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Town mourns the loss of a racing legend

Town mourns the loss of a racing legend

Town mourns the loss of a racing legend

20 June 2019

His funeral service will be at Newmarket’s All Saints’ Church on Wednesday July 3 at noon.


Former jockey Willie Snaith dies aged 91

Former jockey Willie Snaith dies aged 91

Former jockey Willie Snaith dies aged 91

15 June 2019

The Pocket Hercules as he was dubbed during his racing days had been ill for some time.


Pioneer of racing tours dies aged 81

Pioneer of racing tours dies aged 81

Pioneer of racing tours dies aged 81

11 April 2019

Jean Bucknell, who pioneered the idea of taking visitors round the town’s world famous training grounds, has died


One of the Fen's best loved farmers, Clem Tompsett, dies

One of the Fen's best loved farmers, Clem Tompsett, dies

One of the Fen's best loved farmers, Clem Tompsett, dies

23 March 2019

One of the Fen's best loved farmers, and charity supporters, Clem Tompsett, has died


John Durrant, general manager of Newmarket Open Door, dies aged 64

John Durrant, general manager of Newmarket Open Door, dies aged 64

John Durrant, general manager of Newmarket Open Door, dies aged 64

24 January 2019

John Durrant, general manager of Newmarket homeless charity Open Door has died after a brief battle with cancer. He was 64.


War veteran and horseman dies

War veteran and horseman dies

War veteran and horseman dies

09 January 2019

The funeral of Korean War veteran and internationally respected horseman Chris Coldrey will take place at St Margaret’s Church, Chippenham


Tributes to award winning stable lad Chris Hinson, 71

Tributes to award winning stable lad Chris Hinson, 71

Tributes to award winning stable lad Chris Hinson, 71

29 October 2018

Tributes have been paid to a former Stablelad of the Year who has died less than two years after retiring from a 50 year career in racing


Well-known former Newmarket work rider dies at 84

Well-known former Newmarket work rider dies at 84

Well-known former Newmarket work rider dies at 84

25 September 2018

The funeral service of well-known former Newmarket work rider and trainer Jack Banks will be held at the West Suffolk Crematorium


Tribute to the ‘One they can’t take away’

Tribute to the ‘One they can’t take away’

Tribute to the ‘One they can’t take away’

10 August 2018

Known as the Hookey Run, this year’s sponsored cycle ride was the first time without the popular pub regular whose name it bears


Here's why a Spitfire was flying low above Newmarket

Here's why a Spitfire was flying low above Newmarket

Here's why a Spitfire was flying low above Newmarket

06 August 2018

A Spitfire the Imperial War Museum flew over Newmarket on Friday in tribute to a town man responsible for bringing the airfield back


Racing mourns as Solna dies, aged 90

Racing mourns as Solna dies, aged 90

Racing mourns as Solna dies, aged 90

11 May 2018

The racing community is mourning the death of Solna Thomson Jones, a member of the famous Joel racing dynasty


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