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Where is Market Rasen Racecourse?
Market Rasen Racecourse is 1.5km east of the town in Lincolnshire off the A631. It is about 25km north-east of Lincoln via the A46.
Market Rasen rail station is a 20-minute walk or a short taxi ride away.
What Is Market Rasen Famous For?
The first Market Rasen Races were in the early 1800s as part of Autumn Feast Week and continued annually until 1887. A steeplechase fixture was added in 1871 and jumping took over when Market Rasen Racecourse staged its first meeting on Easter Monday 1925.
Lincoln's closure in 1964 contributed to the growth of Market Rasen which now holds over 20 fixtures throughout the year.
Market Rasen Racecourse Track Specifics
Market Rasen is a right-handed largely flat rectangular track almost a mile and three furlongs (2200m) long. A common tactic is to kick on out of the final turn and, while the home straight is long, it can be hard to peg back leaders on the flat run-in.
Biggest Meetings at Market Rasen Racecourse
Summer Plate Day in mid-July is Market Rasen's showpiece and one of the highlights of the summer jumps calendar. The eponymous feature is a competitive handicap chase over two miles and five furlongs (4200m) with another Listed contest, the Summer Handicap Hurdle, also on the card.Market Rasen's richest race is actually the Class 2 Prelude Handicap Chase on Ladies Day in mid-October. And in late September there is another popular meeting in the shape of Ferry Ales BreweryPrelude Day headlined by the Listed Prelude Handicap Hurdle.
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Visit the official Market Rasen Racecourse website for more information including upcoming race days, on-course features and more!