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...

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 Racecourse flies the flag for St Andrew’s Day

Musselburgh Racecourse is helping to fly the flag in advance of St Andrew’s Day at its next meeting on Monday.The Saltire Raceday, which is being staged behind-closed-doors, is supporting the Scottish Flag Trust and four out of the seven jumps races will be named...

Musselburgh takes centre stage for New Year’s Day racing

The £88,000 Betway New Year’s Day meeting at Musselburgh Racecourse will take centre stage following the abandonment of Cheltenham’s 1 January fixture due to a waterlogged course.History-making Bryony Frost heads a list of star names on parade, fresh from her Boxing Day success at...

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...

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...

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