Situated just north of the River Trent in Nottingham, the racecourse actually has two tracks. One of them is used during the spring and autumn, the other is used during the summer. They are not the most testing of racetracks as the bends are shallow with minimal undulations on the course. National Hunt racing used to take place here until it was put to a halt in 1996.
There are three listed races over the course of the season, as well as the Nottinghamshire Oaks for fillies and mares in early summer. Over the last few years the racecourse has hosted 27 meetings per year and an average total of prize money of £50,000 per meeting. Overlooking the Colwick Marina and River Trent, Nottingham Racecourse is very picturesque and not many walk away having had a bad day.