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Brian Meehan Racing Club's two-year-old Tanfantic wins his first race

25-06-2020

Back at the beginning of March, before the equestrian world found itself behind closed doors, then in lockdown and now once again behind closed doors, we reported on a locally trained hope for the new Flat season.  Hopes were high for a new recruit to Brian Meehan's Manton yard.

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In July Barbury Horse Trials will reopen the British eventing season - behind closed doors

23-06-2020

Barbury Horse Trials will be kicking off the return of the British eventing season next month - organised as last year by Musketeer Event Management.

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Newbury welcomes return of horse racing with three-day restart fixture

08-06-2020 Harriet Collins

Racing returns to Newbury Racecourse this Thursday (June 11) - behind closed doors.  A finalised order of running, as well as sponsorship details for this week’s three-day restart fixture has been announced.

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Newbury's back - behind closed doors

04-06-2020

Staff at Newbury racecourse are looking forward to the resumption of racing with three racedays next week - Thursday 11, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 June.

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Locally trained Newbury star De Rasher Counter now has a full brother

21-05-2020

With the birth of a foal at Karina Casini's national hunt stud farm near Marlborough, the winner of Newbury Racecourse's 2019 Ladbrokes Trophy Chase De Rasher Counter has gained a full brother.  

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COVID-19 RESPONSE: Newbury Racecourse adds kitchens, staff & more to meet meals on wheels demand for vulnerable elderly in…

09-04-2020 A Correspondent

Just because there is no racing, Newbury Racecourse have not stopped helping their neighbours.  They have launched a partnership with Age Concern Newbury & District and Swift Couriers to feed the most vulnerable elderly in West Berkshire during the COVID-19 crisis.  

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Eventing: another cancellation

03-04-2020

The 2020 Houghton International Horse Trials - scheduled for May 21-24 - have been cancelled.

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Season over for Paisley Park

02-04-2020

Ogbourne Maizey trainer Emma Lavelle has told the Daily Mirror that Paisley Park will not race again this season.

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Patagonian adventure: Clare King comes second in the first Gaucho Derby

21-03-2020

Clare King is now home at Barbury Castle from her adventurous ride in Patagonia - back to husband jumps trainer Neil King and their two children.  And back to the rigours of the coronavirus - the effects of which she had not heard about while in deepest Patagonia - and...

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Coronavirus: Barbury Racecourse loses second point-to-point as season is shut down

17-03-2020 Russell Smith

Point-to-point racing in Britain has been shut down for the 2019-20 season - due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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European Eventing Championships: Great Britain's juniors in bronze position - Chelsea Pearce is in eleventh place

Great Britain's junior eventing team had good cross country day with five of their six riders going clear and inside the time. 

This put the British team in bronze medal place after both dressage and cross country stages.

And the team is less than one show jumping error behind the second placed team - France.  The German teram have led since the first day - having put in impressive dressage scores.

The championships are being held at Monteliberetti - at Italy's Military Equestrian Centre.

After the dressage stage of the Junior Championship, Marlborough's Chelsea Pearce was lying sixteenth out of the 42 junior riders.  But after 'a superb' cross country round, she has moved up to eleventh position. 

She is riding as an individual.

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Nigel Bunter puts Barbury Castle Estate up for sale - future of International Horse Trials and Alan King Racing in the balance

The main ring at the International Horse Trials with the cross country course beyond it - and sheep on the downsThe main ring at the International Horse Trials with the cross country course beyond it - and sheep on the downsThe Barbury Castle Estate - owned by Nigel Bunter - is for sale.  The estate - on the Marlborough Downs just north of the town - is home to leading racehorse trainer Alan King and to the annual Barbury International Horse Trials, which is one of the country's premier eventing competitions.

It will be the second time that Alan King has had the ownership of his yard and the gallops change. There will also be some uncertainty about the future of the Barbury leg of the Event Rider Matsers competition.  The venues for the 2017 series are due to be announced next month.

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New Zealand eventing looks for a UK-based manager

As we have reported, the Marlborough area is home to most of New Zealand's top-performing event riders.

Now, with some changes at the top of the sport, the High Performance Director of Equestrian Sports New Zealand is calling for expressions of interest for someone to take theUK-based role of High Performance Manager (Eventing) for 2017-2018.

"The High Performance Manager will be a key part of the Eventing High Performance Team which is tasked with delivering a world-leading eventing high performance programme that produces repeatable and sustainable successes at Olympic and World Championships." 

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