With a portfolio of 15 racecourses including Aintree, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, Jockey Club Racecourses is the largest racecourse group in the UK by turnover, attendances and contributions to prize money, with a focus on hosting the highest quality Flat, Jumps and All-Weather Track racing
It hosts many of the world’s most iconic racing festivals, from the John Smith’s Grand National Meeting at Aintree to the Cheltenham Festival and the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs to the Guineas Festival at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile.
The Jockey Club formed its racecourse arm in 1964 with the objective of securing the future of racecourses. Its first purchase was Cheltenham Racecourse, which was nurtured back to health with considerable investment and now operates as one of the most revered racecourses in the world.
Today, Jockey Club Racecourses aims to be the best racecourse operator in Europe for customers and racing’s participants, generating the maximum funds available for reinvestment in the long-term development of its venues and British racing as a sport, in line with the mission of The Jockey Club.
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29th October 2014
Jockey Club Catering races ahead at national awards
22nd October 2014
Connolly's Red Mills expands sponsorship across JCR
21st October 2014
Aintree Racecourse Opens Gates to Local Community
20th October 2014
2015 Fixture List will reduce profits by circa £1 million
7th October 2014
Jockey Club Services launched for the British sports industry