Fakenham racecourse has enjoyed uninterrupted racing since 1905, (except for during the two World Wars), and today's race-goers continue to relish the excitement and buzz of a day at the races from the Autumn through to early Summer. The rural setting and simple charm of Fakenham Racecourse creates a unique and convivial atmosphere where you can cast off your workday problems and enjoy a day at the racetrack. Fakenham racecourse offers the very essence of National Hunt racing, and is undoubtedly one of the country's most friendly racecourses.
Fakenham racecourse has royal connections being the 'local' racecourse to the Royal Family's home at Sandringham, racing in Norfolk has enjoyed extended royal patronage.
Her Majesty The Queen became patron of the racecourse within days of acceding to the throne in February 1952. After almost 50 years as patron, Her Majesty handed over the reins to HRH The Prince of Wales on January 1st 2000.
The Racecourse, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7NY
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