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Racing prizes worth £50,000

PUBLISHED: 09:54 25 April 2008 | UPDATED: 10:57 03 July 2010

THE horses are racing again at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Monday afternoon. After last week's high quality start, it's more of the same next week.

The Lindley Catering (Official Racecourse Caterers) Handicap is one of the more valuable races that will be run this season.

THE horses are racing again at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Monday afternoon. After last week's high quality start, it's more of the same next week.

The Lindley Catering (Official Racecourse Caterers) Handicap is one of the more valuable races that will be run this season.

Overall, across the seven races there's just under £50,000 in prize-money on offer.

As the 2008 season got under way last Friday evening, it didn't take long for Hingham racehorse trainer Christine Dunnett to record her first victory.

She told punters that Polar Force was her best chance of a winner, and he obliged at odds of 17-2 in the Cliff Hotel for Fine Dining Handicap.

We're delighted when Christine sends out winners, and our visitors like it too. Cheering on a local horse is always good and creates a lot of interest.

Some good riders were at the racecourse. They included champion jockey Seb Sanders who teamed up successfully with Newmarket trainer Mick Quinn to win the opening race on Dragon Flame.

The top rider completed a double on the evening when he won the Firstbet 0800 230 0800 Tele-Betting Handicap on 3-1 chance Shogun Prince.

The first race on Monday, April 28 is due off at 2pm. Admission: Premier enclosure £19; grandstand and paddock £12. Online booking and group discounts available. Accompanied children aged under-16 admitted free. More information at www.greatyarmouth-racecourse.co.uk

Great Yarmouth Racecourse's 2008 fixtures. April: Monday 28. May: Monday and Tuesday 12 and 13; Wednesday and Thursday 28 and 29.

June: Thursday 12; Tuesday evening 17.

July: Thursday 3; Tuesday evening 15; Monday and Tuesday 21 and 22; Monday 28.

August: Wednesday evening and Thursday 6 and 7; Wednesday 13; Monday evening 18; Sunday 24.

September: Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17, Thursday 18.

October: Tuesday 21; Tuesday 28.

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