We’re still racing today from 2:20pm – Tuesday 28 May
We’re having lots of calls today to check whether we’re still racing and we’re pleased to say that it’s business as usual at Newton Abbot today. Racing will be going ahead as planned with the first race at 2:20pm.
It’s not too easy to be bullish about the chances of any of these, as many have questions to answer. LOOKINGHOPEFUL will need to settle better if he is to fulfil his potential, but with just about the best form on offer, gets a tentative vote. Staigue Fort hasn’t had too many chances and rates a danger, along with Honour System and Keep The Cash.
It was inform local trainer Susan Gardner whose BACH ON TOW came from last to first to win the eighteen runner Independent Racecourses Ltd, IRL Handicap Hurdle Race 2m3f. Ridden by her daughter Lucy the bay gelding took a keen hold made headway after the fifth and led after three out, running on well to beat Asian Prince by 2 ¼ lengths.
A reminder that the Racecourse section of the Teign Estuary Trail will be closed today – Monday 20 May – between 1:15pm and 6:30pm to protect the health and safety of the riders and horses. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.