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30th Oct 2019

Cheers for Nube Negra as Skelton’s gelding looks a star in the making

Cheers for Nube Negra as Skelton’s gelding looks a star in the making 30th October 2019

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Nube Negra looked a potential star chaser to follow after taking the feature Greene King IPA Novices Chase very impressively at Fakenham.  The five-year-old gelding, ridden by Harry Skelton for brother Dan, produced an immaculate display, winning at 2/5. “That was really good. It’s a tight and difficult track for novices and he’s done the […]

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29th Oct 2019

Top trainer Henderson bids to top and tail Fakenham’s Greene King raceday

Top trainer Henderson bids to top and tail Fakenham’s Greene King raceday 29th October 2019

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Leading trainer Nicky Henderson and jockey Nico de Boinville bid to book-end this afternoon’s seven-race card at Fakenham. In the 1.10pm opener on Greene King race day, Henderson and de Boinville hold a favourite’s chance with Falco Blitz, a gelding second in two of his four hurdle contests. Last time he was runner-up at Newton […]

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25th Oct 2019

Brewing up nicely for Fakenham’s second meeting of the season

Brewing up nicely for Fakenham’s second meeting of the season 25th October 2019

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Fakenham’s second meeting of the National Hunt racing season on Wednesday (October 30) is brewing up for a top-class seven-race card after almost 100 initial entries were received. The card is backed by brewers Greene King and among the trio of races it has sponsored is the day’s feature, the £14,000 Greene King Ipa Novice […]

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18th Oct 2019

Cobden and Nicholls at the double as Fakenham’s new season gets off to a flying start

Cobden and Nicholls at the double as Fakenham’s new season gets off to a flying start 18th October 2019

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Man of the moment Harry Cobden followed up a treble at Wincanton 24 hours earlier by landing two top prizes on Fakenham’s opening day of the National Hunt season on Friday. Cobden, riding for champion trainer Paul Nicholls, partnered the Trevor Hemmings owned Touch Kick to take the £16,500 Sky Sports Racing Chase over three […]

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17th Oct 2019

Champion trainer’s all out attack on Fakenham’s opening day of new NH racing season

Champion trainer’s all out attack on Fakenham’s opening day of new NH racing season 17th October 2019

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Champion trainer Paul Nicholls has four chances to get the new 2019-2020 Fakenham National hunt racing season off to a flying start this afternoon, including in the day’s £16,500 feature race at 4.05pm. Somerset-based Nicholls, with a 32 per cent strike rate so far this season, has Harry Cobden in the saddle for all four […]

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16th Oct 2019

Norfolk National winner returns as Fakenham aims for a flying start to the season

Norfolk National winner returns as Fakenham aims for a flying start to the season 16th October 2019

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Fakenham Racecourse will get its new National Hunt racing season off to a flying start on Friday (October 18) with the Sky Sports Racing Day which is supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA). Earlier this year, the EAAA Anglia One crew from Norwich was called out to Fakenham Racecourse when a racegoer collapsed, suffering […]

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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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28th May 2019

National winner looks to return in a bid to double up on Jarrold Ladies Day

National winner looks to return in a bid to double up on Jarrold Ladies Day 28th May 2019

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Snellings Norfolk National winner Hepijeu may go for a big race double at Fakenham on Sunday when he bids to land the feature contest, the Jarrold Ladies Day Handicap Chase at 4.10pm.   There are 11 entries for the £10,600 to the winner race, named after Jarrold, the sponsors of the course’s final race day […]

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7th May 2019

Hot-shot Ciaran makes the trek worthwhile with a Norfolk National victory

Hot-shot Ciaran makes the trek worthwhile with a Norfolk National victory 7th May 2019

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Ciaran Gethings, the leading rider at Fakenham this season, scooped the course’s top race of the year, the Snellings Norfolk National when the Stuart Edmunds’ trained Hepijeu romped home by 17 lengths over the three and a half mile plus stamina test.   The valuable race, worth almost £20,000 to the winner, had drama throughout […]

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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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