Situated in Greenham, Berkshire, Newbury Racecourse offers courses for both flat races and national hunt. It arranges up to 30 races a year, and hosts Lockinge Stakes, one of Great Britain’s 31 group 1 flat races. An other notable race on Newbury is Challow Novices’ Hurdle, a grade 1 national hunt hurdle for horses aged four years or older.
The Newbury Racecourse for flat races is a left-handed oval of 1 mile 7 furlongs. For about 5 furlongs the round course joins the straight from the finish.
The national hunt course is a left-handed oval circuit of 1,75 miles. Home staright is 5 furlongs, and the fences are fair. Run-in is 255 yards.
Newbury Racecourse has its own railway station, with connections from London and the Western parts of England. A part from horse-racing, the course is used as a venue for conferences, weddings and fundraisers.
The racecourse has three restaurants, The Hennessy, the Racegoers Restaurant and The Brasserie.
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