Gatwick Racecourse was a horse racecourse in England, in Sussex. It was in use from 1891 to 1940 and the land is now part of London Gatwick Airport. The Grand National was run there in 1916 and 1917 and 1918.
In 1890 the descendants of the de Gatwick family sold the area to the newly established Gatwick Race Course Company, who in 1891 opened Gatwick Racecourse beside the London–Brighton railway, and a dedicated station including sidings for horse boxes. The course held steeplechase and flat races.
The first race meeting was on 7 October 1891.
Its principal race was the Gatwick Cup.
The airport obliterated it and left no evidence that a racecourse was there, but there is a Racecourse Restaurant in Gatwick Airport.
- "Gatwick Airport History", Business & Community Reference Guide for in and around Crawley 2008/09, Wealden Marketing, 2008, p. 85
- Gatwick Racecourse on race day
- The Grand National at Gatwick
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