Dan Wagstaffe

Dan Wagstaffe

Friday, 17 October 2014

Wolverhampton Racecourse 'Seventh October Meeting' - event masters race night - Thursday 16th October

(Left) Dunstall Park - the home of Wolverhampton Racecourse All- Weather course.













(Below - left) Richard Hughes in the paddock before the 5.30 opener of a seven race evening card.


(Above) Hughes prepares to enter track on Frognal Bear trained by Richard Hannon. 


(Above) Hughes won 'The eventmasters.co.uk Maiden Stakes, Class 5 race.

(Below) A view from the grandstand.


(Below) Wolverhampton is an impressive course. The main feature I noticed were the tight bends.



(Below) Kieren Fallon speaks to the media after winning the sixth race in style on Silver Rainbow 5/4F, trained by Charles Hills in 'The A-Plant Maiden Auction Stakes, Class 5, 7f 32y' 





Wolverhampton Racecourse - Paddock Watching (16-10-14)

Friday, 10 October 2014

Countryside Raceday (York 10-10-14)



(Below) The parade ring at York (note Graham Cunningham in the centre of the pic) before the first race of a 7 card meeting earlier today.


(Below) Timeform is an important name for any racing enthusiast.


(Below) I took this picture from the county stand. 
Miami Carousel 25/1, trained by John Quinn, ridden by Joe Doyle wins the 2.00 'The TSG Stakes' 6f, Class 3 Nursery Handicap. 




A Homage to Ryan Moore on Homage - York (10-10-14)

Ryan Moore (left) in paddock before teaming up with with Homage (trained by William Haggas) in the 'This Isn't The "Stan James Champion Hurdle" Stakes, 1m 110y, Class 2 Handicap.










































Needless to say, Ryan went on to win the race....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvpLb3mmdS8


Homage for Ryan Moore at York (10-10-14)

Paddock at York - 3rd race (10-10-14)