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The Queen has an outstanding chance of taking the honours in Fakenham’s feature race this afternoon on a six-race card which champion jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Olly Murphy could dominate.

Neil King

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Mark Webber

Previous Fakenham winners make up most of the initial 13 entries for the feature race at the north Norfolk course’s next meeting on Tuesday.

Nicky Henderson

Fakenham Town suffered a second successive home defeat on Saturday - and it was a painful one as they were hammered 5-0 by Lakenheath.

Fakenham Town

Native Robin made a 600-mile round trip from Devon worthwhile when landing the £14,500 feature handicap chase at Fakenham for trainer Jeremy Scott.

Trainer Olly Murphy and Norfolk-based jockey Fergus Gregory look set for a big day this afternoon at Fakenham as the Stratford-based handler targets more glory at the north Norfolk course.

Ireland

A young Norfolk racing driver is set to take his next step in the pursuit of a professional career in motorsport when he races a Mini in a prestigious tournament next year.

Norwich

Beau Sancy, having won his last three races, looks to add to trainer Olly Murphy’s superb recent success rate at Fakenham when the course’s fourth meeting of the 2018/19 National Hunt season takes place on Tuesday.

Nicky Henderson

Fakenham seconds made progress in the Norfolk Bowl when they beat visitors Holt III 42-19.

London

This newspaper and Bullards are offering four lucky people the chance to spend an exclusive day behind the scenes at Norwich City Football Club’s training ground.

Eastern Daily Press

Fakenham Town face a big test of their promotion credentials after making it 19 points from a possible 21 at the weekend.

Thurlow Nunn League

Olly Murphy celebrated a milestone at Fakenham after Mizen Master became the 100th winner of his career when finishing best of them all in the opening Racing Partnership Selling Handicap Hurdle.

Newcastle

Olly Murphy believes Foxtrot Juliet represents his best chance of adding to his healthy strike rate at Fakenham today in the MF Sporting Ltd-Fitzroy’s 60th Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Handicap Hurdle.

West Norfolk

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

Norfolk County Council

Stuart Edmunds is keen to give useful hurdler Theclockisticking his first start over fences in the Weatherbys Racing Bank Beginners’ Chase at Fakenham on Tuesday.

David Hunter

Fakenham Town maintained their excellent run of form with a hard-fought 1-0 win over AFC Sudbury Reserves on Saturday.

Thurlow Nunn League

Video Norfolk angler John Wilson has died

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Norfolk angler John Wilson has died in Thailand.

Norwich

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Fakenham travelled to Wymondham’s new £4.5m ground for another London Three Eastern Counties clash and had a tough day, with the hosts running out comfortable winners.

London

A faller nine days ago at Plumpton, Knocknanuss quickly gained compensation when landing the £14,000 Greene King IPA Novice Chase at Fakenham.

The famous green and gold hoops belonging to JP McManus and carried to glory so many times by retired champion jockey AP McCoy could feature strongly at Fakenham on Wednesday afternoon.

Richard Johnson

The Greene King IPA Novice Chase over two miles is the feature of Fakenham’s second meeting of the new National Hunt season on Wednesday.

Nicky Henderson

Champion jockey Richard Johnson looks set to visit the winner’s enclosure today when the 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way at Fakenham.

Nicky Henderson

Grey mare Actinpieces will try to repeat her feat of a year ago on Friday when Fakenham Racecourse’s 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way with a six-race card.

Nicky Henderson

The Maxxis British Motocross reaches its climax on Sunday at the superb Cadders Hill circuit in Norfolk.

United Kingdom

Despite defeat, Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunnigham was pleased with his side’s display at Wroxham in the Norfolk Senior Cup on Saturday as they put the “the worst performance” of his reign behind them at the first attempt.

Fakenham Town

Fakenham got back to winning ways with a hard-fought win in a match played in driving rain from the start.

Lloyd Marshall

Fakenham suffered a narrow defeat at Little Melton after finishing the game with just 13 men.

Having started the season with a win against Ipswich YM, Fakenham were, for a number of reasons, unable to put out their full regular first team for their match against West Norfolk.

Lloyd Marshall

Fakenham were unlucky to slip to a 2-0 defeat at high-flying Mulbarton Wanderers in their latest Thurlow Nunn League Division One fixture on a blustery Friday evening.

Norfolk Snowsports Club celebrated their 50th birthday with crowd-wowing demos by Team GB superstars.

He may spend most of his time running his family fish smoking business but when Richard Bunning isn’t selling his produce on the market, he is conquering the world of clay pigeon shooting.

United Kingdom

Dereham based Stix Baton Twirlers are celebrating after recent success in the BBTSA Region 15 Open Championships in Lowestoft.

East Anglia’s Piggy French has won team eventing gold at the World Equestrian Games. But why did she almost quit the sport and how did she get her unusual nickname? Sheena Grant reports.

BBC

Norwich live to fight another day in the East Anglian Premier League after coming through a tense play-off semi-final against Fakenham at Postwick yesterday.

Norfolk Alliance

Fakenham face one of their biggest matches for a number of years on Sunday - but they still don’t know who it will be against!

Norfolk Alliance Premier Division

Fakenham captain David Coyle is delighted to be involved in the East Anglian Premier League play-offs – but is less than impressed with the format of the competition.

Norfolk Alliance Premier Division

Fakenham made it back-to-back wins in Division One North of Thurlow Nunn League on Saturday when they thumped visitors Diss Town 4-0.

Ricky Claxton

A tough marathon saw a podium place just slip from Kimberley Morrison’s grasp at Ironman Kalmar in Sweden.

Kimberley Morrison

The time has come to recognise the efforts of Norfolk’s most exceptional sportsmen and women.

BBC

Fakenham won their seventh successive game to cement second place in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division table.

Norfolk Alliance Premier Division

Red-hot Robert Lambert has revealed how a sensible diet is one of the secrets to his success.

Robert Lambert

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

King’s Lynn captain Robert Lambert raced to a sensational victory in the second round of the Speedway Euro Championship in Gustrow.

Robert Lambert

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

World Cup 2018

The 2018 World Cup has been a hot topic all over Twitter, particularly given England’s surprise performance in the tournament.

Twitter

As most England fans get ready to watch the nation’s huge semi-final against Croatia tomorrow in pubs across the county or at home with friends and family, one lucky England fan is preparing himself for the trip back to Russia.

Russia

We really are starting to believe the World Cup is coming home.

England Ambulance Service

Pubs and beer gardens the length and breadth of the county erupted in celebrations as England took one step closer to a place in the World Cup final today.

World Cup 2018

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The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season.

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Mark Webber
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Fakenham Town suffered a second successive home defeat on Saturday - and it was a painful one as they were hammered 5-0 by Lakenheath.

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Fakenham Town

The Queen has an outstanding chance of taking the honours in Fakenham’s feature race this afternoon on a six-race card which champion jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Olly Murphy could dominate.

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Neil King
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Previous Fakenham winners make up most of the initial 13 entries for the feature race at the north Norfolk course’s next meeting on Tuesday.

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Nicky Henderson
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Dressage got under way on day one of the Houghton Horse Trials on Thursday, with riders in all the eventing classes performing in front of the judges.

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