Clydesdale Horse Race At Exeter Took An Unexpected Turn

Exeter racecourse played host again for another year on Sunday to their annual Clydesdale horse charity race in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance.

This race is a highlight of the tracks calendar, getting to raise money for such a good cause whilst also giving the chance to watch and appreciate the majestic animals that are completely different to racehorses.

However, this year a turn for the worst with in the final stages of the race, which is only ran down the home straight of the track with no obstacles to jump and just a short distance until the line, one horse veered into two others causing one to slip over and fall taking the jockey with him.

The race which see's professional jockey's on board these gentle and spectacular animals thankfully saw both the horse and the jockey get up fine. The other two horse involved in the collision raced on to the line with a definite stewards enquiry needed.

The horses are owned by Tim Ancrum and Aileen Ware of Adventure Clydesdales and they specialise in riding holidays across Dartmoor using these beautiful beasts for the lessons and the rides across Dartmoor.

(Credit The Gait Post) Horse Owner Tim Ancrum said: “We’ve been having a lot of fun training the horses on Dartmoor, galloping them in closely set groups in readiness for the race. They find it all very exciting! This race is such a wonderful spectacle and so many people enjoy it. The horses will race over two furlongs again, and we hope they will provide a thrill for racegoers. The horses love it, and although they will never have the spark of a thoroughbred, they do get quite bouncy in anticipation for the race.”

Watch the race for yourself below here and you can decide for yourself if there should have been a stewards enquiry in this two furlong race.

(Credit Racing UK)

Free Bets & Offers

🔹🐎 BET £10 ON THE 12:40 AT ASCOT & GET £5 FREE FOR EVERY OTHER RACE ON THE CARD 🐎🔹
18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10. Must be placed by 12:40 GMT on 18/01/2020. £30 credited as 6 x £5 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 7 days, to be used on any Horse Racing markets. T&Cs Apply.
Claim Bonus
🐎 DEFI DU SEUIL TO WIN THE CLARENCE HOUSE CHASE AT 50/1 🐎
New customers from UK and Ireland only. Valid debit/credit card or Paypal. Bets only eligible for the 15:35 Ascot race. Min deposit €/£10. Max stake €/£1. Race Winner singles only. Winnings paid in Free Bets. Offer expires 18/01/20 at 15:35 GMT. 18+ begambleaware.org Full Terms Apply
Claim Bonus
🚀 Bet £5 Get £20 in Free Bets!
FIRST SINGLE & E/W BET ONLY. ODDS OF 1/1 OR GREATER.2 X £10 BET TOKENS. FREE BET STAKES NOT INCLUDED IN RETURNS. FREE BETS ARE NON WITHDRAWABLE. NO FREE BET EXPIRY. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. FURTHER T&CS APPLY. 18+. BEGAMBLEAWARE.ORG
Claim Bonus
🔴 Bet £10 & Get £30 FREE BETS when new to BetBull! 🔴
New customers only. Min deposit £10. Place qualifying bets of £10 in first 7 days after deposit (min odds 1/2) to unlock free bets. Full T&Cs Apply
Claim Bonus
GET A £20 RISK FREE FIRST BET!
New customers only. Sportsbook bets only, minimum odds 1/5 (1.2). Refunds are awarded as CASH, up to a max of £20 . Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal are eligible. Qualifying bet must be placed and settled within 30 days of account opening. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🌟 Bet £5 & Get £30 in Free Bets 🌟
New customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet add odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 free sports bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 casino bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the casino bonus 35x to withdraw winnings. Credit/debit card deposits only. Geographical restrictions and T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Claim Bonus
🏆£30 RISK FREE first bet at Paddy Power on any sports market - money back in CASH if your selection loses 🏆
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £30. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🔵 Bet £5 & Get £20 in Free Bets! 🔵
18+ Eligible UK+IRE players. Paypal & some deposit & bet types excl. Min first £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. No cashout, restrictions + T&Cs apply
Claim Bonus
Bet £10 & Get £30 In Free Bets 🚀
New Customers Only in UK. Min Deposit: £10. Free Bet up to £30. Credit/Debit Card deposits only. Free Bet credited upon playthrough of first deposit. Deposit must be wagered at 3/4 (1.75)+ Full Terms Apply
Claim Bonus
When The Fun Stops. Stop.