HORSE RACING: WARWICK Racecourse is preparing for its richest raceday of the season on Saturday, January 13 – and the Observer has five pairs of tickets up for grabs.
Observer readers have a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Betfred Classic Chase Day at Warwick, which will offer a record £183,000 in prize money across the afternoon.
Seven races will take place during the day, highlighted by the £75,000 Betfred Classic Chase, the feature race of the afternoon.
The day will also feature a display of racing memorabilia in the Paddock Pavillion, near the parade ring, with a range of unique and special racing artefacts on display.
Racing personalities will also deliver a series of talks between races, including Chris Pitt, Britain’s most celebrated racing historian, as well as ex-jockeys Richard Linley, Nick Carlisle, Paul Barton and Peter Hobbs.
Gates open from 10.40am, with action underway at 12.40pm with The Betfred Novices Hurdle and closing with the The Betfred ‘Newcomers’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at 4.05pm.
ITV Racing will broadcast four races live from the fixture at Warwick but we are giving you the chance to be at the racecourse for the feature meeting.
To be in with a chance of winning one of five pairs of tickets for the Betfred Classic Chase Day on Saturday, January 13, answer the following question correctly:
Which winner of the Betfred Classic Chase went on to win the Grand National in the same season?
1) Russe Blanc
2) One For Arthur
3) Hawkes Point
To be in with a chance of winning, send your answer to [email protected].
Entries must be sent before midnight on Wednesday, January 10. Please leave your name, phone number and address so we can contact you if you’re lucky enough to have won.
Advance main enclosure tickets cost £17.50. For more information please visit www.warwick.thejockeyclub.co.uk