Exeter Racecourse is a right-handed, oval-shaped British horse racing venue outside the city of the same name in Devon.
It hosts National Hunt events from September to April. The feature of all Exeter race fixtures is the Grade 2 Haldon Gold Cup, a limited handicap chase over almost two-and-a-quarter miles in early November.
The track is located in the Haldon Hills. This makes the course undulating and a stiff test of stamina –a full circuit of Exeter races is roughly two miles.
Many southern stables have regular runners here. It’s that that helps make Exeter horse racing events so integral to the calendar.
Confirmed races in plain text. Confirmed pattern races in bold text. Unconfirmed races in grey text.
Exeter Racecourse is a lovely local one for me. You can almost get a different climate at the top of the hill compared to the bottom of it and it’s definitely one you want to be wrapping up for – the leggings have to come out for riders and spectators!
It’s a stiff track and a long way round, with quite a steep down and then up at the back. You then climb from there all the way to the post, probably for about a mile-and-a-half. The fences come to you nicely, and most are uphill, which makes them easier to ride because the balance is on the horse’s back legs to propel them over.
The paddock is near the post so you can sometimes see horses being a bit ponderous on the last furlong because they start thinking about home if they get lonely out front, especially if they’re novices showing their age.
18+ New customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First deposit matched up to £10. 1 x wagering at odds of 1.75 to unlock Free Bet. Debit Card deposits only. This offer is valid for 7 days from your new account being registered. Full Terms apply. BeGambleAware.org and Bet The Responsible Way.Full T&C's apply
18+ New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply. Full Terms ApplyFull T&C's apply
Risk Free 20: 18+,New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Apple Pay will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.Full T&C's apply
18+ New customers only. Min deposit £10. A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Free Bets must be claimed within 7 days upon qualifying bet settlement and expires after 7 days. Free Bet stakes not included in returns. Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. Withdrawal restrictions & full T&Cs applyFull T&C's apply