, on the A14, the A1/M1 link road that joins the M11 at Cambridge

By Rail: Huntingdon Station is one and a half miles from the course.