What's On

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Afternoon Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Festive Race Day

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Thu 10 Jan 2019

New Year Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Afternoon Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Afternoon Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Afternoon Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Afternoon Racing

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Final National Hunt

Afternoon Jumps Racing

Fri 05 Apr 2019

First Flat Meeting

The first flat meeting of the season.

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Gentlemen's Day

Featured Event

Gentlemen's Day is back! #GD19

There is plenty of racing throughout the day as well as live music from 'From the Jam'! So come and enjoy the great music which will be performed after racing.

Once again there is the 'Best Dressed Man' competition with some fantastic prizes up for grabs, so make sure you dress to impress! There will be plenty of bars and food outlets.

Sat 06 Jul 2019

The Ladies Day Festival

Featured Event

Next years Ladies Day will be bigger and better than ever before!!

Head to Leicester for an action packed day of racing followed by live music from the one and only Will Young. For the finale there will be a brilliant firework display, better than ever!

Ladies - Once again, there will be fantastic prizes for the Best Dressed Lady Competition! So make sure you dress to impress! (Don't forget your hat)!

There will be a wide range of food outlets and bars to choose from.

Flip flops and chairs will be available on the day, more information to follow.


Where to be for the best views

We operate a One Enclosure allowing customers to visit all areas of the course excluding hospitality areas.

Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL
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Travel Information

How to find us


By Train

We are only 2 miles from Leicester Train Station. When you exit the train station head southbound on the A6 (London Road) towards Oadby. You can either walk the 2 miles, get in a taxi from the taxi rank located inside the train station or catch a bus.

By Bus

The most direct bus to the Racecourse is the Arriva Sapphire 31 and 31A. If you are coming from Leicester City Centre the stop you need to get off at is the Oadby Glebe Road bus stop which is across the road from the Racecourse. If you are coming from Oadby you need the Oadby

Meadowcourt Road bus stop

Road Directions

Leicester Racecourse is easily accessible from the Midlands Motorway Network. As you come off at Junction 21 of the M1/M69 head eastbound on Soar Valley Way (A563) towards Oadby and Wigston. Follow Soar Valley Way until you reach the A6 and at that point the Racecourse will be on your right hand side.

Dress Codes

What to wear

Leicester racecourse has no strict dress code, however it is advised that football shirts / vests are not appropriate within the hospitality areas. Please feel free to dress up if you wish, especially on Ladies Day & Gentlemen’s Day

Racecourse Information

The History

Leicester Racecourse is a Horse Racing course in Oadby, Leicestershire, England. The course is oval shaped and nearly 2 miles in extent. It was opened in 1883, before then Leicester Races, which had been run since 1773, were held at what is now Victoria Park, closer to the town centre. The course hosts both forms of British horse racing event: National Hunt and Flat racing.

In addition to Racing we host Conferences, Corporate Events, Weddings, and Self Hires. Our Key fixtures in the calendar include Ladies Day, Gentlemen’s Day, Family Fun Days, and BBQ Summer Evenings.