SIR Michael Stoute will bring a team brimming with talent to York for the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, which runs for four days from next Wednesday. The Newmarket trainer has a superb record at the famous meeting, winning no less than 16 Group 1s on the Knavesmire. He has also triumphed three times in the prestigious handicap that gives the Festival its name – the Betfred Ebor. On the first day, Stoute will bring Ulysses for the eagerly-anticipated clash of the big guns in the £1million Juddmonte International. Fellow stars Churchill and Barney Roy are also set to line up in the extended mile and a quarter contest, ranked as the best race in Britain on its three year IFHA average, but Ulysses beat the latter by a nose in a thrilling renewal of Coral Eclipse in July. Stou... (Read More)
Winter Festival Event
THE 2016 FESTIVAL –
WETHERBY 26/27 DECEMBER
CATTERICK 28 DECEMBER
DONCASTER 29 DECEMBER
This four day winter festival commences with Wetherby’s two day fixture on December 26th and 27th, Sunday 28th their will be racing from Catterick and on Sunday 29th Doncaster stage their xmas meeting.
The festival brings together the best of National Hunt racing in Yorkshire over the Christmas period