Lingfield Park Racecourse Odds Betting Sites

The racecourse was opened in 1890 by the Prince of Wales, later to become Edward VII, The Prince of Wales feathers were incorporated into the official heading with the Princes’ blessing. Up until 1894, Lingfield was a jumps the only course, it was in that year that the Jockey Club granted permission for flat racing to be held at the venue.

Racing has consistently been held here ever since, except World War 2, when the war office requested the course. After Ladbrokes sold the course in 1982, the new owners solved the problems of flooding, which had become a massive problem since the war years, by installing flood defenses on the estate.

In 1987 a golf course opened, and a few years later, in 1991, Arena Leisure purchased the course and made the decision to replace the Equitrack all-weather surface with Polytrack, beginning in November 2001. In 2004, a £5.5 million pound grandstand was added, and now there’s also a Marriot Hotel based on the racecourse.

Lingfield Park is the busiest racecourse in Europe, hosting both flat and jump racing and over 80 fixtures a year, and is best known for its winter all-weather flat racing course.

Notable races include the Winter Derby and the Chartwell Fillies Stakes, both Group 3 races and ran over 1 mile 2 furlongs and 7 furlongs, respectively.

Corporate and hospitality are two options when visiting Lingfield, but the Grandstand ticket and Premier ticket are the choices of the average racegoer.

The Premier ticket offers excellent views of all the courses and is located opposite the winning post. Guests purchasing tickets here will also have access to all public areas of the racecourse. The Track Side Restaraunt is the main dining facility in this part of the course, with food and also drink available in the Brassiere, and in the summer months, the Champagne and seafood Court.

The Grandstand ticket offers views from the main grandstand and access to both the winners’ enclosure and parade ring. Your dining options include the Trattoria Restaraunt, which offers Italian Cuisine, baguettes, coffee, and snacks at the Deli March Court and Bar, or for traditional fish and chips, there’s the Lingfield Fish Bar. Barbecue and spit roast facilities available in the summer months.

Gentlemen are advised to wear shirts at all times in all enclosures. Ties are not essential Smart casual jeans are allowed, as are trainers and tailored shorts. Ladies, dress for the weather, a lot of ladies like to wear dresses, although this is not compulsory.

All car parks are free of charge on race days. Disabled parking available in the golf club car park. Wheelchair access at all entrances. Access to all ground floor facilities, with ramp facilities in restaurants. Accessible toilet facilities positioned at strategic points in the public areas of the course.

Where is Lingfield Park Racecourse?

Lingfield Park is situated in the South East of England, in the county of Surrey. Fifteen minutes from the M25 junction 6, or M23 junction 10. Sat Nav users to use postcode RH7 6PQ. Just a five-minute walk from Lingfield Train Station.

The nearest major cities to Lingfield include London 23 miles and Southhampton 63 miles. The journey up from London will take under an hour by train. Trains from Birmingham and Manchester a little longer at two and a half hours and three and a half hours, respectively.

What is the Highest Attendance at Lingfield Park Racecourse?

Every Good Friday, since the doors were first opened at Lingfield Park in 1890, the course was in a state of deep sleep with its absence of race meetings. All this changed on April 14th, 2014, when the first-ever Good Friday meetings took place in Britain. On this day, the All-weather Championships card at the Surrey racecourse attracted an impressive crowd of 8,700.

How Do I Bet on Horses at Lingfield Park Racecourse?

Betting stalls are placed all around the course, with the main hubs on the ground floor of the grandstand as well as trackside. Tote windows available throughout the course.

The option of betting online is made more accessible with the free wi-fi on offer. Probably the most popular choice due to its small minimum stakes and array of betting opportunities available. Large amounts of money are regularly won from betting online from low stakes.

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