One of the most popular tracks in the world, Chester's facilities blend in well with the ancient charm of the course where racing enthusiasts can elect to watch the action from viewpoints as diverse as the Roman walls overlooking the track or the modern County Stand. The three-day May meeting and the Sunday fixture in August attract huge crowds and it is advisable to arrive early. A round, tight, left-handed track, the action is never far away and the contours provide exhilarating, non-stop action.
Chester Racecourse, Grey Friars, Chester CH1 2LY.
Official Website: http://www.chester-races.co.uk/
The Effect of the Draw
Low numbers are easily best, especially in races of up to 7f122yds. Runners drawn high either have to use up early energy to get into position, or drop in behind and risk almost certain traffic problems. Basically, if your horse isn't drawn 1-6, save your money