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Owners & Trainers

We are delighted to welcome Owners and Trainers to Chelmsford City Racecourse.


Situated above the Winning Connections box overlooking the Parade Ring, our Owners Bar is reserved exclusively for owners and all licensed trainers.

Serving light refreshments throughout the afternoon, the bar will remain open for one hour after the last race. Tables cannot be reserved.

Owners and trainers with runners have a dedicated viewing area inside the Fairwood Restaurant overlooking the finising post and is easily accessible from the Parade Ring. This viewing area is fully wheelchair accessible, all facilities on offer in the Owners & Trainers bar are also available here in the Fairwood Lounge viewing area.

Accessible only with Owner/Trainer badges.

We also offer discounted packages to all Owners and Trainers wishing to dine in our restaurants, please contact the sales team for further details and to make a booking.




The PASS system is in operation so normal procedures apply for gaining access to the course.

Sole owners are allocated six complimentary badges. Partnerships and syndicates are entitled to eight badges. In addition, extra badges may be purchased at 50%, but prior notice by calling the racecourse on +44 (0)1245 360 300 is always appreciated. Badges can be collected on the day from the Owners and Trainers desk.

For badge requests please email


We have 125 stables located in a secure yard, with ample room for parking.  Paper or shavings are available, though preferred bedding material cannot be guaranteed.

Stable Manager: +44 (0)1245 363 975


Subject to availability, please book in with the Clerk of the Course, Andy Waitt ahead of time on 07929 915731.


Horsebox entry to the stables is via Moulsham Hall Lane and are signposted on entry.


Hotel accommodation can be booked in advance.

Please call +44 (0)1245 363 221 for more information or email


We respectfully request that the privacy of others is observed when taking photographs.

Photographs can be obtained from our official photographer, Megan Ridgewell, who captures pictures of all winning horses and connections; both on the track and in the Winners’ Enclosure after racing.

Megan can be contacted by emailing or by calling 07584 200553. You can also follow her on Twitter – @Meganrosephoto


Owners and Trainers are entitled to free car parking in Owners and Trainers foward section of the main car park situated off of the A131.

Jockeys are entitled to free car parking via the Officials entrance via Moulsham Hall Lane. PJA car park badges allow access.

Forward parking for disabled badge holders is available with public disabled badge holder parking situated in the main car park.

Parking arrangements are subject to change for feature race days and events, you will be notified in advance of any changes.

If you wish to arrive by helicopter please contact the racecourse on +44 (0)1245 360 300.