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NEWMARKET TOWN PLATE

 

THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN PLATE 

 

The Newmarket Town Plate is a historic race which has been run here at Newmarket's Round Course since 1666. The race was instigated by King Charles II, who also won the first running. He stated that it should be run 'forever'. The town plate is open every year for amateur jockeys to compete.

 

Do you have what it takes to participate in the historic Town Plate on 24th August 2019? All riders must match one of the four criteria to be eligible to take part:

 

  •  Have ridden in the Town Plate in the previous three years and completed the course;
  • Or hold an Amateur or Lady Rider’s Permit, issued by any recognised Turf Authority;
  • Or have ridden in a GB or Irish point-to-point in the previous 3 years and completed the course;
  • Or provide a certificate, which must be signed be a Licenced Trainer or Permit Holder, proving competence to ride thoroughbreds at racing pace over 3 miles 6
    furlongs

 

Entries now available for 2019.

 

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2018 TOWN PLATE RESULT

 

1st Vent De Force
J: Mick Mullineaux
T: Mick Mullineaux
O: We Enjoy Racing Club

 

2nd Flaxen Flare (IRE)
J: Derek Jackson
T: Gordon Elliott
O: Mrs P Sloan

 

3rd As De Pique (IRE)
J: Michael Gates
T: Michael Gates
O: Michael Gates

 

4th Moorlands Mist
J: Sara Ender
T: Sara Ender
O: Neville Ender

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