Date - February 19, 2018


Course Specialist is your source of news, views and information. Please click the above link to view our exclusive interviews with jockeys, trainers, racecourses, stud farms and horse racing personalities. From the Cheltenham Festival to the Grand National, Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, York’s Ebor meeting, Newbury’s Winter Festival and Kempton’s King George VI Chase, Course Specialist provides big race previews and a look at the history of the big races, including our Big Races section and the popular Memory Lane, plus exclusive interviews with those involved.

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Big Race History: Middle Park Stakes

As the British Flat Season draws towards its close, a series of Group 1 contests help to define the leading juveniles of the year and often play a significant role in shaping the ante-post winter markets for the following year’s… Read More

Big Race History: Cheveley Park Stakes

The arrival of autumn on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse is always a keenly anticipated time, particularly as far as the juveniles go.

For autumn at Newmarket is a defining time when the best two year old colts and fillies from… Read More

Big Race History: St Leger Stakes

The world’s oldest Classic horse race takes place at Doncaster each September.  The term ‘Heritage Race’ could almost have been invented for a race which was first run in 1776.

The St Leger forms the final part of the… Read More

Big Race History: Doncaster Cup

First run in 1766, the Group Two Doncaster Cup is the oldest race that still takes place under the Rules of Racing..

The two and a quarter mile contest, one of the highlights of the season at Doncaster, is the… Read More