Betway Easter Saturday kicks off Musselburgh’s Flat season

Musselburgh Racecourse gets its Flat season underway with the £174,000 Betway Easter Saturday Race Day on 3 April.With 16 Flat fixtures staged over the summer months and into October, the East Lothian course will continue to race behind-closed-doors but is primed to accommodate spectators...

Musselburgh Racecourse under starter’s orders to welcome back spectators

Musselburgh Racecourse will welcome spectators for the first time in more than a year at its next race meeting on Tuesday 25 May.In a carefully managed event, the East Lothian track will admit 250 racing fans in the first steps towards lifting Covid-19 restrictions...

MSP encouraged by Musselburgh Racecourse’s Covid-19 safety measures

Musselburgh Racecourse is an “excellent example” of how businesses have adapted to protect customers against Covid-19, claims MSP Colin Beattie.Mr Beattie, who represents Midlothian and Musselburgh North in the Scottish Parliament, visited the East Lothian track and met with management to see the measures...

Musselburgh boosts prize money for Edinburgh National contest

Musselburgh Racecourse have increased the purse for its feature race on the first day of the bet365 Scottish Cheltenham Trials weekend.The Class 2 bet365 Edinburgh National, run over four miles, will now carry a £30,000 prize in a nod to owners and trainers as...

Racing – preview for Musselburgh

VETERAN trainer Wilf Storey is looking for more of the same from recent course winner Perfect Soldier at Musselburgh’s behind-closed-doors fixture on Thursday. The Co Durham raider faces eleven rivals in the William Hill Extra Place Races Every Day Handicap over seven-furlongs at the East...

Musselburgh – Goldie on great form

JIM GOLDIE was great form at Musselburgh on Friday as the Uplawmoor trainer recorded a 74-1 double courtesy of Ayr Poet and Primo’s Comet.The former was successful in the William Hil Scratch Of The Day Handicap over 1m 1f while Primo’s Comet sprung a...

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