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Raceday FAQs

Am I able to Bring Food and Drink into the course?
Food and Drink is not permitted on site unless otherwise stated. You are able to leave and enter the course as many times as you please, so you may leave food in your cars to go back to.

On our Summer Evening Race Meetings food is permitted in our park & view picnic car park.

Picnics are also allowed on our 13th August Family Fun Day.

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Do children attend for free?
Children under 17 are free of charge to all race meetings when they are accompanied by a paying adult.
Proof of ID may be required when entering.

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05 Jun 2017
Security Checks
Upon entering the racecourse we may perform random searches using a metal detector & bag searches. Please allow extra time on premium racedays as entering the course may take longer than usual. Please do not be offended if you are selected, we have a commitment to all of our guests to ensure the racecourse is a safe environment for everyone att ...

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30 May 2017
What is your Rainy Day Guarantee?
Should it rain for more than one hour from the Start of the first race to the end of the last race the race goer will be entitled to enter the next fixture free of charge. subject to the General Managers discretion. The confirmation that the Rainy day guarantee applies to the fixture will be available to view on our website and/or social media (Fac ...

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When is the office open?
We are open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

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What is the dress code?
Here at Leicester Racecourse we don’t enforce a strict dress code, however we advise that football shirts / vests are not appropriate within our hospitality areas.
Please feel free to dress up if you wish, especially on our ladies day where no one looks out of place in a nice big hat!!

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What are the Parking Charges?
Parking here at Leicester Racecourse is free of charge (except for Ladies Day) and is situated on the main car park at the front of the course. (This is a grassed car park). All Owners & Trainers are directed to the Owners & Trainers car park to the right of the course. (This car park has hard standing).

There is also a Park & View car ...

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Jargon Buster!
Theres lots of racing terminology which can be confusing for any one new to the sport... or just confusing in general! So take a read of the Jargon Buster to find out what all these words are.

Abandoned
 A race meeting which has been cancelled due to bad weather. All bets placed on abandoned races are fully refunded.

Accumulator Bet
A bet involvi ...

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What is the Disabled Access like?
When you arrive our car parking stewards will happily show you to our disabled parking area and how to enter the course. Once inside, we have a viewing balcony on the 1st floor of the Grandstand which is fully accessible by a lift. The hospitality areas are all accessible by lifts and we have full disabled toilet facilities in all areas.

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at which meetings do you have big screens?
We will have a giant screen at every fixture. This will be located in the centre of the course by the winning line.


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What Enclosures do you operate?
During our mid-week racing (AND LADIES DAY) we operate a ‘One Enclosure’ policy so everyone has access to all areasincluding the Parade Ring & Winners Enclosure – with just the exception of the private hospitality suites and the Owners & Trainers Lounge.

When we have 2 enclosures on our premium dates, the Grandstand Badge ...

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Is there a Cash Machine?
Yes there is a cash machine, it is located on the ground floor of the main Grandstand and a charge of £2.75 is made per transaction.

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Where can I get a race card?
Race Cards are in full colour and cost £2.50 (£4 on Ladies Day) and are available from the turnstiles as you enter and the Bettinghall, on premium days they are available from a vendor outside or Tote building in the Paddock.

To help you understand your race card take a look at our helpful guide by clicking read more! ...

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Not found an answer?
Don't worry! If your question hasn't been answered on this page just send us an email to info@leicester-racecourse.com or give us a call on 0116 271 6515 and one of our team will be happy to answer your questions.

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