All the news from QIPCO British Champions Day 2017

QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY 2017 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERIVCE ASCOT, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21   EARLY GOING NEWS ON QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY   The going for QIPCO British Champions Day 2017 is currently:   SOFT   GoingStick readings at 8.15am today: Straight Course: 6.6 Round Course: 5.4   Stalls: Straight Course: Centre Stalls: Round Course: Inside   Three millimetres of rain fell overnight up to 6.30am today. There have been a couple of showers since and Ascot’s Clerk of the Course, Chris Stickels, will assess the…

Fahey hoping for Easy success as new All-Weather Championships get underway

It Dont Come Easy is on course for a quick reappearance in the £25,000 32Red Casino Conditions Race (3.40pm, 14 entries) at Newcastle on Tuesday, October 24.   Newcastle’s seven-race programme on Tapeta marks the beginning of the new All-Weather Championships season, which culminates with the £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, March 30, 2018.   The six-furlong 32Red Casino Conditions Race is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 32Red Three-Year-Old All-Weather Championships over the same distance on Good Friday….

British Champions Day sure to play pivotal role in race for honours at Cartier Racing Awards

There is now less than a month until the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards are presented and leading contenders for honours are set to be in action at Ascot this Saturday, October 21, which is QIPCO British Champions Day.   The 2017 Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on the evening of Tuesday, November 14. The awards were established in 1991 to reward excellence in horseracing. There are eight equine…

Palmer eyes Good Friday as All-Weather Championships return at Newcastle next week

The fifth season of the All-Weather Championships begins at Newcastle on Tuesday, October 24, when the highlight is the £25,000 32Red Casino Conditions Race (3.40pm, 14 entries). The six-furlong Tapeta contest is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 32Red Three-Year-Old All-Weather Championships over the same distance at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, March 30, 2018. Newmarket trainer Hugo Palmer is looking forward to running Encrypted as the two-year-old Showcasing colt prepares to defend his 100 per cent record on the All-Weather. Carrying the…

Local handler O’Brien readying strong team for The Showcase

Cheltenham specialist Perfect Candidate heads the Fergal O’Brien-trained runners gearing up for The Showcase, the opening meeting of the new season at the Home of Jump Racing, on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28. Perfect Candidate will bid to go one better than two years ago in the £50,000 randoxhealth.com Handicap Chase (2.00pm) over three miles and a furlong, which opens the seven-race programme on the second day, October 28. The 10-year-old, a dual winner in handicap chases at Cheltenham in 2016, proved he is as…

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