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Hottest race of the day at Great Yarmouth on Wednesday afternoon sees six two-year-old debutants among a field of eight for Novice Stakes over six furlongs at 2.45pm.

Ciaran Gethings, leading rider at Fakenham this season, scooped the course's top race of the year, the Snellings Norfolk National when the Stuart

Champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa made a scorching start to Great Yarmouth's flat racing season by winning the first three races - with his wife and children looking on.

Oisin Murphy, many people's tip to end the reign of champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa this season, has a terrific book of rides when Great Yarmouth's 2019 flat racing year opens on Tuesday afternoon.

The first running of the Aldiss Furnishing Stores Handicap Hurdle has attracted a field of seven for Monday afternoon's always popular Fakenham seven-race Easter meeting.

A £30,000 three-mile chase for veteran horses is the feature of Fakenham's seven-race card on Easter Monday.

James Bowen, 18 on Tuesday, was the star when taking the Fakenham Silver Cup to complete a personal hat-trick.

Less than 20 minutes after the highlight of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Fakenham stages its Silver Cup, the feature of Friday's seven-race card.

Talented teenage jockey James Bowen got home in the final strides on grey gelding Fifty Shades to win the three-mile chase on a dramatic day at Fakenham yesterday.

It's good to know that horses running at Fakenham will handle the tight track - for Monday afternoon's feature race three of the six runners return having previously won in north Norfolk.

It may be a 500-plus miles round trip when trainer Christian Williams brings his horses from Glamorgan in Wales to Fakenham, but the young handler doesn't let that stand in his way of searching for winners.

Nico de Boinville jumped off champion trainer Nicky Henderson's impressive winner Pistol Whipped and announced he couldn't wait until the horse went over larger obstacles.

After losing last week's meeting to the weather, Fakenham will be hoping the same does not happen when today's six-race card faces a 7am inspection before going ahead.

A classy field of six contest the £15,000 feature chase on a competitive six-race card at Fakenham on Thursday afternoon.

Six-year-old mare Ceara Be took the New Year's Day honours at Fakenham when claiming her first hurdles success to land the feature handicap, worth almost £7,000 to the winner.

Trainer Paul Webber from Banbury will be hoping his New Year's Day journey to north Norfolk pays off when he holds excellent chances in the final three contests on Fakenham's six-race card.

Fakenham racecourse stages its hugely popular New Year's Day six-race meeting next Tuesday with 19 initial entries for the near £15,000 feature handicap hurdle.

Previous Fakenham winners make up most of the initial 13 entries for the feature race at the north Norfolk course's next meeting on Tuesday.

Native Robin made a 600-mile round trip from Devon worthwhile when landing the £14,500 feature handicap chase at Fakenham for trainer Jeremy Scott.

Trainer Olly Murphy and Norfolk-based jockey Fergus Gregory look set for a big day this afternoon at Fakenham as the Stratford-based handler targets more glory at the north Norfolk course.

Beau Sancy, having won his last three races, looks to add to trainer Olly Murphy's superb recent success rate at Fakenham when the course's fourth meeting of the 2018/19 National Hunt season takes place on Tuesday.

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