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

British Champions Day 2016: Raceday Programme

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” module_alignment=”left” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] QIPCO British Champions Day 2016 takes place at Ascot Racecourse on 15th October. The Raceday Programme is as follows: 10.30 Gates open
12.45 The QIPCO British Champions Day Opening Ceremony featuring the crowning of the new Stobart Champion Flat …

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Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow Races, Chepstow's Jump Festival

Chepstow’s Jump Festival is a winner all round

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] John Timpson launched his new book Under Orders, The Diary of a Racehorse Owner’s Husband at Chepstow’s October Jumps Festival – and clinched the day with a winner in the last race. Saturday 8th October saw plenty of top trainers giving their horses the first …

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British Champions Series and British Champions Day 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The QIPCO British Champions Series is designed to throw the spotlight on Britain’s best Flat races and will climax on Saturday 15th October 2016 with the richest fixture in British racing history, QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot. The Series features 35 Flat races staged throughout …

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JOSEPHINE GORDON CLOSES IN ON APPRENTICE TITLE

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Josephine Gordon looks to have the Stobart Champion Apprentice title all but sewn up, sitting four winners clear of her nearest rival Tom Marquand, ahead of the Championship conclusion on Saturday 15th October. With Marquand unable to add to his tally for the final six …

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RACE TO BE CHAMPION OWNER GOING TO THE WIRE

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The battle to be this year’s Champion Owner is likely to be a fascinating subplot on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 15th October, 2016. With just over a week of the Championship left, Godolphin are leading the way, but the triumvirate of Derrick …

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QIPCO Champion Stakes Course information

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The QIPCO Champion Stakes (Group 1) is scheduled to be run on the newly demarcated Inner Flat Course on Saturday, 15th October. The going description on the Inner Flat Course as at 10.00am on Friday 7th October is Good to Firm, Firm in places (Goingstick: 9.4). …

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Meet John Timpson, John Timpson

FIVE SIGNED COPIES OF ‘UNDER ORDERS’ BY JOHN TIMPSON TO BE WON

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When John Timpson bought his wife Alex a racehorse in 2002 to fulfil a long-held dream of hers, little did he know this was to be the start of a thrilling, frustrating and expensive adventure culminating in 20 racehorses and numerous visits to betting shops …

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Meet John Timpson, John Timpson

JOHN TIMPSON WILL BE UNDER ORDERS AT CHEPSTOW

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] John Timpson of the eponymous high street chain of cobblers is to attend Chepstow Racecourse’s Jumps Festival for a public interview and signing session for his new book ‘Under Orders, The Diary of a Racechorse Owner’s Husband’. Chepstow racegoers will be able to hear John’s …

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Cirrus Des Aigles

Cirrus Des Aigles to kick off celebrations on British Champions Day

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” module_alignment=”left” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] Cirrus Des Aigles, one of the most popular horses to have raced on QIPCO British Champions Day, is set to return to the scene of his most famous victory for this year’s season finale on Saturday 15th October, …

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GRANDSTAND TICKETS ONLY AS PREMIER SELLS OUT FOR BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” module_alignment=”left” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] Racegoers are being encouraged to secure their tickets to QIPCO British Champions Day after both the King Edward VII Enclosure and the Winning Post (both within the former Premier area) sold out, with only tickets for the Queen …

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