What's On

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Christmas Party Raceday

Really get in to festive spirit at our Christmas Party Raceday. Don your best Christmas outfit to be in with a chance of winning Best Christmas Outfit on the day.

Not only is there some exhilarating jump races, but after racing there will be a disco, so don’t forget your dancing shoes!

Upgrade your raceday with hospitality in the Bridles Restaurant, where you can soak up the festive atmosphere of raceday and enjoy panoramic views of the racecourse.

A bus will operate from Llanelli train station to the racecourse. £1 per journey on a first come first served basis. The bus will leave Llanelli at 11:25am and return from the racecourse at 4:10pm.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Winter Afternoon Racing

Head to Ffos Las for afternoon racing on Monday 14th January with 7 races on the card.

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Winter Afternoon Racing

Head to Ffos Las for afternoon racing on Thursday 7th February with 7 races on the card.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

St Patrick’s Raceday

Featured Event

Head to Ffos Las on St Patrick's Day for a lively afternoon of racing on Sunday 17th March with 7 races on the card. There will also be a live performance from Irish band, Henry Marten's Ghost before racing to get you in the spirit!

Sun 07 Apr 2019

Food & Drink Festival Raceday

Head to Ffos Las for an afternoon of great racing on Sunday 7th April when there will also be a truly delectable Food & Drink Festival from both local and national suppliers, details of the range of trade stands will be confirmed shortly.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Easter Sunday Family Raceday

Head to Ffos Las for a great value BIG Family Raceday on Sunday 21st April with 7 races on the card and plenty of free family entertainment on site! (Details to be confirmed shortly)

Thu 06 Jun 2019

Summer Evening Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Thursday 6th June with 7 races on the card.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Summer Evening Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Friday 12th July with 7 races on the card.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Summer Evening Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Monday 29th July with 7 races on the card.

Thu 01 Aug 2019

Summer Evening Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Thursday 1st August with 7 races on the card.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Summer Afternoon Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Tuesday 13th August with 7 races on the card.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Summer Afternoon Racing

Head to Ffos Las for evening racing on Thursday 29th August with 7 races on the card.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Sunday Afternoon Racing

Head to Ffos Las for afternoon racing on Sunday 15th September with 7 races on the card.

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Welsh Champion Hurdle

Featured Event

Head to Ffos Las for the Welsh Champion Hurdle meeting on Saturday 19th October with 7 races on the card.

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

Grandstand Enclosure

Ffos Las operates a one enclosure policy, and apart from obtaining grandstand seating with great views of the home straight, finishing line, paddock and winners enclosure, all ticket holders have access to all Public areas of the course, including the champagne lawn, bars, tote and bookmaker betting facilities.

For those seeking total relaxation during their visit to Ffos Las races, by booking well in advance, race-goers can secure full meeting facilities, including a three course meal, in the 150 seater Bridles Restaurant. Located on the first floor of the grandstand, the restaurant offers superb views of the racing action, including a 3 metre wide external balcony which overlooks the finishing line, paddock and unsaddling area. In addition, Bridles Restaurant offers all day diners the perfect combination of good food and quality drinks while taking in the very best of the racing action. For guests who enjoy taking it easy, the restaurant even has its own Tote betting booth.

Culla Road, Trimsaran, Kidwelly, SA17 4DE
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Train

Closest train stations are: Kidwelly (4.5 miles), Pembrey and Burry Port (4.5 miles), Llanelli (6 miles).

By Bus

First Cymru operate a Monday to Saturday bus service from Llanelli to Carmarthen (No 197) It has stops in Trimsaran, Carway, Ponthenri and Meinciau.

By Road

From the East Leave M4 at junction 48, joining the A4138 to Llanelli. Continue straight for 4 miles At the 4th roundabout follow the signs for A484 Llanelli Town centre At roundabout take 3rd exit A484 Turn left onto Gelli-onn still A484 After approximately 400 yards turn right onto B4309 At roundabout take first exit continuing on B4309 Continue for approximately 3 miles Go through Trimsaran At mini roundabout take second exit Racecourse is approximately ½ mile on the right

From the West Follow the A40 to Carmarthen, then the A484 to Llanelli and follow the brown signs.

Dress Codes

What to wear

It is asked that racegoers wear smart, casual clothing. Dress code policy for Hospitality areas is smart casual with NO ripped jeans, trainers or football/rugby shirts allowed.

Racecourse Information

The History

Ffos Las -Welsh for blue ditch- is set over 600 acres with fantastic scenic view over the Garden of Wales.

From being the largest open cast mine in Europe the transformation has been incredible. The venue now boasts, conservation areas, solar farms and beautiful lakes.

The racecourse was the first to open in the UK for 80 years, fitted with state of the art drainage systems and irrigation it has been created to provide an incredible racing surface.

One of the main focal points at Ffos Las is an incredible sculpture. Situated in front of the winners enclosure, the “Spirit of the Race” sculpture provides a great meeting point and a stunning photo to remember your trip by.