Following the abandonment of racing at Huntingdon on Thursday, December 13th, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is pleased to confirm that the Levy Board Peterborough Chase (Class 1) (Grade 2) will now be staged at Exeter on Thursday, December 20th. This is an additional race which now forms part of an eight race card.
Original entries will not stand and trainers wishing to make an entry must do so by noon on Friday, December 14th.
A revised running order and race conditions are as follows:
12:20 52235 The Download The Free Racing UK App Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 5)
12:50 52233 The Carterdawes Financial Planners 10th Anniversary Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3)
13:20 52231 The University Partnership Programme Team Celebration Day Graduation Steeple Chase (Class 2)
13:50 52238 The Levy Board Peterborough Steeple Chase (Class 1) (Grade 2)
14:20 52234 The South-West Racing Club Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)
14:50 52232 The European Breeders’ Fund/Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Mares’ Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 4)
15:20 52237 The John Ripley Retirement Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 4)
15:50 52236 The Come Racing On New Year’s Day Amateur Riders’ Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 5)
The BHA would like to express its thanks to the Levy Board and Exeter Racecourse for their help in staging this race.
Tim Darby, General Manager at Exeter Racecourse, said
“I’m delighted the Levy Board Peterborough Chase will be run at Exeter next Thursday. It will make a great addition to a strong card for the final meeting of the year here. I’m disappointed for Huntingdon that the weather forced the fixture to move, but as part of Jockey Club Racecourses we are delighted the race will go ahead thanks to the hard work of everyone involved.”