Salisbury Racecourse Horse Racing Address:
Netherhampton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PN – opening times vary throughout the year
Salisbury Horse Racing is a flat racecourse which means there are no fences involved. There are a mix of races types that take place at the racecourse, approximately fifteen meetings per year, with the majority being handicaps and maidens. Race meetings in Salisbury usually happen between early May and mid October.
There has been horse racing at the course since the mid-16th century, and many great horses won there, including Gimcrack (1768), Eclipse (1769), Sun Chariot (1941), Mill Reef (1970) and Brigadier Gerard (1970). Sir Percy, winner of the 2006 Derby, and Look Here, winner of the 2008 Oaks, had both won at Salisbury the previous year. Jockey Lester Piggott first rode in public at Salisbury, in 1948, and Steve Cauthen in 1979.
Salisbury Racecourse is located less than 5 miles from St Anns House and is a guaranteed great day or evening out.