HRSM & Client News
On the 1st day of Christmas my top boss said to me, Newbury Racecourse is the place to be
With only 24 days to Christmas the last minute conundrum of what to do for the Christmas party or seasonal family gathering is well under way. What on earth to book or organise to reward loyal employees, or celebrate the festive season with friends or loved ones?
Locally trained hero Carruthers lands Hennessy spoils
Steeped in 55 years of heritage, the Hennessy Gold Cup logged another chapter today at Newbury Racecourse, when Carruthers was the three and three quarter lengths winner of the £150,000 race. Carruthers, trained locally by Mark Bradstock, was bred by Lord Oaksey, who rode Taxidermist to win the race in 1958. Lord Oaksey also heads up the co-ownership the Oaksey Partnership and is father-in-law to trainer Mark.
Nicholls bullish on runners at Newbury’s jumping highlight
At the Sportingbet Winter Festival and Hennessy Gold Cup preview last night, hosted by Newbury Racecourse at Moet Hennessy headquarters, leading figures from Jump racing lent their views on the forthcoming three day fixture; The Sportingbet Winter Festival 24.25.26 November, which culminates with Saturday’s Hennessy Gold Cup.
Newbury Racecourse announces complimentary entry to its White Room Hennessy after partyNewbury Racecourse has announced the return of its White Room and Hennessy After Party, with complimentary entry, which will feature on the final day of the Sportingbet Winter Festival, Hennessy Gold Cup day (Saturday 26 November).
Twelve riders gunning for Cheltenham Greatwood glory
The Greatwood Charity Race (Sunday 13 November), the last race at the finale of Cheltenham's Open meeting this weekend has received a bumper entry, with twelve riders taking part, the maximum number permitted.
Horseracing and Military stand shoulder to shoulder
9000 racegoers, 1500 of which were military personnel and Royal British Legion (RBL) members receiving free entry, gathered at Newbury Racecourse today to support the launch of the RBL’s Berkshire Poppy Appeal. The Worthingtons Armed Forces Raceday also marked the final fixture of the Berkshire track’s 2011 flat season, featuring two Group three races.
No luck with Olympic tickets?
Barbury International Horse Trials 28 June -1 July, advanced tickets to go on sale
Irish raid earmarked by Aidan O’Brien with Reply and Crusade
Newbury Racecourse is gearing up for two days of quality horseracing ahead of its penultimate Flat fixture of the season; Dubai Duty Free weekend, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September.
Horsepower of a different kind comes to Newbury Racecourse
Newbury Racecourse, normally renowned for its horseracing heritage, which includes the Group 1 JLT Lockinge Stakes and Hennessy Gold Cup, welcomed a different mode of horsepower today in the form of a Supacat Jackal 2, the latest British vehicle to enter service in Afghanistan.
Greatwood grads honoured by Jilly Cooper QBE
Jilly Cooper QBE, renowned for her bestselling novels Riders, Polo and her most recent book Jump as well as her for love for horses, was at Greatwood Charity today presenting seventeen students with their OCN certificate’s who have successfully completed the Horse Power program.
Newbury Racecourse and Royal County of Berkshire show team up
to offer Best of Newbury Weekend Package
Newbury Racecourse and The Royal County of Berkshire Show have teamed up to offer the “Best of Newbury Weekend Package”, offering a fantastic opportunity to enjoy two of Berkshire biggest sporting and rural events in one weekend. T
Alexandra sings Hallelujah to world first Girls-only race fixture
It was Girls Only at Carlisle Races this evening when over 10,000 visitors, a record for this fixture, thronged the track to see the world's first race meeting confined to lady Jockeys.
10 days and counting until the ultimate ladies man Tom Jones comes to Newbury Racecourse
With just 10 days to go, the countdown has begun to Newbury Racecourse’s social and summer highlight, CGA Ladies Day featuring the ultimate ladies man; Tom Jones, who will be performing to a anticipated throng of racegoers live after racing on Saturday 13 August.
Leading lady Jockeys gear up for world first “Girls Only” race night
198 race entries have been received for The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ultimate Ladies Night on Monday evening 1 August. The fixture is a world first where all the races will be confined to lady only Jockeys.
Breast Cancer the spur for Meregan’s Charity race ride
at the Carlisle’s Ultimate Ladies Night – Monday 1 August
38 remain in Saturday’s Weatherbys Super Sprint at confirmation stage at Newbury Racecourse
At the confirmation stage on Monday for the £200,000 Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury Racecourse this Saturday, 38 entries remained in the race, which features on Day 2 of The Dubai Summer Festival.
Here Come the Girls!
