What's On

Fri 01 May 2020

Pink Raceday

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Chepstow are delighted to announce their first Pink Raceday in aid of beating Breast Cancer through Cancer Research Wales.

They are encouraging all customers to wear pink on the day in support of this fabulous cause – pink ties, pink shoes, pink suits or just a pink flower.

Tue 12 May 2020

Spring Afternoon Jump Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting jump racing.

Sat 06 Jun 2020

James Arthur Live after racing

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James Arthur will be performing live after racing at Chepstow Racecourse on Saturday 6th June.

Chepstow are thrilled that as well as an impressive day of racing, they will have live music from this Middlesbrough chart topper this summer.

With stunning views across the Welsh countryside, the sun shining down (we hope!), and the horses thundering past you to the finish line, thoroughly enjoy your day at the races before you letting your hair down for a night of music. If you are looking for things to do in Wales this summer, this event can’t be missed.

The gates will open at 3pm. Timings for the first race are still to be confirmed, but it’s expected to be around 6pm with James Arthur on stage around 9.20pm.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Gin & Jazz Racenight

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Head to Chepstow for the Gin and Jazz Race Day, there will be live music during the afternoon.

Mon 22 Jun 2020

Summer Afternoon Flat Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting flat racing.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Summer Afternoon Flat Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting flat racing.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

Summer Afternoon Flat Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting flat racing.

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Summer Afternoon Flat Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting flat racing.

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Summer Afternoon Flat Racing

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Enjoy an afternoon of exciting flat racing.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Property & Construction Raceday

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The Property & Construction Raceday at Chepstow Racecourse.

Fri 09 Oct 2020

Jumps Season Opener Day 1

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Head to Chepstow for Day One of the October Jump Season Opener – an afternoon of top quality racing to launch the winter jump season.

The feature race is the Grade Two, Persian War Novices’ Hurdle.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Jumps Season Opener Day 2

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Head to Chepstowfor Day Two of the Jump Season Opener – an afternoon of top class jump racing.

This is a popular meeting which starts the winter jump season in the UK – the feature race is the Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle.

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Afternoon Jump Racing

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Enjoy an exciting afternoon of jump racing!

Mon 09 Nov 2020

Afternoon Jump Racing

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Enjoy an exciting afternoon of jump racing!

Fri 20 Nov 2020

Afternoon Jump Racing

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Enjoy an exciting afternoon of jump racing!

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

One Enclosure

Combines both of the below enclosures into one - this is used for many of the racedays in the calendar.

Premier Enclosure

Guests staying at the Premier Enclosure will be treated with unprecedented views of the racing action. Your Premier Admission badge also offers full access to all public areas. The racecourse politely asks that guests adhere to the smart casual dress code - whilst smart jeans are acceptable, ripped jeans, casual shorts (tailored shorts are acceptable) football/rugby shirts, or trainers are all not permitted.

Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure

Those staying within the Grandstand will receive views of the track and parade ring, as well as having access to the bar and selection of food outlets.

Chepstow Racecourse St Lawrence Road Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 6BE
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

BY TRAIN

Chepstow Train Station is conveniently located only a 10 minute walk from the town centre. Direct trains run from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham. Connections are also available at Newport for London Paddington, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Crewe, Manchester, Swansea and all parts of Wales. Also, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Salisbury and Portsmouth and all parts of the South and West of England.

BY BUS

A bus shuttle service runs from the town's train station, via the bus station, to the racecourse on racedays. The service also operates from Newport train station. Return tickets cost £3 from Chepstow and £5 from Newport.

Parking

BY CAR

Chepstow Racecourse is easily accessible from the M4 East (J21) or the M4 West (J23). From there, take the M48 and exit at Junction 2 towards Chepstow. The racecourse is on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth Road.

PARKING

Parking at Chepstow is both free and plentiful.

Dress Codes

What to wear

No vests, football/rugby shirts or ripped jeans are allowed anywhere on the racecourse. In public areas, customers should wear smart shorts and trainers, whilst In hospitality areas, smart, casual clothing is preferred. Trainers, shorts, shirts without a collar or fancy dress are all not permitted. The racecourse encourages as many hospitality guests as possible to dress-up for the occasion.

Racecourse Information

The History

Chepstow Racecourse hosts 32 Jumps and Flats fixtures annually. Highlights include the prestigious Coral Wealth National just after Christmas, Caribbean Night in January and the Family Fun Racedays with FREE entry and entertainment for children in April and August. In recent years, the racecourse has also had a special relationship with music - Madness, Tom Jones and UB40 have all played. This year saw Simply Red take to the stage and provided the perfect evening out following the racing. Indeed, a day out at Chepstow Racecourse should certainly not be missed, especially when you consider children under 18 go free!

Chepstows track is a left handed, oval circuit of just under 2 miles and provides a real test of stamina, particularly in the Winter months. The Jumps and Flat run adjacent to each other and inter-join at approximately the 5 furlong marker in the home straight.