Surrey Racecourses

We have all the best horse racing tracks if you are looking for which racecourses to visit in Surrey.

Surrey has plenty of amazing race days for horse racing fanatics, from Derby days to a great day for ladies.

If you are a regular racegoer who likes attending the racecourse venues check out our guides to all UK horse racing tracks or all Irish horse racing tracks.

Our Surrey Racecourses guide explains all the leading racecourses in and around Surrey county.

Surrey Racecourses List

Here is the full list of racecourses near Surrey:

  • Sandown Park
  • Epsom Downs
  • Lingfield Park
  • Kempton Park

Sandown Park

Sandown Park is one of the main 4 racecourses in the Surrey area. Opening back in 1875, this racecourse is actually famous for being the first in the UK to charge everyone that attends.

Located in Esher, Surrey, Sandown Park is home to flat national hunt racing each year.

It’s not just the horse racing that takes place at Sandown Park either. This venue has been the host for many bands over the years, including the likes of UB40, Simply Red, Girls Aloud and much more.

The horse racing is what Sandown Park is truly known for though, and many spectacular race events have been ran here over the years.

Check out our comprehensive guide to Sandown Park Race course for more information on tickets, fixtures and betting opportunities.

Epsom Downs

Epsom Downs, also known as “the downs” by locals and those in the know, is the most popular racecourse in the Surrey area, and is home to Grade 1 racing taking place from April through to June.

This particular location was attended by Queen Elizabeth most years during her reign, and is known to be a bit of a royal favourite.

First opening back in 1661, this race course is drenched in history and prestige, and is the race venue we recommend the most within the Surrey area.

Check out our comprehensive guide to Epsom Downs Race course for more information on tickets, fixtures and betting opportunities.

Lingfield Park

Lingfield Park racecourse offers flat, national hunt racing in the heart of the British countryside, what more could you ask for?!

This venue is quite new by modern standards, opened by The Prince of Wales in 1890, where racing has been held each year since.

It’s more notable races take place from the month of February all the way to May, so there’s plenty of excellent race events you can make the most of each year.

Check out our comprehensive guide to Lingfield Park racecourse for more information on tickets, fixtures and betting opportunities.

Kempton Park

And finally, there’s Kempton Park.

Kempton Park is another brilliant option for those looking for a racing venue to attend in the Surrey area, doubling up as a licensed entertainment venue too.

This particular venue offers several notable racing events each year, including The King George VI Chase, The Coral Trophy Handicap Chase and The Sirenia Stakes.

Check out our comprehensive guide to Kempton Park Race course for more information on tickets, fixtures and betting opportunities.

Why Watch Horse Racing in Surrey?

There are many reasons why you might decide to watch horse racing in the Surrey area, the first of which being Surrey’s beautiful countryside.

Many flock to Surrey for the weekend to enjoy the horse racing, as well as to spend time in the beautiful British landscape.

Additionally, Surrey is home to some of the finest racecourses in Britain, such as The Epsom Downs.

This famous racecourse, amongst others, is another great reason to check out the horse racing in Surrey.

Finally, with the fact that Surrey is close to London, it’s an easy option for those that live local to travel to and from the capital to Surrey, too.

Which Racecourse In Surrey Is The Best?

The answer to which racecourse in Surrey is the best is a bit difficult, however the one we’d recommend the most is definitely The Epsom Downs, as it’s atmosphere, venue and racing events are second to none.

Despite this, the racecourse that suits you best may be the most local, or alternatively you may prefer a quieter racing venue, in which case we’d recommend taking a lot at the other local racecourses on offer to ensure you’re getting the perfect race day out that you’re looking for.

Surrey Horse Racing Fixtures 2023

Here is the horse racing calendar for Surrey Horse Races in 2023:

