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Exeter Racecourse

Tuesday 23 October 2018
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WHERE FUTURE STARS ARE BORN

 

A fine day to come racing where we celebrate the triple Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning legend Best Mate after whom the Beginners’ Chase is named.

It’s the place to spot future stars at this celebrated fixture. Yanworth was the comfortable winner of last year’s renewal.

 

The Alan King-trained gelding added Cheltenham’s BetBright Dipper Novices’ Chase to his haul last season before finishing a very respectable sixth in The Festival’s Sun Bets Stayers Hurdle. 2017’s meeting drew a plethora of fine horses, including the Anthony Honeyball-trained Acey Milan who was second in the bumper and then racked up wins at Wincanton, Cheltenham and Newbury before finishing fourth in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at The Festival™ presented by Magners.

 

Under 18's entry is FREE of charge, when attending with a full paying adult.

Event Schedule

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:20

The Happy Birthday Matthew Johnson Amateur Riders’ Handicap Hurdle Race

2m 175yds

Hurdle

2:50

The Surecav Cavity Spacer Handicap Hurdle (Class 4)

2m 7f 25yds

Hurdle

3:20

The Savona Foodservice Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

3m 54yds

Chase

3:50

Profits Back To Racing Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 2f 111yds

Hurdle

4:20

The Bidfood Best Mate Beginners' Steeple Chase (Class 3)

2m 1f 109yds

Chase

4:50

Bet At RacingUK.com Junior Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

1m 5f 38 yds

Flat

The Going

 

Hurdles Course - TBC

Chase Course - TBC

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