Worcester Racecourse, Worcester

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Worcester Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in the city of Worcester, Worcestershire, England. Horse racing has taken place here since at least 1718. It staged Flat racing until 1966 but has since staged National Hunt racing only.It is popularly known by Worcester residents as Pitchcroft and is just short of 100 acres. From 1893 the Worcester Rugby Club played on ground enclosed by the racecourse for a number of years. In 1902 Berwick Rangers and Worcester Rovers football clubs amalgamated taking the present name of Worcester City F.C. playing on an enclosed area of the racecourse called Severn Terrace (behind the present Swan Theatre) until the start of the 1905 season.The course is laid out as an oval circuit of about 13 furlongs in length and situated by the east bank of the River Severn and the north side of Worcester Bridge.During the 2007 floods, the racecourse was inundated and all the fixtures after June 30 had to be cancelled.13 Fur = Approximately 2,615.2metres
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  • August 3, 2017
    After being given a day out at the races for a Christmas present and then choosing Worcester as the venue, we decided to upgrade to include a meal in the Severn restaurant. So glad we did, the food wa...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    Can't see much has been spent since last time I was here when I was worried about things slipping. Nothing to rush back for which is a real shame as used to be a regular here.  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    I've been here many times and found it to be a lovely place not only for watching the races but for doing walks, etc. around the perimeter of the racetrack. On warm sunny days this property is great f...  more »
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  • It was a really good day & I enjoyed the experience. However drinks and food were a bit on the expensive side as two pints cost £9, a bottle of chilled pink prosecco came in at £30 and a burger for lunch was £6. Other than that it was a great day out in Worcester and I would go there again!
  • Love the racecourse, great to walk past/through and even better that it is in the city next to a river. Great for an afternoon walk
  • Beautiful place, a great thing to do in the summer is cycle to the camp on the day a hot air balloon is going up. Personally, I would not get paid to go up one of those damn things. But they are spectacular to watch take off, and seeing the passengers embark on such a valiant journey is great fun (unless your actually going on one, for that I admire your bravery). And yes it is true, I can beat a horse in a race...well in my car at least! - Scahboodal
  • Always a great weekend first Saturday of june.the only saturday to have a meeting unless there's a band on like james were a while back
  • Had a great time with sheila mark and Nikki

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