Bangor-on-Dee Course Guide

Situated just over the border in North Wales, racing has taken place at Bangor-on-Dee since 1859 and it hosts jumping action throughout the year.

Runners at Bangor-on-Dee are nearly always on the turn, but that hasn’t stopped some exceptional horses from running there before going onto greatness including Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman, Grand National hero Amberleigh House and Stayers’ Hurdle winner Iris’s Gift.


Left handed, fairly sharp, minor surface undulations. Races usually well run, especially on hurdle course, possibly on account of runners being on the turn pretty much throughout. Fences generally regarded as being fairly stiff for a lesser NH course, though recent evidence doesn't support this.

I always rated Bangor-on-Dee one of the quicker tracks, but that’s only the case when the ground is on the faster side. It may sound crazy, and it obviously can’t be that way in reality, but you seem to be going downhill all the way round. So you need a horse that’s able to travel and if you’re off the bridle early on at Bangor-on-Dee, you’ll struggle, because the others will get away from you. The fences provide a decent test - not overly-demanding, but certainly no walkover - and they suit fast, accurate jumpers.

View from the saddle: Mick Fitzgerald
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Replays & Results
12:45 Friends Of Tarporley War Memorial Hospital Handicap Chase
2m 4½f | Class 4 | 4YO plus | 7 ran
  • Winner: Zolfo 17/2
  • Jockey: Sean Quinlan Trainer: J Candlish
  • Owner: Matt Barrett & Alan Baxter
13:15 Masterstroke & Scalo Yorton Stallions Mares' Novices' Chase
Listed | 2m 1½f | Class 1 | 4YO plus | 4 ran
  • Winner: Alsa Mix 9/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: Thomas Bellamy Trainer: A King
  • Owner: Mrs June Watts
13:50 Anne Duchess Of Westminster Memorial Handicap Chase
3m | Class 2 | 4YO plus | 8 ran
  • Winner: Graceful Legend 16/1
  • Jockey: Kielan Woods Trainer: B I Case
  • Owner: Mrs A Allen
14:25 Equerry Horse Feeds Novices' Hurdle
2m 7f | Class 4 | 4YO plus | 4 ran
  • Winner: Jepeck 2/1 2Fav
  • Jockey: Rex Dingle Trainer: A J Honeyball
  • Owner: Mr J Pike
14:55 Alex Timpson Handicap Hurdle
2m 3½f | Class 2 | 4YO plus | 6 ran
  • Winner: Chti Balko 11/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: W T Kennedy Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Owner: Mr D G Carrington
15:30 Swan, Tarporley Juvenile Maiden Hurdle
2m ½f | Class 4 | 3YO only | 3 ran
  • Winner: Navajo Pass 4/9 Fav
  • Jockey: B S Hughes Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Owner: Mr T G Leslie
16:00 John Pickering 'National Hunt' Auction Maiden Hurdle
2m ½f | Class 5 | 4YO plus | 7 ran
  • Winner: Timeforaspin 9/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: Aidan Coleman Trainer: Olly Murphy
  • Owner: From The Front Racing & Partner 1

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Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse
Bangor Is-Y-Coed
LL13 0DA
01978 780 323
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