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Exeter Racecourse

What is Haldon Racecourse?

Exeter Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing course in Exeter, Devon, England. Due to being located on top of Haldon Hills, it is also known as Haldon Racecourse.

It’s most notable race is the Haldon Gold Cup. Exeter Racecourse is a part of The Jockey Club, who own and operate fifteen racecourse across the country.

Betting at Exeter Races

Betting at Exeter Races takes just three simple steps. Firstly, download your race card from Racing Life so you know who is racing and when.

Secondly, take a look at the tips that our resident experts are offering for the day’s events. Last but certainly not least, just click here to place your bets with us.

Exeter Racecourse Tips for Today

Are you off to Exeter Racecourse and need tips for today’s events? Well you’ve come to the right place!

Our experts compile the most accurate tips time after time and it’s all thanks to the amount of research that they put in.

They’ll study the race cards and the form of the horses like most people would, but it’s their combined years of experience, love of the sport and positive relationships with the racing teams that give their racing tips the edge over everyone else.

To see what tips they have put together for today’s racing at Exeter Racecourse, just click here.

Free Bets at Exeter

If you are looking to get free bets, make sure you look online. There are a number of free bets available online that you can take advantage of using our free bets page.

Keep an eye out for additional promotions on the racecourse’s site too!

Exeter Racecourse

Horse Racing Cards for Exeter

Horse racing cards for Exeter are available to purchase at the venue for a small fee. However, you could get a free online race card and use the race card money for an extra bet instead.

Your race card will have everything you need in terms of information for the day. This includes the number of races, the times they begin and their individual names.

If you’re interested in how much the prize money is, that will be on there too. More importantly though, are the details of the runners and riders.

This means the names of the horse and the colours of the jockey silks. There will also be a brief form history and details of the Going of the racetrack.

Finally, it has the odds for each race.

By going to https://www.sportinglife.com/racing/racecard and using their race card, you give yourself the best possible chance of winning a bet or two.

Tickets

Tickets for Exeter Races are available from The Jockey Club website, or directly from the official Exeter Racecourse website itself.

Either of these official outlets will provide you with all you need to know regarding ticket pricing, membership discounts, concessions for group bookings and much more.

Just visit http://exeter.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on for more information.

Dress Code

The dress code at Exeter Races is remarkably simple compared to some other racecourses.

They operate a casual dress code policy but encourage their patrons to dress up for the occasion and really enter the spirit of the day.

Haldon Gold Cup

The Haldon Gold Cup is Exeter Racecourses’ Premier event. It is a Grade Two National Hunt chase open to any horse aged four or above.

It is run over a distance of two miles and one-and-a-half furlongs with twelve fances to be jumped. With over £62,000 in prize money on offer it is also one of the richest.

Tickets for this one fly out as soon as they are available, so go to the official Exeter Racecourse website closer to the time and buy in plenty of time.

When you’re ready to place a bet on the Haldon Gold Cup, click here for the very best odds.

Promotional Codes

As mentioned above, Exeter Racecourse have some outstanding offers of their own.

If you want to see if there are any more valid promotional codes for Exeter Racecourse out there, a quick browse could be well worth your time.

Promotional codes may be anything from cheaper tickets to discounted food and drink, but all of them will make a difference.

History

Racing is believed to have taken place over 350 years ago  during the reign of King Charles II. However, it would be a further 100 years before horse racing was regulated under The Jockey Club rules.

Exeter is the highest racecourse in the country at 850 feet above sea level and is the second longest track in the country.

Tragedy struck in 2005 when the horse Best Mate died from a suspected heart attack.

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All Horse Race Events

Looking to visit even more racecourses in December 2019? Check out our list below to see all horse race events:

From the list above you can see Exeter Racecourse is just one of many horse racecourses in the UK. Make sure you visit a few so that you know which is your favourite.