Yarmouth Course Guide

The Norfolk venue hosts racing throughout the summer, with the highlight being the John Musker Fillies Stakes. Run over one mile and two furlongs and open to fillies aged three years and older, the listed event often attracts a sizable field – it is the highlight of Yarmouth’s three-day Eastern meeting.

The course at Yarmouth underwent extensive work in 2015 to level the home-straight and provide one of the best straight mile courses in the county.

A notable track for Maiden races, some exceptional horses have started their career at Yarmouth before going on to global stardom; seven-time Group 1-winning filly Ouija Board and Dubai World Cup Winner Dubai Millennium both won Yarmouth Maidens.

Flat Racing

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A narrow, left-handed, oval track, about thirteen furlongs in extent, with a run-in of five furlongs. There is a straight mile course. Apart from a slight fall just before the run-in, the track is perfectly flat, with sharpish bends. The straight was levelled to remove surface undulations and then resurfaced in 2015.

If the recent relaying work at Yarmouth restores the course to what it used to be, which is obviously the idea, it could be one of the best galloping tracks in Britain. Yes, it had developed ridges, hence the changes they’ve made, but it’s a lovely fair course. The home straight is big and long, giving jockeys plenty of time from the turn in, and, if it’s going to be even flatter than of old when the relaying is complete, you might just get a few hard-luck stories tight on the far rail. Otherwise, it’s beautiful to ride.

View from the saddle: Jason WeaverJason Weaver

Advance Going

  • Good to firm
    good in places

Current Weather

Forecast: Sunny spells

Temperature: 13.0° - 20.5°

Rainfall: 0.03cm

Wind: 6.6mph W

Last Update: 20/08/2017 07:00

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Replays & Results

16:55 Bet toteplacepot At betfred.com/EBF Novice Stakes (Plus 10)

(Class 4) (7f 3y)
Yellow, royal blue cross of lorraine, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap (Mr & Mrs Leoni Sceti)
  • Winner: Il Primo Sole
  • Jockey: Robert Tart
  • Trainer: J H M Gosden
  • Owner: Mr & Mrs Leoni Sceti

17:30 Bet Totejackpot At Betfred.com Handicap

(Class 6) (1m 3f 104y)
Light blue, brown hoops, light blue sleeves, brown cap (Mrs Emma Berry & Mr John Berry)
  • Winner: Hope Is High
  • Jockey: S De Sousa
  • Trainer: John Berry
  • Owner: Mrs Emma Berry & Mr John Berry

18:00 Bet Totequadpot At Betfred.com Handicap

(Class 4) (1m 1f 21y)
White, maroon stars, white cap, maroon star (Mr Khalifa Bin Hamad Al Attiyah)
  • Winner: Hajaj
  • Jockey: S Donohoe
  • Trainer: Charlie Fellowes
  • Owner: Mr Khalifa Bin Hamad Al Attiyah

18:30 Bet toteexacta At betfred.com Handicap (Str)

(Class 5) (7f 3y)
White, red sash, red and white striped cap (Mr Saeed Manana)
  • Winner: Multicultural
  • Jockey: M Harley
  • Trainer: J Tate
  • Owner: Mr Saeed Manana

19:00 Bet Totetrifecta At Betfred.com Handicap

(Class 6) (7f 3y)
Red and yellow stripes (Mr William Jarvis)
  • Winner: Slow To Hand
  • Jockey: J P Spencer
  • Trainer: W Jarvis
  • Owner: Mr William Jarvis

19:30 Bet Totewin At Betfred.com Handicap

(Class 5) (6f 3y)
Black and yellow stripes (Dethrone Racing)
  • Winner: In The Spotlight
  • Jockey: T E Durcan
  • Trainer: Henry Spiller
  • Owner: Dethrone Racing

20:00 Bet Toteplace At Betfred.com Handicap

(Class 6) (5f 42y)
Black, black and white diabolo on sleeves (Chesterfield Estates)
  • Winner: Ebitda
  • Jockey: George Buckell
  • Trainer: S Dixon
  • Owner: Chesterfield Estates
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Great Yarmouth Racecourse
Jellicoe Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 4AU
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