Market Rasen Racecourse

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Market Rasen
Market Rasen De Aston School and the Racecourse (aerial) (geograph 3125732).jpg
The racecourse from the air.
LocationMarket Rasen, Lincolnshire
Screened onRacing TV
Course typeNational Hunt
Official website

Market Rasen Racecourse is a National Hunt racecourse in the town of Market Rasen, in Lincolnshire, England.[1] [2]

The course is a right-handed oval with a circumference of around one-and-a-quarter miles.[3] Although National Hunt racing is traditionally a winter sport, Market Rasen stages a year-round programme of racing.[4]

Its most high-profile fixture is the Summer Plate meeting, normally staged on the third Saturday in July. This features the two-and-a-quarter miles Summer Hurdle and the eponymous Summer Plate, a two-and-three-quarter miles chase, both of which are among the most valuable National Hunt races staged in Britain during the summer months.[2]

Notable races[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Market Rasen racecourse". Days out in Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire county council. Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Fixtures". Market Rasen racecourse. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Market Rasen Race Course". Obstrepo Ltd. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Market Rasen racecourse". Our racecourses. The Jockey Club. Retrieved 21 October 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Market Rasen Racecourse at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°22′54.38″N 0°18′37.73″W / 53.3817722°N 0.3104806°W / 53.3817722; -0.3104806