Welcome to our Racecourse in Yorkshire
Ripon Racecourse recently won ‘Best Small Racecourse in the North 2011’; a fitting accolade and just description for what is a beautiful and unique racecourse. This adds to a string of awards including Gold Rose Award winners at both Yorkshire and Ripon in Bloom as well as being assessed as a Quality Assured Racecourse by Visit England.
Commonly known as the Garden Racecourse, Ripon has hosted some of the most exciting, prestigious and enjoyable racing in the country for more than 300 years. It never fails to impress year on year with its outstanding backdrop and exciting atmosphere. Ripon’s friendly welcome and homely feel makes a day’s racing experience so enjoyable people want to come back time and time again.
With children under 16 admitted free into all enclosure and a cross section of quality catering facilities Ripon Racecourse is a firm favourite for racing enthusiasts and families alike.
With the forthcoming season starting in April the racecourse is ready to stage 16 race meetings, several special events as well as hundreds of top runners and riders. We hope you will join us.
2012 Racedays and *first race times
Thursday 19th April - 2:10pm
Saturday 28th April - 1:55pm
Friday 11th May - 5:50pm
Sunday 20th May - 2:10pm (Family Fun Day)
Tuesday 29th May - 2:10pm
Wednesday 6th June - 6:40pm
Wednesday 20th June - 6:50pm
Thursday 21st Juny - 2:10pm (Ladies' Day)
Monday 9th July - 6:50pm
Saturday 21st July - 1:50pm
Monday 6th August - 2:15pm (Children's Day)
Tuesday 7th August - 6:00pm
Saturday 18th August - 2:00pm
Monday 27th August - 2:25pm
Tuesday 28th August - 2:30pm
Saturday 29th September - 2:10pm
*All times shown are approximate and subject to change. Regular updates can be found on the official Ripon Races website.