SkyBet ChaseSaturday 30th January 2016

Racing Information…

One of the most popular National Hunt meetings in our schedule, the feature race is the The Sky Bet Chase, formerly The Great Yorkshire Chase (Listed Race) with a prize fund of £80,000. Always hotly contested, look out for a few of Cheltenham Festival 2016 prospects.

We will also be hosting three Grade 2 races so be sure not to miss a great weekend of quality racing.

 

TIME RACE DISTANCE VALUE (£) CLASS AGE
12:30 The Philip Shackley 60Th Birthday Celebration Handicap Hurdle Race (0-120) 2m 3f 120y 7000 4 4+
01:00 The Grand-National2016.Co.Uk Lightning Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 2) 2m 90y 35000 1 5+
01:30 Play Channel 4 Racing’s Pick 6 Handicap Steeple Chase 2m 90y 50000 2 5+
02:05 The Olbg.Com Mares’ Hurdle Race (Registered As The Doncaster Mares’ Hurdle Race) (Grade 2) 2m 140y 50000 1 4+
02:40 The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Registered As The River Don Novices’ Hurdle Race) (Grade 2) 3m 96y 30000 1 5+
03:15 Sky Bet Chase (A Handicap) (Formerly The Great Yorkshire Chase) (Listed Race) 3m 6y 80000 1 5+
03:50 The Stevie Bow’s 50Th Birthday Celebration British Stallions Ebf Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Div I) 2m 140y 3000 6 4,5,6,7
04:25 The Stevie Bow’s 50Th Birthday Celebration British Stallions Ebf Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Div Ii) 2m 140y 3000 6 4,5,6,7

 

Going Update (30.01.16 @ 06.39)…

 

Chase Good Good to soft in places
Hurdle Good Good to soft in places
(GoingStick: Chase 7.6 Hurdle 8.0 on Saturday at 06:30)
Bend after the finish railed out 4 yards
Hurdle dividing rail over Rose hill out 4 yards
Race 1 about 24 yards added
Race 2 about 12 yards added
Race 3 about 24 yards added
Race 4 about 24 yards added
Race 5 about 12 yards added
Race 6 about 12 yards added
Race 7 about 24 yards added
0.6 mm of rain fall at 06-30 after dry night

 

 

SkyBet Chase History…

Formally know as the Great Yorkshire Chase, the handicap listed race was first run in 1948.

2015 Result

1st – IF IN DOUBT AP McCoy (Philip Hobbs) (Pictured below)

2nd – BAILEYS CONCERTO Brian Hughes (Dianne Sayer)

3rd – NIGHT IN MILAN James Reveley (Keith Reveley)

If In Doubt

 

Entertainment…

Live after racing in the Exhibition Hall we welcome The English Country Gentlemen 

With a client list that includes over 80 happy couples, Sir Alex Ferguson, Simon Cowell and Premiership Football Clubs, with The ECG, be sure to be entertained.

The band has one simple aim and that is to Pack The Dance-floor! With a setlist that contains hits from the likes of The Killers, Taylor Swift, Oasis, Bruno Mars, The Beatles, Blink 182, McFly, OMI, Olly Murs, Kings of Leon, Bryan Adams and other massive artists, you will be on the floor all night long singing, dancing and wishing that your day will never end!

ECG

 

 

Dress Code…

Premier and Mallard Restaurant – Smart. No jeans, sportswear or trainers. Gentlemen must wear a jacket and tie.

County Enclosure & Private Hospitality – Smart. No jeans, sportswear or trainers. Gentlemen must have a collared shirt.

Please note all transactions are subject to a £2.50 administration charge.

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult. ID may be required.

Terms & Conditions

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Hospitality Packages

A truly stunning restaurant located on the 3rd floor, with its own viewing terrace and panoramic views across the racecourse. Our Chef’s table buffet is truly scrumptious and offers a variety of starters such as cold meats, salads, artisan breads and seafood. The carvery style main courses offers all tastes a truly ‘Yorkshire’ dining experience, and if you have any room left, our choice of dessert is far too difficult to refuse. Your table is yours for the whole day and a raceday programme will be waiting for you along with our friendly team who will be taking your drinks orders

With this money-saving package you will receive County Enclosure admission for two and a bottle of house champagne. And to help you pick out the winners – a raceday programme is included too. Please note that the dress code applies. Available to guests 18+ only.

Spend your raceday experience in style with lunch in our newest restaurant – The Old Weighing Room. Enjoy a glass of Champagne on arrival, followed by a three-course lunch and a raceday programme is included, so you can pick out your fancies for the day’s racing. Lunch is served at midday and the table is yours until 2pm. Max six per party. Please note that the dress code applies. Available to guests 18+ only.

A great package that starts your day off in style. This package includes a County Enclosure Admission ticket along with a glass of Prosecco and a race card. Please note that the dress code applies. Available to guests 18+ only.

A great package that starts your day off in style. This package includes a Grandstand Enclosure Admission ticket along with a glass of Prosecco. Available to guests 18+ only