CARTMEL NEWS: Category: General News

Diamond days at Cartmel Racecourse


It’s all about big prizes, sparkling diamonds and VIPs as Cartmel Racecourse gears up for the two-day July Barbecue Meeting – one of the highlights of the summer racing calendar. The racing action kicks off in style this Saturday 21st July with some fantastic racing, including two high value Class 3 Hurdle races and a […]

Colin Tizzard tempted to make Cartmel return


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.106″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Colin Tizzard, whose West Country yard has been one of the success stories of recent seasons with the likes of Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Native River, Cue Card and Thistlecrack, is considering a first return to Cartmel for many years this […]

Competitive fields promised for Cartmel double-header


There is the promise of some very competitive fields for Friday’s meeting at Cartmel which is the first stage of a double-header which is completed by Boyzone appearing live on stage after racing. The feature race is the Rijo Coffee Beginners Chase which has a strong entry including Gary Hamner’s Allbarnone, who scooped the £20,000 […]

Boyzone and two £40,000 races the Cartmel highlights


Boyzone live on stage after racing on Friday and two £40,000 races on the only Sunday meeting of the season are the stand out highlights of Cartmel’s late June meeting next week. The opening day of the fixture on Friday, June 29th, is now firmly established in the Cartmel calendar for the mix of exciting […]

Brian Hughes favourite for title hat-trick


Top Northern jockey Brian Hughes will start a hot favourite to complete a hat-trick of titles as leading rider at Cartmel, whose 2018 season gets under way on Saturday, the first day of the traditional three-day Whit weekend fixture. Hughes has dominated at Cartmel in recent seasons, winning the Jockeys Challenge for leading rider in […]

All systems go for season opener!


With record prize money of close to £700,000 on offer over nine days racing, it is all systems go for Cartmel’s 2018 season which gets under way with the traditional three day fixture over the Whit weekend. Four new sponsors will be supporting races at the opening meeting including Bidfood and Heineken, who are supporting […]

Boyzone concert raceday ticket sales soar!


Last chance to buy Early Bird Tickets to see Boyzone perform after the races at Cartmel this summer! Early Bird ticket sales for this summer’s Boyzone concert raceday soared after they were released on Friday. Due to high demand, the heavily discounted Early Bird adult ticket rate of £40 will close at midnight on Tuesday […]

Crossing Borders


When a batsman hits the ball clean over the boundary, he scores six runs. No one’s required to run for the ball, but it usually comes back eventually. And it’s not just cricket pitches that have boundaries, most modern parenting groups advise that toddlers should have them too. When a toddler crosses a boundary, he […]