Catterick Racing

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Catterick Bridge is a popular racecourse near the village of Catterick in North Yorkshire. Easily accessed via the A1 and just 5 miles south of Scotch Corner, Catterick Racing provides a series of National Hunt and flat races which are well attended. The racecourse has a reputation for providing a friendly atmosphere and good racing over the sharp, left-handed track, an oval of just over a mile.

Free Horse Racing Tips, Click Here! A good lie and nimble horse offer a good option for the punter with very low draws having a particular advantage over the shorter distances, especially on good or firm ground.

Over 7 furlongs and it’s anyone’s race. The course is popular with local trainers and there is a real local feel to the racecourse which makes for very pleasant North Yorkshire experience for visitors, holidaymakers and good days out.

Catterick Racing has two enclosure options for racegoers, the Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure and the Course Enclosure. The Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure offers access to all the main facilities. These include the Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure for all those pre- and post-race activities and sights. There is also the Totesport Betting Shop and Tote Credit Club, and of course superb panoramic viewing over the course and track.

Viewing is available from either of the two tiers of the grandstand or the roof-top terrace, which is situated above the cafeteria.

In addition to the self-service cafeteria the Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure contains a good selection of food and beverage outlets. Three course dining in style is provided by the Restaurant while hot and cold snacks are available from Gods Solution Bar and Champions Bar and Buffet. Further bar options are found in the betting shops and Parade Ring.

The Course Enclosure offers viewing from the centre of the Catterick racing track. Food and drink outlets are available and a children’s playground enhances the fun aspect of a family day out. During summer holidays and on Saturday afternoons further family oriented attractions are provided and while the kids are being entertained there are a number of Totepool betting facilities and on course bookmakers to maintain the thrill of a day at the races.

Those in the Course Enclosure can purchase an upgrade to the Grandstand Enclosure on the day for an extra charge. Accompanied children under 16 can access any enclosure for free and with ample free parking too, fun days out at Catterick Racing are an affordable leisure option for all the family. Parties of 6 or more can additionally enjoy a discount when tickets are booked in advance.
Catterick Racing, inside rail

For those new to racing or who simply want an all inclusive option there is the Punters Package. This includes entry into the Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure and all its facilities, a voucher to exchange for a hot baguette or daily special, drinks voucher, a racecard detailing all the day’s races and other essential information, and a Totepool Betting voucher. An alternative option, for the same price, is the Summer Package which in place of the drinks and food options of the Punters Package incorporates a Tuna and Prawn Nicoise salad and glass of Pimms, in true summer racing style.

Catterick Racing, winner Corporate hospitality is a prominent feature in modern horseracing and at Catterick racing this is no exception. There is nothing to match the thrill and entertainment of a raceday and it is an occasion perfectly suited for a group activity, whether for team bonding, entertaining clients or just sharing with friends or family on a special occasion. Parties from between 10 and 200 people can be catered for in a selection of outstanding private suites.

The first floor of the grandstand is home to the Middleham, Malton, and Richmond Suites, with a flexible inter-connected layout to accommodate up to 72 guests. CCTV, private bar, panoramic views of the course, integral Tote kiosk and a selection of hospitality options form a part of the Standard or Executive Packages.

Further private suites include the Paddock Suite, which is situated alongside the Parade Ring and has a capacity for up to 48 persons, and the Luncheon Suite, an exclusive space for up to 36 guests situated beside the Winners Enclosure. A Trackside Marquee offers a further option to enjoy raceday in style for a minimum of 50 guests. Smaller parties can enjoy a classic day at the races via the Hospitality Club, where a table can be booked within a relevant facility. The Hospitality Club Package is available for 2 or more persons.

Any guests with Grandstand and Paddock tickets are welcome to enjoy the wonderful dining opportunities offered by Restaurant, which is located close to the Winners Enclosure and Parade Ring. With superb catering supplied by CGC Events, the restaurant combines superb dining with all the fun of the races in the classic style.

Catterick racing has been a popular addition to the UK’s horseracing scene since being established in 1783 and continues to provide all the raceday entertainment any keen racegoer could wish for. The course itself is welcoming and the convenient location means in addition to ease of access via the main transport routes there are plenty of accommodation options nearby for those who wish to spend some time in the area sampling the wider delights of North Yorkshire.