OFFICIALS AT BATH RACECOURSE Managing Director: Tony Kelly General Manager: Jo Miller Clerk of the Course: Tim Long
Bath Racecourse is located approximately 119 miles from London, 13 miles from Bristol, 63 miles from Southampton and 49 miles from Taunton.
HOW TO GET TO BATH RACECOURSE
By road: Conveniently located two miles North of the city centre, Bath Racecourse is just six miles South of Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway and is well sign-posted from all major routes to its location on Lansdown Hill. There is ample free car parking at the racecourse.
By rail: You can reach Bath Racecourse from both the main London Paddington and South Wales lines. There are also regular connections from Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham. Buses and taxis run from the station to the course (10-15 minutes ride).
There is a bus service provided by ‘First' bus company which runs every half an hour throughout the day starting 2 hours before the first race. The service number is 22 and it picks up from Dorchester Street . For more information please call 0845 6064446. The fare is £3 single or £6 return.
By air: Helicopters may land at the course on a raceday, with prior permission from the racecourse
ADMISSION TO BATH RACECOURSE
Grandstand Entry Ticket £15.00 | Silks Restaurant £65.00
Fancy a Flutter £25.00 | Classic Raceday £30.00.
Accompanied under 16s free. Car Park: free Addional Charges on Feature Days
The Premier Enclosure has the prime viewing position on the racecourse adjacent to the winning line and has the most comprehensive facilities. You have full access to all public areas of the course including the Parade Ring and Winners' Enclosure, plus exclusive use of the Premier Bar and Restaurant.
The Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure has an excellent viewing area with seating and a variety of catering and bar outlets. There is also access to the Bookmakers, the Parade ring and the Winners enclosure.
The Centre Course Enclosure is a popular choice for families with acres of picnic space and the option of parking within the enclosure. There is a bar which serves snacks and provides betting facilities.
LEADING TRAINERS / JOCKEYS AT BATH RACECOURSE
Trainers: M Channon, R Hannon, B W Hills, J M Bradley, A Balding Jockeys: S Drowne, M Dwyer, K Fallon, S Sander, F Norton
THURSDAY 21 AUGUST 2014 (F) 2:20pm - SCHOOL HOLIDAY RACEDAY - KIDS GO FREE
SATURDAY 30 AUGUST 2014 (F) 4:45pm - LADIES DAY
WEDNESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2014 (F) 2.20pm - EXCALIBUR CHARITY RACE DAY SUPPORTING THE BATH RUH FOREVER FRIENDS APPEAL
SATURDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 (F) 2:15pm - IRISH RACEDAY (FESTIVAL WEEKEND DAY ONE)
SUNDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2014 (F) 2:10pm - FAMILY FUN DAY - INCLUDING APPEARANCES BY KATSUMA AND POPPET FROM MOSHI MONSTERS
MONDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2014 (F) 2:20pm - AUTUMN AFTERNOON RACING
SUNDAY 19 OCTOBER 2014 (F) 2:00pm - SEASON FINALE
Bath Racecourse spec: A left-handed course about 1 mile 4 furlongs and 25 yards in circumference with an uphill 4 furlongs run-in. The 5 furlong and 161 yard course is a continuation of the 5 furlong course. The mile and mile and a quarter courses have over a quarter of a mile straight at the start.
Bath Racecourse factsheet 2014 Details of horse racing course at Bath