The course is a sharp left-handed track that is set upon a hilltop that overlooks Bath and is one the highest courses in England at 780 feet above sea level which can add some tough winds. Bath is a flat racing course that is made up of a left handed oval track that is 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 25 yards, there is a run in of nearly half a mile, and it also features a tough uphill finish.
There are 19 race meetings held throughout the year with notable races being the Dick Hern Fillies' Stakes and the Lansdown Filles' Stakes. One of the top trainers for this course is Mick Channon who does very well here with his two year olds.
The course has a draw advantage for the lower numbers in races that are up to a mile for horses that gain an early position. The draw hardly ever has an effect on sprints but those drawn in high in big fields can find difficulty.
Address: Bath Racecourse Ltd, Lansdown, Bath BA1 9BU
Flat: Bath is a left-hand, oval circuit of just over one and a half miles, with a four furlong run-in which bends slightly to the left and is uphill all the way. Galloping in nature the downland turf makes it quite stamina sapping.
Road: 2m NW of city (M4 Jctn 18) at Lansdown. Parking: Free, Coaches Free
Rail: Bath Station
Air: Bristol or Colerne Airports.