leicester Racecourse

Leicester is a dual-purpose course which hosts 31 fixtures per year on both the flat and over the jumps. Feature races include the Richard III Stakes on the flat over 7f which takes place each April and over the jumps the Leicestershire Silver Fox Handicap Chase which is run over an extended 2m 4f every December.

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Leicester Racecourse opened in 1883 and is located at Oadby in Leicester. The course hosts 31 race meetings per year with a mixture of flat turf meetings between April through to the end of October, with National Hunt Jumps meetings from the middle of November through to April. On the flat it is worth keeping an eye on the maiden races as the top Newmarket and Yorkshire trainers tend to send their best horses down for. The feature races at the course are the Richard III Stakes on the flat over 7f which takes place each April and over the jumps the Leicestershire Silver Fox Handicap Chase which is run over an extended 2m 4f every December.

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Stat of the Day - Leicester

07/04/2017

75%

Trainer Saeed bin Suroor has a strike rate of 75% in the last 14 days – Check out his ride GLASSY WATERS in the 3.40pm here this afternoon

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