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Superheroes plus horses equals the best free day out for children this Easter

Superhero Family Day at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, March 22 promises to be one of the best free days out for children this Easter holiday with a programme packed full of free activities, not to mention super horse racing to enjoy. These warriors of our galaxy can take part in running races on the actual racecourse, have their faces painted and test their climbing skills on the high-ropes course. For those wanting to learn more about the sport of horse racing, there’s a behind-the-scenes tour, and question-and-answer session with the sport’s very own heroes, the jockeys, and a chance to...

Tuesday, March 3, Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening

With all eyes on The Festival™ presented by Magners at Cheltenham, from March 10-13, Exeter’s preview evening is a must-attend event for racing’s aficionados and is FREE to attend. Taking place straight after racing on Tuesday, March 3, the panel includes 11-times champion trainer Paul Nicholls, David Pipe and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter. The latter won at the track in November and December and is now being considered for both the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, while pocket rocket Defi Du...