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HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates
11:23am Tuesday 17th September 2013 in Sport
WITH the onset of the autumn, Taunton Racecourse is gearing up for the new National Hunt season which gets underway on Thursday, November 14 at 1.10pm.
They next race at Orchard Portman on Thursday, November 28 at 12.35pm followed by Thursday, December 12 starting at 12.50pm.
The biggest meeting of the season at Taunton is always just after Christmas and this year it is on Monday, December 30 when the off time is at 12.40pm.
Taunton has just been advised of their fixtures for 2014 during which they will host 16 meetings, with the new year opener being on January 6.
Last year Taunton’s most valuable raceday fell foul of the weather, so they will be hoping for better luck when they will host their big Saturday meeting on January 18.
The ever popular Ladies Day takes place on Thursday, April 3. There will be an Injured Jockeys Raceday a week later on April 10 and the season will end with evening racing on April 23.
The 2014-15 season starts on October 29, so there is a lot of racing for Taunton punters to look forward to over the coming months.
Bob Young, the chief executive at Taunton said: “With batteries fully charged following a wonderful summer, we are all itching to get back to the day job and put on some exciting racing.”
For further information call 01823-337172 or log onto www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk