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HORSE RACING: First Taunton meet just two weeks away
5:32pm Tuesday 29th October 2013 in Sport
THE start of the new National Hunt season at Taunton Racecourse is drawing ever nearer with the Orchard Portman course kicking off their 2013-2014 calendar on Thursday November 14 when the first race goes to post at 1.10pm.
The are seven races on the card, including four hurdle events one of which is Class 3, two steeplechases, one of which is also Class 3, while the card concludes with a flat race at 4.10pm.
For anyone who is planning to go along to the curtain raiser the best advice is to purchase tickets in advance on-line by logging onto www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk.
For those punters who would like to get a little more involved in their favourite sport Taunton has recently launched their Racecourse Owners Club which will enable members to have considerable involvement with Miss Tinks a very well bred mare out of 15 times winner Miss Grady, who is trained by Richard Woollacott near South Molton.
Membership of the Taunton Racecourse Owners Club is limited to 30 and anybody interested should call Martin Higgs on 07831 752056.
Taunton race four times before the turn of the year, on Thursdays November 14th starting at 1.10pm, November 28th at 12.35pm, and December 12th at 12.35pm while the biggest meeting of 2013 will take place on Monday December 30th when the first race is due off at 12.40pm.