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Cumbria trainer James Moffatt aims for 50th win at Cartmel Racecourse during final meeting

Trainer James Moffatt is hoping to record a landmark 50th win at Cartmel Racecourse this weekend as the final meeting of the year gets underway. Moffatt has so far ridden and trained 48 winners at the...

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Stately home's kitchen garden team gets set to reveal secrets in rare summer tours

A TALENTED team of gardeners are set to reveal the secrets to growing top Cumbrian produce in a series of exclusive summer tours. Members of the public will be able to take a rare look behind the scen...

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Horse racing to remain at the beating heart of magical Cartmel Racecourse, pledges new manager Geraldine McKay

THE new head of one of the UK’s most unique racecourses has pledged horse racing will continue to be its central focus as she takes the reins. Geraldine McKay is announced as the manager of Cartmel Ra...

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Stately home to provide magnificent backdrop as classic children's tale is brought to life

THE award-winning grounds of one of the North West’s finest stately homes is set to provide a magical backdrop as a classic children’s tale is brought to life. The Secret Garden will be staged in the...

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Horacio the Heroic and Rosamund the Refined inspire stately home's new product range

A HERD of fallow deer which has resided on an historic south Cumbrian estate for generations have inspired a new range of products at their country home. Horacio the Heroic and his fair lady Rosamund...

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Drama as UK's top female jockey is beaten in most valuable ladies race of the year

A BUMPER crowd enjoyed a day of sunshine and exhilarating racing as the July meeting got under way at Cartmel Racecourse. The first day of the enduringly popular Barbecue Meeting saw the prestigious C...

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Prize pot totalling £140,000 on offer as Cartmel gears up for its summer highlight

TWO days of top racing - including the UK’s most prized all female jockey’s race - are set to enthrall crowds at Cartmel - with an impressive £140,000 prize fund in contention. The July Barbecue meeti...

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Sir Cliff Richard leads all star line up at sensational Cartmel Racecourse Summer Concert

THOUSANDS of visitors descended upon one of the UK’s most unique racecourses to see a legend of British pop music take to the stage. Sir Cliff Richard opened his Diamond Encore set at Cartmel Racecour...

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Cartmel Racecourse set to be 'wired for sound' as final concert day preparations get underway

FINAL preparations are underway to transform one of the UK’s most unique racecourses into a concert venue for a star-studded night of live music. Sir Cliff Richard, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Fly Boy...