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Following its own track!

Independently managed, Fakenham Racecourse sits on the banks of the River Wensum opposite the Norfolk market town. It benefits from tradition and a strong...

in Equestrian - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Trilo win at Newmarket

To keep both the Rowley Mile Racecourse and July Course worthy of a ‘photo finish’, Estates Manager Alan Hatherley relies on his Trilo kit of blowers...

in Equestrian - on 26/1/18

Royal Dublin Society

The RDS is Dublin’s premier venue; slightly smaller in size than the Harrogate Exhibiton Centre, but with the addition of a main stadium arena where...

in Equestrian - on 26/1/18

One team - one dream

One team - one dream is the motto of the dedicated staff at Worcester Racecourse, where changes to the track management regime have reaped benefits for...

in Equestrian - on 24/11/17

Aintree crowned winners

Aintree Racecourse has been crowned Showcase Champion for 2017 at the annual RCA Showcase Awards.

in Equestrian - on 20/11/17

It is a marvellous job ..

The unsung hero of Haydock Park Racecourse, who makes sure the course is fit for purpose, has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award

in Equestrian - on 23/10/17

RCA Awards 2017

The Racecourse Association (RCA) is delighted to announce the winners of the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards for 2017.

in Equestrian - on 13/10/17

Thomas' family tradition

Head groundsman Thomas Wootten is carrying on a family tradition by getting Carlisle Racecourse spruced up for Red Rum Day and the start of the 2017 jumps...

in Equestrian - on 11/10/17

A task for Catterick!

A busy programme with tight recovery windows means that Catterick Racecourse’s turf surfaces require plenty of tender loving care. Jane Carley headed...

in Equestrian - on 25/9/17

RCA sponsors continue

Pitchcare, Watt Fences and Fornells will once again sponsor the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards for 2017

in Equestrian - on 4/9/17

2017 RCA awards

Pitchcare are, once again, delighted to sponsor the 2017 Racecourse Groundstaff Awards, along with last year sponsors Watt Fences and Fornells.

in Equestrian - on 13/8/17

Team work perfection

Jane Carley reports on a partnership between groundsmen and contractor that is reaping rewards, both on and off the field of play. For it is here that...

in Equestrian - on 4/8/17

$3.5million refurbishment

Duralock (UK) Limited, a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance PVCu fencing for horse racing and equestrianism, is pleased to announce its partnership...

in Equestrian - on 30/7/17

Fontwell part of my life

The invaluable role played by the stable, stud and racecourse staff has been recognised by Racing Staff Week, which began on Saturday with the first of...

in Equestrian - on 8/7/17

Only choice for Beaufort

Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury is the foremost centre for the development of Polo in the Cotswolds. With 90 acres of fields and grassed areas and just a...

in Equestrian - on 25/6/17

Turf Food Organic wins

The award winning grounds team at Cartmel Racecourse reveal their nutritional approach to course management, and how this has helped improve their course...

in Equestrian - on 12/6/17

Curragh grass trainers

Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, explains the science behind the well-kept ground.

in Equestrian - on 8/6/17

Looking forward

Recent renovation work at Great Yarmouth racecourse aims to return the Norfolk track to its role as the nursery for stars of the future

in Equestrian - on 26/5/17