Newbury Racecourse introduces new £100,000 JLT Cup

Newbury Racecourse is delighted to announce the introduction of an exciting new £100,000 stayers’ handicap sponsored by JLT and named the JLT Cup.   The extended two-mile contest (2m 110y) for three-year-olds and upwards takes place on Saturday, July 21, and forms part of Weatherbys Super Sprint Day, which will now have prize money of over £500,000. There is also racing at Newbury on Friday, July 20, which means £614,000 is on offer across the two-day mid-summer meeting.   The JLT Cup is being introduced…

Epsom winners hold sway early on in 2018 race for Cartier Racing Awards honours

    Masar and Cracksman, successful in two of the G1 highlights at this year’s Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs Racecourse, head the early standings in the race to be crowned Cartier Horse Of The Year.   The 28th 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 13, 2018.   The longstanding and prestigious awards were established in 1991 to reward excellence in horseracing….

Ascot Racecourse announces 2017 financial results

ASCOT RACECOURSE ANNOUNCES 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS Pre-tax profits rise from £5.1m to £6.2m Prudent balance sheet management – net debt reduced by £11.9m ahead of schedule to under £60m Increase in Capital Investment and 2018 Prize money Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Ascot Racecourse today announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2017. Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) reported a pre-tax profit of £6.2 million. Financial summary 2017 £’000 2016 £’000 Turnover 85,410 80,081 Cost of sales (50,507) (47,656) Gross profit 34,903…

All the news from Investec Derby Day 2018

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2018, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC DERBY DAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 2   Factfile for yesterday’s Investec Oaks winner   Forever Together (IRE) Breeding: 3 b f Galileo (IRE) – Green Room (USA) (Theatrical (IRE)) Breeder: Vimal and Gillian Khosla Born: May 25, 2015 Owner: Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier Trainer: Aidan O’Brien IRE Jockey: Donnacha O’Brien Form: 4-321   *Broke maiden tag in fine style winning yesterday’s £500,000 G1 Investec Oaks at 7/1. Stayed on well for ready four and…

All the news from Investec Ladies’ Day 2018

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2018, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC LADIES’ DAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 1   2018 INVESTEC DERBY GENERATING HUGE TV INTEREST IN JAPAN   Tomorrow’s Investec Derby has attracted worldwide TV interest, particularly in Japan, thanks to Saxon Warrior’s sire, the Japanese legend, Deep Impact   Tomorrow’s Investec Derby from Epsom Downs Racecourse in the UK will be the subject of unprecedented media attention in Japan, thanks to the participation of hot favourite Saxon Warrior, whose sire is the Japanese legend, Deep Impact….

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