A Guide to Kempton Park Race Course

A Guide To Kempton Park Race Course

Situated in Sunbury on Thames in England, Kempton has a rich tradition in the horse racing world and is one of the largest venues in the United Kingdom. This is mainly due to the venue having a grass track for Jump racing, and an All Weather track for Flat racing.

The course opened in 1878 and Kempton added the All Weather track, which is made of Polytrack, and floodlighting in 2006 to facilitate Flat racing.

The Turf track hosts the annual King George VI Chase which is held every Boxing Day as is the Kauto Star Novices Chase – also a Grade 1 race.

Jump racing events run at Kempton from September through to April, and Flat Racing meetings happen all year round.

The All Weather track is a right handed oval and depending on which loop is used is either 8 furlongs or 10 furlongs in length. The turf based National Hunt course is a triangular circuit that is 1 mile and five furlongs in distance, flat and has a 220 yard run in to the finish line. It is also right handed and has 9 fences.

Bullet Points

  • 2 right handed tracks
  • All weather for Flat racing is 8 or 10 furlongs in length
  • Turf course for Jump Racing is 1 mile and 5 furlongs
  • Turf track has 9 fences

Map Of Kempton Park Turf Racecourse

Map Of Kempton Park All Weather Racecourse

Map of Kempton for daily racing tips

Statistics – Last Three Years

Top Trainers – Chase

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

P Nicholls                              71                   18                   33

N Henderson                       30                   9                      4

C Gordon                              24                   5                      9

T George                               31                   3                      15

A King                                    27                   3                      10                              


Top Trainers – Hurdle

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

N Henderson                       88                   22                   34

P Nicholls                              64                   13                   24

A King                                    69                   8                      28

G Moore                               59                   4                      21

P Hobbs                                27                   4                      10                                          


Top Trainers – National Hunt Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

N Henderson                       14                   4                      7

H Fry                                      7                      4                      2

P Nicholls                              16                   3                      8

A King                                    9                      1                      4

O Sherwood                        3                      1                      1



Top Trainers – Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

J Gosden                               207                 55                   73

R Hannon                             417                 39                   133

R Varian                                171                 38                   76

A Watson                              169                 37                   58

A Balding                              210                 33                   82      


Top Jockeys – Chase

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

H Cobden                             45                   9                      22

S Twiston-Davies                29                   7                      10

N de Boinville                      21                   5                      6

T Cannon                              19                   4                      6

S Bowen                                14                   4                      3                                                                     

Top Jockeys – Hurdle

                                                Runners        Wins               Places


N de Boinville                      46                   11                   15

H Cobden                             53                   10                   17

W Hutchinson                     30                   7                      13

S Twiston-Davies                29                   6                      17

D Jacob                                 32                   6                      12      


Top Jockeys – National Hunt Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

N Fehily                                 5                      3                      1

N de Boinville                      10                   2                      6

S Twiston-Davies                10                   1                      8

H Cobden                             8                      1                      3

W Hutchinson                     9                      1                      3                     


Top Jockeys – Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

O Murphy                            415                 74                   160

A Kirby                                  406                 52                   153

L Morris                                584                 49                   177

R Havlin                                 293                 45                   108

J Crowley                              234                 43                   63      


Course Address

Kempton Park

Staines Road East

Sunbury On Thames


TW16 5AQ

A Guide To Kempton Race Course

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