Big Bucks to Gallop at Exeter Racecourse Weds November 14

16:12 09 November 2012

Big Buck's

Big Buck's

Archant

The formidable Big Bucks, unbeaten in his last 17 races over hurdles, will gallop at Exeter Racecourse next Wednesday (Nov 14) half an hour before the first race. The gallop is part of his final preparations before he makes his seasonal reappearance at either Haydock or Newbury.

Paul Nicholls said: “We did it at the same time last year, when he galloped with Kauto Star and Mon Parrain, before he won the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury, and it worked very well. He’ll have a day out and a spin around the racecourse.”

We are also offering free entry for all students with a valid student card. The six-race card begins at 1.40pm and includes a Pertemps Handicap Hurdle series qualifier with the winner and placed horses qualifying to participate in the final at the Cheltenham Festival.

A free race day bus service which leaves Exeter St David’s at 12.10pm and Exeter Bus & Coach Station at 12.25pm.

South West Salute Day - Sunday 25th November

First race – 1.05pm Tickets available by clicking here

Racecourse and Armed Forces combine to put on a day for heroes at Exeter

There will be a mix of top class racing to enjoy, Supacat all terrain vehicles to investigate, and the camaraderie of a day at the races to savour at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, November 25 which been dedicated to the South West Salute, a charity which aims to raise over £2million for six military charities.

The day offers spectacular value for money for families with children aged 17 and under racing free, and all serving military personnel as well as one guest eligible for half price entry. For every full priced ticket sold, £1 will be donated to SWS.

Tickets start from £13 if booked in advance and can be booked online here or by calling 08445 793005. A free race day bus service is available leaving Exeter St David’s railway station 11.25am and Exeter Bus & Coach Station 11.40am and returning 30 minutes after the last race.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 10:14

The ups and downs continue for the Lacemen as, just a week after their terrific victory over Bodmin they succumbed to an 11-7 defeat on their visit to Topsham, writes Terry O’Brien.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:11

In the Lyme Regis ladies stableford, Judith Williams had a steady, solid round to win Division One with a score of 34 points, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:00

Honiton Town thirds made a welcome return to winning ways as they won the East Devon derby at Acland Park, beating hosts Feniton thirds 5-2.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Honiton Town made the second math day of the 2017 Macron League year by netting a hat-trick of senior success with all three of their teams recording victories.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Upottery were denied what would have been a deserved point when they conceded a late goal on to lose 2-1 at Exmouth Amateurs.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Lyme Regis men’s January medal saw some incredible scores, none better than Division One winner Gerry Whiteley who went round in two under gross, , writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Honiton Hawks Under-8s returned to action after the Christmas break with a series of tag rugby matches against visiting Cullompton.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Offwell Rangers had their Macron League Division Six meeting with Central called off owing to an unfit Offwell pitch after the worst the elements could throw at in the days before the game.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Millwey Rise Reserves were 1-0 winners when they visited Tedburn St Mary, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

While some Honiton Running Club (HRC) members headed for Axmouth to tackle the hills a group did opt for the pancake flat 10k from the Quay along the river in Exeter known as the First Chance which is a two-loop circuit mostly on tarmac and gives fast times, writes Judy Davey.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 0°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications