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Friday, February 16, 2018

Rather Be, for champion trainer Nicky Henderson, is set for the Cheltenham Festival after a facile but impressive victory in the Lycetts Chase at Fakenham.

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Norfolk
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trainer Seamus Mullins sends seven-year-old gelding Jarlath to Fakenham as he bids to land the feature on Friday’s seven-race card, the 3.20pm Tim Barclay Memorial Handicap Chase.

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Nicky Henderson
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Leading National Hunt trainers Nicky Henderson, Paul Nicholls and Jonjo O’Neill have all named entries for the British EBF National Hunt Novice Hurdle over two and a half miles, one of the leading contests on a seven-race card at Fakenham on Friday.

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Nicky Henderson
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday afternoon’s meeting at Fakenham has been abandoned following a 7am inspection of the north Norfolk course.

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David Hunter
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Fakenham racecourse will have to survive a 7am inspection to go ahead with a planned six-race card on Wednesday afternoon.

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Dan Skelton
Friday, February 2, 2018

Fakenham’s feature race at its meeting on Wednesday looks set to be a cracking three-mile hurdle contest at 3.05pm.

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Nicky Henderson
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trainer Phil Middleton expected his bank balance to be boosted by around £50,000 after his Holly Bush Henry won Fakenham’s feature, the Wendling Chase.

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Richard Johnson
Sunday, January 21, 2018

It’s almost 12 years since trainer Pam Sly, based at Thorney near Peterborough, enjoyed the greatest day of her racing career when Speciosa won the 1,000 Guineas.

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Neil King
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Rookie trainer Olly Murphy has entered a host of runners for Fakenham’s six-race card on Monday in a bid to add to his already impressive eight winners from 26 runners in north Norfolk this National Hunt season.

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Richard Johnson
Monday, January 1, 2018

It was a case of ‘bonne annee’ as French jockey Maxime Tissier took the feature race at Fakenham’s New Year’s Day meeting on grey gelding Artifice Sivola for Newmarket trainer Lucy Wadham.

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

A highly competitive six-runner North Norfolk Handicap Hurdle is the feature of the New Year’s Day six-race action at Fakenham.

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Neil King
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Creep Desbois dropped back in trip to land the feature, the At The Races Handicap Chase, at Fakenham under in-form jockey Daryl Jacob.

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Richard Johnson
Monday, December 18, 2017

Champion jockey Richard Johnson is a regular visitor to Fakenham and the man leading the charge to what he hopes is a third successive rider’s title in May could be the one to follow on Tuesday afternoon’s six-race card.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Jockey Harry Bannister was overjoyed when Cody Wyoming grabbed the feature race, the Injured Jockeys’ Fund Chase, at Fakenham on Monday.

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Neil King
Monday, December 4, 2017

One of National Hunt racing’s newest trainers, 25-year-old Olly Murphy, has a huge day in prospect at Fakenham this afternoon when the north Norfolk track stages its fourth meeting of the season.

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Neil King
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A colt out of the mighty and unbeaten Frankel is set to make his hurdling debut at Fakenham’s fourth meeting of the National Hunt season scheduled for Monday.

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Dan Skelton
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Emotions were running high after 13-year-old Occasionally Yours won the opening hurdle race at Fakenham.

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David Hunter
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies, who grabbed a terrific hat-trick at Cheltenham on Saturday, has an early chance of a double when Fakenham stages its second meeting of the new season this afternoon.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Trainer Dan Skelton is looking to scoop up the prize money on offer when Fakenham racecourse starts its 2017/18 National Hunt season with a six-race card today.

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Dan Skelton
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

2009 Aintree Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell added the Snellings Norfolk National to his list of successes when Amiral Collonges won Fakenham’s longest and richest race of the season yesterday.

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Nicky Henderson
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The longest race of the year at Fakenham takes centre stage this afternoon with the running of the Snellings Norfolk National over three miles and five furlongs at the north Norfolk track.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ardmayle, a five-year-old gelding from Ali Stronge’s Lambourn stables in Berkshire, aims to complete a hat-trick by taking the feature race on today’s seven-race card at Fakenham.

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Nicky Henderson
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Highland Fling, a winner at Sedgefield on Tuesday, followed up at Fakenham yesterday, completing a quick double for Irish trainer Gavin Cromwell.

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Dan Skelton
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Fakenham Town drew 2-2 away against Hadleigh United on Saturday afternoon, a result which saw Wayne Anderson’s Ghosts drop down to 14th position in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division table.

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Wayne Anderson

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