- Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 14:19
The New Year's Day meeting is firmly established as a family favourite at Cheltenham, with large and enthusiastic crowds determined to enjoy some festive fresh air and welcome in the New Year in style.
- Published on Monday, 31 October 2011 15:45
Extend your Christmas celebrations and head to Kempton Park Racecourse, on the outskirts of London, for the two-day William Hill Winter Festival to watch some top class Jump racing and to make the most of the Christmas bank holidays.
- Published on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 13:37
“He is a genius. Like Lester Piggott, he is a one-off, incredible.” – FRANKIE DETTORI
Tony ‘AP’ McCoy is unquestionably the greatest and most successful jump-jockey of all time. He has collected a record sixteen consecutive jump jockey’s titles to date, and since 1992 he has ridden over 3,000 winners, saying "I never stop dreaming of the day I’ll reach 4,000".
- Published on Friday, 30 September 2011 08:46
Horseracing fans can look forward to a fantastic new season of action-packed Jump racing returning to Kempton Park. The Jumpers are back and the excitement is building as top jockeys and horses prepare to compete against each other at the Sunbury race track.
- Published on Friday, 16 September 2011 13:29
The first ever QIPCO British Champions Day will take place at Ascot Racecourse on 15th October and YOU could be there with our competition to win one of two pairs of tickets to this prestigious day.
- Published on Friday, 16 September 2011 13:15
Join in the Christmas Festivities at Beverley Racecourse this December, when the racecourse will be continuing its ever-popular Christmas Party Nights on Friday 9th and 23rd December and Saturday 3rd, 10th and 17th (sold out) December as well as a new date for Thursday 22nd December.
- Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:26
Redcar Racecourse is hosting its first ever Ladies’ AND Gents’ Evening – alongside the horseracing on Saturday 27 August, there is a fashion show to watch, ‘best dressed’ competitions to enter and a fun casino to play. Local band Chilli & The Peanuts are providing the music, while there will be a luxury ‘pamper’ zone in the Petch Stand.
- Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 13:40
Epsom Downs Racecourse will once again be opening its gates for the popular totesport Family Fun Day on Monday 29th August, 2011 and for the first time in the event’s history, Epsom will turn the event into ‘fun festival’ as it combines with the 2011 Epsom Racehorse Trainers’ Open Day on Sunday the 28th and a free raceday on Tuesday 30th August, 2011.
- Published on Thursday, 04 August 2011 15:52
Ladies’ Day at Kempton Park, on Saturday 3rd September, is gearing up to be a top day out. This is racing’s special day for the Ladies, where fashion takes centre stage during an afternoon of top quality racing. Kempton Park has teamed up with The Bentall Centre in Kingstonto make this a special day, full of fashion and fun!
- Published on Tuesday, 02 August 2011 09:00
Felix Francis, the younger son of the legendary jockey and bestselling writer Dick Francis, was involved in the research and writing of his father’s novels for almost 40 years. Gamble sees him taking up the literary reins for the first time as the sole author of the Dick Francis novels, following the death of his father in 2010.
- Published on Thursday, 14 July 2011 15:38
Racing fans can make their mark on history by having their name stitched into a horse’s saddlecloth for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, with one lucky entrant set to win a cool £10,000.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2011 16:46
Kempton Park is delighted to announce that pop sensation Olly Murs will be performing at the Surrey racecourse on Friday 12 August as part of the sizzling ‘Kempton Live’ series of concerts in 2011.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2011 16:32
Kempton Park Racecourse is staging another popular Irish Night this summer on 3rd August, when racegoers will be able to enjoy live music from top Irish soul band Hothouse Flowers, one of the finest rock groups to come out of Ireland.
- Published on Monday, 27 June 2011 11:34
Peter Andre, recently named celebrity dad of the year for the second time running, is getting ready to entertain fans at Kempton Live on Wednesday 6th July with his electrifying live show.
Peter Andre commented: “I’m thrilled to be performing at Kempton Park on 6th July. I've heard that there’s always a fantastic atmosphere at the racecourse on summer nights with all the families who come along.
- Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 06:38
- Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2011 10:04
Eclipse by Nicholas Clee tells the extraordinary true story of the world’s most famous racehorse, and the rogue who owned him. The book is published in paperback on 9th June 2011.
- Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2011 09:21
A Family Ranch… A Horse Whisperer… A Fight to Save a Dream...
The town of Hudson in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is home to Heartland, a family ranch dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating troubled horses.