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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

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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

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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

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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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5th Aug 2019

Bumper Easter Helps Racing Attendances Flourish in H1

Bumper Easter Helps Racing Attendances Flourish in H1 5th August 2019

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* Total and average attendances for January to June 2019 rise 2% *Bumper Easter weekend sees over 100,000 enjoy a day at the races *Drive for advance sales continues to reap the reward with 6% increase *Attendance figures withstand the impact of the equine influenza outbreak   British Horseracing has welcomed the latest Levy Board […]

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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

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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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11th Jul 2019

More than 80% of UK parents say cost prevents children from participating in outdoor activities

More than 80% of UK parents say cost prevents children from participating in outdoor activities 11th July 2019

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Parents want children to spend more time outdoors during the summer holidays and call for more cost-effective options. A new study has revealed that 83% of parents in the UK believe there aren’t enough low-cost activities available for children during the summer holidays, leading to more children spending fewer hours outside.   In research commissioned by […]

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6th May 2019

National attracts a dozen runners for Fakenham’s longest race of the season

National attracts a dozen runners for Fakenham’s longest race of the season 6th May 2019

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A dozen runners will take their chance when Fakenham’s longest race of the year, worth almost £20,000 to the winner, is the highlight of Tuesday’s Snellings Norfolk National six-race meeting. The Snellings Norfolk National is over three miles and five furlongs and has attracted a classy field, including last year’s winner, Emerald Rose for trainer […]

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