19th - 20th September 2020

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14/9/2020

Final six selected for the Commentator Challenge

Final six selected for the Commentator Challenge in aid of Racing Welfare The finalists for the Commentator Challenge,  supported by the Tote, Tattersalls and Racing TV, in aid of Racing Welfare have been selected ahead the virtual Henry Cecil Open Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. The Judges, headed by Racing TV and ITV commentator Richard Hoiles, faced a tough task in whittling it down to the final six after a number of high quality entries. Tom Williams, Operations Executive at Warwick racecourse, and Michael Andrews at Goodwood racecourse have both qualified for the final. 16-year-old Sam Juckes, Racing Journalist Danny Archer and New Zealander Nick Johnson have also made it through. The line up is completed by accountant Tom Blanshard.…

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24/8/2020

Commentator Challenge

The Commentator Challenge, supported by the Tote, Tattersalls and Racing TV, is a brand-new competition for this year’s virtual Henry Cecil Open Weekend. We are calling on all aspiring commentators across the country, and further afar, to step up to the microphone in aid of Racing Welfare. Our entrants will face a judging panel led by ITV and Racing TV’s Richard Hoiles, with six individuals selected to battle it out in the final, the winner chosen in a public vote. The competition is open to all ages and free to enter, with one lucky winner walking away with £1,000 and the chance to commentate live at Newmarket Racecourse during the Henry Cecil Open Weekend 2021. Entries for the competition open…

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