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.
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.
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.
Trainer Neil King’s Princeton Royale was given a tremendous ride by Jack Andrews to land the Jarrold Ladies Day Chase on a perfect day to close the 2017/18 season at Fakenham yesterday.
The ladies have their day in the limelight at Fakenham on Sunday afternoon when the Jarrold-sponsored Ladies Day completes their 2017/18 National Hunt season.
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.
Fakenham racecourse will have to survive a 7am inspection to go ahead with a planned six-race card on Wednesday afternoon.
Fakenham’s feature race at its meeting on Wednesday looks set to be a cracking three-mile hurdle contest at 3.05pm.
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.
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.
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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