Advent calendar doors are being prized open yet the racing
family aren’t so much looking forward to the 25th, more
like the 26th! The Festive period is upon us and with it
comes the frenetic rush to write and send cards, buy, wrap
and deliver presents and have time to study the upcoming
racing treats. Surely a great gift for racing loving
friend or family member would be a Racegoers Club
October, what a month, Arc weekend, Cesarewitch, Future
Champions Day, Champions Day, Racing Post Trophy, more NFL,
a chance to watch golf live and my favourite judging
SIS/Racing Post Betting Shop Manager of the Year.
September has warmed up considerably. I was, at times,
shivering on the Knavesmire, even having to resort to
rumbling round the car boot under the spare tyre to try and
find a presentable fleece to wear under my coat. From
astute observers I didn’t get away with it, apologies, but
it was cold.
Market Rasen have begun work on an £800,000 development to
extend the Tattersalls enclosure. The investment is the
biggest seen by the racecourse in 11 years and will offer a
greater capacity in Market Rasen’s most popular enclosure
for major events, which saw several sell outs in 2013.