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Terms and conditions



Set out below is a non-exhaustive summary only of certain important terms contained in the Entry Contract. In the event of any conflict between the summary below and the Entry Contract, the terms of the Entry Contract shall take precedence.


All persons visiting the property of Market Rasen Racecourse (the Racecourse) are admitted subject to these Regulations and to the Rules of Racing. The Racecourse reserves the right to refuse admission or expel without prior notice, any racegoer who, in the reasonable opinion of the Racecourse, behaves or is likely to behave in an unruly manner or in a manner likely to give offence to other racegoers.


Tickets booked and sent by Standard Mail are at the customer’s risk. Special Delivery items do require a signature on receipt.


No refunds will be given for badges or tickets that are purchased and not required or used other than if racing is abandoned.


Market Rasen Racecourse may abandon racing:-

i. where so directed by the Jockey Club, the police or emergency services or their respective servants or agents; or
ii. in any emergency or other exceptional circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Market Rasen Racecourse.


In the event of racing being abandoned, please review the FULL GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS.



The Racecourse reserves the right to authorise the search of racegoers and/or their bags.

Flags, banners and other articles and any behaviour such as drunkenness, abusive conduct, singing or shouting which may constitute an annoyance to spectators or distract or frighten the horses are prohibited.

Dogs are not permitted on to the County or Tattersalls enclosure except for those required for disabled assistance, Dogs are permitted in to the Lawn Enclosure but must be kept on leads at all times and must not be allowed to foul anywhere on the Racecourse.

Flashlight photography is not allowed anywhere on the Racecourse as it may distract or frighten horses.

Media coverage and recording for promotional purposes


All Attendees (which for the purposes of this clause also includes horses and for the avoidance of any doubt includes families with children) are reminded that many races and fixtures are given coverage on television, radio and in print and various other forms of media. By entering the Racecourse Attendees are accepting they may appear in such coverage which may also include printed or electronic material used for the promotion of the Racecourse.

Accordingly, attendees shall have no right to object to their inclusion in any such coverage whether produced by the Racecourse or by third parties authorised by the Racecourse. Furthermore by entering the Racecourse each Attendee consents to the passing of still or moving images of them to third parties authorised by the Racecourse for the purposes of the production of printed or electronic material to be used solely for the Promotion of the Racecourse.

Each Attendee will give any additional consents or waivers required for the unrestricted lawful use of any coverage (if any) without request for payment or imposing any other conditions.


Dress Codes


In the County Enclosure, smart casual dress is required which is defined as follows:

  • Gentlemen must wear collared shirts, polo shirts and polo necked jumpers are permitted
  • Ladies should dress for a smart occasion
  • Smart jeans are allowed however, they must not be be ripped or torn.
  • We kindly ask that you do not wear:
  • Beach flip flops and trainers (including sports, fashion and plimsolls)
  • Sportswear (including t-shirts)
  • Shorts (including tailored and sports)
  • Swimwear
  • Fancy Dress
  • Tattersalls and Lawn Enclosure: The dress code is informal and casual though vests and bare tops are not permitted.


Please observe the designated no drinking and no glassware areas.

Transfers between enclosures may be possible on the day, subject to availability.

Lost or stolen badges will not be replaced.

In the event of a breach of this contract by the Racecourse, the Racecourse shall not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense arising out of the breach which was not reasonably foreseeable by the Racecourse at the date of this contract, except in respect of death or personal injury resulting from any act or omission on the part of the Racecourse.

Unauthorised badge, ticket or racecard sellers or any hawkers will be removed from Company property.

Racegoers are required to conform to the instructions given by gate and/or security staff especially when crossing the racecourse. Course crossings will occasionally be closed as a matter of safety.

Only those individuals possessing a valid betting badge and occupying an authorised pitch are entitled to lay bets. Any person carrying out unauthorised bookmaking will be removed from the Racecourse.

No food or drink may be brought into the County or Tattersalls enclosures. Alcohol is only permitted in to The Lawn enclosure and is limted to half a bottle of wine or four cans of lager or beer per person.

The distribution of leaflets or any other advertising material within either the car parks or enclosures without prior written permission from the Racecourse is strictly forbidden and may result in legal action against any such offending parties.

Where stated, VAT is charged at 20%.

Following an advance ticket purchase either online or by phone with any of The Jockey Club’s 15 racecourses, customers will automatically be registered with (and have the credit / debit card which they used for the purchase linked to) our unique loyalty programme, Rewards4Racing and will receive Rewards4Racing points for that purchase.

The Rewards4Racing loyalty programme is free to join and be part of and customers can collect valuable points when they make purchases with The Jockey Club, when betting online with Rewards4Racing’s betting partners, subscribing to racing partners such as the Racing Post and Racing TV and when shopping online with thousands of high street retailers. These valuable points will then be converted into cash to be spent online or by phone with any of The Jockey Club’s 15 racecourses, saving you ££’s off your next purchase with us.

Once you have purchased from The Jockey Club, look out for your Rewards4Racing welcome email and be sure to activate your account! By joining Rewards4Racing, you will be notified of exclusive offers and account updates via email.


For full details of our fantastic loyalty programme and/or to view the full terms and conditions Rewards4Racing are governed by please click here.


Should a customer of The Jockey Club wish to opt out of Rewards4Racing, they may do so at any time by emailing Rewards4Racing at


full terms & conditions of entry

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