Parade Ring & Winners Enclosure
As well as new entrances and a new facility for Owners & Trainers, a fundamental part of the development is the improvement to the area around the Parade Ring and the creation of a new Winners’ Enclosure.
The Pre-Parade Ring will rotate to become parallel with Racecourse Road and be surrounded on two sides by the newly constructed saddling boxes. This will take place as part of the first phase of works, which is due to last around a year from August 2016.
The next stage will involve enlarging the paddock, creating a new Winners’ Enclosure in a more central position opposite the Weighing Room and replacing the current steppings around the Parade Ring with raised areas to improve viewing for racegoers. This is likely to take place in the summer and autumn of 2017.
A temporary Pre-Parade Ring has been created between the Parade Ring and the existing Saddling Boxes to be used during the first phase of construction.
(Right: An artist’s impression of how the new Winners’ Enclosure and Parade Ring will look)