Built on the site of an open cast coal mine, Ffos Las is the newest, freshest racecourse in the United Kingdom. It is due to celebrate its first birthday on 18th June 2010 and has made it its mission to bring back top class racing to the western Welsh area. Featuring both National Hunt and Flat racing events, the course seems prepared and ready to make this prediction come true. Created and designed by The Walters Group, a civil engineering company based in South Wales, Ffos Las Racecourse is the most modern horse racing venue in the United Kingdom.
Address: Ffos Las Racecourse, Trimsaran, SA17 4DE
Phone: 01554 811 092
As it is still a very young venue, Ffos Las Racecourse does not offer the rich historical background of its esteemed racecourse relatives all over the country. However, it will be before too long that Ffos Las begins to write its very own racing history.
For 2010 Ffos Las Racecourse has planned 28 race meetings, including Eventing, Harness Racing and Point-to-Point fixtures.
Amongst the meetings planned for this year are some events you just don't want to miss. These special race days include:
Note: There is a shuttle bus running on race days between Ffos Las Racecourse and Llanelli Railway Station.
From East - M4 to Junction 48, then on the A4130 to Llanelli. Signage is provided.
From West - A40 to Carmathen and onto the A484 to Llanelli. Signage is provided.
From Cross Hands - The A476 towards Llanelli. Follow the provided signage.
Hospitality Packages: Ffos Las offers hospitality packages to suit everyone. Choose from a three course sit down meal or a buffet style self-serving lunch, and enjoy your package in one of the courses luxurious private boxes.
Boxes: All Boxes at Ffos Las offer a private viewing balcony, CCTV, a private bar and convenient Tote betting facilities. With views of the racecourse and the parade ground, as well as the gorgeous scenery of the Gwendraeth Valley your eyes won't know what to feat on first.
Bridles Restaurant: This 200 seater restaurant sports a three metre wide viewing balcony directly at the finish line. From £65, including VAT, you can settle in for a three course meal and coffee with your complimentary race card and make the day at Ffos Las just a little more special.
Blacksmiths' Bar & Restaurant: Near the parade ring and the winners' enclosure, this eatery offers a two course meal, race card and hospitality ticket for only £36 including VAT.