horse racing in CHESTER

Chester Races

Steeped in history and famous for its modern-day style, Chester Races are an important part of Cheshire’s social calendar. Just a short walk from the racecourse, Edgar House is the perfect base for a very special trip to the races.

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Chester Races

Established in 1539, Chester is the oldest racecourse still in operation in the world! During the nineteenth century, Chester races attracted: “The most perfect mix of society from all over the British Isles”. This is a proud tradition the racecourse continues up to the present day.

In recent years Chester has extended its racing programme, staging fifteen days of competitive and quality racing. The racing calendar kicks off in May with the highly-prestigious Boodles May Festival and continues until the end of September.

The racecourse is an easy 10 minute walk from Edgar House. If you are staying at Edgar our concierge will be delighted to book your tickets and will be more than happy to advise you on your many options, from Tattersalls and Dee tickets to County Concourse and Winning Post Enclosure tickets. We can also help you with bespoke VIP Hospitality packages and Private Dining arrangements at the racecourse.

The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY. Telephone 01244 304600

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