Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse, known as the Roodee, is considered to be the oldest racecourse still in use in England. Chester offers the beauty of its countryside setting with the convenience of its city connections.

Upcoming Events

May Festival

8th May - 10th May 2019 Chester Racecourse

The May Festival sets the stage for its first races of the season starting with the City Day on the Wednesday, Ladies Day and the finale, the Chester Cup.

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Roman Day

25th May - 25th April 2019 Chester Racecourse

Roman Day offers families plenty of entertainment on the Open Course with the seven races during the afternoon plus chariot and jousting displays.

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Summer Saturday

15th June 2019 Chester Racecourse

Summer has arrived! Up the style stakes on this social Saturday raceday and celebrate the arrival of warmer weather on the Roodee.

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Ladies Evening

28th June 2019 Chester Racecourse

Ladies Evening provides the perfect way to enjoy an early summer Friday evening and get the weekend off to a winning start.

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Summer Festival

29th June 2019 Chester Racecourse

Celebrate the arrival of warmer weekends with a visit to the Roodee for the Summer Festival.

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Ladies & Gents Evening

12th July 2019 Chester Racecourse

Start the weekend with an evening to remember at Ladies & Gents Evening.

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City Plate Day

13th July 2019 Chester Racecourse

The City Plate attracts the finest Owners and Trainers and makes for spectacular racing action as present and future stars of the track battle it out.

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Midsummer Meeting

27th July 2019 Chester Racecourse

Sunshine and racing making for a winning combination, an unmissable experience to be had on the Roodee.

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Family Funday

4th August 2019 Chester Racecourse

Kick start the Summer Holidays with a day of family fun at Chester Racecourse, with action on the flat and free fun activities for younger racegoers on the Open Course.

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Ladies Day

31st August 2019 Chester Racecourse

There’s an atmosphere of unbridled excitement as eye-catching fashion compete with the thrill of an afternoon’s racing.

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Season Finale

28th September 2019 Chester Racecourse

This is it, the last hurrah. A toast to the end of another fabulous season of racing on the Roodee.

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