Exeter Racecourse - Racedays

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

Tel: 01392 832599

Exeter Racecourse - Racedays


Welcome to Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre ... the South West's most prestigious racecourse, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside Exeter with wonderful views down towards Dartmoor.

It is the highest racecourse in the land at 850 feet, the second longest at 2 miles and has been described as not only one of the loveliest courses, but one of the fairest tracks in the country.

Horse Racing was first recorded here 350 years ago in the reign of Charles II and since then many a great National Hunt champion has started their career at Exeter - such as Best Mate and Desert Orchid. The corporate hospitality, restaurant and conference facilities offer a wide ranging selection of rooms in which to experience this historic venue.

Race Fixtures for 2018/2019:

The Racing UK Season Opener | Thursday 11th October 2018

Best Mate Beginners Chase Day | Tuesday 23rd October 2018

The Haldon Gold Cup Day | Tuesday 6th November 2018

Midweek Racing | Wednesday 14th November 2018 

Devon Day | Sunday 25th November 2018 (Kid go FREE)

Festive Raceday | Friday 7th December 2018 (Students go FREE)

Christmas Raceday | Thursday 20th December 2018

New Year's Day | Tuesday 1st January 2019 

January Jumps | Sunday 20th January 2019 

Ladies Day | Sunday 10th February 2019

Devon National Raceday | Friday 22nd February 2019 

March Racing Afternoon Series | Tuesday 5th March 2019 

Property & Construction Raceday | Monday 18th March 2019

Gentlemans Day | Sunday 24th March

Junior Jumpers Raceday | Tuesday 9th April

Superhero Family Fun Day | Tuesday 16th April 

Season Finale | Tuesday 7th May 

Some fantastic offers are avaliable for familys, groups and students alongside EARLY BIRD tickets. For more information please click through to the respective raceday page above. 

All racetimes are subject to change - please call the Racecourse Office on (01392) 832599 for confirmation nearer the raceday in question.

Race Meeting Booking information:

To book by telephone or for further information, please call our Ticket Hotline on 03445 793 005

Take advantage of our great group bookings discount call our ticket hotline today to book your tickets. Grandstand and Paddock admission is just £10 per person when booked in advance for 10 or more people.

Save £2 on general admission tickets when booking online! (please note that the online discount is NOT available for group bookings or raceday packages)

Please note that a £2.50 booking fee will be added to all phone bookings and a £1.50 booking fee will apply to online sales. Special bus services run on most racedays from Exeter bus station.

If you wanted to do a day with us in style – call the office on 01392 832599 and we can run through the fantastic offer and views in the Desert Orchid Restaurant (tables of two or more) and the fantastic experience of the hospitality suites which all overlook the course.

Guide Prices

See website or call racecourse for racing day prices. Some special race days have extra concessions.
To book tickets, please call 0844 5793 005



Road Directions

Exeter Racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill, alongside the A38 Exeter to Plymouth Road, 5 miles south west of the end of the M5 Motorway and two miles east of Chudleigh.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail To Exeter St David's from London (Paddington), two hours travelling time. Taxis are available by telephone Apple Taxis on 01392 666 666. It is advisable to book your return journey after racing. By Bus Free bus from Exeter bus station and Exeter St David’s train station, to the Racecourse and back every raceday.



  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Event
  • Repeatable Event

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route - The free raceday bus service leaves both Exeter St. David's rail station and Exeter Bus Station on the morning of every raceday, then returns from the races 30 minutes after the last race. Consult Racecourse for exact times for each fixture date.
  • On site parking

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

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