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See Jess Glynne Live at Newmarket, plus get tickets for Jockey Club Live Concerts 2021 & 2022

Jess Glynne will be returning to Newmarket Nights on Friday 6thAugust, as part of the The Jockey Club Live concert series for 2021. With the addition of Jess to the bill, the line-up for live open-air concerts after racing at Newmarket Racecourses this Summer is now complete. Sophie Able, General Manager, Newmarket said: “We have …

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Grand National Ladies – Rachael Blackmore makes history as first ever female jockey to win Aintree Grand National

On Saturday 10th April 2021 Rachael Blackmore rewrote the history books yet again to become the first female jockey to win the Randox Grand National as she and Minella Times gave owner JP McManus a second win in the iconic race. Minella Times had been backed into 11/1 for the world’s greatest steeplechase after Blackmore …

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Grand National 2021: Foxhunters Chase in memory of Rose Paterson

The Hon Rose Paterson, the late Chairman of Aintree Racecourse, will be remembered on the opening day of the 2021 Randox Grand National Festival, Randox Liverpool’s NHS Day, Thursday, 8th April. The Rose Paterson Randox Foxhunters’ Chase will take place over the Grand National fences over a distance of two miles and five furlongs as …

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What to Wear to Aintree Racecourse

Situated in Aintree, Merseyside near Liverpool this racecourse holds race events in October, November and December then April, May and June. It is best known for the world famous Grand National Steeplechase. Official Dress Code Officially there is no dress code but smart is preferable and often adopted. Hats are optional too but are frequently …

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Grand National 2021: 90 contenders go forward after first scratchings stage

A total of 90 horses remain engaged in the Randox Grand National following the first scratchings stage, writes Nick Seddon. The world’s greatest steeplechase takes place over four miles, two furlongs and 74 yards at Aintree on Saturday 10th April and Tom Lacey thinks Kimberlite Candy ticks all the boxes. Kimberlite Candy has twice finished runner-up …

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Christmas for Racegoers: Jockey Club Gift Cards

This year has been tough for many of us, but there is plenty to look forward to as we approach 2021 – in particular we are eagerly anticipating a return of fans to racecourses once government guidelines allow it! For those looking to buy gifts for their racegoer friends and family Jockey Club Racecourses are …

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EM Best Dressed Racegoer Winner: Grand National 2020

Huge thanks to our readers who entered our Best Dressed Racegoer Competition for the Grand National 2020!  We are now collecting entries for our Newmarket Guineas and Chester May Festival competitions. Newmarket Guineas Competition closes Saturday 2nd May, 5pm.  Chester May Festival Competition closes Wednesday 6th May, 5pm.  For details of how to enter –click …

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EM Best Dressed Racegoer Competition Entries: Grand National 2020

Huge thanks to our readers who have entered our Best Dressed Racegoer Competition for the Grand National 2020! Competition closes Saturday 18th April. For details of how to enter –click here. Here are some of the fabulous entries so far: Karen SargeantKaren can usually be found glued to her computer or at the stables. Having …

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Race Fans, we need your help – Virtual Grand National

Today, it’s the Virtual Grand National. Race Fans, listen up. We need your help. Please. We all know that this pandemic is causing chaos, mayhem, and misery everywhere. Our NHS is doing an AMAZING job. And here’s our way of trying to help them out a bit, and to also say a HUGE thank you. …

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