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Thirsk Racecourse

Thirsk
Official website
Location Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Owned by Thirsk Racecourse Ltd.
Screened on Racing UK
Course type Flat

Thirsk Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The course is a left handed oval of about 1m2f with a 3f finishing straight and a 6f chute. The present course opened in 1923, but racing had taken place on the old course over 200 years earlier.[1]

The main road from Ripon to Thirsk runs past the course, and it is very popular with northern trainers.[1]

In 1940 it staged the war-time substitute St. Leger.

Notable races

  • Thirsk Hunt Cup

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