Owners & Trainers
We are delighted to welcome Owners and Trainers to Kelso and will do everything possible to accommodate you and make your day's racing with us, a special and unique one. On arrival at the course, please make your way to the Owners and Trainers Entrance Gate.
We operate the PASS Card System and the complimentary badge allocation is as follows:
4 badges per horse for single or joint ownership
6 badges per horse for company, partnership and club ownership
Additional badges are available to purchase at half price and please contact the Racecourse Office on 01668 280 800 in advance of the day to make the necessary arrangements.
The Bishop's Bar, situated on the ground floor of the Younger Stand, serves light refreshments as well as complimentary tea and coffee and is retained for Owners & Trainers with the motto above the door "Win or lose - we'll have the booze!"
Table reservations may be made for lunch in Rosie's Bistro (adjacent to the Paddock) directly with Rosie on 07740 682 964 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or if you'd prefer a table within our Hospitality facilities giving you a base for the day, please contact the Racecourse Office on 01668 28080.
Kelso prides itself on its levels of prize money offered and our winning owners receive a complimentary DVD of their success and all races carry mementos which we hope are a happy reminder of a great day.
On race days Fran Marshall, who is owner/trainer liaison, will be available to assist with any questions and queries (07771 911259). Fran is based in the Berrymoss Room where the connections of placed horses can enjoy a complimentary drink and watch a re-run of the race.
There is a Canteen in the stable complex and all racing staff are welcome at any time during the day.
The Racecourse has a strong relationship with a number of locally accredited Hotels, Guest Houses and Bed & Breakfast's and these can be viewed on our Where to Stay page.
The Head Groundsman, Brian Meikle, may be contacted for Going and Weather Prospects on 01573 224 767 or 07774 172527.
Should you require any further help or information prior to the race day, please contact Richard Landale (Managing Director) or Trish Spours (Administrator) on 01668 280 800 or by emailing email@example.com.
"Thank you very much from myself and on behalf of my staff for providingsuch wonderful hospitality at the races last weekend.Kelso Races is now aneven more popular destination for the lads,and makes the long drive not so trying. They will now be fighting over who gets to go racing at Kelso! It makes such a difference to morale and work motivation when they have a good timeand as their boss i cannot thank you enough" - Tom George, Trainer
"Just a short note to thank you and your committee for the extrodinary hospitality which youdisplayed to us Aussies at your race meeting on Saturday 6th March 2010. My wife and I bothagreed that this daywas probably the most enjoyable and friendliest of our four week trip, due in nosmall way to the very friendly hospitality displayed by both you and your committee". John Joss, Owner.
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