The Jockey Club’s Rewards4Racing has today announced the first winner of its Milestone Bonus System, introduced in July this year to further engage and reward existing and potential members of the Rewards4Racing loyalty programme.
ON the eve of his attempt to win an historic fifth King George on Boxing Day, Haydock Park and Betfair have jointly commissioned sculptor Willie Newton to make a Kauto Star bronze for the racecourse to acknowledge the horse’s stunning exploits in winning four Betfair Chases at the track from 2006 to 2011.
POP phenomenon Steps are riding the crest of a wave following their reunion . . . and the fantastic news for their fans in the North West is that they’re coming to Haydock Park next summer, along with Indie Folk Band, Noah & The Whale!
In the space of just six years, the Betfair Chase has established itself as one of the highlights of the jump racing calendar. The three-mile race represents the first real test of the season for any horse with aspirations of joining the chasing elite.
A stronger and taller Long Run exercised last week in preparation for his return to action in the Betfair Chase at Haydock Park on Saturday, November 19th and Britain’s top chaser had his first schooling session of the season with Sam Waley-Cohen up at Yogi Breisner’s on Friday.