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A Vintage Performance on a Winning Day

Bordeaux-Undiscovered’s Race Day at Stratford Racecourse on 28th March was a great success. Check out the results below!

STR382-9377 Race 6 BTO Presentation 28-03-15We had several winners onboard who won tickets in our Prize Draw for the event. To enter into the Draw they had to answer the following question:

‘What is your favourite wine?’

We had some great answers and it turns out that Claret in all shapes and sizes is still a firm favourite:

  • The Grand Crus Classes were first past the post with a photo finish between the two Saint Emilions Chateaux La Fleur Morange and Pavie.

  • They were closely followed by the Petits Chateaux with newcomers performing well.

  • Malbec was a surprise front runner as an outsider and Sauvignon Blanc came in as a runner up. STR382-9235 Race 3 Presentation 28-03-15

  • There were a few stragglers and Alborino fell at the first hurdle.

Our Prize Winners were invited into the Collecting Ring to present prizes to the winning owner and jockey for one of our races and to judge the ‘Best Turned out’. We also had a lovely mention in trainer Kim Bailey’s Blog on 3rd April as we sent him some bottles of Claret having overheard that he had enviously watched owners and trainers leaving the racecourse clutching cases of wine – wine lovers who are racing fans can read all about it here: http://www.kimbaileyracing.com/baileys-blog/

STR382-9467 Race 7 BTO Presentation 28-03-15The Sunday Racing Post also gave us a mention in their piece ‘Little Jimmy produces vintage performance for Gretton’. Tom Gretton’s eight year old Little Jimmy came in 1st in our Claret Handicap Chase.

The results are here:

Bordeaux Undiscovered La Fleur Morange Mathilde Handicap Hurdle

1st Oyster Shell. Jockey: Jake Greenall

STR382-9367 Race 5 Prize Presentation 28-03-15Bordeaux Undiscovered La Fleur Morange Handicap Chase

1st Midnight Lira. Jockey: James Best

Bordeaux Undiscovered Claret Handicap Hurdle

1st Little Jimmy. Jockey: F de Giles

Bordeaux Undiscovered Sommeliers Choice Chase

1st Seymour Legend. Jockey: L Treadwell

Bordeaux Undiscovered Tipsy Selling Hurdle

1st Minister of the Interior. Jockey: R Johnson

Bordeaux Undiscovered Tally Ho Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

1st Mister Miyagi. Jockey: Harry Skelton

STR382-9138 Race 1 Presentation 28-03-15You can view all the pictures of our Winners at our Gallery on our Competition Page. The photos of the Winners at the Races were taken by the Stratford Racecourse official photographer, Les Hurley.

After such success we’re hoping to run more Competitions and Prize Draws soon. If you’d like to take part please sign up for our Newsletters and we’ll keep you posted! (Newsletter Sign Up can be found at the bottom right of our Home Page here).

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