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“Go racing”
Review of Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse
Ranked #12 of 91 things to do in Chester
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Owner description: Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year. The company is responsible for two racecourses and all catering and conference facilities at Bangor on Dee and Chester, along with an on course hotel - the Holiday Inn Express, restaurants 1539 and The White Horse on site and Commonhall Social in the city of Chester. The company also provide external catering services for third party events.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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“Go racing”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Great day out. Worth dressing up for the County stand but other areas of the course are fine. The course is only about a mile long so you can watch the horses all the way around if in the stands

Visited July 2014
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“Nice day out.”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Booked a table at the turf restaurant for the day and had a good day at the races. The meals at the restaurant were very nice, the steak was lovely I must say.
The only shame really is that you have to wander out to watch the racing unless you watch it on the tv's in the restaurant but I guess it's not a great big deal.
Had a couple of winners which always helps and it looked to me that everyone had a nice day, most looked well oiled but in good spirits !

Visited July 2014
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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“Terrible Customer Service”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Had to cancel my trip due to an accident, called the race track to cancel and they have no cancellation policy and would not issue any refund.

Never again.

Visited July 2014
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“Race Day”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Spent the day in the Final Furlong on a VIP package. This included a meal and unlimited drinks! At the outset it seems expensive but when you add up what you would have spent on food and drinks it isn't dear as it seems. Great day at the races.

Visited July 2014
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Races 12th July 2014”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Could not get any tickets for county long room. Apparently these were sold out prior to Xmas 2013. We managed to get tattersall tickets, very busy but still managed to get a place on stand to watch the races. Queues for toilets and bars which was only to be expected with the amount of people there. No problem putting bets on as there were loads of bookies.

Visited July 2014
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