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9th Oct 2015

Bazarov could be Archie’s boy in Aldiss Hurdle at Fakenham’s Easter raceday

Bazarov could be Archie’s boy in Aldiss Hurdle at Fakenham’s Easter raceday 21st April 2019

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The first running of the Aldiss Furnishing Stores Handicap Hurdle has attracted a field of seven for this afternoon’s always popular Fakenham seven-race Easter meeting. The three-mile trip on the good ground should ensure a strong gallop and the race, at 4.05pm, could go to Bazarov under Brodie Hampson for trainer Archie Watson. Watson, based […]

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9th Oct 2015

Fakenham Racecourse raises 21k for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Fakenham Racecourse raises 21k for East Anglian Air Ambulance 18th April 2019

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Fakenham Racecourse directors and staff took part in The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) challenging mud race ‘Only the Brave’ which took place at Elveden Estate, Norfolk on 7th April 2019. The team of nine participants an impressive total of £21,088.64 (plus gift aid) for EAAA.   In part, the inspiration for those taking part […]

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9th Oct 2015

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

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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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9th Oct 2015

Slice of Silver Cup good fortune completes a Bowen hat-trick

Slice of Silver Cup good fortune completes a Bowen hat-trick 15th March 2019

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James Bowen, 18 last Tuesday, was the star of the show at Fakenham, taking the race of the season, the Fakenham Silver Cup, to compete a hat-trick of victories. Bowen, son of trainer Peter from Haverfordwest in Wales, was in superb style and completed his treble when grey gelding Thistimenextyear fortunately landed the £18,000 feature […]

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9th Oct 2015

Fakenham’s Silver Day to complement the golden goings-on at Cheltenham

Fakenham’s Silver Day to complement the golden goings-on at Cheltenham 14th March 2019

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Less than20 minutes after the highlight of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Fakenham stages its Silver Cup, the feature of a seven-race card tomorrow, Friday, March 15. The big screen means all the action from Cheltenham will be available for racegoers. The 3.55pm Silver Cup, featuring eight runners for the two-mile contest, […]

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9th Oct 2015

Great day of action as Fakenham goes silver as Cheltenham goes gold

Great day of action as Fakenham goes silver as Cheltenham goes gold 13th March 2019

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There is a huge initial entry of 118 runners for Fakenham’s Silver Cup meeting on Friday, (March 15) the same afternoon as the ‘Blue Riband’ of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Spectators at the seven-race meeting in north Norfolk won’t miss a minute of the top action from Cheltenham with all races […]

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9th Oct 2015

Christian’s grey shades it on a dramatic day at Fakenham

Christian’s grey shades it on a dramatic day at Fakenham 4th March 2019

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Talented teenage jockey James Bowen got home in the final strides on grey gelding Fifty Shades, to win the three-mile Fakenham Supports Racing to School Handicap Chase during a dramatic day at Fakenham. Bowen was riding the Christian Williams trained six-year-old, turned out quickly after finishing second at Catterick last week. Midnight Bliss for Wymondham […]

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9th Oct 2015

Preview and Selections for 4th March Race Meeting

Preview and Selections for 4th March Race Meeting 3rd March 2019

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It’s good to know that horses running at Fakenham will handle the tight track and for this afternoon’s feature race (Monday, March 4) three of the six runners return having previously won in north Norfolk. The £17,000 Fakenham Skips Handicap Hurdle at 3.10pm is the highlight of a six-race card and favourite will be the […]

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9th Oct 2015

Williams puts in the miles in a bid for Fakenham glory

Williams puts in the miles in a bid for Fakenham glory 27th February 2019

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It may be a 500 plus mile round trip when trainer Christian Williams brings his horses from Glamorgan in Wales to Fakenham, but the young handler doesn’t let that stand in his way of searching for winners. For Monday’s six-race card, (March 4), Williams returns to north Norfolk with two recent course winners as he […]

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9th Oct 2015

Nico can’t wait as Pistol whips the opposition

Nico can’t wait as Pistol whips the opposition 15th February 2019

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Jockey Nico de Boinville jumped off champion trainer Nicky Henderson’s impressive winner Pistol Whipped and immediately announced he couldn’t wait until his horse went over the larger obstacles. Pistol Whipped, returned the 13/8 favourite, took the novice hurdle at sun-blessed Fakenham in some style and left his rider confident about his future. “He’s a classy […]

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