BHA and government sources move to quash shutdown rumours

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TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTED RUNNER

Semper Augustus

6:20 Kempton

“Semper Augustus is in really good form and his work has been very pleasing. This is a good opportunity for him in what looks an open race and I think the track and trip will suit him. He is another who has a chance of breaking his maiden today.”

Ed Walker

RECENT LAMBOURN WINNERS

3:40 Wetherby

Tweed Skirt

Nicky Henderson

Tweed Skirt is a really lovely juvenile filly but she may find the ground a bit on the soft side for her first run.

PRICE 4/5F
3:10 Wetherby

Another Emotion

Warren Greatrex

Ran really well last time out and has continued to be in great form. He should be in the frame today.

PRICE 11/1
1:00 Wetherby

Lust For Glory

Nicky Henderson

She ran well over fences first time out this season and will have come on for the run.

PRICE 5/4F

News in Brief

PJ McDonald tells jockeys ‘the responsibility lies with us’

Senior jockey and president of the PJA for Flat riders PJ McDonald has backed his weighing-room colleagues to “do the right thing” in redoubling efforts to keep race meetings going during the coronavirus pandemic. McDonald described his fellow jockeys as being committed to following strict biosecurity protocols because they “know a lot of the responsibility lies with us”.

Owners offered free day passes by Racing TV

Members of the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) will be able to watch their runners at Racing TV (RTV) courses for free after a deal was struck between the two parties. While racing continues to take place behind closed doors, owners are unable to attend fixtures in Britain due to the national lockdowns in England, Scotland and Wales.

You are spoilt for choice with our Lambourn trainers

THE Lambourn Valley, situated in the north-east corner of Berkshire, is recognised as one of the major racehorse training centres in the country.

With its superb facilities and wide-ranging gallops covering in excess of 500 acres and with more than 30 trainers to choose from – your racehorse could not be in a better place whether it be a flat or National Hunt horse. Our new website is here to provide the latest information of the day-to-day goings on in Lambourn plus quotations from all the day’s runners from our trainers (when available).

There is also information and contact details for all our trainers; the history of training horses in Lambourn; where to stay; our annual Lambourn Open Day – which is held on Good Friday (April 10th, 2020) and all the latest news.

Seaston Spirit and Aidan Coleman win the Sky Sports Racing Sussex National at Plumpton. 3/1/2021 Pic Steve Davies
Seaston Spirit and Aidan Coleman win the Sky Sports Racing Sussex National at Plumpton. 3/1/2021 Pic Steve Davies