About Us

About Us

Musselburgh Racecourse is firmly established as one of the UK's most stylish racecourses and delivers a packed programme of exciting raceday fixtures together with the best in venue hospitality, dining and customer service.

Step through the gates and you will be immediately impressed by the quality of the racecourse facilities and sense the welcoming, professional atmosphere as racegoers gather to experience the thrill of a day's racing. All racecourse facilities are within easy reach and close proximity to the Parade Ring, winning post, places to eat and drink, betting options and entertainment.

Our passion for horse racing is evident and has been delivered with style and flair since 1816. Development over the past 20 years has seen a transformation and extension of facilities and services available to visitors, owners, trainers, jockeys and horses.

As a not-for-profit organisation, all income is invested back into Musselburgh Racecourse to ensure we continue to offer award-winning facilities.


Since 2006, Musselburgh Racecourse has been recognised by VisitScotland, Scotland's national tourism organisation, as a 5-star Visitor Attraction - we are the only racecourse in the UK to hold an award of this nature.

Musselburgh is firmly established as one of 'The Best Small Racecourses' in Great Britain with a reputation for quality and innovation. In the last two years, Musselburgh Racecourse has been recognised throughout the racing industry for its commitment to excellence across the track and facilities and is the Racegoers Club winner of 'Best Small Racecourse in Scotland and the North'.

In 2012, Musselburgh was awarded the 'Betview Racecourse of the Year', an award for providing the best experience for the betting and racing public and for the second year running our grounds team have been awarded the Dual Purpose award, for Flat and National Hunt tracks, by The Racecourse Association (RCA), proving that we are continuously working harder for the interests of all in the racing industry.