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PLUMPTON RACECOURSE

Located between Haywards Heath and Lewes in East Sussex, Plumpton racecourse is just off the B2116 four miles from Ditchling. It is only a three-minute walk from Plumpton Station to the main entrance and trains run regularly on racedays to London Victoria and Hastings.

Plumpton staged its first meeting under Rules in 1884 and now stages jump racing for nine months of the year, the course being allowed to recuperate in June, July and August. It is a tight, left-handed course approximately a mile in circumference and fairly undulating. There is an uphill finish on both the chase and hurdles tracks and the fences can be quite tricky. Previous course winners are always worth noting.

The Sussex National in January is Plumpton’s big race of the year but it has been a graveyard for French-bred chasers down the years and many of them have been strongly fancied. The standard of this staying contest has improved recently but it is still best to look at up-and-coming sorts who are carrying 11st or less as the trip takes some getting and the ground is invariably soft or worse at the turn of the year.

Evan Williams and stable jockey Paul Moloney are a potent partnership at Plumpton and Evan’s namesake Venetia also does well with her chasers. There is profit to be had from Peter Bowen’s runners and Charlie Mann’s chasers as well, while Gary Moore and Nick Gifford’s rare runners in bumpers are worth a second look.
 

Monday 20th November Results
Time Winner Racecard
1.10 Tikkanbar 5/6 View Result
1.40 Benatar 4/9 View Result
2.10 Dalaman 4/9 View Result
2.40 Sandhurst Lad 12/1 View Result
3.10 Master Burbidge 4/1 View Result
3.40 Miss Mayfair 11/2 View Result
Monday 6th November Results
Time Winner Racecard
1.40 Parthenius 5/2 View Result
2.10 Roksana 10/11 View Result
2.40 Cucklington 3/1 View Result
3.10 Ding Ding 16/1 View Result
3.40 Red Square Revival 11/2 View Result
4.10 The Game Is A Foot 20/1 View Result
Monday 23rd October Results
Time Winner Racecard
3.30 Highway One O One 7/2 View Result
4.00 Stoical Patient 9/4 View Result
4.30 Kenyan 8/1 View Result
5.00 Ridgeway Flyer 7/2 View Result
5.30 Oh Land Abloom 6/1 View Result
6.00 Saffron Prince 3/1 View Result
6.30 Smart Boy 6/1 View Result
Sunday 24th September Results
Time Winner Racecard
2.50 Arthington 8/1 View Result
3.20 East Indies 11/4 View Result
3.50 Doitforjoe 7/4 View Result
4.20 Race Status: Going Down View Result
4.50 Race Status: Dormant View Result
5.20 Race Status: Dormant View Result
5.50 Race Status: Dormant View Result


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