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Got a question about Ladies Day? Rather than ring us, why not see if our Ladies Day FAQ Page can answer your query! This day is now sold out, so please bear in mind that if you haven’t yet bought your ticket there will be NO tickets available on the day. Find the FAQs here.



We are delighted to announce that Ladies Day 2017 is now sold out. The flagship event, which will take place on 22nd June, is the go to event this summer in Essex and we have now sold out of all tickets, including Standard Admission tickets. Please note, there will be no tickets for this event ... Read more


Boyzone to perform at Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Chelmsford City Racecourse is excited to announce a concert with top nineties boyband, BOYZONE, to round off a huge summer of music in 2017. They will take to the stage after racing on Saturday 2nd September! The band have planned a handful of gigs this year in advance of their widely anticipated 25th Anniversary Tour ... Read more


Chelmsford City Racecourse to stage our first Shire Horse Race!

The sound of thundering hooves can only mean one thing…. Seven Shire horses pounding down the All Weather Track will be a unique thrill for visitors on Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May. This year the jockeys will be complete amateurs, only having ridden these big gentle giants as happy hackers, so ... Read more

Heart of Essex Awards at Hylands House on Tuesday evening hosted by Alan Woods
11/10/2016  Mayor Patricia Hughes and Jill Turner with winner 2nd place Violet Pace, Haven House


As we celebrate Volunteer Recognition Day we look back to last year when we were honoured to have sponsored the Essex Chronicle Heart of Essex Awards which celebrate and reward the inspiring community projects happening across our county. As a local company in Chelmsford, we are passionate about our county, which is why we continue ... Read more


Chelmsford City Racecourse picks up top industry prize for customer service!

Chelmsford City Racecourse has become the recipient of a top industry award for staff customer service. Alongside just four other racecourses, Chelmsford City was also awarded an Excellence Accolade in the Visitor Information & Signage category. The RCA Excellence Accolades, awarded jointly by the Racecourse Association and VisitEngland, aim to reward those who achieve exceptionally ... Read more

Shires Web Event

Find out more about The Shires!

Last year the duo of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes became one of the UKs biggest breakout successes of 2015 after they released their debut album ‘Brave’ early in the year on Decca Nashville. The Shires have taken the support from industry tastemakers they received early on in their career and built it into radio ... Read more

Shires Web Event

The Shires at Chelmsford City Racecourse this July!

Chelmsford City Racecourse is going a little bit Country this July when singing sensations The Shires perform! The Home Counties duo will take to the stage at the Racecourse following an evening of thoroughbred racing action. The Shires, aka Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes, are “spearheading a British country boom” according to the Daily Mail. ... Read more


Blue to perform after racing at Ladies Day this June!

Chelmsford City Racecourse can reveal that noughties pop legends Blue will perform live after racing at Ladies Day this Summer. The third annual Ladies Day, on the 22nd of June, is the most glamorous event in the Essex calendar and with the addition of Blue, it should prove to be an amazing event. Sip champagne ... Read more


Look out for your Golden Ticket in the Fairwood this February!

Book into the Fairwood Restaurant this February and you could be in with the chance to win some amazing prizes here at Chelmsford City Racecourse!   Look out for a Golden Ticket on your seat in the restaurant – if you find one on your chair, fill in the details and you will be entered ... Read more