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    Dartguru
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    As far as I can tell, looking at the ATR and RUK websites, the only racing on 23rd is at Dundalk, and there’s none at all on 24th.

    Anywhere ?

    This is going to be a bit dull after finishing the Christmas shopping off.

    So, I had a thought. Bet365 seem to have upped their coverage of overseas races that I can have a crafty little punt on, but I’d want to watch the races as well.

    Does anyone know if ATR or RUK are showing any overseas racing on those days (e.g South African, French) and, if they are, are there any websites around that compare to the Racing Post site for racecard details that I can use?

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    graysonscolumn
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    Cagnes-sur-Mer raced on Christmas Eve last year, as did Arlington and Philadelphia Park in the States, so there is stuff out there if anyone is prepared to cover it.

    The forthcoming schedule on the RUK website only goes as far as the 23rd, but both that and the day before are just showing re-runs on loop. I’m not convinced on that evidence that they’ll drag messrs Johnson et Charlet into a studio presumably otherwise mothballed until Boxing Day, in order to cover what looks just a routine card at the Côte d’Azur venue.

    The schedule on the ATR card hasn’t updated its Saturday page as yet. Suffice it to say, though, the channel will not be showing the live action from Newcastle and Lingfield currently promised on Christmas Eve. 8)

    gc

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    Dartguru
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    Just a quick revisit to this original post of mine.

    I’m still interested to know of any decent international horse racing websites, ones that give timeform-like information about races.

    I’ve found the Sporting Post one for South Africa (http://www.sportingpost.co.za), which seems okay, not quite the RP, but not bad.

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    sberry
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    Dartguru
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    Thanks sberry, that looks like the sort of thing I’m looking for.

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    stilvi
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    Given that many people will have ‘broken up’ and actually have the chance to watch it what is the reasoning behind no racing tomorrow giving three blank days?

    I can think of many better times to throw in a blank day.

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