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Win tickets for Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Competition now closed: WIN tickets for the John Smith's Northumberland Plate Day

Competition now closed: The Journal  has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28

Live: The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

Crabbies Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse
Join us for live updates, photos, tips and video as the Crabbies Grand National takes place

Gosforth racecourse ready for bumper weekend

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Newcastle Racecourse and we’ve continued to enjoy an extended dry spell, which is quite a contrast to last summer

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Win tickets for Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Competition now closed: WIN tickets for the John Smith's Northumberland Plate Day

Competition now closed: The Journal  has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28

Crabbies Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse

Live: The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

Join us for live updates, photos, tips and video as the Crabbies Grand National takes place

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse

Gosforth racecourse ready for bumper weekend

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Newcastle Racecourse and we’ve continued to enjoy an extended dry spell, which is quite a contrast to last summer

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse set for Ladies Day return

It's been precisely a month since racing last took place here at Gosforth Park, but the racecourse is set to come back to life with Ladies Day

Doug Moscrop: A watering can dampen spirits

I wish the BHA would have a rethink about their policy of watering tracks during the summer, especially when it’s a three-day festival

High Gosforth Park as preparations take shape for the prestigious three-day event,

Heat is on as we build up to BetFred Northumberland Plate Festival

There's a week to go until our pinnacle flat-season fixture, the BetFred Northumberland Plate Festival, and there’s a buzz around High Gosforth Park as preparations take shape for the prestigious three-day event, which begins on Thursday

Riposte was an emotional winner for Lady Cecil

Joy meets sadness at greatest festival

Always remember the date – Thursday, June 20, 2013 – for what we witnessed at Royal Ascot on a memorable and historic day for British racing

Preparation commences at Redcar Race Course

Madrasa is hot on trail of more glory

While he is difficult to win with, Madrasa seems best served by a galloping track – and a return to Redcar on preferred quick ground today could see him back in business again off a workable mark

Rivellion to set fast pace

THERE is every possibility of Elaine Burke gaining her second big-race success of the season at York when Rivellino turns out for today’s Macmillan Charity Sprint.

Wilson’s Dream of win can come true at Bath

EVERY winner is in the formbook. True. It’s finding them which is the problem.

The Braes of Derwent hunt sets of from Lanchester

Hunt Racing: Early bird claims crown yet again

The 2013 hunt racing season managed to escape the worst of the prolonged cold spell, resulting in the abandonment of only four of the scheduled 36 fixtures across the North

Namesake ‘niece’ bouncing back after ban

SHE calls me uncle Doug, I have been a friend of the family for four generations, but we are not related.

Haggas hope is primed for Plate

IT’S three weeks to the Northumberland Plate, and Sun Central can advertise his claims for the big Tyneside prize by landing the BetVictor Royal Ascot No Lose Hughes Stakes at Haydock.

Doncaster big race can Swing Sultan’s way

I REMEMBER it well. The day Swinging Sultan made his racecourse debut in a Market Rasen bumper in February 2011 – and very nearly pulled off a 20-1 nap.

Avoiding Dawn is the best Approach

THE best horse doesn’t always win, even in Classics, and this might be the case again in the Investec Derby at Epsom today.

Plate should serve up a real racing treat

THERE is just one month to go until Gosforth Park’s flat season highlight – the BetFred Northumberland Plate Festival.

All roads lead to Hexham Racecourse

It is hard to believe Raifteiri was tailed off in a Stratford Selling Hurdle on his last run for Newmarket trainer Neil King back in November.

Abbey develops a winning habit

DAVID Barron seems to have found the key to Newstead Abbey and so far he hasn’t let him down.

Peers starting to take notice of Phil Kirby

Fellow professionals are sitting up and taking notice as Kirby continues his rise through the ranks under both codes.

Haydon Hunt stages penultimare action of Northern area season

THE Haydon Hunt stages the penultimate action of the Northern area season at Hexham Racecourse tomorrow, with a bumper total of 130 entries – including 26 from Yorkshire – on a seven-race card starting at 2pm.

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