Keep up to date with Wiltshire stars at the summer's big Flat Festivals

14-August-2019
14-August-2019 10:15
in General
by Admin

Sadly, this year’s Barbury racing action is over and we’ll all have to wait until December for the next set of races at Wiltshire’s most famous racecourse. On the upside, there are daily racing events all around the UK throughout the year, many of which punters can bet on thanks to the top online sportsbooks.

Top bookmakers like bet365, Paddy Power, and Coral Bet are among the places to go to bet on horse racing and find a bonus. If you find yourself missing the Barbury races, you can watch free horse racing live with the top UK bookies until the Point-to-Point season starts again.

Here are some of the top racing meets to look out for in the UK in August and September, when you should be looking out for Lambourn or Wiltshire-trained horses.

Yorkshire Oaks & Ebor, August 23

The Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival is one of Yorkshire’s biggest racing events, and it will be the focus of British racing at the tail-end of August. The headline event is the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on the Thursday, a Group 1 flat horse race open to fillies and mares aged 3 years or older and run over a distance of 1 mile, 3 furlongs, and 188 yards.

Enable, the celebrated five-year-old owned by Prince Khalid Abdullah, trained by John Gosden, and ridden by jockey Frankie Dettori, is the almost unbackable favourite. Most of the major online bookies have odds on this one, with Enable quoting as little as 1/5 to win. Other contenders include: Anapurna, Coronet, and Fleeting, 10/1, Antonia De Vega, 12/1, and Pink Dogwood, Star Catcher, and Sun Maiden, 14/1.

Barbury trainer Alan King scored a notable triumph in the Northumberland Plate earlier in the summer with Who Dares Wins, now priced at 20/1 to follow up in the first £1m Ebor Handicap. Fellow Wiltshire trainer Roger Charlton has third favourite Withhold (12/1) with a winning pedigree in big handicaps following a Northumberland Plate in 2018 and Cesarewitch the previous season. 

 

Sprint Cup Stakes, September 7

Staying in the north, the Sprint Cup Stakes will be the biggest racing event of the first week of September. It is a Group 1 flat horse race open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older, run at Haydock Park on Merseyside over a distance of 6 furlongs.

This year’s Sprint Cup Stakes is set to be a close affair, with three horses battling it out for favouritism: Ten Sovereigns, 9/4, Advertise, 4/1, and Khaadem, 7/1. Eight more horses are paying 16/1 or less in what is shaping up as an incredibly close affair.

St Leger Stakes, September 14

Late summer is truly the time for Group 1 flat horse races, with a third big event to come on September 14. The St Leger is the final Classic of the British Flat season and is run at Doncaster over a distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs, and 115 yards, open to 3-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. Eestablished in 1776, it is the oldest of Britain’s five classics (as well as the longest and the last to be run each calendar year).

Once again, we can expect a very competitive race and punters will bet millions of pounds on the result at dozens of top bookmakers. Japan, 11/2, leads the ante-post market, followed by Anthony Van Dyck, Broome, Logician, and Sovereign, all 10/1. Then come Constantinople and Spanish Mission, 14/1, and Sir Dragonet and Star Catcher, 16/1.

And whilst there are plenty more top flight Flat races to come in Sdeptember and October, notably the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at the revamped Longchamp, the autumn also brings about a scaling up of the emerging Jumps programme. September is a time when dozens of trainers stage open days to encourage people to buy into the dream of racehorse ownership. Our very own Neil King's event is on Sunday September 9th at Burderop, within shouting distance of the Weighing Tent at Barbury.

How to Watch Live Racing

As mentioned earlier, racing fans from Wiltshire and around Britain can catch all the live racing action from the Yorkshire Oaks, Sprint Cup Stakes, and St Leger Stakes and more thanks to the top live bookmakers.

It’s really quite simple. Just register for a new account with a live bookie, meet their minimum wagering requirements, and you’ll get unlimited access to all eligible live horse racing events.

 

And meanwhile, count down the days until Barbury is back in action on Sunday December 15 for the International fixture.

 

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When?

Racing programme published - 20 races across 3 fixtures ready to view

Book now for the International fixture on Sunday December 15

First race 1130 am

 

 

 

 

Where?

