05-02-2019 Jake Exelby
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.
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. They are looking for a new 'title sponsor'.
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.
Cheltenham Racecourse, 26 January 2019: a man is standing in the parade ring. 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...Read more
Newbury Racecourse's meeting on Wednesday (January 16) will be the first overseen by their new Clark of the Course, Keith Ottesen.
Thirty year-old Guy Simmonds' first stop on his epic solo 2019 journey - by any standards the journey of a lifetime - was Rockley. He came to see para-equestrian dressage rider Alison Fryer.
Newbury Racecourse's final final fixture of 2018 (December 29) saw a classy Betway Challow Hurdle and two tight finishes. But the day was as much about the people who make horseracing such a popular sport, as about the card of seven races.
Marlboroughequestrian.news used to have a Horse in the Spotlight feature. Then we changed it to a Horse Profile feature - currently featuring Paisley Park on the strength of his amazing recent victory at Haydock.
19-12-2018 A Correspondent
It will truly be the end of an era at Newbury on Saturday, December 29, Betway Challow Hurdle Day, when Clerk of the Course Richard Osgood officiates at the track for the final time - 99 years after the first member of the Osgood family joined the racecourse staff.