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at Carlisle Racecourse





Carlisle has a stabling capacity of 97. This is located about 100 yrds from the Pre-parade ring and Parade ring.


2 x Taps down every alley along with one hosepipe (Cold Water Only)

2 Wash down bays with Hot and Cold Water

Bedding – Paper or Shavings (Please let us know which you would prefer when booking)

Lockers are available throughout the yard.

Our Stable Manager is Michelle – if you have any questions on arriving Michelle will be happy to help.

To Book please email: Thomas Wootten:






Our Hostel is located right next door and has 12 bedrooms all ensuite including a shower and washroom. It has been newly renovated this year. Stables are located about 10ft from the Hostel


  • A shower room
  • Male Changing Room
  • Female Changing Room
  • 3 x additional bedrooms downstairs
  • 6 x additional bedrooms upstairs



Renovated in 2018 each room has:

  • 32 inch flat screen TV
  • 2 x single beds (We will when possible have single occupancy)
  • En-suite with a shower
  • Power sockets with 2 x USB charging points
  • Clothes rail and shelf for storage of suitcase.
  • Lockable Doors




At Carlisle racecourse we offer complimentary food for all stable staff. Our menu is as follows, we also will have a special on the day.


Bacon/sausage rolls

Available all day

Sausage, mash, vegetable and gravy

Steak and ale pie, vegetable and chips

Filled roll and jacket potato

Both served with a ramekin of coleslaw, side salad and crisps, plus filling. Mug of soup Available too.

Quiche, side salad, ramekin coleslaw and fries.

Fish finger sandwich, mushy peas and tartar sauce, fries and side salad.


Takeaway Menu

Available from the Last race up until an hour after racing:

Cranston the butcher's minced beef pie

Portion of chips

Selection of sandwiches


Soft drinks

Today's bake


Chocolate bars


Stable staff, including box drivers receive a food voucher and complimentary Tea, Coffee and Water from the hostel Canteen.


We cater for all dietary requirements, but please let us know if there is something else you would prefer.

If you are staying overnight we contribute £10 to your evening meal. To redeem this please come to the Racecourse office with your receipt so that we can exchange it for the money.


If you are looking for somewhere to eat the evening before there is the Black Lion Pub which is located 0.6 miles up the road which has a lovely selection of food.


Alternatively you can order food in – the delivery address is Paddock View, Carlisle Racecourse CA2 4TS.


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call Molly Dingwall, General Manager 07790548 480 or email


If you have any feedback please let us know so that we can improve our offerings where possible.

We also have a ‘’Best turned out’’ award for each race.

























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