All accommodation advertised on this page are near to the course
Exeter Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located near the city of Exeter , Devon , England . Locally it is known as Haldon racecourse because of its location on top of the Haldon Hills . Until the early 1990s it was officially known as Devon and Exeter .
On 1 November 2005 the famous racehorse Best Mate died here of a suspected heart attack whilst competing in the William Hill Haldon Gold Cup .