Uttoxeter racecourse

With a train station on its doorstep and the A50 conveniently situated, this Staffordshire course has become a popular venue in recent years.

The course has a circumference of around 10 furlongs and is a left-handed oval with an unusual right-handed kink in the middle of the back straight.

Address: Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD
Tel: 01889 562561
Admission: Club £16; Tattersalls £12.
Road: East of Stafford, via A518, or West of Derby via A516 and A50
Rail: St Pancras Line to Derby, Uttoxeter station adjoins course
Car park: Free
Jumps: Left-hand oval track of about 1m 2f with a 170yds run-in. Eight fences and five hurdles per circuit, the easy bends favour front runners.