Nottingham racecourse is located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, only about two miles away from Nottingham city. The racecourse is well known for hosting flat races, run over 1.5 miles. The racetrack is left-handed and oval in shape. There used to be National Hunt races, but they came to a sudden stop towards the end of February 1996.It is owned by Jockey Club Racecourses, and was opened way back in 1892. The track is easily accessible from all directions, making it very convenient for many people living within and outside of Nottingham city. This great track is not only a venue for horse racing, but also a site for holding major events. It offers a wide range of hospitality packages including hotel services.
The racecourse’s first location was at Nottingham Forest Recreation Ground in the year 1773. It was then moved to its present location, Colwick Park in 1892.In 1965, the land in which the racetrack was situated was bought by the local corporation. This was a major setback to its development, and for some time, its future seemed to be doomed. Luckily, the Levy Board convinced the corporation to lease the course to the owners. It is known to host a number of famous races, including the Kilvington Stakes. This race is run over 1mile 6 furlongs. It also hosts the Nottinghamshire Oaks run for over 1 mile.
This year, Genting Casino Ladies day will be the peak of Nottingham racecourse calendar. It is scheduled for 12th of May, with doors opening from 12 noon. This event is the most popular fixture of the season. It had a total attendance
of 5,500 people in 2017. The event features the best dressed competition besides the racing competition. Nottingham will also be hosting other events such as Family Fun Day and Residents Free Night taking place on 10th June
and 18th June respectively.