chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse is the oldest in the UK, with history stretching back to 1539. The track hosts 15 fixtures per year on the flat. Major meetings include the May Festival which features the prestigious Chester Vase, Dee Stakes, Cheshire Oaks and Chester Cup. Known as the "Roodee" the course nestles in the shadow of the city walls on one side and the banks of the River Dee on the other.

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Chester Racecourse is the oldest in the UK, with records of racing on the site back to 1539. The track hosts 15 fixtures per year on the flat. Known as the "Roodee" the course nestles in the shadow of the city walls on one side and the banks of the River Dee on the other. Major meetings at Chester include the popular May Festival which features the prestigious Chester Vase, Dee Stakes, Cheshire Oaks and Chester Cup.

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Stat of the Day - Chester

24/09/2016

50%

Jockey Rob Hornby has a 50% strike rate when riding for trainer Andrew Balding at Chester – Check out Rob’s ride on CASABLANCA in the 4:15pm today

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