Keep an eye out for details of the 2019 programme in due course. As a guideline, the following programme was followed in 2018. 

  • 1st February – Full Payment to be made
  • 20th February to 31st March – Acceptance and delivery of young birds by arrangement (Wednesdays and Weekends)
  • Hot Spot One – Ashbourne: 70 miles, 613 yards
  • Hot Spot Two – Worksop: 103 miles, 1210 yards
  • Hot Spot Three – Bubwith: 137 miles, 231 yards
  • Hot Spot Four – Brawby Grange: 162 miles, 1022 yards

NB – if hot spot races cannot be held on the appointed day because of inclement weather, the committee has the right to move them to another date, and all prize money and pool money is flown for on the first available day. The Blog gives the latest training and racing updates.

  • Final Race – Alnwick: 235 miles 898 yards