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24-02-2020 08:00:00 in General by Admin
It would be fair to say that there hasn’t been a huge amount of success enjoyed by Scottish racing connections at the sport’s biggest meetings. Often, it’s horses, jockeys and trainers from England and Ireland that head north of the border to dominate the biggest meetings in Scottish racing, be it the Edinburgh National, the Ayr Gold Cup or the Scottish Grand National. It&rsquo...

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24-02-2020 08:00:00 in General by Admin
Tally ho all budding photographers! There’s a chance to win terrific prizes and recognition among some of horseracing’s best known faces at this year’s Andoversford Races on Sunday April 5th. The racecourse has teamed up with Cheltenham Camera Club  and Richmond Villages to stage an exhibition of the best images to portray ‘THE HORSE IN OUR LIVES’. Entry is fre...

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22-02-2020 09:14:45 in General by Admin
Circle 2 Success, the business network with a focus on building connections, is to embark on a partnership with Andoversford Races to draw the attention of Gloucestershire businesses to this eclectic annual racing event.  The 600 members of the network will be offered an exclusive hospitality package at Andoversford to celebrate the annual running of the Robert Hitchins Group Andoversford Gr...

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17-02-2020 10:06:58 in General by Admin
Slad-based Gloucestershire trainer Tom George heads to Cheltenham next month with plenty in hand as he bids to improve on last season’s impressive haul of three Grade 1 victories. However, in the competitive cauldron that is Cheltenham in March, winning is never easy. “In the yard, they call me Mr 50%,” laughs Tom, referring to his consistent record in delivering a win and place...

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10-02-2020 08:00:00 in General by Admin
This winter has been among the wettest on record. The number of abandoned fixtures has been above average, not because of snow or frost, but waterlogging. And weather can have a dreadful impact both on the quality of what we watch on the racecourse, but also the financial viability of fixtures that rely on spectator revenue to sustain them.  Those of us who follow Point-to-Point racing like ...

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10-02-2020 08:00:00 in General by Admin
Next month's Cheltenham Festival runs from Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March with four days of top quality National Hunt racing. Every weekend brings more clues as racing fans collect information to find an elusive winner over the 4 days, writes Harvey Mayson. As the big meeting approaches, we look at some recent Doncaster winners who could feature at the big meeting in March. Navajo Pass Donald ...

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03-02-2020 12:35:17 in General by Admin
Andoversford played host to one of the National Hunt calendar's oldest races when inaugurating the Grand Annual Chase in 1834. The race was ceded to Cheltenham last century, and its distance reduced from over 3 miles to the shortest distance of 2 miles, and latterly has been made a handicap. Nevertheless, its credentials ars still strong enough that winners have risen to compete at the highest lev...

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01-01-2020 00:01:01 in General by Admin
Happy Birthday to all our Thoroughbred friends! New Year's Day is a day of collective joy for Thoroughbreds, who all share the same official birthday. If you're a racing nut, celebrate a birthday for all Pointers and racehorses and look ahead to the winter's great racing events.

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26-11-2019 15:59:51 in General by Admin
West Midlands Area sponsor Dairy Partners is offering £1,000 to the owner of the horse that scores the most points in a series of 26 races, commencing at the Harkaway Club fixture on December 27th 2019 and finishing at the Albrighton & Woodland (South) meeting on Monday May 27th 2020. The Championship is open to ANY HORSE running in these qualifying events which includes all the Mens, L...

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15-09-2019 20:02:42 in General by Admin
Point-to-Point graduates Martin and Belinda Keighley have grown a training business the hard way from the very bottom, but to their credit, they've never strayed far from their roots. The pair, now in their 18th season, learnt their craft from David "Duke" Nicholson in Condicote, a village that remains synonymous with Jump racing. Although the Duke's yard has now become part of chocolate box Cotsw...

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Sunday April 5th 2020.

Gates open 1030. First race To be Confirmed

 

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