Visitor Information On Saturday 14 September

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11 September 2019

Here's some useful information to help racegoers get the most from their time day at the races on Saturday 14 September.

TIMES

Gates open at 12.00pm. There are seven exciting races taking place starting from taking place starting from 2.00pm. The last race is at 5.30pm.

The Human League will perform live 6.00pm and finish at 7.20pm.

The event closes at 8.00pm.

TICKETS

General entry Grandstand Enclosure Tickets will be available on the gate costing £40.00 per person. Students and those aged 65+ will receive a £5 discount. Children’s tickets are £15.00.

You can save £5.00 on Grandstand Enclosure Tickets when these are booked in advance. Advance tickets close at midnight on Friday 13 September.

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COLLECTION

Pre-paid tickets that are being collected on Saturday need to be picked up from either the Ticket Collection Point or Hospitality Collection Point. Both turnstiles are located to the left of the owners and trainers entrance.

The turnstiles will be open throughout the evening for ticket collection or purchases.

WEATHER

The forecast for Saturday is for sunshine with temperatures up to 20 degrees. We advise you to dress with the weather in mind as this is an outdoor event.

FOOD & DRINK

A range of bars and food outlets are available serving hot and cold food and drink. Food and drink cannot be brought into the racecourse.

Vegan and gluten free options will be available in the Castle & Bell bar and from a dedicated outdoor food unit.

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DRESS CODE

There is no formal dress code for public areas of the racecourse, however most racegoers opt for smart-casual dress. Jeans and trainers are acceptable, as is fancy dress if it will not cause offence to other racegoers. 

A smart dress code applies if you are in a hospitality area and there's a smart-casual dress code if you have a Roof Garden ticket. 

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RACING

There are seven races starting from 2.00pm and finishing at 5.30pm. 

The going is currently: Firm. 

RACEDAY PROGRAMME

Pick up your raceday programme on entry for just £3.00. The raceday programme includes all the details you need to select your horse in each race, racecourse map and other useful information to help you get the most from your day. 

BETTING GUIDE

If you chose to have a flutter at the races there are a number of places across the racecourse to place a bet. 

Check out our ‘How To’ videos from partner www.valuerater.co.uk that talk you through the different betting options on course, explain how to read the raceday programme and find out from the experts about how to pick a winning horse in the Parade Ring. 

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HOW TO FIND US

We're located north of Bath City centre and are easily accessed from Bristol and the M4.

There is a shuttle bus service to the racecourse from Manvers Street, adjacent from Bath Spa train station. The first bus leaves Bath at 11.45pm and runs every 20 minutes until 2.25pm, with three additional buses at 4.30pm, 5.00pm and 5.30pm for those customers joining us for just the music concert.

Return buses depart from the racecourse from 5.05pm and run on a shuttle basis (approx. every 15 minutes) until 8.20pm. 

Return tickets cost £5.00 per person. 

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FREE PARKING

Parking at the racecourse is free.

Cars can only be left overnight in designated areas (and at your own risk). You must alert the parking attendant to avoid being towed. 

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SECURITY

We take security and safety very seriously. There will be a strong security presence and you will be subject to a bag search on arrival.

Sniffer dogs will be present as a reminder that drugs and illegal substances are prohibited from the racecourse and a zero-tolerance stance taken.

Please be patient and limit the bags you bring. Remember, no food or drink can be brought into the racecourse.

We ask all racegoers to not leave bags unattended and to report anything suspicious to a member of staff.

Above, enjoy your time with at Bath Racecourse.

For any other questions, please contact us.

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