MENtight left cropped air tint background

  • LISSA-GREEN-IMG 3671 910x500px
  • ERM-CHAMPERS-IMG 4985 910x500px
  • SHETLAND-GRAND-NATIONAL-2-IMG 4420 910x500px
  • MARTIN-DWYER-IMG 0143 910x500px
  • TIM-PRICE-BARBURY-18-IMG 4260 910x500px
  • a-Nicholson-at-Barbury-resaved
  • NICKY-HENDERSON--ITV-IMG 6429 910x500px
  • a-A-TRICKY-BARBURY-LANDING--resaved
  • LLOYD-WEBBER--FRANKIE 910x500px
  • ANDREW-NICHOLSON-PREPARES-TO-COMPETE-IMG 4089 910x500px
  • a-HORSES-IN-SUNNY-FIELD--resaved
  • TREVOR-WHELAN-SALISBURY-IMG 0641 910x500px
  • TIM-PRICE-CYCLING-AT-BARBURY-IMG 4083 910x500px
  • a-POINT-TO-POINT-IMG 3486-resaved
  • BRIAN-MEEHAN-INTERVIEWED-IMG 0530 910x500px
  • a-SIR-MARK-TODD-MCU-resaved
  • GALLOPS-2-IMG 1513-2 910x500px
  • GALLOPS-IMG 8783 910x500px
  • a-NICHOLSON-BARBURY2-resaved
  • ALAN-KING--NICKY-HENDERSON-IMG 5059 910x500px
  • a-IMG a3079-resaved
  • a-AP-resaved
  • a-910x500-resaved
  • JONELLE-showing-NZ-badge-IMG 3612 910x500px
  • a-HOME-FROM-THE-GALLOP-IMG 8762-resaved
  • a-Nicholson2-resaved
  • a-ROGER-CHARLTONv
  • PONY-RACERS-WITH-KEYFLOW 910x500px
  • SALISBURY-TWO-IMG 0683 910x500px
  • a-Chelsea-Pearce-resaved
  • a-PAUL-NICHOLL-INTVUD-resaved
  • SALISBURY-ONE-IMG 0447 910x500px
  • a-TREVOR-WHELAN-resaved
  • ALAN-KING-SADDLING-UP-IMG 8416 910x500px
  • ALAN-KING-IN-PARADE-RING-IMG 1962 910x500px
  • STABLE-STAFF-IMG 0946 910x500px
  • FRANKIE-FLYING-DISMOUNT-IMG 0686 910x500px
  • a-A-YOUNG-EVENTER-IMG 4352-resaved
  • FRANKIE-SELFIE-IMG 0308 910x500px
  • MARTYN-MEADE-INTERIOR-W-HORSE-IMG 9492 910x500px
  • EMMA-AND-JOCKEY-IMG 6728 910x500px

Keyflow Stage1v3

We visit Neil King's Barbury yard and meet up with new Assistant Trainer, Hetta Stevens

15-09-2021

  Hetta Stevens is the new assistant trainer with Neil King at Barbury. The Wroughton trainer is also aiming to build on success with jockey Bryony Frost over the Winter. Bryony showed up at Neil’s Ridgeway Racing yard at Upper Hersdwick Farm on the Marlborough Downs on Sunday.

Read more

Charity pilot to introduce former racehorse Ouzbeck to Marlborough Care Home Residents

13-09-2021

Racing charities Greatwood and Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) are working with the Racing Together team to deliver a pilot programme at OSJCT Coombe End Court care home in Marlborough.  Greatwood - based on the outskirts of Marlborough- was the first charity to use former racehorses to educate children, young people...

Read more

Wiltshire Show is open for entries in all classes

29-08-2021

Back by popular demand for a second event this year Due to popular demand, the organisers of The Wiltshire Show have agreed to hold a second show this year during the weekend of 25 and 26 September.

Read more

Tack shop turns from hobby to business success

29-08-2021

Wootton Bassett’s Hat 2 Hoof in line for top award Hat 2 Hoof has rapidly turned into a horse and pony rider’s Mecca in Wiltshire. Now, four and a half years after opening in the Old Post Office in Broad Hinton, the store, and its owner Terri Hemmings have been nominated for...

Read more

Major Equine Clinic Application for Poulton Hill presented to Town Council Planning Committee

09-07-2021

The Application for development of the Equine Clinic at Poulton Mill was discussed on Monday evening at the Town Council’s Planning Committee meeting. Planning reference: PL/2021/04663 Dr Andre Buthe, owner of the site and applicant along with his wife Dr Christna Ober, was present at the meeting to present the proposals and...

