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Horse Racing Fixtures and Events
Chelmsford City Racecourse provides year-round racing action, with racedays throughout the flat and jump racing season, as well as both daytime and evening races. There’s something for everyone here at the UK’s busiest racecourse, from Ladies Day to family racedays, big events such as The Chelmer Stakes, and exciting evening races. To ensure you don’t miss out on the action check your calendar against our 2023 Fixture List. We put on some of the biggest horse racing fixtures of the season, from the Cardinal Stakes and the Queen Charlotte Stakes to the Chelmsford City Cup.
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Saturday 01 April 2023
The European Road to the Kentucky Derby
Join us at Chelmsford City Racecourse for the third running of the Cardinal Stakes worth a staggering £100,000 and the finale of the European Road to the Kentucky Derby!It's going to be...
Thursday 06 April 2023
Join us as we race into spring with one of our signature Thursday fixtures! Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in a captivating atmosphere, indulge in first-class fine dining or place...
Thursday 13 April 2023
We’ve got you covered with an action-packed Thursday evening fixture! There’s nothing more exciting than cheering your horse home, so why not upgrade to our Fairwood Brasserie hospitality...
Thursday 20 April 2023
Visit one of the UK’s busiest racecourses in the UK and experience all the thrills of watching live horse racing! With a variety of exciting membership and season ticket options available...
Thursday 27 April 2023
The Chelmer Stakes
Join us at Chelmsford City Racecourse for our first Listed race of the year with the Chelmer Stakes! It's sure to be a hugely exciting night of racing with world-class prize money. Expect...
Thursday 04 May 2023
Join us for the first of three Thursday evening fixtures at Chelmsford City Racecourse. Choose from exceptional dining in the Fairwood Brasserie or the Club Restaurant and Lounge or drinks and bites...
Thursday 11 May 2023
Experience one of our signature Thursday night fixtures and enjoy a thrilling evening of flat racing at Chelsmford City Racecourse.
Thursday 25 May 2023
End the month in the best way and take in the excitement of cheering your horse home at one of our signature Thursday night fixtures! Take your night to the next level by reserving your place in...
Thursday 08 June 2023
With warmer evenings, and the start of summer upon us, join us for a fantastic evening of racing. This is the only raceday this month before Ladies Day. Dine in The Club Restaurant, The Fairwood or...
Thursday 22 June 2023
Ladies Day featuring Bananarama
Join us for our quintessential English summer raceday. We have a sensational day lined up for you, with the unrivalled excitement of live racing and world-class entertainment including a Bananarama...
Sunday 09 July 2023
The Queen Charlotte Stakes
Join us for a sensational summer afternoon on Sunday 9th of July at Chelmsford City Racecourse, for the sixth running of the Queen Charlotte Fillies’ Stakes. This Listed flat horse race, is the...
Tuesday 25 July 2023
Join us for a rare Tuesday afternoon of summer racing at Chelmsford City Racecourse. The Club Restaurant & Lounge and Fairwood Brasserie are some of the best restaurants in Essex and are open on...