Tag: Horse racing

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My Local Racecourse – Pontefract

Published: 29th July 2022

Coal Mining History The race meetings have been well attended throughout history from as far back as 1648. The early races took place in meadows near Pontefract Castle. It was around that...

Great Racing Intiatives

Published: 26th July 2022

Here’s a look at some of the initiatives being offered by racecourses… Sensory Day  Racing is a sport for everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than at Market Rasen.  As part of...

Diversity in Racing

Published: 22nd July 2022

Here’s a look at a few of the people who have made an impact and how they came to be working in racing… Khadijah Mellah When Khadijah Mellah won the Magnolia Cup...

My Local Racecourse – Salisbury

Published: 18th July 2022

Historic The pretty track – situated a few miles west of the medieval cathedral city – is one of the most historic courses in the country.  Racing at the Wiltshire venue dates...

August Racing Music Night Highlights

Published: 15th July 2022

As the summer heats up so does the live music at racetracks up and down the country. An eclectic mix of chart-toppers to suit all manner of musical tastes follow some great...

Great Value Racecourse Food

Published: 11th July 2022

Some racecourses have become renowned for their delicious specialities served up to hungry racegoers. Here we look at some of the tracks and their tasty treats… Windsor There is something for everyone...

My Local Racecourse – Beverley

Published: 1st July 2022

Three Centuries Of Racing Beverley lies on the outskirts of the pretty market town at Westwood, where racing can be traced back more than 300 years.  The right‐handed course, which hosts Flat...

The Coral Eclipse

Published: 29th June 2022

A Legendary Race The Group 1 race – run over a mile and a quarter at Sandown Park – is traditionally the first time the top three‐year‐olds take on the cream of...

My Local Racecourse – Newton Abbot

Published: 27th June 2022

Summer Holidays The tourist hotspots of Dawlish, Teignmouth and Torquay are little more than a staying chase distance from the summer jumps track.  There can’t be many courses that can match Newton...

5 Myths About Horse Racing

Published: 24th June 2022

Not everyone has experienced horse racing so might not know just what a great sport it is.  Here we’re going to bust a few myths that you might have heard about going...