It may be a 500-plus miles round trip when trainer Christian Williams brings his horses from Glamorgan in Wales to Fakenham, but the young handler doesn’t let that stand in his way of searching for winners.
A classy field of six contest the £15,000 feature chase on a competitive six-race card at Fakenham on Thursday afternoon.
The future of a controversial contract which sees Norfolk planning decisions made by staff 450 miles away was today called into question by councillors.
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.
A Belgian Air Force spokesman whose helicopter crew spotted two fishermen in the sea off the Norfolk coast and came to their rescue, said they were the “luckiest” people in the world.
Two sisters from Dereham are set to take part in the Great North Run this week to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
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