Redcar racecourse is located in Redcar, North Yorkshire, England. The racecourse divides the town right down the middle, which makes it one of the important landmarks around. On a typical race day, fans are treated to action packed racing with the best amenities for a fun family day out.
The racecourse was opened in 1875 prior to which horseracing was held at Coatham in the sands. The oval-shaped track is a left handed, thoroughbred racetrack. The course can get challenging at the bends which are tight. A chute of 3 furlongs leads you to the top bend after which there is a straight course one metre long. This one-metre straight is said to be the only straight in all of UK that is a legitimate ‘Straight Mile.’ The straight is said to be perfectly level.
Race goers can enjoy all the action from the outdoor sitting, which is well organized and recently upgraded to give the whole place an upmarket feel that blends well with the picturesque view of the Cleveland hills. The entire racecourse is well kept with the winners enclosure and the parade ring the most impressive to look at. Sunny days make for splendid racing with the final straight always provides for an enlivening finish to the races.
The racecourse hosts 18 race meetings starting from April and running through October. Each race meeting is an
opportunity for locals and racing fans at large to enjoy the festivities that come with a good race day. Some of the prominent races include the Zetland Gold Cup, Two-Year-Old Trophy and the Guisborough Stakes.
Apart from horseracing, Redcar racecourse also doubles up as a fine venue for all kinds of events. You can always book the facilities for weddings, graduation parties, birthdays, anniversaries and corporate events. Guests cannot run out of food choices when they come to Redcar racecourse. The catering at the racecourse is first-rate and the service staff are pleasant and fast.