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Wincanton Racecourse

Your place for your racecard plus all the latest news and racing replays from Wincanton Racecourse ahead of our famous Badger Chase Raceday

 
We might not be able to welcome crowds back to our course at the present time however we want to keep you involved and updated as much as we can to help you enjoy the new racing season!

 

On Monday 2 November we held our first Preview Evening. Our racing panel discussed the racecard ahead of Badger Chase Day at Wincanton and Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter Racecourse. 

 

The Racing Josh hosted and the panel included Clerk of the Course Dan Cooper, Ed Nicholson and Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls.

 

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RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

12:40

THE FOLLOW @RACINGTV ON TWITTER NOW CONDITIONAL JOCKEYS' HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 3) 

2m 4f 35yds

Chase

1:15

THE EBF STALLIONS 'NATIONAL HUNT' NOVICES' HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3) (Qualifier) (GBB RACE) 

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

1:50

THE RICHARD BARBER MEMORIAL MARES' HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 2) (GBB RACE)

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

2:25

THE 'RISING STARS' NOVICES' STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 1) (GRADE 2) (GBB RACE) 

2m 4f 35yds

Chase

3:00

THE UNIBET ELITE HURDLE RACE (CLASS 1) (Grade 2)

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

3:35

THE BADGER BEERS SILVER TROPHY HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 1) (Listed Race)

 

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

4:05

THE VISIT racingtv.com INTERMEDIATE OPEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT RACE (CLASS 5) (GBB RACE)

1m 7f 65yds

National Hunt Flat Race

 

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THE BADGER BEERS SILVER TROPHY HANDICAP CHASE HIGHLIGHTS

 

THE UNIBET ELITE HURDLE RACE HIGHLIGHTS 

 

Give Me A Copper provided trainer Paul Nicholls with his tenth win in the Badger Beers Silver Trophy. Ridden by Harry Cobden, Give Me A Copper is owned by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and held on gamely to win from the Neil Mulholland-trained Soupy Soups.

 

Rewatch the 2019 race here

 

Fusil Raffles set up his 2019/20 season with a winning appearance at Wincanton winning the Grade 2 UNIBET Elite Hurdle for the Nicky Henderson team.

 

Rewatch the 2019 race here

View the below Badger Beers Silver Trophy Handicap Chase winners, dating back to 1962. 

 

Year

Horse

Age of horse

Jockey

Trainer

1962

Quick Step II

 

W R Williams

W R Williams

1963

Beau Normand

 

Jeff King

Bob Turnell

1964

Sign Post

 

Owen McNally

Mr L W Stokes

1965

Dellanist

 

Jimmy FitzGerald

Earl Jones

1966

Highland Wedding

 

Willie Robinson

Toby Balding

1967

Dozo

 

Owen McNally

Toby Balding

1968

Fearless Fred

 

Terry Biddlecombe

Fred Rimell

1969

Teryrose

 

Graham Thorner

H W Payne

1970

Nova Light

 

R Smith

Les Kennard

1971

Just The Job

 

Graham Thorner

David Gandolfo

1972

Nova Light

 

R Smith

Les Kennard

1973

Land Lark

 

Bob Champion

Mr T E Pocock

1974

Royal Marshal II

 

Graham Thorner

Tim Forster

1975

Somethings Missing

 

S May

David Barons

1976

Zeta's Son

 

Ron Barry

P G Bailey

1977

Bit of Manny

 

E Wright

Miss S O Morris

1978

Kininvie

 

Philip Hobbs

Mr A Dunn

1979

Chuckles Hansel

 

Paul Leach

David Barsons

1980

Henry Kissinger

 

Paul Barton

David Gandolfo

1981

Rathconrath

 

John Francome

Fred Winter

1982

Celtic Isle

 

Sam Morshead

Mercy Rimell

1983

Half Free

 

Richard Linley

Fred Winter

1984

Beau Ranger

 

J Hurst

John Thorne

1985

Oyster Pond

 

Graham McCourt

Matt McCourt

1986

Von Trappe

 

Ben de Haan

Jenny Pitman

1987

Sun Rising

9

Kevin Mooney

Fulke Walwyn

1988

Farmlea Boy

8

Richard Guest

Toby Balding

1989

Tonights The Night

8

Jamie Osborne

Oliver Sherwood

1990

Panto Prince

9

Brendan Powell Snr

Chris Popham

1991

Foyle Fisherman

12

Eamon Murphy

Josh Gifford

1992

Captain Dibble

7

Carl Llewellyn

Nigel Twiston-Davies

1993

Panto Prince

12

Brendan Powell Snr

Chris Popham

1994

Lusty Light

8

Warren Marston

Jenny Pitman

1995

Tug of Peace

8

Barney Clifford

Toby Balding

1996

Coome Hill

7

Jimmy Frost

Walter Dennis

1997

Lively Knight

8

Leighton Aspell

Josh Gifford

1998

Teeton Mill

9

Norman Williamson

Venetia Williams

1999

Flaked Oats

10

Robert Widger

Paul Nicholls

2000

Flaked Oats

11

Timmy Murphy

Paul Nicholls

2001

Montifault

6

Timmy Murphy

Paul Nicholls

2002

Swansea Bay

6

Andrew Thornton

Peter Bowen

2003

Swansea Bay

7

Andrew Thornton

Peter Bowen

2004

Royal Auclair

7

Christian Williams

Paul Nicholls

2005

Iris Bleu

9

Timmy Murphy

Martin Pipe

2006

Parsons Legacy

8

Richard Johnson

Philip Hobbs

2007

Abragante

6

Timmy Murphy

David Pipe

2008

Cornish Sett

9

Nick Scholfield

Paul Nicholls

2009

Ellerslie George

9

Robbie Henderson

Nick Mitchell

2010

Meanus Dandy

7

Ian Popham

Paul Nicholls

2011

The Minack

7

Daryl Jacob

Paul Nicholls

2012

The Package

9

Timmy Murphy

David Pipe

2013

Standing Ovation

6

Conor O'Farrell

David Pipe

2014

Court By Surprise

9

Daryl Jacob

Emma Lavelle

2015

Drop Out Joe

7

Aidan Coleman

Charlie Longsdon

2016

Gentleman Jon

8

Tom O'Brien

Colin Tizzard

2017

Present Man

7

Bryony Frost

Paul Nicholls

2018

Present Man

8

Bryony Frost

Paul Nicholls

2019

Give Me A Copper

8

Harry Cobden

Paul Nicholls

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