The complete visitors guide to The Star Sports & TRC English Greyhound Derby Final

Towcester Racecourse is looking forward to welcoming everyone to the final of the Star Sports & TRC English Greyhound Derby Final tomorrow!

The day promises to be packed full of fun and excitement. Not only do we have a blockbuster card of greyhound racing, but we also have exciting live musical performances to keep you entertained all night long.

Just keep reading to discover everything you need to know to plan your perfect day out!

Getting here

Entrance to Towcester Racecourse for our hospitality guests will be via our main gate off the A5 roundabout. Once on-site you will be directed to a parking space and guided where to go. If you are attending on foot or being dropped off, this will also be the entrance you will need to use as well.

We are asking General Admission ticket holders to enter through the back gate.


Parking will be on a first come first serve basis. To be guaranteed a disabled parking slot, please email, with your name and registration.

Check in

To provide a smooth check-in service for you and your guests, please make sure you know the name your booking is under. Once you arrive you will be directed to your table, which will serve as your hub for the day.

Please respect our dress code of smart dress, no trainers allowed in hospitality.

Tote betting facilities

Tote betting services will be in operation on the day. For anyone dining in hospitality, couriers will provide table service for this.

The tote accepts both cash and card payments. If you wish to pay cash, please bring this with you as we do not have a cash point on-site.

Guests can use our tote services in Bar 4000 and outside on the tarmac area near the outside bar.


We have an action-packed day filled with greyhound racing, entertainment and excitement.

Gates Open & Live Music: 3pm

Greyhound Racing: 6:06pm

Disco: 10:45pm

Close: 1am


Please order your taxis no later than 1am. Taxis are to be directed to the back entrance to Shutlanger Road, NN12 7LD, signposted Heathencote. There we have a pick-up & drop-off area by the entrance marquee.

Local taxis are Zoom and Skyline.


If you have any questions at all please either call us on 0800 304 7700 or email