Barbury, 3m N of Marlborough, off A346, Jn 15 M4

 

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Keep up to date with Wiltshire stars at the summer's big Flat Festivals

14-August-2019
14-August-2019 10:15
in General
by Admin

Sadly, this year’s Barbury racing action is over and we’ll all have to wait until December for the next set of races at Wiltshire’s most famous racecourse. On the upside, there are daily racing events all around the UK throughout the year, many of which punters can bet on thanks to the top online sportsbooks.

Top bookmakers like bet365, Paddy Power, and Coral Bet are among the places to go to bet on horse racing and find a bonus. If you find yourself missing the Barbury races, you can watch free horse racing live with the top UK bookies until the Point-to-Point season starts again.

Here are some of the top racing meets to look out for in the UK in August and September, when you should be looking out for Lambourn or Wiltshire-trained horses.

Yorkshire Oaks & Ebor, August 23

The Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival is one of Yorkshire’s biggest racing events, and it will be the focus of British racing at the tail-end of August. The headline event is the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on the Thursday, a Group 1 flat horse race open to fillies and mares aged 3 years or older and run over a distance of 1 mile, 3 furlongs, and 188 yards.

Enable, the celebrated five-year-old owned by Prince Khalid Abdullah, trained by John Gosden, and ridden by jockey Frankie Dettori, is the almost unbackable favourite. Most of the major online bookies have odds on this one, with Enable quoting as little as 1/5 to win. Other contenders include: Anapurna, Coronet, and Fleeting, 10/1, Antonia De Vega, 12/1, and Pink Dogwood, Star Catcher, and Sun Maiden, 14/1.

Barbury trainer Alan King scored a notable triumph in the Northumberland Plate earlier in the summer with Who Dares Wins, now priced at 20/1 to follow up in the first £1m Ebor Handicap. Fellow Wiltshire trainer Roger Charlton has third favourite Withhold (12/1) with a winning pedigree in big handicaps following a Northumberland Plate in 2018 and Cesarewitch the previous season. 

 

Sprint Cup Stakes, September 7

Staying in the north, the Sprint Cup Stakes will be the biggest racing event of the first week of September. It is a Group 1 flat horse race open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older, run at Haydock Park on Merseyside over a distance of 6 furlongs.

This year’s Sprint Cup Stakes is set to be a close affair, with three horses battling it out for favouritism: Ten Sovereigns, 9/4, Advertise, 4/1, and Khaadem, 7/1. Eight more horses are paying 16/1 or less in what is shaping up as an incredibly close affair.

St Leger Stakes, September 14

Late summer is truly the time for Group 1 flat horse races, with a third big event to come on September 14. The St Leger is the final Classic of the British Flat season and is run at Doncaster over a distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs, and 115 yards, open to 3-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. Eestablished in 1776, it is the oldest of Britain’s five classics (as well as the longest and the last to be run each calendar year).

Once again, we can expect a very competitive race and punters will bet millions of pounds on the result at dozens of top bookmakers. Japan, 11/2, leads the ante-post market, followed by Anthony Van Dyck, Broome, Logician, and Sovereign, all 10/1. Then come Constantinople and Spanish Mission, 14/1, and Sir Dragonet and Star Catcher, 16/1.

And whilst there are plenty more top flight Flat races to come in Sdeptember and October, notably the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at the revamped Longchamp, the autumn also brings about a scaling up of the emerging Jumps programme. September is a time when dozens of trainers stage open days to encourage people to buy into the dream of racehorse ownership. Our very own Neil King's event is on Sunday September 9th at Burderop, within shouting distance of the Weighing Tent at Barbury.

How to Watch Live Racing

As mentioned earlier, racing fans from Wiltshire and around Britain can catch all the live racing action from the Yorkshire Oaks, Sprint Cup Stakes, and St Leger Stakes and more thanks to the top live bookmakers.

It’s really quite simple. Just register for a new account with a live bookie, meet their minimum wagering requirements, and you’ll get unlimited access to all eligible live horse racing events.

 

And meanwhile, count down the days until Barbury is back in action on Sunday December 15 for the International fixture.

 

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