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
Advance Going
Good to soft
Upcoming races
Replays & Results
13:40 Bangorbet Mares' Maiden Hurdle
2m 3½f | Class 5 | 4YO plus | 6 ran
  • Winner: Cut And Run 4/1
  • Jockey: L P Aspell Trainer: M Keighley
  • Owner: Mrs Zara Tindall
14:10 Yorton Goffs National Hunt Sale Handicap Hurdle
2m 3½f | Class 4 | 4YO plus | 12 ran
  • Winner: Something Brewing 14/1
  • Jockey: Ross Chapman Trainer: I Jardine
  • Owner: Mrs C Brown & Mr Michael Wares
14:45 Family Evening 19th August Handicap Chase
3m | Class 3 | 4YO plus | 9 ran
  • Winner: Gone Platinum 7/1
  • Jockey: Lorcan Williams Trainer: D A Rees
  • Owner: Mr D Rees
15:20 Meade King-robinson Novices' Hurdle
2m ½f | Class 4 | 4YO plus | 5 ran
  • Winner: See The Sea 6/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: B S Hughes Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Owner: The Shinton Family 1
15:55 Sg Estates Handicap Chase
2m 1½f | Class 4 | 4YO plus | 6 ran
  • Winner: Salto Chisco 11/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: Page Fuller Trainer: H Whittington
  • Owner: British Racing Club
16:30 Close Brothers Asset Finance Handicap Hurdle
2m ½f | Class 4 | 3YO plus | 15 ran
  • Winner: Outcrop 6/1
  • Jockey: Thomas Dowson Trainer: J Candlish
  • Owner: Alan Baxter & Brian Hall
17:00 R W Hough & Sons Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle
2m 7f | Class 5 | 4YO plus | 11 ran
  • Winner: Layerthorpe 9/2 J2Fav
  • Jockey: Lorcan Williams Trainer: Mrs D A Hamer
  • Owner: Mr C A Hanbury

Address & Contact

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