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Category Archives: Races

13th Mar 2020

Green And Gold Winning Habit Spreads To Fakenham As Burke Bags A Double

Green And Gold Winning Habit Spreads To Fakenham As Burke Bags A Double 13th March 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

The green and gold hoops of owner JP McManus swept the board at the Cheltenham Festival and also scored at Fakenham when grey gelding Onefortheroadtom made it a winning debut at the track for trainer Harry Fry.   Winning jockey Jonathan Burke sat quietly throughout the three-mile Prince Carlton Chase but took his chance to […]

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12th Mar 2020

Gold-Star Henderson Out To Plunder Fakenham’s Silver Cup

Gold-Star Henderson Out To Plunder Fakenham’s Silver Cup 12th March 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Trainer Nicky Henderson has been among the Cheltenham Festival winners all week and tomorrow looks to add to his tally as well as landing the £20,000 feature on Fakenham’s six-race card.   Spectators will be able to watch the Cheltenham action, including the Gold Cup, on screens at the north Norfolk course which is staging […]

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10th Mar 2020

Entertainment Assured As Fakenham Goes Silver On Gold Cup Day

Entertainment Assured As Fakenham Goes Silver On Gold Cup Day 10th March 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Friday’s fixture at Fakenham is the newly-branded Country Food Trust Raceday and as well as the £20,000 Silver Cup Hurdle, punters will enjoy the Cheltenham Festival on the big screen and some pre-racing entertainment. There will be a gun dog display in front of the stands from 12.40 to 13.10pm. The first race from Cheltenham […]

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14th Feb 2020

Sun Shocker As King Swoops For A Valentines Day Double

Sun Shocker As King Swoops For A Valentines Day Double 14th February 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

There was a major shock in the four-runner novice hurdle when 1/6 favourite Fix Sun was beaten by 8/1 chance Fraternel at Fakenham. Trainer Nicky Henderson’s Fix Sun, under Daryl Jacobs, was bidding for a hat-trick but a disastrous error three flights out saw the five-year-old almost hit the deck. Jacobs was able to sit […]

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13th Feb 2020

Top Trainer Henderson Sets Sights On A Valentine’s Treble

Top Trainer Henderson Sets Sights On A Valentine’s Treble 13th February 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Five-times champion National Hunt trainer Nicky Henderson has hot favourites for three of the seven races on Friday’s racecard. Already boasting a hot strike rate at the north Norfolk course, Henderson is hoping to boost his tally with a treble at Valentine’s Day meeting.   Although just three go in the 2.10pm novice chase, it […]

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10th Feb 2020

Top Trainers Loving Their Chances at Fakenham’s Valentines Day Meeting

Top Trainers Loving Their Chances at Fakenham’s Valentines Day Meeting 10th February 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Leading trainers Nicky Henderson, Paul Nicholls, Colin Tizzard and Alan King are among those with runners in an initial entry of 105 horses for Fakenham’s Valentines Day meeting on Friday (February 14).   Feature is the 3.20pm Tim Barclay Memorial Chase in which King and Nicholls fancy their chances with Senior Citizen and Saintemillion respectively. […]

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23rd Jan 2020

Welsh Wizard Williams Lands a Stunning Treble

Welsh Wizard Williams Lands a Stunning Treble 23rd January 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Welsh trainer Christian Williams hit the headlines when taking the Welsh Grand National with Potters Corner under 17-year-old jockey Jack Tudor just after Christmas. And at Fakenham the pair struck again, with Williams training three winners on the day, two ridden by the teenager.   Williams completed his 45/1 treble when Cap Du Nord got […]

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22nd Jan 2020

Williams Leads the Pack Chasing Fakenham’s £15k Feature

Williams Leads the Pack Chasing Fakenham’s £15k Feature 22nd January 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

A competitive field of nine runners will line-up for the £15,000 feature at this tomorrow’s seven-race card at Fakenham.   The 2.35 pm Horsemen’s Group Handicap Chase over more than two-and-a-half-miles is worth more than £8,000 to the winner and it is possible to make a case for all those declared.   Venetia Williams’ horses […]

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17th Jan 2020

Welsh Trainers Looking to Bag More Fakenham Prize Money

Welsh Trainers Looking to Bag More Fakenham Prize Money 17th January 2020

Events, Races, Charity, News

Welsh trainers love bringing horses to Fakenham and often make the long return trip with pockets bulging with prizemoney. The feature race on the north Norfolk course’s seven-race card on Thursday (January 23) is the 2.35 pm Horsemen’s Group Chase and Welsh trainers Evan Williams, Christian Williams and Peter Bowen have runners among the initial […]

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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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