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24th May 2021

Report from Sunday 23rd May Race Meeting 24th May 2021

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THOMAS SURVIVES LAST FENCE BLUNDER TO CLOSE FAKENHAM’S SEASON IN STYLE Veteran Thomas Todd confirmed his love for Fakenham Racecourse when taking the £16,000 Jarrold Chase on the final day of the track’s 2020/21 season. The 11-year-old gelding, trained by Laura Morgan, had never finished outside the first three in five runs at the course […]

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22nd May 2021

Declared Runners for Sundays Race Meeting 22nd May 2021

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DEVON-BASED DILIGENT LOOKS TO CREAM OFF FAKENHAM’S TOP PRIZE AT SEASONAL FINALE The curtain falls on Fakenham Racecourse’s 2020/21 season with a seven-race card on Sunday featuring the 4.10pm £16,000 Jarrold Chase which has attracted eight runners. There will be a different feel at the course on Sunday as, following the easing of restrictions earlier […]

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17th May 2021

Preview of entries for Sundays 23rd May Race Meeting 17th May 2021

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DILIGENT HOPING TO KEEP WINNING RUN GOING IN JARROLD CHASE It will be slightly different at Fakenham on Sunday when the curtain falls on the 2020/2021 National Hunt season at the Norfolk course. Following the easing of restrictions earlier this week, Fakenham is having some annual members present, provided they pre-registered their intent to attend […]

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4th May 2021

Racing Report from Tuesday 4th May 4th May 2021

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BONANZA TIME FOR THE BOWENS AS GAME LINE LANDS THE NATIONAL Game Line, trained in Wales by Peter Bowen, and ridden by his younger son James, scooped the £21,000 Snellings Norfolk National over more than three-and-a-half miles at a wet, windy and cold Fakenham. The unseasonal weather couldn’t dampen the Bowens’ delight as their seven-year-old, […]

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3rd May 2021

Declared Runners for Tuesdays 4th – May Race Meeting 3rd May 2021

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OLD RIVALS BACK IN ACTION FOR FAKENHAM’S NATIONAL RICHES The winner and runner-up of Fakenham’s Testerton Chase in November renew their rivalry on Tuesday when they compete in the 14-runner £21,400 Snellings Norfolk National over 29 furlongs. Back in November on soft ground, Friends Don’t Ask, for trainer Martin Smith, won over the same distance, […]

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28th Apr 2021

Preview of entries for Tuesday 4th May Race Meeting 28th April 2021

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WINNERS LINING UP FOR FAKENHAM’S BIG MONEY NORFOLK NATIONAL There are six last time out winners among the 21 entries for the Snellings Norfolk National Chase at Fakenham’s penultimate meeting of the 20/21 season on Tuesday (May 4). The three mile five furlong marathon is one of the highlights of the year with the contest […]

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30th Mar 2021

Racing Report from Tuesday 30th March 30th March 2021

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JUBILANT JACK CELEBRATES AS LEGEND LANDS THE TOP PRIZE Jubilant winning jockey Jack Quinlan praised Fakenham racecourse after landing the feature race on the Lucy Wadham trained Potters Legend. There were just four runners in the David Keith Memorial Chase worth almost £25,000, won by the 10/11 favourite, who jumped all 18 fences superbly. “It’s […]

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28th Mar 2021

Declared Runners for Tuesday 30th March 28th March 2021

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GRAND CHASER BEAU BAY SET TO OVERCOME FAKENHAM’S OBSTACLES Beau Bay, winner of the Sefton Chase over Aintree’s Grand National fences in December, tackles the obstacles at Fakenham on Tuesday as he bids to win a second race in the Veterans’ Handicap Chase Series. Trained by Dr Richard Newland, with Charlie Hammond riding, the 10-year-old […]

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24th Mar 2021

Preview of entries for Tuesday 30th March Race Meeting 24th March 2021

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OLD FAVOURITES TO SHINE IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT FAKENHAM Veterans will be the in the spotlight when Fakenham stages a seven-race card on Tuesday (March 30). The David Keith Memorial Handicap Chase is leg six of the veterans’ handicap chase series and is the feature £25,000 contest of the day, off at 4.30pm. Eight entries […]

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21st Mar 2021

Racing Report from Friday 19th March 21st March 2021

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CHAMP HUGHES LANDS SILVER CUP ON AN EMOTIONAL DAY Champion jockey Brian Hughes rode for Peterborough trainer Pam Sly for the first time in his long career and duly landed Fakenham’s Silver Cup. Hughes, moving nine winners clear at the top of the championship, scored on Sly’s Xcitations and was emotional after the race. “I […]

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