Aidan O’Brien’s U S S Michigan heads Kentucky Derby hopefuls at Chelmsford

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. AIDAN O’Brien has his first runners at Chelmsford on Thursday where U S S Michigan can boost his chances of securing a place in the Kentucky Derby by landing the Woodford Reserve Cardinal Conditions Stakes. The one-mile contest at the Essex track…

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Madness concert at Chelmsford City Racecourse in June

By Simon Jackson. Chelmsford City Racecourse has announced that they will host their first concert after racing this summer when Madness take to the stage at the Essex track on June 3. Chelmsford hosted their first fully-public race meeting on February 1 after the successful completion of three trial fixtures at the all-weather course in…

Horsemen’s Group say more competition will benefit the all-weather as Chelmsford sign up

By Simon Jackson. The Horsemen’s Group chairman Philip Freedman has said that greater competition will benefit all-weather racing after the announcement that Chelmsford City Racecourse has signed-up to the Prize Money Agreement until the end of 2016. The news that Chelmsford City Racecourse, formerly Great Leighs, has signed-up to the Premier Tier Agreement means that the Essex racecourse is now eligible to apply…