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Two jockeys racing past the grandstand at Doncaster Racecourse.

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

November Handicap

Sat 07 November 2020
SkyBet Chase Race Day 25th January
SkyBet Chase Race Day 25th January
A Listed National Hunt Race

Taking place each year in January.

Sky Bet Chase

Sky bet trophies waiting to be presented at Doncaster Racecourse

History Of The Chase

Doncaster welcomes each year in with the amazing Sky Bet Chase (otherwise known as The Great Yorkshire Chase). Run during January, this listed National Hunt race takes place over 3 miles. Ziga Boy has been the most successful horse with 2 wins, Tom Moloney the most successful jockey with 3 wins and Fred Rimell the most successful trainer with 4 wins.

A jockey getting a hug at the end of a race at Doncaster Racecourse

Making Headlines

The Chase made the news in 2018 when a greyhound decided to join in with the race. The surprising addition had slipped its lead and away from its owners during a walk across the grounds and decided to be part of the exciting end stage of the race. It even managed to keep pace with some of the horses, and got the attention of jockey Mitchell Bastyan.

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