Racing News

POINT TO POINT MEETING SUNDAY 26th JANUARY 2020 - Midlands Area Club at Thorpe Lodge – Preview

2020/01/22

Hot on the heels of a very successful meeting at Revesby Races on Sunday, the Midlands Area moves on to the traditional Midlands Area Club’s fixture at Thorpe Lodge, Newark,NG23 5PY  on Sunday 26th. BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE!

POINT TO POINT MEETING THIS WEEK SUNDAY, 26th January 2020 at COCKLEBARROW RACES

2020/01/22

Cocklebarrow Races is part of the Heythrop Hunt and attracts people from all over the UK (and world). However, in the main, the majority of our 2,000+ visitors hail from surrounding Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Warwickshire. BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE!

ARENA RACING COMPANY - RACHEL HARWOOD APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DONCASTER RACECOURSE

2020/01/22

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Harwood as Executive Director of Doncaster Racecourse.

Rachel’s appointment at Doncaster follows a long career in sport, most recently as an Executive Director of Durham Cricket since 2012 and previous roles at The Kassam Complex, home of Oxford United FC, and York Conference Park.

BHA NEWS - Handicappers blog: How handicap ratings are allocated

2020/01/22

Following comment from both written and social media in the last 36 hours, the BHA handicapping team explain a little more around the rating allotted to Marracudja and the guiding principles which they work to when allotting handicap ratings.

Festival Trials Day News - Edmunds takes aim at Festival Trials Day with Rowland Ward

2020/01/22

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Stuart Edmunds is hoping Rowland Ward can stake his claim for top honours in the £32,000 G2 JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle (12.40pm, 2m 179y, 14 entries), the first of five graded races at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day this Saturday, 25 January.

GOFFS UK SALES NEWS - Keskonrisk Sets New Record at Doncaster January Sale

2020/01/22

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The much-anticipated Point-to-Point/Form Horse Session at today’s Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster produced a new sale record with the Camas Park Stud consigned Keskonrisk selling for £370,000.

BHA NEWS RELEASE - Pinatubo recognised as one of the great two-year-olds

2020/01/22

2019 European two-year-old Classifications published.

Pinatubo handed end-of-season rating of 128, the highest since Celtic Swing’s 130 in 1994.

BHA JUDICIAL PANEL HEARING: An Enquiry (P. D'Arcy) to be heard by the Disciplinary Panel on Thursday 23 January 2020

2020/01/22

11.00am - Paul D'Arcy

i. The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority will convene on Thursday 23 January 2020 to consider whether or not Paul D'Arcy, a licensed trainer, is in breach of Rule (G)2.1 of the Rules of Racing by virtue of the fact that boldenone sulphate, a prohibited substance at all times pursuant to Rule (G)16, was found in the post-race sample taken from NAMPARA following The Fly London Southend Airport To Perpignan Handicap (Class 3) at Newmarket on 3 August 2018; and

All-Weather Championships Media Release - Gosden trio among 21 entries for next month's Betway Winter Derby at Lingfield Park Racecourse

2020/01/22

Champion trainer John Gosden accounts for three of the 21 entries for the £100,000 G3 Betway Winter Derby at Lingfield Park on Saturday, February 22, details of which are revealed today.

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL - Packages are now available for March 2020 and can be booked with just a £25 per person deposit!

2020/01/22

‘The Greatest Show on Turf’ really is the only place you should find yourself in the middle of March! Packages are now available for March 2020 and can be booked with just a £25 per person deposit!

Goffs Doncaster Sales News - Blue Bresil Colt Tops Buoyant Day 1 of Doncaster January Sale

2020/01/21

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The opening day of the Goffs UK January Sale at Doncaster saw an attractive catalogue of National Hunt mares and foals of 2019 produce an increase in figures across the board and the sale’s second highest NH foal average.

Cheltenham Festival Trials Day News - Fry readying big guns for Festival Trials Day

2020/01/21

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If The Cap Fits is set to provide stiff opposition to Paisley Park in the £60,000 G2 galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle (3.35pm, 3m, 11 entries), one of five graded contests at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day this Saturday, 25 January.

Kelso Race News 27th January 2020

2020/01/21

In form trainer Olly Murphy is hunting for more prize money at Kelso, on Monday 27th January, with The Wolf in the £20,000 William Hill Leading Racecourse Bookmaker Handicap Hurdle.

CHEER UP YOUR JANUARY BLUES WITH EPSOM SUMMER NIGHTS STARTING AFTER THE INVESTEC EPSOM DERBY FESTIVAL

2020/01/21

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This summer, your Thursday evenings have just got a whole lot better, as the Summer Nights Rewind makes a welcome return to Epsom Downs.

Cheltenham Racecourse News - Paisley Park & Santini among entries for superb Festival Trials Day

2020/01/20

Cheltenham Racecourse stages its final fixture before The Festival™ presented by Magners (March 10 to 13) with an excellent seven-race card on Festival Trials Day this Saturday, 25 January

All-Weather Championships Media Release - Kondratiev Wave rallies to win Fast-Track Qualifier at Kempton Park

2020/01/20

Kondratiev Wave booked his Finals Day place with a never say die victory under Hollie Doyle in the £25,000 32Red Conditions Stakes at Kempton Park (2.50pm, four runners) this afternoon, Monday, January 20.

Cheltenham Racecourse News - Festival Trials Day Media Guide

2020/01/20

For full media guide, please click HERE!

This media guide contains previous results for all seven races, five of which have Graded status, on Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham, dating back to at least 1990 or when they were instituted.

The Three Day Craven meeting 14th to 16th April 2020 at Newmarket’s historic Rowley Mile kicks off the Flat racing season

2020/01/20

The Craven Meeting is seen by many as a key fixture for those with aspirations to run in the first two Classic races of the year, the QIPCO 1000 and 2000 Guineas.

Head to Newmarket for the eagerly anticipated first meeting of the year on the Rowley Mile Racecourse. The three day Craven Meeting acts as a good benchmark for trainers and pundits alike. Often viewed as the Flat season opener, it highlights the form of Guineas and other Classic contenders. Enquire about this event

GOFFS UK SALES NEWS - Irish P2P Winner A DISTANT PLACE Added to Doncaster January Sale

2020/01/20

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Another high-class Irish point-to-point winner has been added to the Goffs UK January Sale which will be held at Doncaster this week on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 January.

NEWMARKET RACECOURSE NEWS - SUMMER ISN’T SUMMER WITHOUT THE JULY Moët & Chandon Festival!

2020/01/20

Join us at Newmarket Racecourses as the eyes of the world descend on the picturesque July Course for the Moët & Chandon July Festival.

Enjoy three days of world-class horse racing, fabulous fashion and musical entertainment.

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PRESS RELEASE Quality Assured Racecourses — a First-Choice Day Out

2020/01/20

• Wetherby Racecourse named amongst the top 11 racecourses for raceday experience by LiveTourism

• All British racecourses accredited as ‘good’ or better

• A record 28 Excellence Accolades awarded, recognising outstanding aspects of the raceday experience