Big Bucks to Gallop at Exeter Racecourse Weds November 14

16:12 09 November 2012

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The formidable Big Bucks, unbeaten in his last 17 races over hurdles, will gallop at Exeter Racecourse next Wednesday (Nov 14) half an hour before the first race. The gallop is part of his final preparations before he makes his seasonal reappearance at either Haydock or Newbury.

Paul Nicholls said: “We did it at the same time last year, when he galloped with Kauto Star and Mon Parrain, before he won the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury, and it worked very well. He’ll have a day out and a spin around the racecourse.”

We are also offering free entry for all students with a valid student card. The six-race card begins at 1.40pm and includes a Pertemps Handicap Hurdle series qualifier with the winner and placed horses qualifying to participate in the final at the Cheltenham Festival.

A free race day bus service which leaves Exeter St David’s at 12.10pm and Exeter Bus & Coach Station at 12.25pm.

South West Salute Day - Sunday 25th November

First race – 1.05pm Tickets available by clicking here

Racecourse and Armed Forces combine to put on a day for heroes at Exeter

There will be a mix of top class racing to enjoy, Supacat all terrain vehicles to investigate, and the camaraderie of a day at the races to savour at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, November 25 which been dedicated to the South West Salute, a charity which aims to raise over £2million for six military charities.

The day offers spectacular value for money for families with children aged 17 and under racing free, and all serving military personnel as well as one guest eligible for half price entry. For every full priced ticket sold, £1 will be donated to SWS.

Tickets start from £13 if booked in advance and can be booked online here or by calling 08445 793005. A free race day bus service is available leaving Exeter St David’s railway station 11.25am and Exeter Bus & Coach Station 11.40am and returning 30 minutes after the last race.

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