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  • Kids Go Free!

    If you’re looking for a way to spend quality time together as a family over the summer holidays then look no further than an action-packed day at The Races to keep boredom at bay and the kids happy. And, with children going free throughout the year, it’s a great family day out that is also kind on your pocket. Top tips for a great day at the races

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  • Life’s a beach at Chester Racecourse this Sunday

    School’s out and the summer holidays have begun. For families yet to book their annual family vacay, Chester Racecourse has the next best alternative with a staycation on the Roodee. Families, groups of friends and racing enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend as the 21st Annual Family Funday fixture comes to Chester Racecourse on Sunday 31st July.

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  • Festival Fever on the Roodee!

    23,630 racegoers were geed up for an action packed day of sunshine and racing at Chester Racecourse, as six races entertained the crowds at the Stella Artois sponsored Summer Festival. Both County enclosures, The Winning Post and Tattersalls were completely sold out, with a large number of racegoers purchasing on the day for both Dee Stand and the Open Course.  

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  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Is Coming To Chester

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is coming to Chester Racecourse for Family Funday next weekend. Racegoers will be encouraged to have their photograph taken with the famous car and share via Social Media using #ChittyAtTheRaces for the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show at The Lowry, Salford in December. The Lowry team will also be roaming the course on the day selling tic

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  • Racecourse set for a record-breaking weekend

    Anticipation is building ahead of Chester’s Stella Artois Summer Festival this Saturday 23 July, with the promise of sunshine and a bumper crowd. Introduced in 2015, this July fixture is a repeat addition to the racing schedule and was implemented to meet demand from racegoers for accessibility and a better spread of fixtures across summer months.

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