Kelso racecourse

Kelso is the home of National Hunt racing in the Scottish Borders and was voted 'Britain's Friendliest Racecourse' in a national newspaper survey.

The Morebattle Hurdle in January and the Borders National in March are the top two races at a track that is left-handed and is famed for its long, uphill three furlong run-in. The course lies to the north of the town off the A6089 and the A699.

Address: Kelso Races Ltd, 18-20 Glendale Rd, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6DW
Tel: 01668 280800
Admission: Club £15; Tattersalls £10 (OAPs ans Students £5, accompanied Students £5, accompanied under-16s free)
Road: Course is N of town off B6461
Rail: Difficult, nearest station Berwick-upon-Tweed
Car park: Free
Jumps: The hurdle track is a tight left-hand oval circuit of one mile 300yds with five hurdles to jump, the chase course with nine fences is one mile 600yds. There is a long run-in of 440yds.