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West Berkshire Racing Club to host National Hunt preview evening at Newbury Racecourse

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West Berkshire Racing Club will be hosting a National Hunt preview evening at Newbury Racecourse on Tuesday, in aid of racing charities.

The event, which will be chaired by Chairman David Lees, will take place at the Owners and Trainers suite in Newbury at 7.30pm.

There will be a raffle in aid of the racing charities and this is one of the major fund raising activities of the year and the racing club have asked members and their guests to support what promises to be an entertaining evening.

The National Hunt season is underway
The National Hunt season is underway

Admittance for West Berks Racing Club members will be £3, while non-members can attend the evening for £7.

Lambourn trainer Jamie Snowden will be one of four people on a panel as they look ahead at what promises to be another thrilling Jump season.

Snowden has trained over 250 winners, including Present View who won the Novices’ Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.

He also trained two Grade 2 winners last season Ga Law (Rising Stars Novices’ Chase) and Anythingforlove (Jane Seymour Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle) and also saddled his first ever Grand National runner in Hogan’s Height, who was the second British trained horse home in the race.

Further to this, jockey Page Fuller, Joe Hill and James Burn will also be involved on the panel to voice their opinions for the season ahead, as well as answering any questions asked.

West Berkshire Racing club has approximately 175 members and although the club does not own horses, many of the members are in syndicates.

The club was formed in 1982 and is for racing enthusiasts, with one of the main aims being to raise funds for racing charities.

The racing club arrange stable visits, preview nights and competitions throughout the year.

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