Doncaster racecourse

Town Moor in South Yorkshire is home to two of the world's oldest races, the Doncaster Cup - first run in 1766 - and the St Leger which was inaugurated 10 years later and was the first Classic ever run.

Address: Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6BB
Tel: 013 023 04200
Admission: Members £16; Grandstand £10; Family Enclosure £4; Under 16s free all enclosures
Road: Course is E of town off the A638 (M18 Jcts 3 &4)
Rail: 1hr 30 mins Kings Cross to Doncaster Central then bus or £4 taxi
Car park: Free
Flat: Left-hand almost perfectly flat track with a run-in of just over 4f. High numbers best on the straight course.
Jumps: Left-hand pear shaped track almost perfectly flat with a run-in of just over 240yds. Eleven very easy fences and seven hurdles per circuit.