The Fakenham racecourse is a thoroughbred racing track for horses located in Fakenham, England. It is owned and operated by the Fakenham Racecourse Ltd. The racecourse is well known for hosting National Hunt races, and is a venue for the famous West Norfolk Hunt. The left-handed racetrack is fairly big having a circumference of 1 mile.
Racing in Fakenham racecourse has been taking place since 1884. The first race that ever happened there took place on an Eater Monday. This was after the racecourse was transferred from East Winch to West Winch due to problems caused by the heavy soil on the course. In 1905, another race meeting took place, attracting a total of 37 runners. Hurdle races were introduced into the racecourse in 1926. Races were held frequently in Fakenham till 1939 when it was affected by the World War outbreak. Racing however resumed back to normal in 1947, and a second meeting besides the Easter Monday one was introduced. This attracted a significant number of people, making it more popular. Renovations were done in 1965. The paddocks were enlarged, and a new grandstand built. These developments made it possible for the number of fixtures to increase from two to five.
Many changes have been taking place in the racecourse since it started hosting race meetings about 110 years ago. For example, it takes pride in its thriving Annual Membership which has put it a step ahead of many racecourses in the country. This year, it is set to host a number of events. On the 8th of May will be the Snellings Norfolk National. Entry badges for this event will be available for bookings online. Children under the age of 18 will be allowed to enter free in the company of a paying adult. Tickets start from 10 Euros, depending on the packages that one chooses for the event.
Plumpton racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing track located in Plumpton, East Sussex. Being situated near the Plumpton railway station, the racecourse is a convenient destination to many racegoers from London. The station receives trains every hour from London, and therefore people don’t have to wait for a long time before catching
one. Plumpton is famous for hosting National Hunt races. It is left-handed, and measures up to about 1 mile in circumference. Unlike majority of the races, its hurdle track is located outside its chase track. It hosts a total of 16 race meetings each year, starting from September all through to May. It is known to be one of the smallest racecourses in the country, and is used as a training venue for beginners. The racecourse has excellent viewing spots where racegoers can enjoy the races from.
In 1884 was when racing first took place in the Plumpton racecourse. Thomas Henry Case was the one behind its success. In 1876, he founded the venue before introducing horse racing in 1884. The racecourse remained under his management until in 1961 when it was bought by Isidore Kerman. Kerman oversaw the course’s development, and made the necessary improvements needed to accommodate the ever-growing racecourse. However, in 1998, Plumpton was once again sold off to two men named Peter Savill and Adrian Pratt. The gentlemen oversaw its development and ensured its economic survival.
This year, the racecourse will be staging a good number of fixtures. On the 13th of May will be the Ladies Day. Advanced tickets for this event will be going for 10 Euros. Children under the age of 18 years will be admitted for free if they are accompanied by a paying adult. A minibus will be available to pick the racegoers up from the Brighton train station. The racecourse has good hospitality services, facilitating a comfortable stay to the racegoers.
For those betting customers that enjoy placing accumulators, it’s likely that you will have experienced that winning feeling along with the sensation of hitting the post with your football acca. Indeed, there’s nothing worse that one leg of your footy accumulator letting you down when all the other selections have won.
The good news is that an increasing number of bookmakers are now offering customers Acca Insurance which is a great promotion and often allows you to claim money back on your multiple wagers. It’s essentially a safety net if your bet gets close to winning but narrowly fails and it’s especially good if the last leg of your acca lets you down.
Acca Insurance is available with various bookies and requires customers to place an accumulator bet with a certain number of selections. This number is usually five or more and each selection might have to be at certain odds such as 1/2 or 1/5.
You can then cheer on your acca and hope that the bet wins. However, let’s say one of your five selections lets you down, then the Acca Insurance kicks in and you can enjoy money back either as cash or as a free bet. There’s usually a maximum amount you can claim back although it’s still nice to get compensation for a near-miss.
What Sports Are Available for Acca Insurance?
The vast majority of punters enjoy Acca Insurance for their football accumulators considering this is the most popular betting sport, although some bookies actually roll out Acca Insurance for other sports such as tennis and basketball. It might be that a bookmaker includes all sports providing that you meet the minimum number of selections and the odds requirement.
When you win with an accumulator, you can expect a payout within a few minutes, although the Acca Insurance might not be credited until 24 hours or even 48 hours. However, providing that you qualify, the funds will return to your account within a short space of time and you can then start betting again.
Acca Insurance generally applies to pre-event accumulator bets, although some bookies might allow you to enjoy this promotion for In-Play accas instead. Please note that if you Cash Out of your bet In-Play, then you might lose the chance to enjoy any kind of insurance, even if it’s a Partial Cash Out.