Thirsk

A mile and a quarter, oval track, Thirsk most definitely favours those horses can lie handy as the ground often rides on the fast side and the course dips just before the final furlong. On this basis, big, galloping types who take longer to find their full stride are at a marked disadvantage. The Classic Trial in April and the Thirsk Hunt Cup in May are the two most significant races staged at the track. Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1QL. The Effect of the Draw. High numbers are best in sprints on firm ground, but low numbers are favoured on good to soft or softer. Low numbers are just about best over 6f 216yds and a mile. Concentrate on the top four stalls over 5f on firm ground and the bottom four stalls on soft ground (14+ runners).

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Fixtures at Thirsk

Date Course Type
Sat Sep 5 2020 Thirsk Flat - Afternoon - Turf
Mon Sep 14 2020 Thirsk Flat - Afternoon - Turf

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RESUMPTION OF RACING - NEW FIXTURES DATES

2020/06/02

We have updated this web site, https://www.racingfixtures.co.uk to feature all of the fixtures from the resumption of racing in the UK.