Epsom Racecourse

The Grandstand
Epsom Downs
KT18 5LQ

Telephone: 01372 726311
Twitter : @EpsomRacecourse
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About Epsom Racecourse

Epsom Racecourse racecourse is part of The Jockey Club, the largest commercial group in British horse racing.

The web site provides details on the different enclosures available when going to watch the races at Epsom, plus information on hospitality, raceday times, directions, parking & where to stay, how to purchase tickets, a history of the Derby and latest news from the course.

The Epsom Derby

Undoubtedly the highlight of the Epsom racing calendar is the Derby festival, which runs over 2 days in June. The Derby is Britain's richest horse race and the most prestigious of the five classics. It's run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs and is open to both colts and fillies. Also run at the Derby meeting are The Oaks and the Coronation cup, both of which are also Group 1 races run over the same distance as the Derby.

Free Bets on Epsom Races

Course Details


Left-handed, U-shaped course of 1 mile 4 furlongs with steep undulations. 3½ furlongs run-in with pronounced camber, initially downhill, rising in final furlong. Races up to 8½ furlongs essentially sharp, particularly on 5 furlong track, which is the fastest in the world.

Going Racing at Epsom


Epsom Downs is two miles south of Epsom on the B290 Tadworth Road. If travelling on the M25 take either junction 8 or 9 where AA signposts direct you to the course. You will find coloured signage near to the course directing you to the appropriate car park - It's recommended you book car-parking in advance for the Derby Meeting.


From London Waterloo or London Victoria take a train to Epsom where buses and taxis will take you to the course. Alternatively Tattenham Corner Station is a 1/2 mile walk from the course.