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09-05-2022 10:58:16 in General by Peter McNeile
There are relatively few horseracing events which attract worldwide media attention and substantial crowds. We're lucky enough to be near one such event in the Cheltenham Festival, but in May, it's Kentucky that holds sway for the annual Run for the Roses. Over 147,000 spectators crammed into Churchill Downs to enjoy this year's renewal.  The 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby saw a shock a...

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13-04-2022 00:00:00 in General by Pete Mansell
With Easter meetings looming on the horizon combined with the lack of rain, the build up to the weekends fixtures resulted in runners being thin on the ground at Andoversford on Sunday afternoon, but this was not the only meeting to suffer that problem. Jason Warner’s presence was sadly missed but his daughter Marita Warner-King, her sister Rhonda and their mother Sue kept the “show o...

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07-04-2022 20:24:59 in General by Peter McNeile
Tom & Gina Ellis secured their largest triumph when prevailing in a tight finish to the Randox Foxhunter Chase over Aintree's imposing fences earlier this afternoon.  The 18 fences of the Foxhunter, whose magnificent trophy of a near full size fox should prevent any politically correct removal of the title of the race, are the ultimate challenge for the amateur riders who are the core of...

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06-04-2022 08:59:27 in General by Pete Mansell
Jason Warner presided over the Cotswold Vale Farmers meeting after taking over as Secretary in 1992 and was always looking for different ways of attracting more visitors and generally succeeded in doing so. The sport, his family and this meeting in particular miss his wise counsel since he passed away in November but his daughter Marita Warner-King has stepped in to take over the running of this y...

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04-04-2022 19:20:50 in General by Pete Mansell
A first winner for trainer Ed Walker and an initial success for rider Kayla Ruddy who is attached to Fergal O’Brien’s yard at Withington were the highlights of Sunday's meeting at Andoversford.   Sumkindofking had finished in the frame four times since the start of the season but finally found a winning opportunity and a reward for his consistency which he took with a hard-fough...

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31-03-2022 20:12:05 in General by Pete Mansell
A packed programme built around the Robert Hitchins Group Andoversford Grand Annual Chase, with £1,000 prizemoney for the Men’s Open and total prize money in excess of £4,000. The local company has been the sponsor of the event for nearly 30 years and welcomes friends and guests to enjoy the racing. This year they will be joined by Cheltenham College and its alumni society, ret...

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24-03-2022 19:25:33 in General by Peter McNeile
The stage is set for a welcome return of Andoversford Races next Sunday April 3rd. The sun has been shining on the course as the team applies the finishing touches to the 8 steeplechase fences, which include 2 new starts this season. The sunshine, and hopefully an overnight shower or two, should enable good fields for this, the most valuable Point-to-Point in the UK calendar.  A packed pro...

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23-02-2022 14:46:02 in General by Peter McNeile
The Cheltenham Festival is back from 15th – 18th March this year, and many people are trying to predict who will win the famous races. But how will the weather affect the relative performance of leading fancies? MansionBet has created a blog post with their top tips on how to pick a Cheltenham winner. Here, Ross O’Connor from the brand offers his top tips on how to analyse the weather....

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14-02-2022 11:32:14 in General by Peter McNeile
Andoversford Races has partnered the Cheltonian Society to stage an event at the Cotswold Point-to-Point on April 3rd, drawing attention to Cheltenham College’s rich history of racing connections. As part of the event, Cheltonian Society members and their families can enjoy a trackside viewing facility and refreshments. The Cheltonian Society will lend its name to the second race on the car...

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25-01-2022 19:40:10 in General by Peter McNeile
Ascot's Clarence House Chase was billed as the race of the year, and indeed, it turned out to be a very exciting chase. In all the hype, however, spare a thought for the two so-called also-rans, one of whom made in to a special weekend for Andoversford's Kim Bailey.  Twelve months previously, Bailey had presided over a first Grade I success in over 20 years when First Flow and David Bass kic...

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Event details

When?

 Going for Sunday April 3 - Good (Thursday)

 

 

 

Where?

6m SE Cheltenham, nr junction of A40 and A436 (Exit 11A, M5)

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