A Punters Guide to Brighton Race Track - Left Hand,Right Hand,Galloping,Easy.Brighton Racecourse Facts.
A description of Brighton Racetrack - Gradients,Direction,Trivia, - Brighton Racecourse.Brighton Racetrack is on the south east coast of England,and about 50 miles south of London.
Like most British tracks Brighton is a left handed racetrack.
Horseshoe shaped,1.5 mile in length ( one of only 3 British courses that are not a complete circle ),and undulating in nature.
The winning post is the apex of hill with uphill finish of about 2 furlongs.
Draw bias - over the years,there does not appear to be any draw advantages at Brighton.
Run in at Brighton is about 3.5 furlongs.
Agile and balanced horses needed to handle undulations and bends - ideal for front runners.
All races,including 5 furlong races,will include at least one bend.
Undulating style here often compared to Epsom Racecourse,but despite having Derby trials (no longer run),no horse has gone on to win Derby.
To emphasise,this is a quirky track and punters should always pay special attention to horses who have won here before,as many horses will not run to their best at Brighton.
Students,senior citizens and disabled racegoers can all get a discount when going racing at Brighton.
Disabled visitors are made welcome at Brighton Racecourse and provided are parking areas,wheelchair access,and a dedicated disabled viewing platform - and if you go with a carer,they can get in for free.
Course is built on chalk,so going is rarely soft or heavy as it drains so quickly.
Horse racing has taken place on this site from 1783.
Brighton Racecourse is set in the Sussex Downs within picturesque countryside with panoramic views of Brighton and the English Channel beyond.
Non racing days are also busy at Brighton Racecourse,and you can book your wedding,conferences,exhibitions etc. here - full details from events manager.
Sheikh Mohammed,prominent race horse owner,had his first winner at Brighton Racecourse in 1997 with Hatta.
Steve Cauthen,top U.S.A. jockey rode his milestone 1,000th winner on Picnicing in 1987.
Private boxes and restaurant bookings are all provided - and the more in your group the better deal you get - details from events manager.
Brighton Racecourse host about 22 meetings each year - flat only,no jumping fixtures.
Excellent day out at the seaside,with an afternoon at Brighton races makes it a great days entertainment.
About 20 fixtures a year are held at Brighton Races - flat only,no National Hunt racing here.
They have been racing in Brighton since 1713,but current location has been used since 1783.
Brighton is considered to be one of the fastest sprint courses in U.K.
Part of the Arena Racing Group stable of racecourses.
If you go by train,there is a free bus service from Brighton station that will take you to the racecourse.
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