Ascot to offer over £2 million for 2014/15 Jumps season

ASCOT TO OFFER OVER £2 MILLION FOR 2014/15 JUMPS SEASON   Ascot Racecourse announced today a two-pronged increase in prize funds for the forthcoming jumps season. Total Prize Money (TPF) will increase by 10% from £1,667,000 in 2013/14 to £1,839,000. An additional £173,000 will also be available through Field Size Bonuses (FSB).   In all, £2,012,000 is on offer to owners and trainers targeting Ascot’s jumps races in 2014/15.   Details of TPF increases on last year and the Field Size Bonuses, which apply in…

Action-packed September shakes up standings for Cartier Racing Awards

“Australia beaten by The Grey Gatsby” and “Kingman’s throat infection” are recent headlines about the two leaders in the points’ standings for the 2014 Cartier Racing Awards, introducing doubt into suggested outcomes.   The Cartier Racing Awards honour the champions of European horseracing and will be announced before an invited audience of 300 on the evening of Tuesday, November 11, 2014.   European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars are delivered through a tried and tested combination of points earned by horses in Pattern races throughout…

All the news on day 3 of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival – Socialites Electric Cigarettes Doncaster Cup Day

LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL 2014 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE SOCIALITES ELECTRIC CIGARETTES DONCASTER CUP DAY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12   GOING NEWS ON DAY THREE   The going for day three of the 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Socialites Electric Cigarettes Doncaster Cup Day, is:   Round Course:  Good to Soft, Good in places   Straight Course: Good, Good to Firm in places (from Good yesterday)   There was 14 millimetres of rain on Saturday, September 6. It has been dry since.   Roderick Duncan, Clerk of…

All the news on day 2 of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival – DFS Ladies Day

LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL 2014 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE DFS LADIES DAY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11   GOING NEWS ON DAY TWO   The going at Doncaster for day two of the 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, DFS Ladies Day, is:   Round Course: Good to Soft, Good in Places   Straight Course: Good (from Good, Good to Soft in places)   Stalls: Straight Course – Stands’ Side Round Course – Inside   There was 14 millimetres of rain on Saturday, September 6. It has been dry…

All the news on day 1 of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival – John Smith’s Opening Day

LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL 2014 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SWERVICE JOHN SMITH’S OPENING DAY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10   GOING NEWS ON DAY ONE   The going for the first day of the 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, John Smith’s Opening Day, is:   Round Course: Good to Soft, Good in places   Straight Course: Good, Good to Soft in places   There was 14 millimetres of rain on Saturday, September 6. It has been dry since. The GoingStick reading is 6.9 overall (at 9.00am).   Doncaster’s Clerk…

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