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Ripon Racecourse

Where is Ripon Racecourse?

Ripon Racecourse is located in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England and is nicknamed ‘The Garden Racecourse’ due to its beautiful surroundings.

It stages seventeen meetings a year, including two noteworthy events: the Ripon Champion Two Years Old Trophy and the Great St. Wilfrid stakes.


For the latest Ripon Racecourse events it’s a good idea to check their official website as they will have the most accurate information.

Follow the link below to be taken to the upcoming fixtures list for Ripon Racecourse:

This will also give you extensive information on their pricing structure and race times.


Ripon have a two tiered pricing structure when it comes to race day. Any races that are held on a Saturday are classed as Feature Race Days and are more expensive than a regular race meeting.

There are four Feature Race days throughout the year. The remaining fixtures are classified as Standard Days and a little bit cheaper as a result.

For the most up to date information on ticket availability and pricing, just visit the Official Ripon Racecourse website. By pre-booking your tickets you avoid queues and you can take advantage of the spectacular discounts on offer.

Having a Punt on Ripon Races

If you are thinking of having a punt on Ripon Races then it would be a good idea to study your race card first, otherwise you could be throwing good money away.

Whether you’re attending the races in your Sunday Best or if you’re stuck in work and are nipping to the loo to put on a sneaky punt, the best place to do it is right here.

We constantly refresh our information, so you can be certain you are getting the very latest up-to-the-minute odds and prices.

It’s not unusual for odds to change just before the race due to unforeseen circumstances and we will update our prices accordingly.

Have a look at the best horse racing betting websites to place your bets.

Ripon Racecourse

Ripon Racing Tips

A well-crafted tip can make all the difference to your pocket come the end of race day. Bet sensibly and you could profit substantially, bet recklessly and chances are you’ll never see that money again.

We have a fantastic team of tipsters that have been providing Ripon racing tips for a long time. It’s their job to study form, look at the horse’s lineage, check out the jockey’s record, the owner’s past successes and failures and so on.

They take all of this information and on the basis of what they know will make prediction for the race in the form of a tip. If you would like to profit from their knowledge and experience then just click here for more information.

Free Bets at Ripon Racecourse

If you enjoy placing bets, you might find it good to know that there are free bets available online; these could even be used for Ripon Racecourse.

It’s worth looking out for free bets, as you may win some cash without having to spend anything at all! What’ve you got to lose?

What is the Dress Code for Ripon Races?

Racecourses can be a strange place to understand when it comes to the rules and regulations surrounding their dress policy.

Every racecourse has their own rules, so if you want to know ‘what is the dress code for Ripon Races?’ then please see below.

Club Enclosure

  • Smart dress
  • Gentlement to wear collared shirt and smart trousers.
  • Smart jeans (no rips, tears or fraying) are permitted
  • T shirts, sportswear and trainers are not allowed
  • Ladies must wear appropriate footwear (they will be required to walk over grass)

Paddock / Course Enclosure

  • No formal dress code
  • Bare chests are not acceptable
  • Fancy dress is allowed, however make sure your outfit is not offensive to other race goers

Ladies Day

  • Smart attire
  • Hats
  • The best dressed lady will win a prize!

Ripon Racecard

Your Ripon racecard will be your best friend for the day. This is your key to understanding who is running, when they are running, who they are trained by and what their odds of winning are.

It’s important to realise that everything on your Ripon racecard is provisional and subject to change.

Any number of outside influences might impact the final lineup for the race and your racecard will reflect this.


Ripon Races have a very prominent online presence, especially on Twitter. They Tweet regularly about every aspect of the racecourse and have thousands of followers.

You can find them under the username @riponraces,

Discount Code

Ripon Races discount codes can help vastly when planning your Grand Day Out. Have a look online for some amazing discounts.

Offers are all subject to availability and will vary depending on the promotions being run by Ripon Racecourse themselves.


The history of Ripon Racecourse harks back to 1723 when they held the first race meeting for female jockeys.

Today, the racecourse hosts thousands of punters each year and has won several high profile awards including ‘Best Small Racecourse in the North’, ‘Best Groundsman Award’ and ‘National Awards for Excellence’.

It regularly pays out over £2 million in prize money.

All Horse Racing Events

Here is a list of other horse racing events updated in December 2019 you might be interested in.

As you can see there are many horse racing events in the UK and Ripon Racecourse is certainly one of the most popular.