Read more

Newbury Races: Sam Spinner renews rivalry with Paisley Park in Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle

25-11-2020 Emma Blackburn

Sam Spinner, runner-up to Paisley Park in last year’s Stayers’ Hurdle, returns to hurdles for only the second time since the 2019 Cheltenham Festival for a renewal of the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle that features the last two winners of this three mile crown.

Read more

Newbury Racecourse: 2020 renewal of the Ladbrokes Trophy looks a wide open race

24-11-2020 Harriet Collins

A total of 19 horses have held their ground for the 2020 Ladbrokes Trophy (Saturday, 28 November) following the five-day confirmation stage, with David Bridgwater’s The Conditional and Scottish raider, Aye Right currently joint favourite with the sponsors at 7/1, for what is shaping up to be another highly competitive...

Read more

Coronavirus: Tedworth Hunt’s 2021 Barbury point-to-point cancelled

20-11-2020

The Tedworth Hunt point-to-point meeting at Barbury Racecourse, scheduled for 11 April 2021, has been called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more

Newbury: Ladbrokes gallops morning to be broadcast live on Racing TV - free to air

15-11-2020 Harriet Collins

The countdown to the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival starts on Tuesday, 17 November at Newbury Racecourse as the official Gallops morning takes place with key contenders ahead of the Grade 3 Ladbrokes Trophy - which will be run on Saturday, 28 November 2020.

Read more

Newbury Races: entries announced for Ladbrokes Trophy - can De Rasher Counter win again?

28-10-2020 A Correspondent

2019's winning trainer Emma Lavelle is looking forward to running De Rasher Counter in this year’s £200,000 Ladbrokes Trophy on Saturday, 28 November, for which 39 entries are revealed today (28 October 2020). 

Read more

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

L-R: Chris Boulton (Greenham Trust), Richard Smith (Newbury Racecourse), James Wilcox (Age Concern), Michael Spence (Swift Couriers), Angela Dudley (Fair Close Centre), Mike Payne (Newbury Racecourse chef)L-R: Chris Boulton (Greenham Trust), Richard Smith (Newbury Racecourse), James Wilcox (Age Concern), Michael Spence (Swift Couriers), Angela Dudley (Fair Close Centre), Mike Payne (Newbury Racecourse chef)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.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Greatwood Charity's Newbury events re-scheduled - amateur riders race & their raceday

Newbury's presentation podium dressed for the Greatwood Charity Raceday Newbury's presentation podium dressed for the Greatwood Charity Raceday As Newbury will be racing 'behind closed doors' this coming weekend, the charity race re-scheduled for Saturday, 21 March will NOT now take place.  The Greatwood Charity has two new Newbury Racecourse dates for your diaries - Saturday, 21 March and Saturday, 16 May.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Newbury's Mencap meeting: Pipe ponders Cheltenham targets for Brinkley and Richard Johnson's winning again

Brinkley leads...and Richard Johnson scores again - on RoccowithloveBrinkley leads...and Richard Johnson scores again - on RoccowithloveDavid Pipe is eyeing potential Cheltenham Festival targets for Brinkley after the five-year-old Martaline gelding produced an eye-catching performance in landing the West Berkshire Mencap “National Hunt” Novices’ Handicap Hurdle at Newbury on Friday (February 28).

Continue Reading

Print Email

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

Clare King: "Not exactly the ideal bit position, but that was a deep river with a big current & we were hanging! (Photo copyright Richard Dunwoody)Clare King: "Not exactly the ideal bit position, but that was a deep river with a big current & we were hanging! (Photo copyright Richard Dunwoody)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 the shut down of horse racing across the UK.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Brian Meehan launches racing club for 2020's Flat season - the horse has been chosen but not his name

Manton: Martin Dwyer takes the club horse up the all weather gallop (Photo courtesy Graham Robertson)Manton: Martin Dwyer takes the club horse up the all weather gallop (Photo courtesy Graham Robertson)Manton trainer Brian Meehan is launching a new syndicate in the form of a racing club for the new Flat season and on Saturday (February 29) members and potential members were at a special open day to see the chosen, unnamed two-year old.

Continue Reading

Print Email

It'll be the challenge of her life: after racing in Mongolia, Clare King's tackling the Patagonian Andes for a children's cancer charity

For Clare King riding in the Patagonian Andes will be a bit different... For Clare King riding in the Patagonian Andes will be a bit different... She normally rides out for her husband, the successful jump racing trainer Neil King on the northern edge of the Marlborough downs - where it's windy, but it's a gentle landscape.  Now Clare King is saddling up for the ride of a lifetime across the remote Patagonian Andes in South America.

Continue Reading

Print Email

More Articles ...