Haydock Park Racecourse Odds Betting Sites

The first public race at Haydock Park took place in 1898. Before this, racing had taken place just down the road at Newton Racecourse from as early as 1752, where the Old Newton Cup was held, over a distance of four miles, and a winning prize believed to be £50. This is the longest continued horse race in Britain.
The course was closed during World war two but was put to good use as the American 76th Infantry Division was stationed there before shipping out to the carnage of what was the Omagh beach landing.
In the years after the war, Haydock became a host to sales promotions from both agricultural and construction machine companies, as well as a venue for weddings, exhibitions, conferences, and craft fairs,
Haydock was the venue for the legendary Lester Piggott to ride his first-ever winner in 1948, aged just 12, when he rode the Chase. He finished where he started with his winning ways, his last winner being on the same course in 1994.
Haydock ‘Park’ gets its name from the fact that the course is set in an area of parkland. Today the racecourse is home to more than just racing, with a host of pop groups and singers holding concerts there.
Haydock Racecourse is mainly a left-handed oval of roughly 1 mile 5 furlongs. There are courses for both flat and jump racing.
The biggest enclosure is the Paddock and Grandstand, which has excellent views, three raised viewing areas, and access to the parade ring and winners enclosure. There is a wide variety of bar facilities and catering options, as well as an informal grassed area in the summertime — no dress code.
Be friendly offers both a bar and cafeteria, betting via the Tote and other on-course bookmakers. The family stand, open on specific race days, so check first. Restrictions apply in this enclosure when trying to access other areas of the course — no dress code.
Directly opposite the winning post is the County Enclosure, with access to the Centenary Stand and Champagne and Seafood Bar. Both seated and standing viewing areas, as well as access to the parade ring and winners enclosure., Smart dress encouraged, no faded jeans. No trainers/sportswear. No fancy dress.
The premier Enclosure with its refined and relaxing surroundings is situated on the top floor of the Centenary Stand. Harrys Bistro Restaurant, bar and betting facilities, and a spacious viewing balcony overlooking the winning post are all part of the Premier Enclosure experience. Dress code, jacket tie, smart trousers, ladies, best day wear.
Discounts available on advance tickets, although you can buy on the day. There is ample free car parking. Reserved parking for guests in private boxes and on restaurant packages. Disabled toilets in all enclosures, wheelchair access throughout. Raised viewing areas available.

Where is Haydock Park Racecourse?

Haydock Park is in Merseyside, in an area of parkland between Haydock, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Goldborne, and Newton-Le -Willows. Easy access from the M6 off junction 23. Use postcode WA3 3QP for Sat Nav.
Closest cities to Haydock Park are Liverpool, Manchester, and Stoke on Trent, which are thirteen, sixteen, and thirty-six miles away, respectively. Traveling up from London would entail nearly 200 miles and 3 hours 50 minutes journey time. Birmingham an hour and a half and 85 miles, with Manchester a short 22 miles and a half-hour trip.
The nearest train station to the racecourse is Newton-Le-Willows, which is nearly three miles away. The free shuttle runs from the station to the course on specific race days.

What is the Highest Attendance at Haydock Park Racecourse?

It wasn’t horses that brought about a modern-day record attendance at Haydock Park on the 20th of July 2013. You could say the crowd went mad as over 19,000 danced away to the eighties group Madness. This surpassed the 16,796, for the old Newton Cup/Lancashire Oaks Day in 2011.

How Do I Bet on Horses at Haydock Park?

Tote windows are accessible in all enclosures, with a £2.00 minimum bet in place. On-course bookmakers are located in front of the grandstand or by the rails; these usually have a minimum stake of between £2-£10. Standard betting shops are located in various parts of the grounds.
The other option is online betting. This is the most popular type of betting, and it’s no wonder with its ease of access and simplicity, not to mention its wide variety of betting opportunities. With smaller minimum stakes and the chance of winning big for a little outlay, it’s popularity continues to grow.

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