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Plemont near Les Landes Racecourse, Jersey

Plemont near Les Landes Racecourse, Jersey

Why is it we never see in England horse racing from Jersey and yet racing from all over the world is televised?

Regards John

Answer: Horse racing at Les Landes racecourse in Jersey is run and controlled by the Jersey Race Club which was formed in 1832.

The course hosts 9 race meetings during the summer offering both flat and hurdles races.

Although a few UK trainers such as George Baker and Neil Mulholland run their horses at Les Landes most of the horses are locally trained.

As the races do not come under the jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Association, handicap ratings are assigned by the Jersey Race Club.

The meetings also employ local bookmakers and Tote; in consequence the races have little appeal for punters outside of Jersey and the other nearby islands.

This is the main reason why these races are not televised.

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Feb 28, 2020
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by: Chris

Bets can be placed in English currency and any payouts would be the same.

There is also a Tote window and also Tote reps with whom you can place bets on the move.

Feb 26, 2020
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by: fred

I'm coming racing in April if I put a bet on with English money will my returns if I win be paid in English money

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