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5th Mar 2020

GREAT BRITISH RACING LAUNCHES #JUSTJOCKEYS CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

GREAT BRITISH RACING LAUNCHES #JUSTJOCKEYS CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 5th March 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March, Great British Racing has launched its #JustJockeyscampaign, showcasing the incredible talents of women in the sport, where they compete on an equal footing to men.     The campaign showcases the fact that all jockeys have to share the same attributes in order to be successful […]

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29th Jan 2020

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Horse Lovers

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Horse Lovers 29th January 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

If you are scrolling the net searching for those last-minute Valentine’s gift ideas for that special someone, who also happens to be a horse lover, we are here to help.  We found some interesting ideas that your loved one may enjoy on Valentine’s Day (or on any other occasion, for that matter). Some gifts can […]

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15th Jan 2020

Seventh Race Added to 23rd January Raceday

Seventh Race Added to 23rd January Raceday 15th January 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Fakenham has been successful in getting an additional steeplechase race for the race meeting on 23rd January. It is a novice chase, class 4, which was due to have been run at Leicester but was lost because the meeting was abandoned. This means that there will now be seven races with the first race of […]

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15th Dec 2019

Eastern cuisine spices up the raceday experience in East Anglia

Eastern cuisine spices up the raceday experience in East Anglia 15th December 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

David Hunter and the team at Fakenham Racecourse are always looking to develop their raceday experience offering and the latest addition has really added some extra flavour to a day’s racing at the East Anglian track. At the start of their 2019/2020 season, the Punjab Cuisine Restaurant at Fakenham Racecourse was born, bringing an authentic […]

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7th Nov 2019

Fakenham Racecourse signed up to support Responsible Gambling Week 2019

Fakenham Racecourse signed up to support Responsible Gambling Week 2019 7th November 2019

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Fakenham Racecourse has signed up to support Responsible Gambling Week, an industry-wide campaign to trigger a national conversation about what it means to gamble responsibly. Responsible Gambling Week 2019, which takes place from November 7th – November 13th under the hashtag #RGWeek19, is the public face of the industry’s year-round commitment to promote safer gambling. […]

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7th Nov 2019

Fakenham Racecourse gets Gold Standard by ROA

Fakenham Racecourse gets Gold Standard by ROA

Events, Races, Charity, News

The Racehorse Owners Association is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Gold Standard Awards for racecourses, and the successful introduction of the ROA Quality Mark. The ROA Gold Standard has celebrated racecourse performance since 2006, rewarding and recognising those tracks that provide an excellent experience to owners with a runner on the day. […]

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28th Oct 2019

The Racecourse Association Signs up to Support Responsible Gambling Week 2019

The Racecourse Association Signs up to Support Responsible Gambling Week 2019 28th October 2019

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The Racecourse Association (RCA) has signed up to support Responsible Gambling Week, an industry-wide campaign to trigger a national conversation about what it means to gamble responsibly. Fakenham Racecourse is also very proud to support and raise awareness about responsible gambling. Responsible Gambling Week 2019, which takes place from November 7th – November 13th under […]

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11th Oct 2019

Emma and baby Jessie ( now called Willow) saved by East Anglian Air Ambulance

Emma and baby Jessie ( now called Willow) saved by East Anglian Air Ambulance 11th October 2019

Events, Races, Charity, News

Emma was 37 weeks pregnant when she lost three litre’s of blood and suffered a full placental abruption. Emma and her baby, Jessie, (now called Willow) survived due to the quick thinking of the HEMS crew and team work between all medical staff involved that day. On 29th of May 2018, Emma, from Royston, was […]

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10th Oct 2019

New Bar and Punjabi Cuisine Restaurant launch at season opener at Fakenham Racecourse

New Bar and Punjabi Cuisine Restaurant launch at season opener at Fakenham Racecourse 10th October 2019

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Fakenham Racecourse is delighted to confirm a new partnership with local Fakenham couple Rajan and Rita Verma who will run a new restaurant on racedays that will offer the finest cuisine from the Punjab region of India. The new Punjabi Cuisine Restaurant, which is in the Course Enclosure overlooking the parade ring, replaces Weston’s Seafood Restaurant […]

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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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