Date Weekday Course Type
2/1/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
4/1/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
6/1/2023 Friday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
7/1/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
7/1/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
7/1/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
11/1/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
11/1/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
13/1/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
14/1/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
14/1/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
17/1/2023 Tuesday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
19/1/2023 Thursday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
20/1/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
21/1/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
22/1/2023 Sunday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
23/1/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
25/1/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
27/1/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
28/1/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
28/1/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
1/2/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
3/2/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
4/2/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
4/2/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
4/2/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
8/2/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
10/2/2023 Friday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
11/2/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
14/2/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
15/2/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
16/2/2023 Thursday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
17/2/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
18/2/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
20/2/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
22/2/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
24/2/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
25/2/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
25/2/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
1/3/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
1/3/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
3/3/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
4/3/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
7/3/2023 Tuesday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
8/3/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
8/3/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
10/3/2023 Friday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
11/3/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
15/3/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
18/3/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
25/3/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
27/3/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
29/3/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
29/3/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
31/3/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
1/4/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
3/4/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
5/4/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
7/4/2023 Friday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
8/4/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
12/4/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
17/4/2023 Monday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
18/4/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
19/4/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
24/4/2023 Monday Kempton Park Evening – Jump – Turf
25/4/2023 Tuesday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
26/4/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – AWT
28/4/2023 Friday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
29/4/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
1/5/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
3/5/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
4/5/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – AWT
9/5/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
10/5/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
13/5/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
16/5/2023 Tuesday Sandown Park Evening – Flat – Turf
24/5/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
25/5/2023 Thursday Sandown Park Evening – Flat – Turf
30/5/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
1/6/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
2/6/2023 Friday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
3/6/2023 Saturday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
3/6/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
6/6/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – AWT
7/6/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
10/6/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
12/6/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
14/6/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
16/6/2023 Friday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
17/6/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
19/6/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
22/6/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – AWT
24/6/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
28/6/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
1/7/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
5/7/2023 Wednesday Epsom Downs Evening – Flat – Turf
6/7/2023 Thursday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
7/7/2023 Friday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
8/7/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
12/7/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
12/7/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
13/7/2023 Thursday Epsom Downs Evening – Flat – Turf
18/7/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
20/7/2023 Thursday Epsom Downs Evening – Flat – Turf
26/7/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
26/7/2023 Wednesday Sandown Park Evening – Flat – Turf
27/7/2023 Thursday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
31/7/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
2/8/2023 Wednesday Sandown Park Evening – Flat – Turf
3/8/2023 Thursday Epsom Downs Evening – Flat – Turf
5/8/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
9/8/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
10/8/2023 Thursday Sandown Park Evening – Flat – Turf
12/8/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
14/8/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
15/8/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
16/8/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
17/8/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Evening – Flat – Turf
18/8/2023 Friday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
23/8/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
28/8/2023 Monday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
30/8/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
30/8/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
2/9/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
6/9/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
6/9/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
8/9/2023 Friday Kempton Park Evening – Flat – AWT
9/9/2023 Saturday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
13/9/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
14/9/2023 Thursday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
15/9/2023 Friday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
16/9/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
18/9/2023 Monday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
20/9/2023 Wednesday Sandown Park Afternoon – Flat – Turf
22/9/2023 Friday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
26/9/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
27/9/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
1/10/2023 Sunday Epsom Downs Afternoon – Flat – Turf
4/10/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
5/10/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
11/10/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
16/10/2023 Monday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
18/10/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
22/10/2023 Sunday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
25/10/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
1/11/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
1/11/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
2/11/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
6/11/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
8/11/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
12/11/2023 Sunday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
13/11/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
14/11/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
15/11/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
18/11/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
20/11/2023 Monday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
21/11/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
25/11/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
27/11/2023 Monday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
30/11/2023 Thursday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
5/12/2023 Tuesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
6/12/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
6/12/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
8/12/2023 Friday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
9/12/2023 Saturday Sandown Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
11/12/2023 Monday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
13/12/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
13/12/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
20/12/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Floodlit – Flat – AWT
20/12/2023 Wednesday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
23/12/2023 Saturday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT
26/12/2023 Tuesday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
27/12/2023 Wednesday Kempton Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
31/12/2023 Sunday Lingfield Park Afternoon – Flat – AWT

Check out our guide for the full list of UK horse racing calendar fixtures for 2023.

Final Thoughts

The biggest horse racing meetings attract massive crowds in Surrey.

We strongly recommend visiting if you have never attended a horse racing venue near Surrey.

You can view the starting post and watch the horses gallop! Whether your horse finished first, second, or third, or even if they don’t place, horse racing in Surrey is always an exciting day out.

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Popular Questions

Is Horse Racing Popular in Surrey?

Surrey is a very popular county for horse racing.

Epsom racecourse is one of the busiest all-weather racing tracks in Surrey; if you want a great day at the races, check it out!

How many horse racecourses are there in Surrey?

There are four racecourses in Surrey.

The 4 Surrey racecourse names include Sandown Park, Epsom Downs, Lingfield Park and Kempton Park.

Which surrey racecourse hosts the derby?

The Epsom Derby is held at Epsom Downs Racecourse; it is held on the first Saturday of June every year.

Epsom racecourse is a popular racecourse in Surrey, so if you are looking for a fun day’s racing, head on to one of their events!

Is there a horse called Surrey Territories?

Yes, Surrey Territories is a horse that has run in 18 races.

His jockey is Neil Callan, and one of his trainers is B R Johnson.

The three-year-old racehorse has placed four times, coming second, but has never been a winner.

Are there racehorse stables in Surrey?

There are many stables in Surrey where owners can house their fillies, colts, geldings, and ponies.

How many furlongs are Surrey racecourses?

On average, Surrey racecourses are five to seven furlongs! However, the length of each race may vary depending on the event and location.

As the Founder of British Racecourses, I have a life-long passion for horse racing and have loved the sport as long as I can remember. I am also a keen racehorse owner and have worked in the gambling industry for several years. I set up British Racecourses with the desire to share my passion for racing with other like-minded people.