The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced that the Peterborough Chase, originally due to be run at Huntingdon yesterday, has been re-scheduled to take place at Taunton’s fixture this Thursday, 14 December.
The race will be run for £50,000 over a distance of 2 miles 5 1/2 furlongs, and has been re-staged with the help of the BHA Development Fund, Horseracing Betting Levy Board (HBLB) and Taunton Racecourse. New entries close tomorrow, Tuesday 12 December at 12 noon. The race will declare at the 24 hour stage as normal on Wednesday 13 December.
The going at Taunton is currently good to soft, good in places. Full details and race conditions can be found on the racing admin site www2.racingadmin.co.uk,
Stuart Middleton, Racing Operations Manager at the BHA, said:
“The Peterborough Chase is an historic and important race, and we are pleased to be able to reschedule it.
“Our thanks go to the HBLB and Taunton for stepping up to stage the race at short notice, and we hope that racegoers, participants and punters all enjoy a fine renewal of a valuable contest.”
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