I have concluded my look at British racecourses and I’m switching across the Irish Sea to look at Ireland’s racecourses. This tour of Ireland’s racecourses begins in the north of Ireland and ancient kingdom of Ulster at Down Royal. As before in my series of articles on British racecourses, I will look briefly at the

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In last month’s OCP magazine I looked at Newbury racecourse. This month I’m heading to East Anglia and the small but homely National Hunt track at Fakenham As before in this series of articles on British racecourses, I will look briefly at the track’s location, history, configuration and will also highlight some significant track stats.

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It’s Happy New Year or Merry Christmas depending when you are reading this article. There’s plenty of high-class racing over the Festive period. Indeed, I seriously looked at doing a Christmas themed article but given you may be reading this after Boxing Day. I decided it would be wise not to. I’m not a big

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