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Watering in progress at Garthorpe

26 Apr Brian’s Bulletin – Wednesday 3pm

We have watered Monday and Tuesday, (along with a snow storm!) although today the course has not been watered as we are allowing time for it to soak in. It is raining on and off at Garthorpe. Watering will commence very early tomorrow morning and...

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25 Apr Elizabeth Armstrong

We are thrilled that Elizabeth Armstrong, the well known sporting artist who had a fabulous trade stand at the  Cheltenham festival, will be attending Garthorpe this Saturday.  Elizabeth will be displaying various paintings for sale. Early bird tickets that include a Race Card are for sale...

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Horse racing at Garthorpe

25 Apr Quorn – Sat 29th April

The next meeting in the Midlands area is at Garthorpe on the 29th April, when the Quorn will be our hosts for the day. It looks set to be a great day, with excellent entries for the seven-race card, a set of trade stands which...

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Watering in progress at Garthorpe

20 Apr Brian’s Bulletin

The Fences for the Quorn Fixture have all been moved onto fresh virgin ground, with the racing line being down the middle of the track.  Brian has walked on the track today, and said it has a good cushion of grass (not long grass) and...

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Watering in progress at Garthorpe

20 Apr Watering at Garthorpe

The Chairman of our next fixture on April 29th, Nick Connors,  would like to remind Owners that in these dry conditions, Garthorpe is being watered with our sprinkler system to produce a safe racing surface.  Brian Crawford, our Clerk of Course, will issue an update...

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Watering in progress at Garthorpe

11 Apr Brian’s Course Update

Preparation is under way for our third fixture of the year - The Quorn, on Saturday April 29th. I wanted to update you all on my plans for our next fixture.  All of the fences will be moved on to fresh virgin ground, that has not...

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