The course is based in the stunning Wiltshire countryside just 3 miles away from the town of Netherhampton and it has been staging races since 1899. The course is right handed flat racing course that is quite similar to the track at Goodwood.
The course holds 15 race meetings from May to October each year. Highlights of the racing calendar here are the Cathedral Stakes held in June which is a listed races as well as the group 3 race the Sovereign Stakes which is held annually in August.
In the draw stall advantage it is favourable to go for low numbers who have an advantage in sprints when the going is soft.
The course was the setting for the debut race of Lester Piggott who when aged just 12 rode in an apprentice jockeys race where he weigh
Richard Hughes and Ryan Moore are the top two jockeys who frequent this course.
Address: Salisbury Racecourse, Netherhampton, Salisbury, Wilts, SP2 8PN
Flat: Salisbury is a straight track on which all races up to a mile are run. Longer races start opposite the Stands and, via a loop, return to the straight course beyond the six furlong start.
Road: 3m SW of city off A3094 at Netherhampton. Parking: Free
Rail: 3m, Salisbury Stn (London Waterloo-Exeter line). Bus to course.