Salisbury racecourse

Set in the middle of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, within view of stunning Salisbury Cathedral, the course is situated less than four miles from the centre of Salisbury.

Highlights of the season are the Upavon Fillies Stakes and the Sovereign Stakes among about 16 Flat meetings held from May to October. The track first saw action as far back as 1588 when Queen Elizabeth I visited the course.

Address: Salisbury Racecourse, Netherhampton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PN
Tel: (01722) 326461
Admission: Bilbury Enclosure £18; Grandstand & Paddock £11; Course £6; Under-16s Free
Road: 3m W of Salisbury, between A354 and A3094
Rail: Waterloo to Salisbury, then bus or taxi ride
Car park: Free
Flat: Right-handed course with a 7f home straight which bends to the right. The finish is almost all uphill. The emphasis is on stamina and suits the galloping type. Low numbers are best on soft going.