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29th May 2020

UPDATE FROM IAN MASON CHAIRMAN OF FAKENHAM RACECOURSE

UPDATE FROM IAN MASON CHAIRMAN OF FAKENHAM RACECOURSE 29th May 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Chairman Ian Mason talks about racing over the coming weeks and welcoming people back to the course.  

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29th May 2020

JOHN ADAMS TALKS ABOUT FAKENHAM LADIES DAY 2020

JOHN ADAMS TALKS ABOUT FAKENHAM LADIES DAY 2020

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John Adams, Trading Director at Jarrolds talks about the disappointment of the 2020 event not going ahead and looks forward to 2021.  

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1st Sep 2019

Fakenham Racecourse to Support Life-saving Charity After Racegoer Almost Died

Fakenham Racecourse to Support Life-saving Charity After Racegoer Almost Died 1st September 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

On Friday 18th October Fakenham Racecourse will start its season of National Hunt racing with the Sky Sports Racing raceday which is supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA). The EAAA provide life-saving emergency medical support by helicopter all over the region, with 40% of its missions taking place in Norfolk. Earlier this year, at […]

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19th Jul 2019

Fenlanders Chapter Harley Owners Group 27th East of England Rally at Fakenham Racecourse

Fenlanders Chapter Harley Owners Group 27th East of England Rally at Fakenham Racecourse 19th July 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

From the 25th to 28th July, returning to the excellent facilities at Fakenham Racecourse’s 4 Star touring caravan park, the Fenlanders Chapter of the Harley Davidson Owners Group are once again holding their annual Rally attracting hundreds of Harley motorcycle enthusiasts from across the UK, Europe and even further afield. The Harley Owners Group (HOG) […]

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2nd Jun 2019

Ciaran’s Fakenham love affair blooms as National star Hepijeu sparkles for the ladies

Ciaran’s Fakenham love affair blooms as National star Hepijeu sparkles for the ladies 2nd June 2019

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Hepijeu, winner of the Norfolk National in May, returned to a Fakenham bathed in the sunshine to add the Jarrold Ladies Day Chase to his roll of honour. While some thought Hepijeu a little lucky to take the National, when his nearest rival fell at the final fence, there was nothing fortunate about this victory […]

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31st May 2019

Bryony aims for a double as Fakenham ends the season with a Ladies Day special

Bryony aims for a double as Fakenham ends the season with a Ladies Day special 31st May 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

Leading female jockey Bryony Frost could end up in the winner’s enclosure twice as the 2018/19 ends at Fakenham on Sunday on Jarrold Ladies Day. Frost has a real chance of a double on the six-race card, feature contest of which is the 4.10pm Jarrold Ladies Day Handicap Chase over three miles, worth more than […]

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17th Apr 2019

Veterans line up for big money at Aldiss Easter Monday raceday at Fakenham

Veterans line up for big money at Aldiss Easter Monday raceday at Fakenham 17th April 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

A £30,000 three-mile handicap chase for veteran horses is the feature of Fakenham’s seven-race card on Easter Monday sponsored by Aldiss. The course’s most popular race day has attracted an original entry of 11 for the 3.30pm David Keith Memorial Veterans Handicap Chase, including Newmarket trainer Lucy Wadham’s Le Reve. A winner at both Sandown […]

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25th Jan 2019

Fingers crossed as Fakenham plan for racing on Thursday

Fingers crossed as Fakenham plan for racing on Thursday 25th January 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

Fakenham racecourse is hoping for better luck with the weather this Thursday (January 31) to quickly erase the memory of last Thursday’s abandonment due to heavy overnight frost in north Norfolk. Thursday’s six-race card starts at 1.45pm with the feature being the 3.50pm Pudding Norton Handicap Hurdle worth almost £14,000. At the entry stage, the […]

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1st Jan 2019

It’s a first for Ceara Be as impressive Gethings lands a New Year’s Day double

It’s a first for Ceara Be as impressive Gethings lands a New Year’s Day double 1st January 2019

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Six-year-old mare Ceara Be took the New Year’s Day honours at Fakenham when claiming her first hurdles success by landing the feature handicap hurdle worth almost £7,000 to the winner. Trained by Alex Hales, Ceara Be was ridden by Ciaran Gethings and stormed home at 5/1 to improve on her previous second place at Leicester […]

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3rd Jun 2018

Jarrold Ladies Day | Post Racing Report

Jarrold Ladies Day | Post Racing Report 3rd June 2018

Events, Races, Charity, News

Trainer Neil King’s Princeton Royale was given a tremendous ride by Jack Andrews to land the Jarrold Ladies Day Chase on a perfect day to close the 2017/18 season at Fakenham yesterday. Andrews, more than six feet tall, sent Princeton Royale, twice a runner-up at the course this season, off in front and he never […]

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