|Owned by||Leicester Racecourse Company Ltd.|
|Screened on||Racing TV|
|Notable races||King Richard III Stakes|
Before 1883 Leicester Races, which had been run since 1773, were held at what is now Victoria Park, closer to the town centre.
Prior to the 2009/10 National Hunt season, the open ditch, which was jumped as the fourth last fence, was moved to the home straight. The home straight now consists of four fences, with the open ditch now taken as the third last fence.
The racecourse had its heyday in the late nineteenth century when it staged some of the most valuable races in the United Kingdom including the Prince of Wales Stakes and the Portland Stakes, both of which carried more prize money than any of the five British Classic Races in 1889.
|April||Saturday||King Richard III Stakes||Flat||Listed||7f 9y||4yo +|
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