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|Wed Jul 8 2020||Ripon||Afternoon - Flat|
|Wed Jul 8 2020||Stratford-on-Avon||Afternoon - Jump|
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|Fri Jul 10 2020||Musselburgh||Afternoon - Flat|
|Fri Jul 10 2020||Market Rasen||Afternoon - Jump|
|Sat Jul 11 2020||Salisbury||Evening - Flat|
|Sat Jul 11 2020||Newcastle||Evening - Flat|
|Sat Jul 11 2020||Newmarket||Afternoon - Flat|
|Sat Jul 11 2020||Ascot||Afternoon - Flat|
|Sun Jul 12 2020||Bangor-on-Dee||Afternoon - Jump|
|Sun Jul 12 2020||Hamilton Park||Afternoon - Flat|
|Sun Jul 12 2020||Lingfield Park||Afternoon - Flat|
|Mon Jul 13 2020||Kempton Park||Evening - Flat|
|Mon Jul 13 2020||Windsor||Afternoon - Flat|
|Mon Jul 13 2020||Ayr||Afternoon - Flat|
|Tue Jul 14 2020||Bath||Afternoon - Flat|
|Tue Jul 14 2020||Southwell||Afternoon - Jump|
|Tue Jul 14 2020||Ayr||Evening - Flat|
|Tue Jul 14 2020||Ripon||Evening - Flat|
|Wed Jul 15 2020||Catterick Bridge||Afternoon - Flat|
|Wed Jul 15 2020||Yarmouth||Afternoon - Flat|
|Wed Jul 15 2020||Kempton Park||Evening - Flat|
In a sport dominated by rich chestnuts and deep bays, grey horses inevitably draw the eye. Charging down the turf like otherworldly spectres, these phantasmal mounts are easy to spot even in the hustle and bustle of the busiest race.
The St. Leger Stakes will run September 9th to 12th at Doncaster Racecourse and will be one of the biggest festivals to take place after horse racing restarted in June.
Unfortunately, this year’s event will not see the average 58,000 attendees turn out as all of the races will be held behind closed doors.
British Champions Day has become one of the premier horse racing events on the annual calendar in a very short time.
Established in 2011, British Champions Day is now one of the most important festivals of the entire racing season.
To an outsider looking in, horse racing can seem like an impenetrable beast, with some of the technical lingo spat at the sort of speeds a rapper or cattle auctioneer would be proud of.
If there were ever another racing fixture that comes close to the supremacy of the Cheltenham Festival; and the joy it brings to so many racing fans, it would have to be none other than the Punchestown Festival. Tuesday 28th April would have marked the start of this year’s festival which has sadly been cancelled, as well as many other racing fixtures we were all so eagerly looking forward to but, let us reflect on what makes it such a fantastic Racing Break and look forward to its return in 2021...
With what is proving to be quite a testing and tricky time for us all, we want to shake away the doom and gloom with some exciting racing trips and packages to look forward to come 2021 when things return back to normal…
Let’s start from the beginning
The standard to which all Cheltenham jockeys are compared to is the record seven race wins that Ruby Walsh set in 2009 and then miraculously repeated in 2016. However, with the man that many acknowledge as the greatest jockey ever hanging up his saddle, the battle is on to become the next dominant force at Cheltenham.
The 2020 Grand National Festival at Aintree is less than one calendar month away, and preparations are really beginning to shape up for the elite runners and riders who are hoping to compete in that iconic and prestigious steeplechase.
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The flagship day of the St Leger Festival, St Leger Day attracted 27,688 racegoers to Doncaster Racecourse in 2019 to witness the St Leger Stakes, the world's oldest classic horse race.
The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight of the National Hunt season that provides an unrivalled buzz as 250,000 people descend onto the beautiful Cotswold Hills over four days of scintillating action.
Champions are decided, heroes are made, and reputations are left in ruins as the finest horses, jockeys, and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours and nearly £4m of prize money.
Horse Welfare Board launches strategic review of funding model for the welfare of retired racehorses
Racing is back at Bangor-on-Dee!
The resumption of racing behind closed doors begins at Bangor-on-Dee with the first of three fixtures this Sunday 12 July.
The weekend of Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5, saw top-class horseracing take place in both the UK and France which has shaken up the standings for the 2020 Cartier Racing Awards.
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One day after his racist comments on social media were made public, Tom VanMeter sent the Thoroughbred Daily News a statement which he asked be published in the Tuesday night edition. "Over the weekend, comments...
BHA PRESS RELEASE - Cyrname and Al Boum Photo make the frame as Anglo-Irish Jump Classification 2019/20 is published
Willie Mullins’ dual Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo and the Paul Nicholls-trained Cyrname have been confirmed as the joint-highest-rated Jumps horses of the 2019/20 season as the Anglo-Irish Jump Classifications for the season are published.
Tattersalls Ireland have launched Live Internet Bidding for the forthcoming Derby Sale and May Store Sale which takes place on 14 - 16 July.
(#StyledWithThanks winners from left to right. Most Elegant: @satoko.bonton. Most Uplifting: @mrs_gaskett. Most Original: @helengoesofftherails. Children's Category: Esmae aged 7)
Royal Ascot 2020 proved the catalyst for £400,000 in fundraising activities with the racecourse's own #StyledWithThanks programme contributing £166,000.