In Carlisle Races August first
Ladies Day Racegoers to be waited on hand and hoof
Newbury Racecourse launches butler package to offer VIP treatment
Deanos Beano, Menorah, Andrew Hoy and Peppa Pig make a bumper Open Day for Greatwood
Visitors ranging from the Wiltshire, Berkshire and Hampshire regions and beyond flocked to the Greatwood Open Day on Sunday at Marlborough and were warmly welcomed with an array of equine displays, demonstrations and children’s activities, showcasing the work of the charity, which rehabilitates and re-homes former racehorses as well as working with children with special education needs via its Horsepower programme.
Tonight’s the night for Rod Stewart at Newbury LIVE
On Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May 2011, a 15,000 strong crowd of music lovers were out in force as Newbury Racecourse launched itself for the first time as a standalone concert venue, Newbury LIVE.
Newbury Racecourse invites entries into its Corporate Tipster Challenge
Fancy yourself as the official office tipster on the horses?
Star studded line up of the equine and human variety confirmed at Greatwood Open Day
Former Grand National winner Bindaree and the hugely popular Blazing Bailey are confirmed as very special guests who will be joining the parade of heroes and rehomed racehorses at the Greatwood Open Day on Sunday 5 June.
Canford Cliffs proves he can in JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse
The Richard Hannon trained Canford Cliffs further stamped himself as one of the top milers in the country when landing a quality renewal of the £175,000 JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse today. The race forms the fourth leg of the QIPCO British Champion Series, being the second race in the mile category.
Hannon pair Canford Cliffs and Dick Turpin remain on target for the JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse this Saturday
On Monday, eleven horses remained as confirmed entries in the Group 1 JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury Racecourse, including current market leader Canford Cliffs and his stable mate Dick Turpin, currently second in the betting for this Saturday’s race.
Frankel retains unbeaten record at Royal Newbury Races
Frankel, unbeaten in all four starts of his two year old career, kept his record intact today when impressively winning the Group 3 totesport.com Greenham Stakes for trainer Henry Cecil, owner Khalid Abdulla and under Jockey Tom Queally at Newbury Racecourse today.
Royal start to the summer season at Newbury Racecourse
Unbeaten Frankel confirmed entry in the totesport.com Greenham Stakes at Newbury Racecourse
Eight entries where confirmed on Tuesday for this Saturday’s Group 3 Totesport.com Greenham Stakes at Newbury Racecourse. The most significant entry was Frankel, whose trainer Henry Cecil indicated in March that he had earmarked the race as a prep for Frankel’s bid on the 2000 Guineas.
Tom Jones announced as Newbury Racecourse's Party in the Paddock - Saturday 13 August
The powerful and hugely popular voice of Tom Jones will be astounding racegoers on Saturday 13 August at Newbury Racecourse. The Berkshire track has announced today that the Welsh singer will be headlining its social summer highlight - CGA Ladies Day featuring Party in the Paddock.
Horsepower in many forms comes to Newbury Racecourse
A bumper crowd of more than 9,000 enjoyed a day of quality Jump racing as well as a celebration of the horse at Newbury Racecourse today.
Newbury Racecourse opens Flat season with a celebration of the Emergency Services
Newbury Racecourse kicks off the start of its Flat season with two days of quality Flat racing (15 & 16 April) for Dubai Duty Free Weekend which also features a family focused celebration of the Emergency Services on Saturday 16 April.
Plenty of reasons to March to Newbury Races next month
In March the quality jump racing continues at Newbury Racecourse with four fixtures planned for the month – 4th and 5th March and 25th & 26th March.
Recession Proof wins re-scheduled totesport Trophy Hurdle
Football stars attend day at Newbury races
Newbury Racecourse Statement
Newbury Racecourse and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) are planning to re-schedule last Saturday’s abandoned fixture at Newbury on Friday 18 February, when the remaining races from Saturday’s programme will be run.
7 February 2011
King prepares his assault on this Saturday’s totesport trophy Hurdle at Newbury Racecourse
Following a successful weekend for trainer Alan King, with Medermit, Blazing Bailey and Kumbeshwar providing the Barbury Castle trainer with a treble on Saturday, on Monday morning an optimistic King was reflecting on his chances in the £120,000 totesport Trophy Hurdle at Newbury Racecourse this Saturday.
Horseracing and equestrianism unite for inaugural raceday
Leading names from the world of Equestrianism and Horseracing will come together for a Celebration of the Horse themed raceday at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 26 March. As well as seven adrenalin charged jump races, featuring the EBF Mares Finals, racegoers will be able to explore the world of the horse via a host of equestrian themed activities and demonstrations.
1 February 2011
Today Newbury Racecourse has announced it will be launching itself as a stand-alone concert venue, Newbury LIVE and is delighted to welcome as the first Newbury LIVE act, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy™ Living Legend Rod Stewart on Bank Holiday Sunday 29 May 2011. Tickets go on sale next Tuesday 8th February at 9am at newbury-racecourse.co.uk