horse racing

HORSE RACING: Newbury Challow Novices’ Hurdle Day, December 29 2018

HORSE RACING: Newbury Challow Novices’ Hurdle Day, December 29 2018

NICKY Henderson trained Champ landed the Grade One Challow Novices’ Hurdle for JP McManus and jockey Barry Geraghty at Newbury on Saturday.

The promising middle-distance hurdler charged clear of his rivals inside the final furlong to win comfortably, subsequently becoming the bookies’ favourite for the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

More pictures from the meeting are below.

If you are interested in buying photos from the meeting, please contact Francesca Altoft (FrancescaJane_X) who will be happy to help.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds in Horse Racing
HORSE RACING: Warwick Winter Warmer, December 13 2018

HORSE RACING: Warwick Winter Warmer, December 13 2018

GORGEOUS sunshine greeted punters as Warwick Racecourse hosted its ‘Winter Warmer’ race-day.

Seven races took place, and Irish jockey Barry Geraghty flew in for one ride only on Birchdale – who comfortably won the second race, a maiden hurdle.

Photos below. Plenty more available. Contact shaun@shaunreynoldsphotography.co.uk for information.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds
HORSE RACING: Ladbroke Chase Day, December 1 2018

HORSE RACING: Ladbroke Chase Day, December 1 2018

SIZING TENNESSEE landed the prize Ladbroke Chase at Newbury on Saturday, beating all rivals in his path.

The Colin Tizzard trained runner raced clear of his rivals following a clear jump at the last to win by a clear distance.

Nicky Henderson was also in form on the day, with two winners.

Photos below, with more available.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds
HORSE RACING: Warwick November Meeting, November 21 2018

HORSE RACING: Warwick November Meeting, November 21 2018

SEVEN races entertained racegoers at Warwick on Wednesday, with Nicky Henderson’s She Might Bite proving an interesting declaration.

Henderson’s runner drifted right in the home straight to throw away a potential win.

Photos below, please contact shaun@shaunreynoldsphotography.co.uk for more.

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HORSE RACING: Warwick Races, November 9 2018

HORSE RACING: Warwick Races, November 9 2018

A SEVEN-race card entertained racegoers at Warwick on the Friday before Remembrance Sunday.

Exciting Novice Kalashnikov topped the bill and comfortably won the Smarkets Novices’ Steeple Chase in impressive style.

Photos below – with plenty more available on request. Email shaun@shaunreynoldsphotography.co.uk

Posted by Shaun Reynolds in Horse Racing
HORSE RACING: Newbury Races, October 26 2018

HORSE RACING: Newbury Races, October 26 2018

EIGHT races entertained race goers in Berkshire on Friday afternoon for the course’s penultimate flat fixture of the season.

Close racing throughout and a gorgeous sunset made for a good race day.

Photos below, to buy images from the day please contact Francesca Altoft (FrancescaJane_X) on Twitter.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds in Horse Racing
HORSE RACING: Emma Lavelle Stable Visit, October 25 2018

HORSE RACING: Emma Lavelle Stable Visit, October 25 2018

MADE a visit to Emma Lavelle and her stables/gallops on a misty Thursday morning as part of my work at the Swindon Advertiser.

Emma is a very approachable, knowledgeable and chatty trainer – you can’t help capture a bit of national hunt spirit being at her Ogbourne Maizey base.

Photos below, with plenty more available on request.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds
HORSE RACING: Warwick Races, April 26 2018

HORSE RACING: Warwick Races, April 26 2018

BACK home!

Warwick hosted an eight race card on Thursday afternoon with plenty of entries, making for some competitive racing.

Photos below – for more please email shaun@shaunreynoldsphotography.co.uk or like Shaun Reynolds Photography on Facebook.

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HORSE RACING: Newbury Dubai Duty Free Meeting, April 20 2018

HORSE RACING: Newbury Dubai Duty Free Meeting, April 20 2018

IT’S been a while!

First time snapping on course for three months, and a new venue for me – Newbury Racecourse.

To purchase images from the meeting, please contact course photographer Francesca Altoft directly (francesca.altoft@gmail.com).

Photos below!

Posted by Shaun Reynolds in Horse Racing
HORSE RACING: Festival Trials Day, January 27 2018

HORSE RACING: Festival Trials Day, January 27 2018

HEADQUARTERS hosted its annual Festival Trials Day on Saturday, and Definitely Red sprung a surprise in the Cotswold Chase.

Favourite Bristol De Mai faded up the Cheltenham hill while other winners on the day included the exciting Apple’s Shakira, Frodon and Agrapart.

Photos below, if you’d like to see more please do contact me. I’d love to help.

Posted by Shaun Reynolds