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7th May 2024

COBDEN AT THE DOUBLE BUT WHELAN GRABS THE NORFOLK NATIONAL 7th May 2024

Events, Races, Charity, News

Youngster Dylan Whelan grabbed the biggest win of his career when taking the Gamble Plant Norfolk National on the Lucy Wadham trained Trincomalee at Fakenham. Whelan tracked long-time leader Jigginstown King for most of the race and once hitting the front held off a challenge from Harry Cobden on Planned Paradise to win the £25,000 […]

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5th May 2024

Declared Runners for the Gamble Norfolk National Race Day, Tuesday 7th May 5th May 2024

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NEW CHAMP COBDEN LINES UP GOLDEN CHANCES ON FAKENHAM’S NATIONAL DAY New champion jump jockey Harry Cobden, who took the crown a fortnight ago with a tally of 164 winners, has a five-strong book of chances at Fakenham’s race meeting on Tuesday. The £25,000 Gamble Plant Norfolk National Chase is the feature of the six-race […]

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1st May 2024

5 Day Entries for the Gamble Norfolk National Race Day 1st May 2024

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TRAINER WILLIAMS MAKES FAKENHAM’S NORFOLK NATIONAL A REAL TARGET New sponsors Gamble Plant will be delighted with the 14 initial entries for Fakenham Racecourse’s Norfolk National Chase over a stamina-sapping three miles and five furlongs on Tuesday (May 7). Gamble Plant are the new backers of the £25,000 race, taking over from Snellings, and they […]

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12th Apr 2024

Station in the right place to collect extra meeting’s top prize 12th April 2024

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Coastguard Station, under a terrific ride by David Noonan, landed the feature race when Fakenham staged its ‘Aintree/Fakenham Special’ additional meeting on Friday. The Henry Oliver trained eight-year-old gelding was runner-up at Ascot three weeks earlier and after tracking the leaders in the Special Racing TV Offer Chase, took it up after the final fence […]

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11th Apr 2024

Declared Runners for the Fakenham / Aintree Special Raceday on Friday 12th April 11th April 2024

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MONDAY WINNER CLOUDY WEDNESDAY RETURNS FOR A FRIDAY ‘EXTRA’ Wymondham trainer Caroline Fryer received the applause at Fakenham’s Easter Monday race meeting when her eight-year-old gelding Cloudy Wednesday won the three-mile chase. At Fakenham’s additional meeting, its ‘Aintree/Fakenham Special’ on Friday, Fryer returns to that scene of success to run her horse in a two-and-a-half-mile […]

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10th Apr 2024

Entries for the Fakenham & Aintree Special Raceday, Friday 12th April 10th April 2024

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THEY’RE OFF WITH AN EXTRA RACE MEETING AT FAKENHAM ON FRIDAY Fakenham Racecourse is staging an additional ‘Fakenham/Aintree special’ fixture on Friday with spectators able to enjoy the action from the three-day Grand National meeting on screens at the north Norfolk venue while also tasting live action at their local track. The additional meeting was […]

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1st Apr 2024

Report from Aldiss Raceday, Easter Monday 1st April 1st April 2024

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EASTER MONDAY DELIGHT FOR CAROLINE WHILE CHAMP LANDS A TREBLE Wymondham trainer Caroline Fryer was full of praise for her eight-year-old gelding Cloudy Wednesday who put in a superb round of jumping to ensure local success at Fakenham’s Easter Monday Aldiss Raceday. Just a week earlier Cloudy Wednesday was beaten by a neck at Huntingdon […]

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30th Mar 2024

Declared Runners for the Aldiss Raceday on Easter Monday, 1st April 30th March 2024

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TOP JOCKEYS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT FAKENHAM’S TRADITIONAL EASTER MEETING Reigning champion jump jockey Brian Hughes and rival Gavin Sheehan both have full books of six rides on the Fakenham Easter Monday Aldiss Raceday card. Hughes, third in this season’s championship race with 109 winners before the weekend, looks set to lose his crown to current […]

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26th Mar 2024

5 day entries for the Aldiss Raceday on Easter Monday, 1st April 26th March 2024

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BIRDHOUSE AIMS TO MAKE IT AN EASTER DOUBLE AT FAKENHAM’S ALDISS RACEDAY Five-year-old mare Birdhouse, so impressive when winning at the last Fakenham raceday, returns to the north Norfolk course for its Aldiss Easter Monday meeting aiming for a quick double for trainer Stuart Edmunds. Edmunds has a great strike rate at Fakenham and at […]

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16th Mar 2024

Report from Woodfordes Raceday, Friday 15th March 16th March 2024

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GALE FORCE SUCCESS AS ‘SILVER BULLET’ LANDS FAKENHAM SILVER CUP Elizabeth Gale claimed the eighth success of her career when landing the Fakenham Silver Cup at the north Norfolk course’s Woodfordes Raceday. She scored on a real ‘silver bullet’ in the shape of grey gelding Tapley, trained by Suzi Best and returned at 7/2. Gale […]

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