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Thirsk Racecourse, Thirsk
(4.4/5 based on 70 reviews on the web)
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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  • We visited Thirsk racecourse twice in August. The first time we went with friends and parked on course. Perfectly okay for a bit of fun with no frills. The second time we went as a couple in the Premi...  more »
  • We love this site. No airs and graces, great wardens and all the folk we speak to on site are great, nice and friendly. Toilet block is spotless but could do with being modernised a little. Short walk...  more »
  • Nice course went for the last race of the season. Good atmosphere plenty of seating to sit and have a drink and the weather was gorgeous will be visiting again next year. 
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  • Great atmosphere lovely and helpful staff great day out for everyone
  • Country racing at its best.
  • Decent track, plenty of bars, grandstand and paddock cool... Friendly staff
  • Car boot naff at times but perfect for dog walking
  • Went here for the car boot sale, on a Sunday morning.