What's happening at Sedgefield


Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Professional trainer and jockeys attending this year’s festival are among the leading line-up that will share tips with North East punters, ahead of one of the UK’s most prestigious racing events.

Sedgefield Racecourse will be holding a Cheltenham Festival Preview Night on Thursday, March 9, giving racing fans the chance to hear from experts in the field about some of the contenders taking part in the Cheltenham Festival.

Nigel Kane, VIP Customer Manager at 188Bet has generously sponsored the evening and will join the panel that includes commentator Gareth Topham; local trainer Brian Ellison, and jockeys Henry Brooke, Danny Cook and Nathan Moscrop. Doors open at 6.30pm and the preview will begin from 7pm.

Jill Williamson, Executive Director at Sedgefield Racecourse, said: “The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight of the Jumps calendar, and a meeting that attracts a huge amount of interest from people up and down the country. Having experts here to share their views and knowledge is great, and we’re sure the preview evening will be a big success.”

Tickets are available now, with admission to the preview evening at £9 including Pie, Chips & Peas supper. For more information or to buy tickets, visit or call 01740 621925.


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Megan Shutt