Racing Professionals

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is indebted to the support it receives from Owners & Trainers who bring their horses to Bangor-on-Dee and the Press who report on the race days. We hope that any queries you may have are answered in the section, however, it is always nice to keep in touch so if you have any specific query, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or call us on 01978 782 081 or 07968 963 664.

A - Z for Owners and Racing Professionals

Pass System
The PASS system is operated at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse from a dedicated Owners & Trainers' entrance. For horses declared at the final declaration stage, owners are entitled to 6 badges per horse, for all declarations. Additional badges may be available on the day or in advance by telephoning 01978 782081. 4 Vouchers for a light lunch in the Owners and Trainers facility will also be provided per horse.

Car parking
A designated Owners & Trainers' car park is available on all race days. Members of the Press may also use this car park provided they are holders of the correct RCA car park label.

Children aged 17 and under are admitted free of charge to both enclosures provided they are accompanied by a responsible adult. In accordance with the BHA General Instructions, no children under the age of 16 are allowed in the Parade Ring at any time.

Going Reports
For all information regarding the going and up-to-date local weather conditions, please call Andrew Morris on 07581 375229. This information can also be found on the homepage of the website or by phoning the Racecourse on 01978 780 323.

Helicopters may only land and take off on the Racecourse by prior arrangement with Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse.

If you are interested in hospitality at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse, please contact 01978 782 083. We will be happy to help you organise the perfect day at the races.

There are a range of hotels in the local area. Our sister Racecourse in Chester also offers accommodation at its on-site hotel - Express by Holiday Inn. For availability and to book please ring 01244 327900 or visit the website.

Owners & Trainers' Facilities
The reserved Owners' & Trainers' Bar is located within the Nicolson Building, adjacent to the Pre-Parade Ring. As well as full bar facilities, a variety of hot and cold food is also served here. We are pleased to provide 4 complimentary lunch vouchers (for buffet-style lunch) per horse, to the registered owners only. Complimentary tea and coffee will also be available throughout the day. 

Overseas Runners
Overseas runners will always be warmly welcomed at Bangor-on-Dee and we receive a lot of runners from Ireland. All enquiries should be directed to the General Manager, Jeannie Chantler - +44 (0)1978 782081/ 07968 963664 or e-mail Jeannie Chantler here.

On racedays, visitors have the choice of two restaurants offerings at Bangor-on-Dee. The Paddock Restaurant serves a three course á la carte menu, whilst the Wynnstay Restaurant is a more informal option.

We wish to provide the best facilities possible for our owners, if you have any queries, please address them to the General Manager, Jeannie Chantler.

Members of the Racehorse Owners Association, who are part of the ROA Owners' Badge Scheme are allowed free entry onto the course on specific days.

Upcoming Events
Point to point

Point-to-Pointing is an amateur and exciting form of steeple chasing that takes place on the inside track at Bangor-on-Dee. Many of these races provide the perfect training ground for horses, trainers and jockeys.

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