Fakenham racecourse, basking in the glory of retaining the Racehorse Owners' Association Gold Standard Award this week, stages its third meeting of the National Hunt season on Tuesday with a six-race card featuring three chases.
Champion trainer Paul Nicholls has four chances to get the new 2019-2020 Fakenham National Hunt racing season off to a flying start on Friday afternoon, including in the day's £16,500 feature race at 4.05pm.
I like to think that in this column I give as much credit as I possibly can to the upcoming angling generation. After all, before I did whatever it is that I do now, I was a teacher for a good few years and I've always had belief in the young.
A year and a half ago he completed the last of his 100 marathons in as many days. Now, runner Ian Odgers, from Dereham, is preparing to reach the 200 mark. Here he talks about his marathon in California last week...
It was a bitter sweet weekend in Monaco for the UNI-Virtuosi Racing team as their lead driver, Luca Ghiotto, was excluded from race one while second driver, Guanyu Zhou, claimed his second FIA Formula Two podium of the season in race two.
Christoph Wahler, riding for the German Nations Cup team, led the field ahead of Swiss team member Robin Godel at the end of the first day of dressage at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials.