Date - August 18, 2019
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Big Races

In this section course-specialist.co.uk takes a look at the overall history of the big races that have shaped the pattern system for Ireland and the UK and have defined horse racing’s champions. From the Cheltenham Festival to the Grand National, Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, York’s Ebor meeting, Newbury’s Winter Festival and Kempton’s King George VI Chase, course-specialist.co.uk gives you insight into the famous winners that have made these races so prestigious.

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Big Race History: Sussex Stakes

High class championship racing over a mile, on the glorious undulations of the South Downs. Glorious Goodwood takes place at the height of the English summer’s splendour and offers racing fans five days of top class action, with the Sussex… Read More

Big Race History: The Darley July Cup

One of the rare delights of the English summer is to go racing at Newmarket’s July Course, where there is a distinctly laid-back approach to racing.

The highlight of the course’s programme is the July Festival which takes place in… Read More

Big Race History: Irish Derby

The Curragh on the final weekend of June is often the setting for revenge, an opportunity of Classic glory and the chance of affirmation of brilliance.

The Irish Derby often brings together the main principles from its Epsom counterpart earlier… Read More

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