Boodles Ladies Day

Tickets & Badges
  • Tickets & Badges
  • Raceday Dining
  • Raceday Times
  • County Concourse - £50

    The County Stand is Chester’s premier enclosure, overlooking the final furlong and the winning post. Being the most premier of badge choices, gents are requested to wear suits with collar and tie and for ladies, smart dress is suggested. With great views of the parade ring, this badge also permits access to the County champagne bar. County Long Room tickets cannot be purchased for the May festival. To get access to the long room a reserved seat badge must be purchased in addition to a county concourse badge – to upgrade call 01244 304 610.

  • Tattersalls - £35

    The Tattersalls Enclosure is the largest on the racecourse and provides everything you would expect from a day at racing, including access to bars, catering concessions, chesterBet and the betting ring.  As well as providing viewing from the tiered, covered terrace, visitors to Chester can also venture into the ‘Paddock’ in the centre of the course where the parade ring and winner’s enclosure are located as well as access to bars and the food court on that side of the course.

  • Dee Stand - £14

    The Dee Stand has tiered, uncovered terrace and ground floor standing area. There is no strict dress code in this area.  Although a ticket for the Dee Stand provides access to catering, bars and betting, please note this enclosure has no cover so be prepared for the weather. *Group discount: Buy 10 get 1 free on pre-booked tickets only.

  • Open Course - £10

    For those who enjoy the great outdoors in the summer time, the Open Course is a relaxed enclosure in the centre of the race track. The car park picnic area allows racegoers to picnic from their cars before moving onto the Open Course or alternatively, you can walk up with a picnic rug and enjoy food and soft drinks from this enclosure.

    View the Open Course alcohol policy
  • The Final Furlong - from £288

    The Final Furlong Restaurant is located within the Festival Village adjacent to the Chalets. After dining inside the restaurant you are able to stroll to the rails of the race track to watch the thrilling action in the final minutes of the races.  Private tables for the day accommodate up to 12 guests.


    Parties over 24 people automatically receive a free upgrade to a private facility, to book please contact our team directly on 01244 304606.


  • Restaurant 1539 - from £190.80

    Restaurant 1539 is named after the year that racing first took place on the famous Roodee at Chester.  This stylish and contemporary glass-fronted restaurant boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the racecourse.

  • The Turf - from £186

    The Turf restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the County Stand offering an intimate dining experience perfect for couples and smaller groups. To ensure the ambience of the restaurant is maintained, bookings of no more than 10 people will be accepted.


  • The White Horse - from £90


    Enjoy your raceday from our modern Gastro Pub.  With rich wood interiors and glazed panoramic views of the Paddock, it’s the perfect place from which to enjoy the buzz of the Pre Parade and Parade Rings. The White Horse offers two packages throughout the season.

  • The Finishing Post - from £90

    This facility is located in the Paddock adjacent to the Finishing Post and is the perfect vantage point to watch the thrilling end to the race. Al fresco in one of the most popular areas of the course and enjoy a full bar with exceptional range of wines and Champagnes

Gate opens at

SponsorRace DetailsRace Time
The IG Handicap Stakes (Class 3) 3-y-o 76-90
The Betfair Huxley Stakes (Group 3)
MBNA Chester Vase (Group 3)
The Boodles Diamond Handicap Stakes (Class 2) 3-y-o only
The T&L Leasing EBF Maiden Stakes (Class 3) 2-y-o
The Betway Handicap Stakes
The Investec Asset Finance Handicap Stakes (Class 3) 76-90 4-y-o+

Boodles Ladies Day

Bringing style and elegance to the Boodles May Festival, the fashion stakes are raised for Boodles Ladies Day, the pinnacle of the social calendar.  Spot a celebrity or two while enjoying another afternoon of top class racing action, the highlight, The Betfair Price Rush Huxley Stakes and the MBNA Chester Vase.  



Due to the General Election, city centre car parking will be extremely limited during the Boodles May Festival. For those looking to park to cars or coaches in the city centre we recommend using the Wrexham Road Park & Ride. Parking will be available at the racecourse, but is limited so we advise that you book in advance.

Title Sponsor
Race Sponsors