Lingfield Park Racecourse is part of the group of racecourses run by ARC Racing Group. The racecourse is situated in Lingfield, United Kingdom. The course is one of the most versatile around as it is a winter all-weather racetrack.
Lingfield is known for hosting some of the most thrilling National Hunt and flat races in UK. The racecourse is part of the Lingfield Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, which offers top class hospitality with all the amenities for a comfortable stay.
Visitors are often treated to races as the track has a racing calendar that spans the whole year. The rooms overlook the track thus guests can enjoy races from the comfort of their room. The country club also has a golf course where
guests can spend their time enjoying the lush green and practicing their drive.
The track at Lingfield is a Polytrack. The track is one among the six all-weather tracks in UK though flat racing and National Hunt racing are run on turf. Some of the major race meetings held here include; Cleves Stakes, the
Spring Cup, Hever Sprint Stakes and Churchill Stakes.
The racecourse has a long history dating back to 1890 when it was first opened. Since the racetrack opened up,it has always sported the Prince’s feathers in its emblem.
Lingfield racing track started out as a track used only for jump racing until 1894 when it got the go ahead to host flat racing from the Jockey Club. Since then, the track only halted racing during WWII. The course was managed by Ladbrokes who later sold it to Arena Leisure. The new owner saw to it that the all-weather track was changed from Equitrack to Polytrack all-weather surface. A modern grandstand worth £5.5 million was also built as part of efforts to bring the course up to speed with current developments.