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Sep 01, 2014

Newton Abbot Racecourse Prepares for its Biggest Ever Fixture

Saturday 30th August sees one of the highlights of the season at Newton Abbot when the Lord Mildmay Memorial Handicap Chase (Listed Race) tops a valuable seven-race card for the racecourse’s biggest ever fixture.

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Sep 01, 2014

AP McCoy celebrates fastest ever century by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Thursday 21st August was an amazing evening of racing here at Newton Abbot Racecourse with AP McCoy beating his own record for 100 quickest wins in one season.

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Sep 01, 2014

Abbot's Whispers - Race Review Thursday 21st August

The At The Races Maiden Hurdle 2m 1f was run at a steady gallop the unbeaten Mondlicht from the inform John Ferguson stable started 4/7 favourite but he could only manage third place and looked unsuited by the quick surface. The Martin Keighley CLASSIC COLORI under Killian Moore claiming 5lb made all and despite a mistake at the second last asserted himself after the last to hold off the challenge of Miss Fortywinks to win by 1 ¾ lengths.

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Sep 01, 2014

Abbot's Whispers - Race preview Thursday 21st August

5.25: Camachoice and Classic Colori have both shown promise in their last outings and could go close here, Miss Fortywinks looks to be running into some form having been placed twice of late following a disappointing start and looks the main danger here. Inform trainer John Ferguson who has had 3 wins out of 3 in the last two weeks runs the well-bred MONDLICHT here, he makes his hurdling debut following two wins on the AW for Mark Johnston this winter.
PLACEPOT: 3 & 5

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