First qualifiers at Wolverhampton for new £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day

Wolverhampton Racecourse’s twilight fixture on Saturday, October 26, marks the start of an All-Weather Racing revolution following the announcement earlier this week of ARC’s £2-million injection of prize money and creation of the £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday (April 18) next year. Horses qualify for the six championship races on All-Weather Championships Finals Day by running in a minimum of three races at Britain’s four All-Weather tracks – three owned by ARC, Lingfield Park, Southwell and Wolverhampton, and The Jockey Club’s Kempton…

Henderson targets The Showcase with Life Of A Luso

11th October 2013 – Life Of A Luso is on course for the £50,000 Showcase Trophy Handicap Chase (3.45pm), run over an extended three miles at Cheltenham on the second day of The Showcase, Saturday, October 19. The nine-year-old scored impressively by 10 lengths in the Goldsmiths Handicap Chase over an extended three miles and a furlong at The April Meeting when giving his trainer Paul Henderson a first success at Cheltenham. Life Of A Luso returns to the Home of Jump Racing at the…

Pertemps renews sponsorship of handicap hurdle series which culminates at The Festival

10th October 2013 – Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce the Pertemps Network Group has renewed and expanded its sponsorship of the Pertemps Series for a further three years. The announcement of the sponsorship coincides with the launch of an ambitious re-brand of the Pertemps Network Group and the new group logo will be on display at racecourses featuring in the series. The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Series is the premier race series for staying handicap hurdlers. Pertemps Group, the UK’s leading independent recruitment company,…

Racing returns to Cheltenham with The Showcase

The new season at Cheltenham starts with The Showcase on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 and Hampshire trainer Emma Lavelle is targeting the two days of exciting action at the Home of Jump Racing. Saturday’s seven-race card features a pair of £50,000 handicaps, including the Equus-Fine Dining At The Festival Handicap Chase (2.35pm) over two and a half miles, which Lavelle is going for with last year’s runner-up Easter Meteor. The lightly-raced seven-year-old found subsequent Paddy Power Gold Cup third Nadiya De La…

Shaping the future of all-weather racing

    ● Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) are proud to launch the brand new All-Weather Championships, injecting £2.0m in total prize money and creating the richest All-Weather race day in Europe.   ● The concept of All-Weather racing is being rebranded with a new race programme and 52 new 2 & 3 class races.   ● All races in the period at Britain’s All-Weather tracks will count as qualifiers towards All-Weather Championship’s Day at Lingfield Park on Good Friday 18th April 2014.   ● The £1.0m All-Weather Championships Finals Day…

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