Stratford racecourse

Situated close to the town centre of historic Stratford-Upon-Avon, the course is about 15 minutes from Junction 15 of the M40 and 40 minutes from Junction 7 of the M5. Highlight of the season is the Pertemps Cup Champion Hunters' Chase (For The Horse And Hound Cup), while the 10-furlong circuit favours horses who race prominently.

Steeplechasing has taken place since 1755 with racing run from March to October.

Address: Stratford Racecourse, Luddington Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9SE
Tel: (01789) 267949
Admission: Club £16; Tattersalls £12; Centre of course £6. Accompanied under-16s free
Road: Course is SW of Stratford-on-Avon on A439
Rail: Paddington Line to Stratford, then 1 mile walk or taxi
Car park: Club/Tattersalls/Centre course £2, plus free car park
Jumps: Sharp left-hand course of 1m 2f in extent with a run-in of 200yds. With eight easy fences and five hurdles per circuit, a tight fast track and unsuitable for the galloping type.