Horse racing fixtures 26 August to 1 September – Details of this week’s fixtures across the UK and Ireland
Brian Healy looks ahead to this week’s UK and Irish horse racing meetings for the week 26 August to 1 September.
After some thrilling action at York during the course of the last week, there is plenty more for punters to look forward to in the days ahead, with the Listed and Group Three action going to post through the week in Ireland, as well as the Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on Friday evening.
Meanwhile, at Sandown on Saturday there is the latest renewals of both the Group Three Solario Stakes and the Atalanta Stakes; while at Beverley the latest renewal of the competitive Beverley Bullet takes centre stage at the Yorkshire track.
MONDAY 26 AUGUST
Monday is a UK bank holiday, and six UK and Irish horse racing meetings go to post as a consequence where the day’s action comes on the Southwell fibresand, as well as from Epsom, Chepstow and Ripon on the flat.
Meanwhile there is jumping at Cartmel, and also from Downpatrick in Ireland with all six fixtures taking place in the afternoon.
Southwell (flat, aw) – 1.50 – 5.20pm (7 races)
Epsom (flat) – 1.55 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Chepstow (flat) – 2.00 – 5.30pm (7 races)
Cartmel (jumps) – 2.05 – 5.35pm (7 races)
Ripon (flat) – 2.10 – 5.40pm (7 races)
Downpatrick (jumps) – 2.15 – 5.45pm (7 races)
TUESDAY 27 AUGUST
Five UK and Irish horse racing meetings will go to post on Tuesday, with afternoon action on the flat from the meetings at Ripon and Epsom; while in the evening there is further action on the flat from both Bath and Musselburgh.
Completing Tuesday’s fixture list is a jumps card in Ireland at Ballinrobe.
Ripon (flat) – 1.55 – 5.05pm (7 races)
Epsom (flat) – 2.10 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Bath (flat) – 4.45 – 7.50pm (7 races)
Musselburgh (flat) – 5.00 – 8.00pm (7 races)
Ballinrobe (jumps) – 5.10 – 8.10pm (7 races)
WEDNESDAY 28 AUGUST
Six meetings head to post throughout Wednesday’s UK and Irish horse racing programme, and there are afternoon flat racing meetings from Lingfield, Musselburgh and Catterick.
Meanwhile, in the evening Kempton are racing on the all-weather, while Bellewstown in Ireland are also racing on the flat.
Completing Wednesday’s fixture-list is an evening racecard over the sticks at Worcester.
Lingfield (flat) – 2.00 – 5.00pm (7 races)
Musselburgh (flat) – 2.10 – 5.10pm (7 races)
Catterick (flat ) – 2.20 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Bellewstown (flat) – 4.05 – 7.05pm (7 races)
Worcester (jumps) – 4.45 – 7.45pm (7 races)
Kempton (flat, aw) – 5.55 – 8.55pm (7 races)
THURSDAY 29 AUGUST
The racing action cranks up a notch on Thursday with seven UK and Irish horse racing meetings going to post, with the afternoon flat racing action coming courtesy of Carlisle and Ffos Las, while Chelmsford race on the all-weather.
In the evening meanwhile are jumps fixtures at Fontwell and Sedgefield, as well as Bellewstown in Ireland; while Tipperary are also racing in Ireland on the flat where there is both Listed and Group Three action.
Ffos Las (flat) – 1.20 – 4.20pm (7 races)
Chelmsford (flat, aw) – 1.30 – 4.30pm (7 races)
Carlisle (flat) – 1.40 – 4.45pm (7 races)
Bellewstown (jumps) – 4.05 – 7.40pm (8 races)
Fontwell (jumps) – 4.35 – 7.35pm (7 races)
Sedgefield (jumps) – 4.50 – 7.50pm (7 races)
Tipperary (flat) – 4.55 – 7.55pm (7 races)
FRIDAY 30 AUGUST
Friday takes in eight UK and Irish horse racing fixtures where the afternoon racing action comes from Thirsk and Sandown on the flat, and over the sticks at Bangor.
Meanwhile, the evening racing action takes in further turf racing on the level from Hamilton, and also from the Curragh in Ireland where the Group Three Snow Fairy Stakes is the headline alongside the Irish Cambridgeshire.
There is also evening all-weather action from Newcastle and Wolverhampton who are both racing on their tapeta surface, as well as jumping action from Down Royal in Ireland.
Bangor (jumps) – 1.50 – 4.40pm (6 races)
Thirsk (flat) – 2.00 – 5.15pm (7 races)
Sandown (flat) – 2.10 – 5.00pm (6 races)
Curragh (flat) – 4.20 – 7.50pm (8 races)
Wolverhampton (flat, aw) – 4.30 – 7.35pm (7 races)
Down Royal (jumps) – 4.35 – 7.40pm (7 races)
Hamilton (flat) – 4.55 – 8.00pm (7 races)
Newcastle (flat, aw) – 5.45 – 8.45pm (7 races)
SATURDAY 31 AUGUST
Saturday’s UK and Irish horse racing fixture list takes in eight meetings which includes the Group Three Solario Stakes and the Group Three Atalanta Stakes at Sandown.
Elsewhere, at Beverley it is the latest renewal of the competitive Beverley Bullet; while further afternoon flat racing action on turf comes from Chester, and also Down Royal in Ireland.
Wolverhampton race on their all-weather surface on Saturday afternoon, while there is also afternoon jumps racing at Newton Abbot.
Completing Saturday’s fixture list are evening all-weather fixtures at Lingfield and Chelmsford on their respective polytrack surfaces.
Chester (flat) – 1.35 – 5.05pm (7 races)
Down Royal (flat) – 1.40 – 5.10pm (7 races)
Sandown (flat) – 1.50 – 5.20pm (7 races)
Newton Abbot (jumps) – 1.55 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Beverley (flat) – 2.05 – 5.35pm (7 races)
Wolverhampton (flat, aw) – 2.20 – 5.50pm (7 races)
Lingfield (flat, aw) – 4.20 – 7.30pm (7 races)
Chelmsford (flat, aw) – 5.40 – 8.45pm (7 races)
SUNDAY 1 SEPTEMBER
The week ends with a three-fixture schedule of horse racing action which sees afternoon flat racing from Brighton and Cork in Ireland; while over the sticks there is a fixture from Worcester.
Brighton (flat) – 2.00 – 5.00pm (7 races)
Worcester (jumps) – 2.10 – 5.10pm (7 races)
Cork (flat) – 2.20 – 5.20pm (7 races)