03:54 Friday 24th May 2013
|Set in the Yorkshire Dales, Ripon is an undulating course with a long five-furlong run-in that has proven a very popular track with locals and tourists alike. The highlight of their year is the Great St Wilfrid Handicap, one of the leading sprint races of the season, which takes place during August. One of the most attractive racecourses in Britain, the course delivers a lively and friendly atmosphere ideal for families.|
Food & Drink
An "A La Carte" menu is served in the Members Dining Room with a choice of three or four courses. Average cost £16.50 per person. All table reservations should be made direct with the caterers. Please contact Diane Lindsay on 0113 287 6387. The Paddock Room is self service with a choice of light snacks and sandwiches. St Wilfrid Bar - Main Members Enclosure Bar with sandwiches and coffee also available. Champagne Bar - Seafood specialities available throughout the day. The Fountains Cafe in the Tattersalls Enclosure is a self-service restaurant with a choice of hot and cold food. Tea and coffee is also available.
Child friendly Info
There are two well equipped playground areas.
Disabled friendly Info
Racegoers in wheelchairs are granted free admission. Car Parking is available for disabled racegoers with an orange badge on a first come first served basis as limited space is available. The Tattersalls and the Club has facilities for the disabled.
The Rowels Boxes can be hired where you can enjoy a private lunch room with a viewing balcony area available to suit the size of your party from 25 to 100 guests. This self contained area in the main grandstand is accessible by lift and includes a Tote betting point. Or you can hire a Chalet private lunch room with a terrace situated near to the Parade Ring that can host up to 35 guests. Cost £175.00 plus VAT. The New Claro Room is situated near to the bandstand for up to 50 guests. Cost £245.00 plus VAT.
Conference and Sponsorship
Race Sponsorship at Ripon starts from just £1000. Included in the package is a day out at the races in your own exclusive hospitality box for 19 guests. Please Tel: 01765 602156 for further information.
Ripon Racecourse is located in the Yorkshire Dales with easy access from the A1 (M).
Ripon racecourse is situated two miles south of the centre of the town on the B6265 off the A1 (M).
The nearest train stations are Harrogate or York. A taxi or bus will be required to the centre of Ripon.
Helicopter landing at the course by prior arrangement.
Free car and coach parking is available.
Tel: 01765 602156
Centre Course £3.50
HaveACab: 01765 601888