Cartmel Racecourse

Cartmel is a small racecourse in the picturesque village of Cartmel set in wooded parkland in Cumbria. The course is a left handed oval and it measures just over one mile and one furlong and it boasts a four furlong run in, making it the longest in England.

The racecourse although small regularly attracts crowds in excess of 20,000 although it holds just seven National Hunt races per year

The racecourse was the location for the infamous “Gay Future” incident in 1974 that involved an Irish betting syndicate that switched horses before a race and relied on poor communication at the site. The incident was made into a movie called Murphy’s Stroke that starred future James Bond, Pierce Bronson.ย 

Jockey Graham Lee does fairly well at this course along with Brian Hughes, as does trainer Donald McCain Jnr who is the son of Ginger McCain. who famously trained Red Rum.

Address: Cartmel Steeplechasers Limited, Cartmel, nr Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6QF.

Jumps: Cartmel is a left-hand elliptical course of about 1 mile.

Directions
Road: 1m W of town, 2m off B5277 (Grange - Haverthwaite road). M6(Jctn36).  Parking: Parking on the rail: ยฃ20. Paddock/Course parking, ยฃ5, some areas free.
Rail: Cark and Cartmel Stn
Air: Landing facilities for light aircraft at Cark Airport (4m away). Helicopter landing facilities on course.


Past Results
DateRacesMeeting Result
28/08/20172:202:553:304:054:405:105:45All Results
26/08/20172:152:503:254:004:355:105:45All Results
24/07/20172:102:453:203:554:254:555:25All Results
22/07/20171:552:303:053:404:154:505:25All Results
02/07/20172:202:503:203:554:255:005:35All Results
30/06/20172:202:503:203:504:204:505:20All Results
31/05/20172:102:403:103:404:104:405:10All Results
29/05/20172:102:453:203:554:305:055:40All Results
27/05/20172:152:453:203:55All Results
29/08/20162:202:553:304:054:405:105:45All Results
27/08/20162:152:503:254:004:355:105:45All Results
18/07/20162:102:453:203:554:254:555:25All Results
16/07/20161:502:202:503:254:004:355:05All Results
26/06/20162:202:503:203:554:255:005:30All Results
24/06/20162:002:303:003:354:104:405:10All Results
01/06/20162:202:503:203:504:204:505:20All Results
30/05/20161:552:253:003:354:104:455:15All Results
28/05/20162:052:403:153:504:255:005:35All Results
31/08/20152:152:503:254:004:355:105:40All Results
29/08/20152:052:403:153:504:254:555:30All Results
20/07/20152:102:453:203:554:254:555:25All Results
18/07/20152:052:403:153:504:255:005:30All Results
28/06/20152:102:403:103:454:204:555:25All Results
26/06/20152:102:403:103:454:204:555:30All Results
27/05/20152:202:503:203:504:255:005:35All Results
25/05/20152:253:003:354:104:405:155:45All Results
25/08/20142:202:553:304:054:405:155:50All Results
23/08/20142:303:053:404:154:505:205:55All Results
21/07/20142:002:303:053:354:104:455:15All Results
19/07/20142:102:453:203:554:305:055:35All Results
28/05/20142:202:503:203:504:255:005:35All Results
26/05/20142:202:503:254:004:305:005:30All Results
24/05/20145:506:206:507:257:558:309:00All Results
24/08/20132:303:053:404:154:505:205:55All Results
22/07/20132:152:453:203:554:305:005:30All Results
20/07/20132:102:453:203:554:305:055:35All Results
29/05/20132:202:503:203:504:255:005:35All Results
27/05/20132:002:303:053:404:104:455:15All Results
25/05/20135:556:256:557:308:008:359:05All Results
25/08/20122:054:204:555:30All Results
23/08/20125:205:506:256:557:308:00All Results
23/07/20122:202:503:253:554:305:055:35All Results
21/07/20122:253:003:354:104:505:255:55All Results
06/06/20122:102:403:153:504:254:555:25All Results
04/06/20122:052:353:103:454:204:555:30All Results
02/06/20126:156:457:157:458:208:509:20All Results
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