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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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11th Apr 2019

Aldiss Confirmed  New Sponsors of the Easter Monday Raceday at Fakenham

Aldiss Confirmed New Sponsors of the Easter Monday Raceday at Fakenham 11th April 2019

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With races being held at Fakenham on Easter Monday since 1904 – there is a strong chance having set up his first store in 1892, the original W J Aldiss would have attended the event. Now 115 years later, the current Aldiss family are delighted to have their name associated with this year’s race day. […]

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30th Jan 2019

Fingers crossed Fakenham can beat expected overnight frost

Fingers crossed Fakenham can beat expected overnight frost 30th January 2019

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After losing last week’s meeting to the weather, Fakenham will be hoping the same does not happen when Thursday’s six-race card faces a 7am inspection before going ahead. Chief executive David Hunter announced the 7am inspection in view of the forecast for a cold Wednesday night. He said: “We had a cold night on Tuesday. […]

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18th Oct 2018

At The Races Raceday | ENTRIES

At The Races Raceday | ENTRIES 18th October 2018

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Champion jockey Richard Johnson looks set to visit the winner’s enclosure tomorrow (Friday, October 19) when the 2018/19 National Hunt season gets underway at the At The Races Raceday at Fakenham.   Johnson has fancied rides in four of the six races, including the feature at 4.10pm. He partners Hogan’s Height for trainer Jamie Snowden […]

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3rd May 2018

The Snellings Norfolk National | ENTRY REPORT

The Snellings Norfolk National | ENTRY REPORT 3rd May 2018

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There are 21 entries for one of the highlights of Fakenham’s National Hunt season, the Snellings Norfolk National Chase over three miles and five furlongs on Tuesday. In total there are 116 entries for the six-race card but all eyes will be on the 3.45pm feature race, worth around £32,000 with almost £20,000 going to […]

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1st May 2018

What to wear at Jarrold Ladies Day

What to wear at Jarrold Ladies Day 1st May 2018

Events, Races, Charity, News

It’s Jarrold Ladies Day at Fakenham Racecourse on Sunday 3 June and with many other summer occasions coming up it’s about time you updated your best dress attire, says Jarrold Personal Stylist Florrie Dunn. A day at the Races is just one of many summer events where you can get dressed up, and with the […]

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18th Apr 2018

A Day Trip to Newmarket To Visit Dalham Hall Stud. Thursday 5th July 2018

A Day Trip to Newmarket To Visit Dalham Hall Stud. Thursday 5th July 2018 18th April 2018

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This is a day trip by coach (pick-ups from Blakeney and Fakenham) including a buffet lunch.  In addition to the Dalham Hall Stud tour, hosted by Sam  Bullard,  there will be visits to the  Newmarket racecourse and the Godolphin training grounds and gallops. Godolphin is the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing operation founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid […]

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25th Jan 2018

Racing looks to tap into pool of enthusiastic volunteers

Racing looks to tap into pool of enthusiastic volunteers 25th January 2018

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A new site designed to help racing charities and other organisations in the sport recruit volunteers has been launched with the support of The Racing Foundation. This facility is designed to be a one-stop shop to encourage and distribute support for all of horseracing’s volunteer activity, and sits within the Racing Together website. There are […]

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22nd Jan 2018

January Meeting | DECLARATIONS

January Meeting | DECLARATIONS 22nd January 2018

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It’s almost 12 years since trainer Pam Sly, based at Thorney near Peterborough, enjoyed the greatest day of her racing career when Speciosa won the 1,000 Guineas. Since that day in 2006, the trainer has been better known for success in National Hunt racing and she will be looking to score again this afternoon at […]

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1st Jan 2018

Post Racing Report | Neaw Year’s Day

Post Racing Report | Neaw Year’s Day 1st January 2018

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It was a case of Bonne Annee as French jockey Maxime Tissier took the feature race at Fakenham’s New Year’s Day meeting on grey gelding Artifice Sivola for Newmarket trainer Lucy Wadham. Artifice Sivola won the North Norfolk Handicap Hurdle on New Year’s Day last year and repeated the feat under Tissier, winning by 37 […]

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