10 Feb 2012 Pre-2014 Releases

Following the abandonment of racing at Newbury on Saturday, the British Horseracing Authority, in conjunction with the Levy Board, has granted Newbury a replacement fixture to be staged on Friday, February 17th.

A revised running order and race conditions are outlined below:

12.15 The Betfair Super Saturday Steeple Chase (Grade 2) C4

12.45 The Betfair Denman Steeple Chase (Grade 2) C4

1.20 The Betfair Hurdle Race (Handicap)(Grade 3) C4

1.55 Betfair. Don’t Settle For Less Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2.30 Betfair Supports Walking With The Wounded Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

3.00 Betfair Novices’ Steeple Chase (Registered as The Scilly Isles) (Grade 1)

3.35 Betfair Mobile For Best Prices Bumper (Listed Race)

The first three races will be shown live on Channel 4.

Original entries for the Betfair Hurdle Race will stand and trainers are required to make confirmations once again at the 6-day confirmation stage on Saturday, February 11th. Declarations to run must be made by 10am on Thursday, February 16th.

Entries for all other races must be made by noon on Saturday, 11th February, with declarations to run also made by 10am on Thursday, 16th February.

For further information please contact:

Richard Osgood
Newbury Clerk of Course

Stuart Middleton
BHA Racing Manager
020 7152 0055