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Leicester Racecourse

Leicester races


Leicester Racecourse is a horse racing venue in Oadby, Leicester. The flat course at Leicester races is one mile and 5 furlongs including a 5 furlong straight. The National Hunt course, where horses run and jump over fences and hurdles is rectangular in shape and the last three furlongs are uphill.


Ticket prices for Leicester Racecourse vary in price. For more information on ticket prices and how to upgrade your tickets visit the racecourse website here.


Nelson Suite Restaurant – This panoramic restaurant is available to hire for race days for up to 250 guests. Packages start from £80 per person.

Paddock Pavilion – The Paddock Pavilion is located on the paddock green and overlooks the Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure. A two course deluxe buffet is served during the afternoon/evening and a tote betting facility is available.

Club Suite – The Club Suite has amazing views overlooking the straight and can hold up to 120 guests. The suite can be privately hired from £6,500 and includes premium entrance badges and a 2 course hot/cold buffet.

Hospitality Boxes – the hospitality boxes available at Leicester Racecourse are the ideal private facility for up to 40 people. There are two packages available, the ‘Platinum package’ and the ‘Gold package’.

Leicester races overhead

Food & Drink

Betting Hall Bar – This bar is located inside the grandstand and is accessible to all visitors at the racecourse.

Premium Bar – The premium bar is located inside the Premium enclosure.

Winning Post Bar – This small bar looks out across to the winning post.

Draught and bottled beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks are available to purchase in all bars.

All visitors to ‘One Enclosure’ race days have access to all three bars, however on featured race meetings, only Premium badge holders have access to the Premium and Winning Post Bars.

Angus Beef Bar – The Angus Beef bar provides you with freshly cooked Angus beef in a soft bun.

Snack Bar – The snack bar serves a range of food including homemade soup, sausages, burgers and fries. There is a small indoor seating area available.


At Leicester Racecourse, you can become a member which entitles you to many benefits. This includes:

  • Priority parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Entrance to the Club Room
  • Complimentary colour Race Card
  • Exclusive fully transferrable metal badge
  • Use of the club terrace
  • Numerous other reciprocal dates