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Chester Horse Races

Chester Horse Races
Chester Racecourse, known locally as The Roodee, is officially the oldest racecourse that is still in use in England with racing dating back to the early 16th century.

Watching racing from Chester has never been simpler as all of the bookies featured on this page bring you all of the action live.

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Chester Races Live Streaming

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Here Is How To Watch Live Horse Racing With Bet365

Step 1: Click here to sign up to BET365.com 18+(A funded account/deposit is needed) (If you already have an account go to step 2

Step 2: Click on “Horse Racing”, found at the left hand side of the page, in the darker area for desktops or at the top of the page on mobile devices.

Step 3: Find the race that is of interest to you and so long as a square with a > symbol appears, you can watch live.

Step 4: Click on the text stating the race (on the left hand side) and then on the play symbol to watch along live.

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Choose Where To Watch Chester Horse Racing Live

All of these bookies offer live Chester races streaming, choose your favourite or simply the bookie requiring the lowest stake (the bet you need to place to watch live horse racing via the bookmaker).

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Chester Races Live

The racecourse can also claim to be the smallest amongst the main race courses in England with the track been just 1 mile and 1 furlong long., which makes the main straight at Chester just 239 yards.

As you would expect that leads to many races been sprint races on the flat track at Chester.

The racecourse is one of the most popular in the UK, with the course positioned just a short stroll from the centre of Chester and it’s array of shops, bars and restaurant allowing those in attendance to make a day of the races.

Races at Chester take place from spring through the summer and ending in September but it is the month of May when the race track comes alive with the Chester Cup, Cheshire Oaks and Dee Stakes offering great action.

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All of the live horse racing streams featured on GGTV are 100% legal and 100% safe. Many websites feature illegal streams that simply steal the content direct from the likes of At The Races and Racing UK and whilst there may be a small cost to watch the races via legal streams (but let’s face it you are likely to be betting on the action anyway!) you can be sure that there are no computer viruses and/or other nasty’s infecting your computer/phone/tablet when watching.

So How is GGTV Different?

The streams that we feature here on GGTV are offered by bookmakers who have paid for the rights to bring you live horse racing action, so you can watch races that you have bet on.

What Chester Horse Racing Can You Watch?

Different bookies have different services with some only focusing on the UK and Ireland whilst some bring you the action from all around the world. If you are after a specific race, please visit our preview section or for all races from a specific track, check out our track guides.

You can also click on the bookies in the table above for all the info you need.

Watch Racing From Chester Live

Chester racecourse is one of the oldest and smallest racecourses in the world, with a history going back to 1539, when the first race at the course was registered.

Offering a track of just 1 mile and 1 furlong in length, the course is known for close racing and for great action and when you couple in the small and historic nature of Chester races, it is no wonder that it retains a certain charm and is amongst the most popular courses with fans.

As you would expect from a racecourse with so much history to it, Chester has a long and fascinating history but the site of the course on the banks of the River Dee goes back even further as it was the site of a Roman port and a settlement during the dark ages.

The site of the course was also the home of the Chester Midsummer Watch Parade that was outlawed by Oliver Cromwell and ended in 1677.

The town historic walls abuts the course and the iconic Grosvenor Bridge is located at the south-eastern corner of the course.

It was Mayor Henry Gee who consented to horse racing at Chester and it was he who the term gee-gee comes from and who was the inspiration for the name of this very website.

Whilst established in the 1500’s, races were held in an open field until 1817 when the courses first grandstand was built and an entrance fee wasn’t needed until 1897.

Today the course is home to modern grandstands and all of the facilities you would expect from a top horse racing track and as the course is just a short stroll from the shops, bars, cafes, restaurant sand attractions of the historic city of Chester, it is a course that always has great attendances and a festival like atmosphere that always adds to the racing on offer.

As you would expect from a racecourse with so much history and prestige, there are a number of stand out races held at the course each year, with the best of the best held at the courses iconic festival held in May.

The Cheshire Oaks is a listed race run over 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 79 yards for fillies aged 3 years old.

The Chester Vase is a group 3 race run over 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 66 yards for 3 old horses.

The Ormonde Stakes is a group 3 race run over 1 mile, 5 furlongs and 89 yards for horses aged 4 and over.

The Dee Stakes is a listed race run over 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 75 yards for horses aged 3 years old.

The Huxley Stakes is a group 2 race run over 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 75 yards for horses aged 4 years old and over.

The Chester Cup is a handicap race run over 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 147 yards for horses aged 4 years old and older.

No matter if you are wanting to watch one of the great races that are listed above or any other race from Chester races, including the Chester Festival, then the great news is that it has never been easier.

Each and every race from Chester can be watched live online via the online bookmakers listed on this page.

Whilst there is a wagering requirement that is needed to be met to watch the action live, the chances are that if you are interesting in a Chester races live stream, you are also interested in betting on the action so why not simply bet at a bookies that allow you to watch along live and to hopefully cheer on your chosen horse at it races away to victory at the iconic north west racecourse?

Choose Where To Watch Racing From Chester

All of these bookies offer live Chester races streaming, choose your favourite or simply the bookie requiring the lowest stake (the bet you need to place to watch live horse racing via the bookmaker).

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Bet365 *All GB and Ireland
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Coral *Some GB
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Watch Horse Races From Chester Racecourse Live Online

Chester racecourse is home of many fantastic horse races, especially during its popular Chester Festival, that takes place in May each ear but their is lots more to enjoy throughout the summer flat racing seaosn.

The great news for all fans of horse racing is that all of the great racing from Chester can be watched live online via the racing live stream services that we feature on this very page.

Here are our top picks of the very best races from Chester that c an be watched live via the streaming services found on this page.

Month Meeting Race Name Grade Distance
May Chester Festival Cheshire Oaks Listed 1m 3f 79y
May Chester Festival Chester Vase Group 3 1m 4f 66y
May Chester Festival Ormonde Stakes Group 3 1m 5f 89y
May Chester Festival Dee Stakes Listed 1m 2f 75y
May Chester Festival Cheshire Oaks Group 2 1m 2f 75y
May Chester Festival Chester Cup Handicap 2m 2f 147y
July City Plate Listed 7f 1y
July/August Queensferry Stakes Listed 6f 17y
September Stand Cup Listed 1m 4f 63y
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