What's On

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Late October Meeting

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Anne Duchess Of Westminter's Charity Day For Maggie's Clatterbridge

Wednesday 14th November 2018

Sat 01 Dec 2018

Early December Meeting

Saturday 1st December 2018

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Christmas Meeting

Friday 14th December 2018

Tue 08 Jan 2019

New Year Meeting

Fri 08 Feb 2019

Heritage Day

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Welcome to Sky Sports Racing Day

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Discovery Day

Sat 18 May 2019

Wrexham Lager Family Funday

Tue 04 Jun 2019

Summer Meeting

Fri 02 Aug 2019

Ladies Day

Featured Event
Mon 19 Aug 2019

Family Evening

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Gentlemen's Day

Wed 02 Oct 2019

Countryside Day

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Halloween Meeting

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Anne Duchess of Westminster's Charity Day

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Late November Meeting

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Christmas Meeting

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

Paddock Enclosure

The Paddock enclosure offers panoramic views over the racetrack and enables the public to view the horses in the pre parade ring, parade ring and winners' enclosure. The Paddock and Wynnstay Restaurants and all other private hospitality suites are also included in this area. Food, drink, betting and convenience facilities are all available, with three public bars, and various snack outlets to cater for racegoers. A number of tables are made available in the Wynnstay Restaurant for the public to walk in on the day and take advantage of the delicious food on offer (Subject to availability).

Course Enclosure

Food, drink, betting and convenience facilities are all available and we are happy for visitors to bring picnics to the Course Enclosure. BBQs are permitted on the Course enclosure, however we ask that you are considerate to other racegoers when operating a BBQ. For anyone wishing to bring a Gazebo onto the course enclosure, there are designated Gazebo areas that are clearly signed - there will be a charge of £10.00 per gazebo.

The Racecourse, Overton Road, Bangor-on-dee, Wrexham, LL13 0DA
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Train

Wrexham General Station is the closest to the Racecourse and a free bus service operates from the Racecourse on racedays. The bus leaves the station 90 minutes before the first race.

By Air

If you wish to arrive by helicopter at the Course, you must contact the racecourse office beforehand on 01978 782 081 to confirm arrival/departure times and landing area etc.

By Road

Bangor-on-Dee lies just 25 minutes from Chester and is well-signed from the main A483 southbound.From the South and Midlands, the Racecourse is best approached using the M6 and M54 (j3) then take the A41 to Whitchurch and finally the A525 towards Wrexham.

Parking

Parking is free

Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no official dress code, although smart casual is suggested.

Racecourse Information

The History

Bangor-on-Dee racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Bangor-on-dee near wrexham, Wales. It is a left-handed National Hunt racecourse, and does not have a Grandstand. The racecourse held its first race in 1859 and has since held horse racing regularly except during the wars. Since 2006 Bangor has also hosted amateur Point-to-Point races run by local hunts. The course for the Point-to-Point is on the inside of the main track and races are run right handed. In May 2012, all former Tote betting positions were replaced by the racecourse's own in-house bangorBET betting system. The Clerk of the Course is Andrew Morris, who is also Clerk of the Course at sister track Chester, where flat racing takes place. Today, many of the top trainers send their novice horses to race at Bangor-on-Dee as part of their education: Paul Nicholls, Alan King, Phillip Hobbs, Donald McCain (Cholmondeley) Nicky Henderson, and Jonjo O'Neill all have regular runners at Bangor-on-Dee.