Following Government advice, all racing at Hereford Racecourse will continue behind closed doors until further notice. From 24/09/20 all attendees to Hereford Racecourse will be requested to fulfil the NHS Track & Trace system upon entry. Please see news for more info

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Owners And Trainers At Hereford Racecourse

With areas of the country experiencing different restrictions, dependant on the government's tiered approach to combat Covid-19 transmissions, we ask all owners to check our news page where the latest information on any enhanced measures at Hereford Racecourse will be available.

Owners will be asked to comply with all the local restrictions in place when visiting and those planning on attending Hereford Racecourse do so in accordance with the latest guidelines for their area.

We value the outstanding contribution of owners, trainers and stable staff, and do our very best to provide an exceptional experience at Hereford Racecourse.  
With all of our fixtures remaining behind closed doors until further notice, the owners' experience at Hereford Racecourse will be a little different from 'normal' but we are working hard to provide the best and safest experience possible for our owners.

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Owners & Trainers Badges

Owners will have exclusive use of the Amber / Owners Zone which includes the Hummingbird Bar, conveniently located between the Parade Ring and racecourse with stunning views over the finishing straight.  Access will be permitted from 60 minutes before the first race.  

Current Covid Regulations apply and Owners will be served complimentary refreshments to their tables.  A pay bar (table service) will operate and BritBet and a Bookmaker will also be present. 

A new winning area has been created in the Parade Ring for Owners to be close to their winning horse, and winning connections will also be invited to watch their race back with a celebratory glass of Champagne.  There is also a designated area for owners to chat with Trainers and Jockeys.

Winning owners will be sent, after the raceday, a photo of their horse together with a voucher to receive a bespoke winning memento from Burridge.   To view photos from the day please visit 

Please note there may on occasion be a need to ask Owners to vacate tables to ensure social distancing is complied with, and that all owners on the day can enjoy the facilities.  Thank you for your anticipated cooperation and understanding with this. 

Badges must be booked via the PASS system by 16:00 the day before and up to six badge may be provided per horse.

Light lunches available at Hereford Racecourse

Food & Drink

We are pleased to offer all owners a complimentary light lunch served in the owners and trainer facility.

Following the latest government guidelines, all food and drink will be table service and range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.

The Verzon House Leading Trainer & Rider Awards is a points-based championship for winning and placed runners and riders at Hereford Racecourse. The final results of the 2019/2020 Verzon House Leading Rider & Trainer Awards, after the 16th March, are as follows;  

Leading Trainer
Dan Skelton
82 Points
Kim Bailey
64 Points
Venetia Williams
56 Points
Alastair Ralph
45 Points
Tom Symonds
41 Points
Leading Jockey
David Bass
72 Points
Harry Skelton
65 Points
Ben Jones
60 Points
Richard Johnson
48 Points
Paddy Brennan 
36 Points

Hereford Racecourse offer Owners & Trainers a friendly welcome and fantastic day at the races. They may not be the biggest but what they do, they do well and most importantly you can tell they really care.

Owners watch behind closed doors racing at Hereford Racecourse

Visiting Us Safely

We have put in place a range of measures to welcome you back safely.

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Hereford Racecourse is part of the Arena Racing Company, who are committed to reward those most passionate about horseracing.

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