The horses of Lincolnshire trainer Steve Gollings proved they are in good form after a victory at his local track on the annual Associated British Ports County Raceday.
Rococo Style, who is owned by several members of staff at The Jockey Club, including Aintree Managing Director John Baker and Market Rasen Racecourse General Manager Nadia Powell, landed the DFDS Mares’ Handicap Hurdle at 7-2 under jockey Jamie Moore.
It was a second winner in the space of 24 hours for Steve Gollings on a day when there was not only a local triumph at Market Rasen but also victories for horses from as far afield as Northern Ireland and west Wales.
Dromore trainer James Black’s 5-6 favourite Impressive Duke won for the second time in a week when taking the Unifeeder Novices’ Handicap Chase, while Pembrokeshire’s David Rees sent out 16-1 outsider Gone Platinum to land the Siemens Gamesa “Summer Plate Trial” Handicap Chase.
Another successful favourite, at 5-4, was the Yorkshire-trained Whiskey And Water in the ABP Humber Juvenile Hurdle.
The trainer-jockey partnership of brothers Dan and Harry Skelton have a good record at the Lincolnshire racecourse and they combined with 5-4 fancy Article Fifty to win the P&O Maiden Hurdle.
The 6-1 chance Diamond Rose won the Grimsby Fish Dock Enterprises Ltd Handicap Hurdle, while top trainer Nicky Henderson’s Craigneiche was the hero in the concluding ABP Humber Keeping Britain Trading Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at 9-4.
The next meeting at Market Rasen Racecourse is the Uncle Henry’s Family Extravaganza on Sunday, 7th July, which includes appearances at intervals by Chase & Marshall from PAW Patrol. Adult tickets cost from £9, while accompanied children aged 17 years and younger are admitted free of charge. Further information can be found at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/marketrasen.
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Nadia Powell, General Manager, at Market Rasen Racecourse, on 01673 843434 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About Market Rasen Racecourse
Market Rasen Racecourse, which is part of The Jockey Club, is staging 22 jump racing meetings in 2019 and attracts over 60,000 visitors each year. It has been chosen by the Racehorse Owners Association as one of the top smaller racecourses in Britain for the last four years. More information is available at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/marketrasen/.
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