Thirsk Racecourse, Thirsk

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Thirsk Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The course is a left handed oval of about 1m2f with a 3f finishing straight and a 6f chute. The present course opened in 1923, but racing had taken place on the old course over 200 years earlier.

The main road from Ripon to Thirsk runs past the course, and it is very popular with northern trainers.

In 1940 it staged the war-time substitute St. Leger.
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  • August 21, 2017
    ...some attention required to the race speaker system that was hopelessly inadequate for those in the Family enclosure. Good animals to pet and bouncy castle too. Nice atmosphere and good racing albei...  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    Have been to the course three times since moving here and looking forward to 2018 season. Went on first meeting of year on Saturday, evening meeting on a Wednesday and a Monday afternoon. Fortunately ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Great racecourse. Staff super friendly, especially catering staff. Easy to get to as train station very close by and plenty parking on site if driving. Premier pass good value for money. Would visit a...  more »
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  • Easy to get to. Reosonably priced drinks. Great for going in a group
  • Nice little racecourse in beautiful North Yorkshire, they have various theme days throughout the season, the family days are very good.
  • Went there for a boot sale. Nice grounds, quiet area. Right in the village where there are grocery stores and pubs.
  • Fantastic location Caravan and motorhome Club staff were lovely, we would highly recommend.
  • Great atmosphere and a good day out for all the family.

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