A Guide to Windsor Race Course

A Guide To Windsor Race Course

Windsor Racecourse is situated in Berkshire, England and is one of only two figures of eight tracks in the United Kingdom. The other is Fontwell Park.

With the obvious Royal connections it will come as no surprise that horse racing has happened on the site since the time of Henry VIII, but the official course was not opened until 1866.

Originally Windsor offered both National Hunt jumping and Flat track racing, but in 1998 Windsor racecourse decided just to run Flat racing during the Summer months, normally on Monday evenings in May.

As stated, the Windsor racecourse is in a figure of eight shape, measuring 12 and a half furlongs. Because of this lay out, any race that is over 1 mile and 4 furlongs will involve the horse and jockey navigating both left and right hand turns. Any distance shorter than this and only right handed turns are met.

The course is flat in nature, but has sharp turns and is quite narrow. There is a hefty five furlong run in to the finish line. A high draw favours any horse in 5 and 6 furlong sprints.

Bullet Points

  • Figure of Eight course
  • Sharp bends
  • Tight course
  • High draw suits horses in sprint races

map of Windsor Racecourse

Map of Windsor Racecourse for daily racing tips

Statistics – Last Three Years

Top Trainers – Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

R Hannon                             197                 35                   69

C Cox                                      112                 18                   46

E Walker                               80                   18                   46

M Channon                          83                   14                   23

A Balding                              76                   12                   30

                                   

 

Top Jockeys – Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

O Murphy                            188                 39                   84

A Kirby                                  144                 25                   61

T Marquand                         178                 25                   58

J Doyle                                   86                   24                   39

S De Sousa                           59                   20                   22                              

                                                                                                                                                                       

Course Address

Royal Windsor Racecourse

Maidenhead Road

Windsor

Berkshire

SL4 5JJ

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