The action returns to Newton Abbot on Friday 12th June for the racecourse’s next fixture of the season, which will be followed by live music from local band Station Road.
Champion trainer Paul Nicholls has made two entries for Friday’s feature race at Newton Abbot, as he looks to add to his already impressive record at the course.
Nicholls notched a treble at the last meeting to take his tally at the course over the last five seasons to 36 wins. Not only is his winning total well ahead of nearest rivals Philip Hobbs and Jonjo O’Neill, but his strike rate of 33% sets him...
Join Newton Abbot Racecourse for an evening of racing and break up the working week on Wednesday 27th May.
Racing starts at 18:00, with gates opening at 16:00. The last race is at 21:00.
Tickets are available at the usual price of £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets can be booked online until 17:00 on Tuesday 26th May. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day.
Why not make it an evening out for the family? Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS can enjoy free entry to...
Enjoy the thrill of horseracing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 19th May.
Racing starts at 17:30, with gates opening at 15:30. The last race is at 20:30.
Tickets will be priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets will be available for purchase online until 17:00 on Monday 18th May. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.
Remember – Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card receive free entry to all fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse.
Cub Scouts in Devon well and truly did their best to become the first owners of a re-launched police badge in Devon and Cornwall.
More than 30 Cub Scouts from Highweek and Kingskerswell studied personal safety and detective skills to earn the newly-restored Devon and Cornwall Police Cub Scout Badge.
The badge was first presented some years ago but was not being awarded very often. Now thanks to the support of Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer and Assistant Cub Scout Commissioner Sandra Johnson, the badge has been re-launched.
On Tuesday 5th May, fundraiser and 53-year-old father of four, Richard Farquhar, will arrive at Exeter Racecourse’s race meeting having walked all the way there from Taunton Racecourse. Two days later, Farquhar will walk on to Newton Abbot Racecourse - a hop, a skip and a jump, in comparison - arriving at the race meeting on Thursday 7th May. These two walks are the next stages of his 2,750 mile journey to connect all of mainland Britain’s racecourses in an epic fundraising venture called Walking The Courses. Farquhar is aiming to raise £1.4million for Racing Welfare and Pancreatic Cancer...
Police have issued a CCTV image of a woman they wish to speak to in connection with a theft.
Almost £4,000 was taken when a 91 year-old woman had her cash card stolen.
The card was used to withdraw money between 27 January 2015 and 26 February 2015 from the Barclays cash point in Newton Abbot.
The suspect is described as a white woman, aged 40-50, approximately 5’ 6” in height and having auburn coloured, bobbed hair. On occasions she wore a red, half -length padded jacket with a black fur collar, and black boots. She can be seen carrying an over the shoulder satchel...
It’s the second evening meeting of the summer at Newton Abbot on Thursday 30th April with the first race, the Newtonabbotrace On Twitter Maiden Hurdle, due off at 16.45.
With 132 horses having been entered across the seven races, including fifteen in the feature £10,000 Newtonabbotracing.com Handicap Chase over three and a quarter miles, a good turnout is expected.
The race is for horses rated up to 135 and course winner Prince Tom, trained near Taunton by Alexandra Dunn, and Bertie Boru, twice successful last season for Philip Hobbs, are both on the maximum handicap mark...