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“friends 50th birthday” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre

Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre
The Grandstand | Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB, England
+44 1302 304200
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Doncaster
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
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Owner description: The official TripAdvisor page for the big friendly racecourse in the North of England. 36 racedays throughout the year. Also a multi-use sports, conference and entertainment venue. Holding international music concerts one day, and large corporate conferences the next. We're also a popular wedding venue, too. Find out more on our website.
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“friends 50th birthday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

brilliant day out at the races, we were a group of ladies celebrating our friends 50th birthday, we had lots of fun joined in the excitement of having a flutter and even came out winning, which made the day even better !!!!!!!!!

Visited September 2012
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DoncasterRaces, Guest Relations Manager at Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
Hello sarah p,

Many thanks for taking time out to provide us with feedback on your experience at Doncaster Racecourse. Your positive feedback will be shared with the whole team here.

We're glad to see you all had a great time and look forward to seeing you back again very soon!

Hopefully with more winners again!

Kind regards,

The Doncaster Racecourse team.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Doncaster Races”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Race course good Drink prices awful. Live band played during racing very very annoying to punters who try to watch races at other venues

Visited March 2013
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DoncasterRaces, Guest Relations Manager at Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, responded to this review, August 31, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

I'm glad to hear you liked the racecourse. The live band played one song in between the penultimate and last race - this was to let people know they could stay and enjoy some free live music after the racing. I'm sorry to hear it disturbed your watching of the away racing for a short period of time, however there are many screens throughout the racecourse where you could have watched and wouldn't have been disturbed.

Despite your comments, I do hope that we'll welcome you along again soon.
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Great days racing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

A magnificent facility and if you like the horses you'll enjoy a day racing here!We enjoyed the modern extremely functional grandstand with a great views of the track and catering is good.

Visited March 2013
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DoncasterRaces, Guest Relations Manager at Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
Dear Tom B,

Many thanks for taking the time out to provide us with feedback.

Racegoers views are appreciated and I will pass your kind words on to the whole team here.

We hope to welcome you back for many racedays to come.

Kind regards, from Doncaster Racecourse
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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“good day out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I've been a number of times to this venue for racing, including ladies day, st leger and evening races. Its been fairly recently refurbished and the facilities are good. the atmosphere is always great, especially in summer when you can comfortably stand outside in their finest outfits! highly recommend and will definitely go again. - one thing though, particularly at the leger festival it gets very very busy, so be prepared for queues at the bars etc.

Visited September 2012
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DoncasterRaces, Guest Relations Manager at Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Dear nikoka123,

Thank you for taking the time out to share your experiences at Doncaster Racecourse. Your feedback means a lot to us here, and it's great to see you've had many enjoyable visits on a variety of different days.

As you're probably aware, the Leger Festival is our flagship event here at Doncaster, and, as such, does get busy. However, we do have numerous bar facilities throughout the course, with full capacity opened during the Leger meeting. Bear in mind the queuing system we have in place can sometimes make queues look longer than they actually are.

As we advise in our racecard, if you ever find yourself in the situation where you are queuing beyond what you feel is acceptable, please contact the nearest steward or contact us via social media and we will try our best to find you an alternative location or solution there and then.

Again, many thanks for sharing your experiences, and your kind words will be passed on to all the team here.

Kind regards,

Doncaster Racecourse
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“Fun Day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Not sure ABOUT THE DATE, BUT IT WAS LADIES DAY. vERY GOOD FACILITIES AROUND THE COURSE.Plenty of places to eat.Good fun watching the fasions parading around.More entertaining than the horses.

Visited September 2012
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DoncasterRaces, Guest Relations Manager at Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Hi y0rkshiretyke,

Many thanks for taking the time out to provide us with feedback. Racegoers views are appreciated and I will pass your kind words on to the team. We hope to welcome you back for many racedays to come.

Kind regards, from Doncaster Racecourse.
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