It is always good to see a racecourse going strong after over one hundred years of racing, in fact it was back in 1891 that Wetherby racecourse first opened its turnstiles for the very first time and it is still a popular racecourse today.
Wetherby is of course the town where the racecourse is located, but when using a sat nav always make sure you type in the postcode LS22 5EJ so you won’t end up getting lost in the nearby countryside!
The races are broadcast on Racing UK if you do ever want to watch them from home, but many betting sites now also broadcast either live commentary from the course or stream live footage of each race too.
The races that are popular with punters and also boast the most prize money at this course are the Castleford Chase and also the Charlie Hall Chase.
Facts and Stats about Wetherby Racecourse
Planning your betting adventures for the day at racecourses such as Wetherby will see you checking the form of each horse running in each race, but never underestimate the importance of checking the form of the jockeys, trainers and even owners at each course too, and that information is going to be revealed to you in the following sections of this guide!
Top Jockeys at Wetherby Racecourse
To help you understand the importance of picking out the jockeys up on board any horses running at this track, the following five jockeys do win more races James Sullivan, Daniel Tudhope , Jack Mitchell, Jack Garritty and Joe Fanning
Wetherby Racecourse Top Trainers
As for the trainers that are best known for getting the horses they train spot on for the races held over at Wetherby you should be keeping your eyes peeled for the likes of David O’Meara, Roger Varian, John Gosden, Richard Hannon and Jedd O’Keeffe all of whom do send plenty of winners there.
Where to Bet on Wetherby Races
Betfair offer their customers a few different ways of betting on all horse races being held at the Wetherby Racecourse, the very first way you can bet is via the betting site and when using it you can pick out any horse and simply take the odds that are being offered to you.
However, their betting exchange is also going to become available to you and it will allow you to bet on any horse to win any race but you can also lay odds to other punters on any horses that you think are going to lose their respective races too!
Course Specialists at Wetherby
Wetherby racecourse does have some course specialists and they are simply those horses that do very well around the Wetherby course, and for reference those horses are Fujaira Prince, Award Winning, Ingleby Hollow, Pepita and Air Raid.
Wetherby Top Owners
The top owners who regularly run horses at Wetherby Racecourse are Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum, Mrs J Magnier M Tabor D Smith & M Jooste, Dave Scott &, The Fallen Angels, Rockcliffe Stud and Caron & Paul Chapman.