Horse racing fixtures 9-15 September – Details of this week’s UK and Irish horse racing meetings
Brian Healy looks ahead to this week’s UK and Irish horse racing fixtures, including the St Leger Festival and Irish Champions weekend.
A cracking week of UK and Irish horse racing action awaits punters with plenty to look forward to over the course of the next seven days.
In addition to the continuation of the Listowel Harvest Festival which runs throughout the week and includes the Kerry National on Wednesday, it is also time for the season’s final Classic with the St Leger Festival meeting at Doncaster which gets underway from Wednesday and runs for four days.
Not to be outdone by the week’s other highlights, it is also Irish Champions Weekend with top-class Group One racing action over the weekend from both Leopardstown and the Curragh where there are no less than six Group One races over the two days..
MONDAY 9 SEPTEMBER
Five UK and Irish horse racing meetings go to post on Monday, with afternoon flat racing from Brighton, and also from Listowel in Ireland where the Harvest Festival meeting enters a second day and features Listed action on the racecard.
There is also jumps racing from Perth and Newton Abbot; while on the all-weather in the evening ther is a meeting on the Wolverhampton tapeta.
Brighton (flat) – 1.45 – 4.50pm (7 races)
Perth (jumps) – 2.05 – 5.15pm (7 races)
Listowel (flat) – 2.20 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Newton Abbot (jumps) – 2.25 – 5.05pm (6 races)
Wolverhampton (flat, aw) – 5.30 – 8.30pm (7 races)
TUESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER
Tuesday’s UK and Irish fixture list of horse racing action sees another five meetings going to post, with flat racing from Catterick and Leicester; while over the sticks there are meetings from Kelso and Worcester, as well as the third day of Listowel’s Harvest Festival fixture.
Catterick (flat) – 1.55 – 5.10pm (7 races)
Listowel (jumps) – 2.05 – 5.15pm (7 races)
Worcester (jumps) – 2.10 – 4.45pm (6 races)
Leicester (flat) – 2.20 – 5.25pm (7 races)
Kelso (jumps) – 4.25 – 7.10pm (6 races)
WEDNESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER
A cracking day of UK and Irish horse racing action lines up on Wednesday, with the start of the Doncaster St Leger Festival meeting taking centre-stage with Listed action on the card.
There is also flat racing from Carlisle, while Uttoxeter goes over the sticks. Meanwhile, the Listowel Harvest Festival continues into a fourth day with a mixed flat and jumps racing card featuring the Kerry National.
The evening action comes from the Kempton all-weather; while in Ireland there is also a fixture on the beach at Laytown.
Doncaster (flat) – 1.50 – 5.20pm (7 races)
Listowel (mixed) – 1.55 – 5.55pm (8 races)
Uttoxeter (jumps) – 2.05 – 4.55pm (6 races)
Carlisle (flat) – 2.15 – 5.35pm (7 races)
Laytown (beach) – 4.00 – 6.40pm (6 races)
Kempton (flat, aw) – 5.30 – 8.30pm (7 races)
THURSDAY 12 SEPTEMBER
Five UK and Irish horse racing meetings go to post on Thursday, and the St Leger Festival continues into a second day where there is Group Two action on the racecard with the Park Hill Stakes and the May Hill Stakes both on the agenda at Town Moor, and the ITV Racing cameras will be on hand to cover the best of the action.
Meanwhile, there is further action on the flat from both Epsom and Chepstow; while the fifth day of the Listowel Harvest Festival sees more mixed flat and jumps racing in Ireland.
Completing the line-up for Thursday is an evening all-weather card from Chelmsford.
Epsom (flat) – 1.40 – 5.05pm (7 races)
Chepstow (flat) – 1.50 – 5.10pm (7 races)
Listowel (mixed) – 1.55 – 5.55pm (8 races)
Doncaster (flat) – 2.10 – 5.30pm (7 races)
Chelmsford (flat, aw) – 5.20 – 8.20pm (7 races)
FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
Five more meetings head to post throughout Friday, and day three of the Doncaster St Leger Festival takes centre-stage once again where the ITV Racing cameras will be in attendance for the Group Two Doncaster Cup and the Group Two Flying Childers Stakes.
Meanwhile, there is further action on the flat from Chester and Sandown in the afternoon, and Salisbury in the evening.
Completing the Friday fixture list is day six of the Listowel Harvest Festival which boasts both flat and jumps racing action.
Chester (flat) – 1.50 – 5.15pm (7 races)
Listowel (mixed) – 1.55 – 5.55pm (7 races)
Doncaster (flat) – 2.10 – 6.00pm (8 races)
Sandown (flat) – 2.20 – 5.35pm (7 races)
Salisbury (flat) – 4.35 – 7.10pm (6 races)
SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER
Eight UK and Irish horse racing meetings go to post on Saturday, headed by the fourth day of the Doncaste St Leger Festival meeting, and the season’s final Classic takes centre-stage on an action-packed afternoon on Town Moor.
There is also flat racing from Lingfield, Chester and Bath; while in Ireland it is day one of Irish Champions Weekend, where Group One action includes both the Matron Stakes and the Irish Champion Stakes.
Meanwhile, there is all-weather action from Chelmsford, while the Listowel Harvest Festival draws to a close for another year with a jumps racing card.
Completing the Saturday fixture list is an evening flat racing card from Musselburgh.
Lingfield (flat) – 1.10 – 4.35pm (7 races)
Chester (flat) – 1.30 – 5.00pm (7 races)
Chelmsford (flat, aw) – 1.35 – 5.05pm (7 races)
Listowel (jumps) – 1.45 – 5.40pm (7 races)
Doncaster (flat) – 1.50 – 5.55pm (7 races)
Bath (flat) – 2.00 – 5.30pm (7 races)
Leopardstown (flat) – 3.05 – 7.10pm (8 races)
Musselburgh (flat) – 4.05 – 7.15pm (7 races)
SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER
A cracking week of horse racing action ends with three fixtures going to post across the UK and Ireland, and day two of the Irish Champions Weekend takes centre-stage with the action moving to the Curragh.
Four Group One contests head to post on a top-class racecard which includes the Irish St Leger, and the Moyglare Stud Stakes; while further flat racing action comes from the cards at Bath and Ffos Las.
Curragh (flat) – 1.20 – 6.00pm (7 races)
Ffos Las (flat) – 2.05 – 5.35pm (7 races)
Bath (flat) – 2.15 – 5.45pm (7 races)