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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Jockey Mark Grant endured an awful journey to Fakenham but, despite arriving just 30 minutes before the start of the course’s richest and longest race of the season, managed to take the Snellings Norfolk National Chase on Emerald Rose.

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Lucy Wadham
Thursday, May 3, 2018

There are 21 entries for one of the highlights of Fakenham’s National Hunt season, the Snellings Norfolk National Chase over three miles and five furlongs on Tuesday.

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Wales
Friday, April 6, 2018

National Hunt racing’s big names are out in force on Saturday afternoon when Fakenham stages a seven-race re-arranged card following the loss of Easter Monday’s weather-hit fixture.

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Nicky Henderson
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Racing fans are in for a special cut-price treat this weekend when Fakenham stages a ‘last-minute’ seven-race card.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Recent winner of Sandown’s Grand Military Gold Cup, Baden, is one of 17 entries for the feature event on Fakenham’s seven-race Easter Monday card.

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Nicky Henderson
Friday, March 16, 2018

It may have been a long way from the Gold Cup at Cheltenham, but celebrations were equally as enthusiastic when 8/1 chance Potters Midnight grabbed the Silver Cup at Fakenham on Friday.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

While the racing world goes for gold at Cheltenham this afternoon, it’s Silver Cup Day at Fakenham where there is a six-race card.

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Pam Sly
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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Nicky Henderson
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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Lucy Wadham
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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Lucy Wadham
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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Lucy Wadham
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

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