Situated close to the town centre of historic Stratford-Upon-Avon, the course is about 15 minutes from Junction 15 of the M40 and 40 minutes from Junction 7 of the M5. Highlight of the season is the Pertemps Cup Champion Hunters' Chase (For The Horse And Hound Cup), while the 10-furlong circuit favours horses who race prominently.
Steeplechasing has taken place since 1755 with racing run from March to October.
Sharp left-hand course of 1m 2f in extent with a run-in of 200yds. With eight easy fences and five hurdles per circuit, a tight fast track and unsuitable for the galloping type.