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Exeter Racecourse

Thursday 10 October 2019

kick start racing at THE SEASON OPENER

Join us to celebrate the start of our 19/20 racing season at our Season Opener.

 

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(Enclosure tickets from £14 in advance and from £17 on the day) 

 

Make the most of your day and use the FREE return bus service from St David's. Seats available on a first-come, first-serve basis and bus time will be available shortly. Find the bus times below in the raceday timetable or here.

Gates Open

12:20

First Race

2:20

Last Race

5:05

Tickets

Purchase your enclosure tickets at the best price today.

  • Group tickets £10
  • In advance from £14
  • On the day from £17

Don’t forget that under 18's entry is FREE of charge, when attending with a full paying adult.

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From £10

Desert Orchid Restaurant at Exeter Racecourse

Hospitality

Enjoy your day at The Season Opener in the Desert Orchid Restaurant with panoramic views of the racecourse. 

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From £95

Buy a Premier Enclosure ticket and enjoy delicious food in the Denman Room or go to the Grandstand and Paddock and eat in AP’s or the Martin Pipe Bar.

Whatever you choose, you’ll have a great day at Exeter Racecourse where a warm welcome awaits you.

 

If you would like more information about the ticket pricing structure please click here.

 

For important ticket information please click here.

 

 

LOOKING TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DAY AT THE RACES?

We have world class hospitality options for all, in the highly popular Desert Orchid Restaurant offering views of the finishing straight and Winning Post. Enjoy a four course carvery luncheon using local produce, have Haldon Enclosure access and watch the races with panoramic views of the racecourse. 

 

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Event Schedule

 

Gates Open Times at 12:20pm 

 

BUS TIME TABLE

Pick up location

Timings

Exeter St. David's

12:30

Bus Station

12:45

Return Journey

17:35

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:20

The Kennford Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 2f 111yds

Hurdle

2:55

The Kenn Novices' Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 2f 111yds

Hurdle

3:30

The Exeter Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3) (Challenger Middle Distance Chase Series Qualifier)

2m 3f 48yds

Chase

4:00

The Exeter Novices' Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m abt 5 and 1/2

Hurdle

4:35

The Haldon Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 5)

2m 175yds

Hurdle

5:05

The Kenn Beginners Steeple Chase (Class 3)

Abt 3m

Chase

 

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