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9th Oct 2015

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 1st January 2017

Events, Races, Charity, News

We hope that all of our members, visitors, staff and volunteers had a great New Year’s Celebration. Having waved 2016 goodbye, it is exciting to start 2017 with a terrific day out at the races. Brave the rain and put your best wellies on! Get outdoors and start the year as you mean to go […]

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9th Oct 2015

Great Hockham Primary School at Fakenham Races

Great Hockham Primary School at Fakenham Races 11th November 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

We were delighted to welcome Great Hockham Primary School to Fakenham Races as part of Racing to School program back on 14th October. Pupils had a day filled with tours, showcases and learning interesting facts about racing and horses, lead by Robert Bellamy and John Pritchard. We are very grateful to have received a fantastic email from […]

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9th Oct 2015

Fakenham named as one of the best racecourses for racehorse owners in 2016

Fakenham named as one of the best racecourses for racehorse owners in 2016 10th November 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

Twelve of Britain’s 60 racecourses were last week named as the best in the country for racehorse owners, and awarded Gold Standard status for 2016. The accolade, given in a competitive way for the second year, comes from the Racehorse Owners Association, the body that has represented racehorse owners for over 70 years and currently […]

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9th Oct 2015

New Media Partners

New Media Partners 20th July 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

  At The Races (‘ATR’) has recently confirmed that it has signed a new media rights agreement in respect of Fakenham, Ffos Las, Hexham, Newton Abbot and Towcester racecourses. The agreement covering all domestic non-LBO and all international media rights has been made and contracted via The Racing Partnership Limited, a new joint venture company […]

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9th Oct 2015

What to wear to a Ladies Day at the races

What to wear to a Ladies Day at the races 13th May 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

The annual Ladies Day marking the end of the race season at Fakenham is only a week away and if you have been putting off getting your outfit sorted – you better dig deep in your wardrobe quickly. While we always advise to get dressed for the weather and dress code at Fakenham Races  is not […]

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9th Oct 2015

Afternoon Tea at The Races

Afternoon Tea at The Races 16th March 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

There are only a couple of months before the annual Ladies Day at Fakenham Racecourse takes place once again on Sunday, 22nd May 2016. The prestigious annual event is quickly becoming one of the most prominent events in the diaries for ladies and gents across Norfolk and surrounding counties. With thrilling races, fantastic facilities and entry from only […]

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9th Oct 2015

Walking The Courses Raises £2893.42 at Fakenham

Walking The Courses Raises £2893.42 at Fakenham

Events, Races, Charity, News

It was a tremendous effort of Richard Farquhar and his team at Walking the Courses at the last meet here at Fakenham Races on 18th February with a HUGE grand total of £2893.42  raised for Pancreatic Cancer UK & Racing Welfare charities. Richard has so far raised a total of £308,179.71 ( correct as of Wednesday, […]

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9th Oct 2015

A spectacle and fun Easter day out in Fakenham

A spectacle and fun Easter day out in Fakenham 8th February 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

Fakenham town centre is due to become a race track and venue for a series of fun and exciting events.  Easter Sunday, March 27th.  will see Fakenham host its first Criterium Cycle races, a 5K running race and 1k fun run as parts of the town will be closed to traffic to create a one-kilometre […]

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9th Oct 2015

What a start to 2016!

What a start to 2016! 1st January 2016

Events, Races, Charity, News

We kicked off 2016 with a BANG here at Fakenham Races today.  It has been the busiest meet in a while with over 7,000 of you joining us for a day of sport, so a big THANK YOU for your support throughout 2015 and for a such fantastic start to 2016! We’ve seen everyone enjoy their day […]

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9th Oct 2015

Drive-In Cinema for Halloween

Drive-In Cinema for Halloween 31st October 2015

Events, Races, Charity, News

It has been one very exciting Halloween here at the Racecourse. Straight after out our race meeting on 28th October, which saw the launch the new Owners’ & Trainers’ Cool Roxy bar, we teamed up the fabulous Pop-Up Pictures team to bring something new and exciting to get in the spooky Halloween spirits in Fakenham town.   […]

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