Karen Sargeant

Karen can usually be found glued to her computer or at the stables. Having edited several national magazines she co-founded Eclipse Magazine in 2008 after realising that many of her friends were nervous about going racing due to lack of information – what to wear, how to bet etc.She absolutely loves her job (how many people can say that?!) and is truly grateful to all supporters of and contributors to Eclipse Magazine.If you are reading this she would like to say THANK YOU! (And please spread the word about Eclipse...!!)

British Champions Day 2016

Her Majesty The Queen is inducted into British Flat Racing Hall of Fame

Her Majesty The Queen has been inducted into the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame – the official Hall of Fame for British Flat racing. The Queen becomes the first entry into the Hall of Fame within the Special Contributor category, having been chosen by an independent panel of industry experts in recognition of …

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Jockey Pat Eddery inducted into British Flat Racing Hall of Fame

The late Pat Eddery has been inducted into the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame – the official Hall of Fame for British Flat racing. Eddery, who passed away in November 2015, became Champion Jockey on 11 occasions between 1974 and 1996, racking up more than 6,000 winners in his career. 4,632 of these …

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10th Anniversary of British Champions Day to be Richest GB Raceday 2021

Britain’s richest raceday this year is on track to be a breath-taking 10th anniversary renewal of QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 16th October 2021. The ultimate raceday has witnessed some of the most exhilarating moments of British Flat racing since its inaugural running in 2011, including magnificent performances from the likes of Frankel, …

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Nominations are open for the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards are open! The awards, now in their 18th year, recognise and reward the outstanding skill, commitment and contribution of over 10,000 stud and stable staff in England, Scotland and Wales. Sponsored by Godolphin and run by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in association with the …

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British Champions Day 2017

Looking forward to the10th Anniversary of British Champions Day

With just weeks to go until QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 16th October, fans will have to act fast if they want to secure tickets to Britain’s richest raceday. The King Edward VII and Winning Post enclosures for the 10th anniversary of QIPCO British Champions Day sold out in record time. There …

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Ready for UK’s first ever National Racehorse Week?

Over 10,750 members of the general public will visit a racing yard as part of Britain’s first ever National Racehorse Week, taking place 12th–19th September. Dame Judi Dench has lent her support to this inaugural event that will celebrate the 14,000 racehorses that are cared for in the UK and that are at the centre of …

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Tickets Available for Rose of Lancaster Carnival at Haydock

The Rose of Lancaster Carnival takes place at Haydock Park on the 6th–8th August. The Carnival promises to be a spectacular fiesta of Flat racing, with top class entertainment both on and off the track! There are three days of excellent action to choose from, with the feature event coming in the shape of Saturday’s …

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18 Youngsters Selected for Inaugural Riding A Dream Academy

The first cohort of 18 young people has been selected to join the inaugural Riding A Dream Academy which aims to support talented riders aged 14–18 from underrepresented groups and communities get involved in horseracing. Funded by the Racing Foundation and inspired by Khadijah Mellah, the first British Muslim woman to win a horserace in …

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Race and Vax at Musselburgh this Summer

NHS Lothian have partnered with Musselburgh Racecourse to deliver a series of pop-up vaccination clinics to help in the race against Covid-19 this summer. By bringing the vaccination programme into the heart of Lothian communities, NHS Lothian is making it easier than ever for people to get their lifesaving vaccine. The pop-ups will take place …

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