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Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse is firmly established as one of the leading National Hunt tracks in the Midlands, offering both quality racing and fun events throughout the year.

Set in 110 acres of East Staffordshire countryside, located in the beautiful market town of Uttoxeter, between Stoke-on-Trent and Derby.


Uttoxeter Racecourse is a countryside National Hunt track. Having first opened its gates in 1907 with just 5 race meetings a year, the
racecourse now has 25 diverse fixtures throughout each year. The racecourse was forced to close during the first and second world wars, but when it reopened in 1952 it saw a staggering 12,000 people turn up for the first meeting.

Uttoxeter has seen some big names on its grounds including Lord Gyllene (owned by former racecourse chairman, Sir Stanley Clarke) who finished second in the Midlands Grand National in 1997, but went on to win at the Grand National at Aintree just a few weeks later. Also, champion jockey AP McCoy, who marked his 1,700th win at Uttoxeter in 2002.


Places to Eat at Uttoxeter Racecourse:

1907 Restaurant at Uttoxeter Racecourse. This ‘rustic-modern’ restaurant brings the outdoors indoors, whilst providing magnificent panoramic views across the racecourse. Available both race days and non-race days. See here for more details.

Along with the wonderful hospitality options, Uttoxeter Racecourse has several more casual eateries and bars, for those that just want to grab a quick bite or a refreshing drink at a horse racing fixture. No matter what your taste, there is a food option to suit you, and plenty of bars to choose from. See here for more details.

Events at Uttoxeter Racecourse:

See the What’s On section for events at this venue here

Venue Hire:

Uttoxeter Racecourse is also a premier private hire venue.

Events have included:

  • Antique Fairs
  • Banquets
  • Civil Ceremonies
  • Colour Rush Runs
  • Concerts
  • Conferences
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Proms
  • Weddings
  • Vintage Rallies

Call the racecourse for more details.


Office Opening Times:

  • Monday               8:30 am – 17:00pm
  • Tuesday               8:30 am – 17:00pm
  • Wednesday         8:30 am – 17:00pm
  • Thursday              8:30 am – 17:00pm
  • Friday                   8:30 am – 17:00pm
  • Saturday              Closed
  • Sunday                 Closed

Race day and events opening times may vary, please see attraction’s website for details


01889 562 561


Uttoxeter Racecourse
Wood Lane
ST14 8BD
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