Exeter Racecourse

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Buildings at Exeter Racecourse (geograph 3355810).jpg
Buildings at Exeter Racecourse
Location Exeter, Devon
Owned by Jockey Club Racecourses
Screened on Racing UK
Course type National Hunt
Notable races Haldon Gold Cup
Official website

Exeter Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located near the city of Exeter, Devon, England. Locally it is known as Haldon racecourse because of its location on top of the Haldon Hills. Until the early 1990s it was officially known as Devon and Exeter.

On 1 November 2005 the famous racehorse Best Mate died here of a suspected heart attack whilst competing in the William Hill Haldon Gold Cup.[1]

Notable races[edit]

Month DOW Race Name Type Grade Distance Age/Sex
November Tuesday Haldon Gold Cup Chase Grade 2 2m 1f 110y 4yo +

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°38′28″N 3°33′29″W / 50.64111°N 3.55806°W / 50.64111; -3.55806