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A description of Yarmouth Racetrack - Gradients,Direction,Trivia, - Yarmouth Racecourse.
Yarmouth Racecourse is situated near Great Yarmouth,Norfolk,East Anglia,England.
Like most English tracks,they race left handed at Yarmouth Racecourse.
The track is oval in shape and about 1mile 5 furlongs in circumference.
Not many tracks offer a straight mile track,but Yarmouth Racecourse can accommodate those races.
The track itself is almost perfectly flat ( ridges and humps on the old track were leveled a couple of years ago ),and no stamina qualities needed to win here - overall a very fair track,and usually no hard luck stories for beaten horses.
However the bends are quite tight at Yarmouth Racecourse,so agility is needed to handle those bends into the straight (5 furlongs run in for races of 1mile + ).
Draw bias - there does not appear to any advantage in the draw at Yarmouth Racecourse.
The track is built on chalky soil,and for this reason going is rarely testing,and can get very firm in dry spells.
Despite the tight bends,this is still a galloping track,and can suit front runners.
Overall Yarmouth is a fair and spacious track that attracts better quality runners than the prize money would indicate - Newmarket trainers are fairly close to Yarmouth and often send their horses here.
Just flat racing at Yarmouth Racecourse and no National Hunt (jumping)fixtures are hosted.
The track is just one mile from Great Yarmouth centre.
Great Yarmouth is recognised as the third busiest English seaside town for holidaymakers after Blackpool and Brighton.
Horse racing has taken place in Great Yarmouth since 1715,organised in those days,by local innkeepers.
In 1921 the course was moved to an adjacent site to allow the fishing industry to enlarge their docks.
In 2001 a majority holding in Yarmouth Racecourse was handed to Northern Racing,and since then major improvements have been made to track and viewing areas.
Wonder horse,Dubai Millennium,made his debut ( and won ) at Yarmouth Racecourse in 1998,ridden by Frankie Dettori.
New grandstands offer modern hospitality suites large ( up to 380 guests max ) and small,to host your meetings, exhibitions,weddings etc. - details from events manager.
You can also book private boxes,which offer a superb view of the racing action,and the coastline,on racedays if going racing in groups - get a quote for your group from events manager.
Make a full day out when going racing at Yarmouth Racecourse and visit the town and beach,both just a few minutes stroll from the track.
Yarmouth Racecourse hold about 24 meetings each flat season throughout the summer months.
Don't bring your dog to Yarmouth Racecourse,you won't get in ! - unless it is a guide dog.
Disabled access is good at Yarmouth Racecourse,and toilets,viewing ramps,and parking are all provided - and your carer,if needed,can get in for free.
The only Pattern Race run at Yarmouth Racecourse is the John Musker Fillies Stakes - memorably won,in 2012,by one of the longest price winners in English racing - Semayyel won at 125/1,by 5 lengths.
Going racing in a group ? - ask for a discount ! - at time of review,a 20% discount was available to groups of 15 +.
Children under 16,with an adult,can get in free at Yarmouth Racecourse.
Getting to Yarmouth Racecourse is ideal by train,as Great Yarmouth Station is just 1.5 miles from track.
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