Southwell

  • Built: 1898
  • Track: Fibresand
  • Track Length: 1m 2f Oval, 5f Straight
  • Features: Fibresand Surface

Southwell Racecourse has been hosting horseracing meetings since 1898. The racecourse now holds over 50 fixtures a year, both on the flat all-weather track and the National Hunt turf course.


Located near Newark-on-Trent, and set in the 145 acres of beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside it is one of the six all-weather tracks in the UK, with a unique fibresand surface – a mixture of sand and elastic fibres.

In October 2016 the fibresand on the back straight underwent £120,000 worth of refurbishment work in order to improve the drainage and provide an optimal race surface.

The all-weather track is a left-handed oval with tight bends at either end and a long 3f straight on the run in. It runs around the outside of the National Hunt turf course. The Oval is a mile-and-a-quarter for the round course with the bends having a slight camber built into them. The 2f spur means Southwell can run straight 5f races, the second longest All-Weather straight in the country after Newcastle’s one mile straight.


 

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CONTACT THE COURSE

 

Clerk of the Course:

Roderick Duncan
Tel: 01636 814481 – Mob: 07772 958685
Email: rduncan@southwell-racecourse.co.uk

Managing Director:

David Roberts
Tel: 01902 390026
Email: droberts@wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk

WWW.SOUTHWELL-RACECOURSE.CO.UK

 


 

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