|Location:||Hamilton, United Kingdom|
Located in the south of Glasgow in Scotland, Hamilton Park Racecourse is one of the most outstanding venues for horse racing all over the world. Racing had begun in 1782, and Hamilton Park Racecourse is now a proud component of the sporting heritage of Scotland. Punters have been visiting this place for more than two centuries now; some of them have come as bettors while others have simply enjoyed their day at the racecourse. Hamilton Park Racecourse has witnessed several landmark events in the history of horse racing. It was 18th July 1947 when the venue got the title of the first racecourse in the entire Britain to have staged an evening fixture. On 8th May 1971, Hamilton Park Racecourse hosted a morning meeting which was the first ever meeting to be held on a racecourse in Britain. The Hamilton Park Racecourse reopened in 1926. It is owned by the Hamilton Park Trust since 1973. The organization reinvests all the profits for developing the racecourse and keeping up its grandeur and beauty.