THIS MEETING HAS BEEN ABANDONED DUE TO THE EQUINE FLU OUTBREAK *** The second Vine & Craven point-to-point of the season takes place on Sunday (February 10) at Barbury Racecourse and the eight scheduled races, which kick-off at 11.30am, have attracted an excellent 161 strong entry.
They are looking for a new 'title sponsor'.Barbury International, which this year runs from 4th - 7th July, has a new organising team at the helm. Musketeer Event Management, which already stages Burnham Market and Houghton Internationals as well as numerous One Day Events, has taken over the reins.
The Barbury International Horse Trials have been dropped from the 2019 programme of six venues for the Event Rider Masters televised series of competitions.
Denman, the only horse since Arkle to win the Hennessy Gold Cup twice, is to be permanently remembered at Newbury Racecourse with a specially commissioned set of gates bearing his name.
He is a little apart from his friends. He has his back to the big screen that is showing twelve horses racing over hurdles. He is blind. He is moving slightly from foot to foot - swaying rhythmically. He is concentrating.Cheltenham Racecourse, 26 January 2019: a man is standing in the parade ring.
. But the day was as much about the people who make horseracing such a popular sport, as about the card of seven races.Newbury Racecourse's final final fixture of 2018 (December 29) saw a classy Betway Challow Hurdle and two tight finishes