Bath Course Guide

Located high up on Lansdown Hill above the city, at 780 feet above sea level, Bath is the highest Flat racecourse in the UK. The track has hosted racing for over almost 300 years and is famous for its kidney-shaped circuit which means runners are nearly always on the turn.

The feature race of the year is the Listed Lansdown Fillies Stakes run in April over five furlongs for fillies and mares aged three and older. The race has produced some very smart winners, including Cassandra Go, who won the race as a four-year-old in 2000 before going on to be a very smart sprinter, registering wins in the Temple and King’s Stand Stakes, whilst Kind, third in the 2005 renewal, went on to become the dam of the great Frankel.

Flat Racing

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Left handed, galloping. The round course is an elongated oval track, just over twelve furlongs in extent, with a run-in of nearly half a mile, those that commit for home early in the straight often proving vulnerable in the closing stages, this due to the steady climb to the finish. The camera angle in the straight makes it one of the trickiest course in the country for in-running bettors as it's head-on from two furlongs out to inside the last. The highest course in the country, with no watering, so the ground can get very firm during a dry spell.

Bath races are usually run at a true gallop and, sometimes, horses start getting a bit too competitive a long way out. The sharp home turn makes it almost a specialist’s track and you see plenty of runners struggling around it. But, if you’re on one that rails and is fleet of foot, that bend can be a good point to grab an advantage, by turning the taps on while others are having trouble. The finish is quite stiff, so you need to get home, but you would love to be on a front-runner that handles the ups and downs.

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Advance Going

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Current Weather

Forecast: Sunny

Temperature: 14.2° - 27.4°

Rainfall: None

Wind: 5.5mph N

Last Update: 25/06/2018 12:00

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Temperature: 14.4° - 28.8°

Rainfall: None

Wind: 7.4mph E

Last Update: 25/06/2018 12:00

Upcoming Races

Replays & Results

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13:45 Bet Placepot At totesport.com Handicap (Div 1)

(Class 6) (1m 3f 137y)
White, red diamond, black sleeves, red diamonds, red cap, black diamond (Mr M A Geobey)
  • Winner: Filament Of Gold
  • Jockey: E J Walsh
  • Trainer: R Brotherton
  • Owner: Mr M A Geobey

2
14:20 Bet Placepot At totesport.com Handicap (Div 2)

(Class 6) (1m 3f 137y)
Light blue, red braces, sleeves and star on cap (Mr K W Bell)
  • Winner: General Brook
  • Jockey: L Morris
  • Trainer: J G M O'Shea
  • Owner: Mr K W Bell

3
14:55 totescoop6 It's A Rollover/British EBF Confined Novice Stakes

(Class 5) (5f 10y)
Grey (Clipper Logistics)
  • Winner: Queen Of Desire
  • Jockey: Jack Mitchell
  • Trainer: R Varian
  • Owner: Clipper Logistics

4
15:30 totescoop6 Play Today/British EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (Plus 10)

(Class 4) (5f 10y)
Yellow, black inverted triangle, striped sleeves and cap (The Mawde Syndicate)
  • Winner: Mawde
  • Jockey: Theodore Ladd
  • Trainer: B R Millman
  • Owner: The Mawde Syndicate

5
16:10 totesport.com Somersetshire Handicap

(Class 3) (1m)
Royal blue, light green epaulets (Kingsley Park 9)
  • Winner: Poet's Society
  • Jockey: S De Sousa
  • Trainer: M Johnston
  • Owner: Kingsley Park 9

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16:45 totesport Download The App Handicap

(Class 6) (1m)
Red, dark blue chevron and sleeves, dark blue cap, red quartered (Clarissa Casdagli & Partners)
  • Winner: Coachella
  • Jockey: Gabriele Malune
  • Trainer: Ed De Giles
  • Owner: Clarissa Casdagli & Partners

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17:20 Double Delight Hat-Trick Heaven At totesport.com Handicap

(Class 6) (5f 160y)
Terracotta, white cap (Mr J G Mountford)
  • Winner: Yogiyogiyogi
  • Jockey: Finley Marsh
  • Trainer: D J Coakley
  • Owner: Mr J G Mountford

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17:55 Check Scoop6 Results At totepoolliveinfo.com Handicap

(Class 6) (5f 160y)
Yellow, black chevrons, white sleeves and cap (Mr Colin Saunders)
  • Winner: Spot Lite
  • Jockey: Rob Hornby
  • Trainer: B R Millman
  • Owner: Mr Colin Saunders
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Bath Racecourse
Lansdown
Bath
BA1 9BU
01225 424609
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