Northumberland Racing Club

The Northumberland Racing Club

 

The Northumberland Racing Club is run as two clubs and has seen much success. The club is divided into NRC 1 with 2 horses and 30 shares and NRC 2 with one horse and 30 shares. Prize money is divided up and distributed between members at the end of each season.

NRC 1 includes:  Total Assets and No Boundaries

 

Shares are available for a one-off annual payment of £750 for the period September 2017 to August 2018

NRC 2 includes: My Escapade

Shares are available for a one-off annual payment of £375 for the period September 2017 to August 2018.

We keep you updated by email on a regular basis and by other means for those of you who do not use email. Once schooling sessions are arranged you will be invited to come along and watch your horses work.  We hold Open Days once or twice a year when members are invited to come and view all the horses in the yard. Badges for entry to the racecourse are allocated by rotation as are half price badges when we go beyond our allocation. So far we have never not been able to get everyone in.

We occasionally hire a box which we invite members to contribute towards and have found that we have been able to do this at a very reasonable cost to members.

Thank you very much for considering joining this club, we are all looking forward to an enjoyable year.

For further details please get in touch with Vicky Knox by the following means:

Mobile: 0776990 7754, Landline:01665 570021 Email: victoriaknox@rothbury.net. Lee Siding Cottage, Longframlington, Morpeth. NE658JG. Facebook: Simon Waugh Racing

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NRC 1

Total Assets

2008 M. Alflora – Maid Equal(Pragmatic) Owned by SWR Leased by NRC 1

After a superb first season in 2014 winning twice over hurdles for the NRC, she ran 2nd at Musselburgh in January 2015 albeit with a lot of encouragement.   She was found to have fairly high grade ulcers which was obviously the reason for a below par season. We treated this with great success as she came back to win at Kelso over fences on 29th December over 3m2f in heavy ground. In 2016 she came back to win the same race again at Kelso. In 2017 she ran an excellent 2nd over hurdles at Wetherby carrying top weight and followed this up with probably her best run to date in a class 3 chase at Catterick.After a blunder at the last when leading, she made 3rd place and may well have won but for that blunder.

A Brilliant win at Kelso for Total Assets at the April 3rd meeting when everything went according to Callum Bewley's carefully thought out plan. He tracked the leaders and took it up at the last, was never headed and won by a clear 7 lengths. We enjoyed the excellent hospitality in our box with the bubbly kindly provided by Kelso Racecourse and are very grateful to the race sponsors The Newcastle Arms at Coldstream. This was her 4th win at Kelso, 2 chases 2 hurdles to add to her 5th hurdle win at Newcastle. 

We think she likes Kelso!

From Kelso Total Assets went on to Carlisle where she produced possibly her most spectacular win to date. Having tracked the leaders all the way, Callum Bewley asked her to take it up at the bottom of the final hill and she just took off, winning by a very wide margin. This was her third win of the season, her best to date. She just keeps on improving.

 

The grand finale came at The Perth Festival in a very competitive (Class 3) 3m2 1/2f  Hurdle. She was only half a length down on the eventual winner at the final hurdle and was running on to finish a very tight second. We couldn't have asked for more. The expression on Callum's face tells it all

Rated 119 over Hurdles

 

No Boundaries G (2012) Spadoun-Dawn Princess (Old Vic)

He has run in two National Hunt Flat Races in Ireland and looks the type to make up into a chaser.

 

 

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NRC 2

My Escapade M (2011) Tamayuz-Highly Respected(High Estate)

This mare started her career on the flat and always ran a good race before going over hurdles and deported herself well over fences at Carlisle on her last outing. SIn her short career she has achieved 2 seconds and 4 thirds.

She was turned away to mature and she should make a fun horse for this season.

 

Rated 90 Chase and 90 Hurdles