Chester Race Company Ltd is a dynamic, constantly evolving and growing organization.Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. Over £10m has been invested in the course over recent years including development of the Pavilion facility, Restaurant 1539 and Paddock Redevelopment.
The racing season begins with Chester Racecourses flagship fixture a three day May Festival, putting Chester in the racing spotlight nationally. The festival provides the very highest level of racing, the chance to see some of the best known names in the sport, and permeating throughout, an unquestionably fun atmosphere!
After May, Chester Racecourse hosts further day and evening fixtures throughout the summer months. Each fixture has its own unique identity to ensure a wide ranging appeal. Chester Racecourse is also the only Racecourse to have an in-house betting system; chesterBET.