BEVERLEY RACES : Bit Of A Quirke Ready For Beverley Opener

BEVERLEY RACES : Bit Of A Quirke Ready For Beverley Opener
April 17, 2019

Trainer Mark Walford has challenged course maestro Bit Of A Quirke to gain immediate dividends at Beverley’s first meeting of the season on Wednesday.

The popular six-year-old has become a standing dish on the Westwood, with his quenchless thirst for a battle having endeared himself to racegoers.

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Beverley Gallops Into 2019 Season With Egg-Citing Opener

Beverley Gallops Into 2019 Season With Egg-Citing Opener
April 10, 2019

Award-winning Beverley Racecourse is launching an action-packed 2019 season with an Easter-themed raceday packed with family activities, including a “magical” Easter tree adorned with 500 chocolate eggs!    

The family-friendly Westwood venue has teamed up with Pocklington-based chocolatier, Butterflies Chocolate, to host the Easter tree hung with real chocolate eggs, as well as egg-decorating workshops.

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Tiger’s On A Roll, But Horses From North East Can Challenge

Tiger’s On A Roll, But Horses From North East Can Challenge
March 27, 2019

The Grand National is famously difficult to predict, and one that isn’t always a kind race for the favourites. Indeed, we have seen many big-priced winners in recent years, including the 66/1 shot Aurora’s Encore, trained by Yorkshire-based Sue Smith.

However, this year there is such momentum behind last year’s winner, Tiger Roll, that it would be considered something of a shock if the Gordon Elliott trained horse does not pass the finish line first on Saturday evening.

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Tiger Roll Set to Be Roared on for Grand National Repeat

Tiger Roll Set to Be Roared on for Grand National Repeat
March 6, 2019

We are just weeks away from the start of the 2019 Flat season in the UK, where Beverley Racecourse will hold 15 meetings across the year at the Yorkshire venue. Before then, though, racing fans will be looking forward to the world’s most famous steeplechase, the Grand National.

The 4m2f contest at Aintree racecourse is arguably the most unique contest on the racing calendar, given the size of the obstacles the horses have to jump. A sell-out crowd is expected once again in April with thousands set to travel from Yorkshire for the meeting.

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Beverley Racecourse Sees Increase In Punters As 80,000 Attend In 2018

Beverley Racecourse Sees Increase In Punters As 80,000 Attend In 2018
October 30, 2018

Beverley Racecourse enjoyed an impressive 6% rise in visitor numbers in 2018 as 80,000 people attended its meetings to watch the thrilling action unfold.

That strong performance came despite it clashing with the World Cup, with England and Sweden locking horns on a key race day. It has filled chief executive Sally Iggulden with a great deal of optimism ahead of the 2019 season and she believes the course will continue to go from strength to strength.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Winston C Ready For Battle At Beverley

BEVERLEY RACES : Winston C Ready For Battle At Beverley
September 18, 2018

Winston C is ready for business ahead of his belated return in the Eppleworth Handicap at Beverley on Wednesday.

The four-year-old son of Rip Van Winkle was a solid performer for Newmarket trainer Michael Bell and was not beaten far in races like last year’s Melrose Handicap at York.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Take Cover In Firing Line For Bullet Brace

BEVERLEY RACES : Take Cover In Firing Line For Bullet Brace
August 31, 2018

Mighty sprinter Take Cover is “as good as ever” as he strives to claim back-to-back renewals of the William Hill Beverley Bullet on Saturday.

Trained in South Yorkshire by David Griffiths, the gifted 11-year-old dazzled in the £60,000 Listed sprint 12 months ago when he made all the running in the hands of Tom Queally.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Elnadim Out To Star In Beverley Bullet

BEVERLEY RACES : Elnadim Out To Star In Beverley Bullet
August 30, 2018

Elnadim Star is likely to attempt to put the seal on a fine season when she lines up in the £60,000 William Hill Beverley Bullet on Saturday.

Trained in Hambleton by Kevin Ryan, the consistent three-year-old filly has worn the Jaber Abdullah silks with distinction in her short career to date.

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