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SEDGEFIELD GEARS UP FOR £20,000 HURDLE SERIES FINALE

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Sedgefield Racecourse will be hosting its’ annual Betfred Hurdle Series Final Raceday on Wednesday 29 March.

The day will get started at 12.10pm with the first race at 2.10pm and will feature the Betfred Hurdle Final race at 3.40pm. Seven trainers have declared horses for the race and amongst these are Sedgefield’s leading trainer Brian Ellison with Crackdeloust, one of Sedgefield’s loyal Trainers, Donald McCain with Dear Sire plus Yorkshire Trainers Micky Hammond with Justforjames, Peter Atkinson with Reverant Cust and Tim Easterby with Bollin Ace. 2008 Grand National winning Trainer David Pipe will also be competing with Mr Clarkson and coming all the way from Ireland Stuart Crawford with Indy Island.

Jill Williamson, Executive Director “The Betfred Hurdle Series Final is one of the most prestigious races on our calendar. With the recent prize money increases, we hope to see a very competitive field alongside a very competitive day of racing.”

The Raceday will also see 11 year old James Clarkson walking the course at 5pm raising funds for the Injured Jockeys Fund. James has set himself the challenge of walking all 34 English National Hunt racecourses in five days to raise money for the charity.

Grandstand & Paddock tickets are available from £14* and tables are available in the restaurant from just £40*. Further details can be found on www.sedgefield-racecourse.co.uk. *Advanced bookings only.


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Megan Shutt