It’s been another fantastic season at Beverley Racecourse and a lot of credit must go to the ground staff team who have ensured the course was in great condition throughout the year.
Julie Camacho will this Thursday try to win the William Hill Beverley Bullet for a second consecutive year when Makanah goes for gold in the £30,000 Listed sprint.
The North Yorkshire trainer claimed the five-furlong dash 12 months ago with the 111-rated Judicial.
The Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes over the flying five furlongs at Beverley Racecourse is East Yorkshire’s best-known race.
Open to Flat sprinters aged three and above, and held annually at the end of August, it is the biggest day of the year for horse racing in the area. Take a stroll down memory lane with us as we remember two famous racehorses that won the Beverley Bullet.
Beverley has its own racecourse used during the summer months for horse racing, but did you know there are four other Yorkshire tracks within a 50-mile radius?
Home to two Listed races on the Flat, the Hilary Needler Trophy for two-year-olds over the flying five furlongs in May and the Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes for three-year-olds and up in August, there is plenty more top-class racing in the White Rose county to enjoy just a short drive away.
Judicial on Saturday showed blistering pace and a genuine will to win to take the spoils in the £62,000 William Hill Beverley Bullet.
Trained in Norton, North Yorkshire, by Julie Camacho, the seven-year-old sprinter already held the five-furlong track record at Beverley.
Fairy Falcon will attempt to uphold family honour when she runs in the William Hill Beverley Bullet on Saturday.
The four-year-old filly is a half-sister to Tangerine Trees and Alpha Delphini, who won Beverley’s big sprint in 2011 and 2016 respectively.
David Griffiths on Saturday bids to make Beverley history by becoming the first trainer to win the William Hill Beverley Bullet for a third consecutive year.
The Bawtry handler has won the last two renewals of the £65,000 Listed dash (3.15) with the now-retired Take Cover.
Popular sprinter Danzeno is reported in rude health for a possible tilt at the £65,000 William Hill Beverley Bullet on Saturday.
The Group Three-winning eight-year-old, trained in Rutland by Mick Appleby, is one of 18 possible runners for Beverley’s most prestigious race of the season.
The idyllic old-world charm of Beverley is a pure delight, one that is amplified by the presence of its legendary racecourse.
A favourite with the locals that offers the best entertainment, the track is attended by aspiring racers throughout the year, with two special listed events bringing in visitors from far and wide.
Ornate bids to claim a significant double when he lines up in the £14,000 Tecknodev British EBF Conditions Stakes at Beverley on Tuesday evening.
Trained in Bawtry, South Yorkshire, by David Griffiths, the six-year-old gelding was sent off a largely unconsidered 33-1 chance for the Investec Dash on Derby Day at Epsom.
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.
Beverley Racecourse is celebrating a memorable 2018 season, on and off the track.
The Westwood course enjoyed bumper attendances throughout the season as the Beverley Races team introduced a series of initiatives designed to provide an excellent raceday experience and improve inclusivity and accessibility for all.
Our Little Pony attempts to win the biggest prize of her career when she lines up in the £20,000 Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes at Beverley’s final meeting of the season on Tuesday.
The locally-owned filly is a regular on the Westwood, having won at the track three times from eight starts.
Big crowds enjoyed a great day that was blessed by perfect summer weather at Beverley Races for the meeting which feature the Beverley Bullet.
Alongside race goer as were local youngsters who were raising money for their Lifestyle Project by cycling the equivalent distance from London to Beverley.
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This weeks issue features a selection of content including photos from the Beverley Bullet at Beverley Races and round up of the key weekend sporting action.
Take Cover ensured his place in Beverley folklore by winning back-to-back renewals of the £60,000 William Hill Beverley Bullet.
The mighty 11-year-old, trained in South Yorkshire by David Griffiths, bounced out of stall nine under David Allan and never saw another rival.
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.
North Yorkshire trainer Paul Midgley will saddle three runners in his quest to win the William Hill Beverley Bullet for the first time.
Midgley will once again rely upon Line Of Reason, who finished runner-up in the Listed sprint in 2015 and will be competing in the Bullet on Saturday for a fifth time.