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…

Horse racing executives delighted by the success of inaugural All-Weather Championship Finals

By Simon Jackson at Lingfield Park. Horse racing executives have expressed their delight at the success of the inaugural All-Weather Championship Finals day that attracted 8,777 spectators to Lingfield Park on Good Friday. The high attendance numbers justified the organiser’s faith in the All-Weather Championship series which commenced in October and concluded with a lucrative…