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Salisbury Races

Salisbury Racecourse is located less than 5 miles from St Anns Forge and is guaranteed entertainment whether you choose a day or evening meeting.

It is a flat racecourse which means there are no fences involved. There are a variety of race types that take place during the race season, approximately fifteen meetings per year, with the majority being handicaps and maidens. The race season in Salisbury usually happens between early May and mid October.

There have been some big names in the racing world race at Salisbury over the years, amongst them is top jockey Lestor Piggot who made his public race debut at Salisbury racecourse back in 1948 at the age of 12 where he took part in an apprentice jockeys race.

Netherhampton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PN – opening times vary throughout the year

Salisbury Races Details

  • The Salisbury Bibury Club is the oldest racing club in the world.
  • Salisbury is a testing course and is often used as a proving ground for stables leading horses.
  • Horse racing has been staged in Salisbury since the early 1600's.