Yarmouth Course Guide

The Norfolk venue hosts racing throughout the summer, with the highlight being the John Musker Fillies Stakes. Run over one mile and two furlongs and open to fillies aged three years and older, the listed event often attracts a sizable field – it is the highlight of Yarmouth’s three-day Eastern meeting.

The course at Yarmouth underwent extensive work in 2015 to level the home-straight and provide one of the best straight mile courses in the county.

A notable track for Maiden races, some exceptional horses have started their career at Yarmouth before going on to global stardom; seven-time Group 1-winning filly Ouija Board and Dubai World Cup Winner Dubai Millennium both won Yarmouth Maidens.

Flat Racing

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A narrow, left-handed, oval track, about thirteen furlongs in extent, with a run-in of five furlongs. There is a straight mile course. Apart from a slight fall just before the run-in, the track is perfectly flat, with sharpish bends. The straight was levelled to remove surface undulations and then resurfaced in 2015.

If the recent relaying work at Yarmouth restores the course to what it used to be, which is obviously the idea, it could be one of the best galloping tracks in Britain. Yes, it had developed ridges, hence the changes they’ve made, but it’s a lovely fair course. The home straight is big and long, giving jockeys plenty of time from the turn in, and, if it’s going to be even flatter than of old when the relaying is complete, you might just get a few hard-luck stories tight on the far rail. Otherwise, it’s beautiful to ride.

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Replays & Results

13:50 Bombardier Beer Nursery

(Class 4) (6f 3y)
Dark blue, large white spots, dark blue and white chevrons on sleeves, dark blue and white striped cap (Mr C R Hirst)
  • Winner: Isaan Queen
  • Jockey: Oisin Murphy
  • Trainer: Archie Watson
  • Owner: Mr C R Hirst

14:20 British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (Plus 10)

(Class 4) (1m 3y)
Beige, royal blue sleeves and cap (Fittocks Stud)
  • Winner: Felix
  • Jockey: J P Spencer
  • Trainer: L M Cumani
  • Owner: Fittocks Stud

14:50 Ken Lindsay Memorial/EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (Plus 10)

(Class 4) (6f 3y)
Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves, claret cap, gold tassel (Qatar Racing Limited)
  • Winner: Hidden Message
  • Jockey: Oisin Murphy
  • Trainer: W J Haggas
  • Owner: Qatar Racing Limited

15:25 Dan Hague - Betting On The Rails Handicap

(Class 2) (1m 6f 17y)
Purple, light green stars, purple cap, light green star (Fiona Carmichael & Jane Chapple-hyam)
  • Winner: Uber Cool
  • Jockey: Ray Dawson
  • Trainer: Jane Chapple-Hyam
  • Owner: Fiona Carmichael & Jane Chapple-hyam

16:00 British Ebf Fillies' Handicap

(Class 4) (1m 3f 104y)
Orange, dark blue cross belts and star on cap (Mrs J May)
  • Winner: Potters Lady Jane
  • Jockey: Josephine Gordon
  • Trainer: Mrs L Wadham
  • Owner: Mrs J May

16:35 Infobond Personnel Services 25th Anniversary Handicap

(Class 3) (6f 3y)
Black and white stripes, red sleeves, white cap (Mr & Mrs P Hopper,mr & Mrs M Morris)
  • Winner: Mazzini
  • Jockey: Oisin Murphy
  • Trainer: J R Fanshawe
  • Owner: Mr & Mrs P Hopper,mr & Mrs M Morris

17:10 Intu Chapelfield Shopping Centre Norwich Handicap (Str)

(Class 3) (7f 3y)
Royal blue, yellow sash (Mrs P Good)
  • Winner: Nobleman's Nest
  • Jockey: S De Sousa
  • Trainer: S Crisford
  • Owner: Mrs P Good
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Jellicoe Road
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NR30 4AU
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