Tag: local racecourse

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What To Look Out For This August

Published: 1st August 2022

There is some superb action to look forward to in August and there’s something for everyone from the most seasoned regular to first-time racegoers. Here’s a look at some of the highlights...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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My Local Racecourse – Cartmel

Published: 23rd May 2022

Beautiful Surroundings With its woodland backdrop and traditional drystone walls lining the road side, it’s as if the venue had jumped off the page of a Beatrix Potter book. The quaint course...
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My Local Racecourse – Ripon

Published: 11th May 2022

The Quintessential English Venue Anyone who has been to Ripon racecourse will find it easy to understand why the track was voted the ‘Best Racecourse in the North’ three times by the Racegoers...