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Music Live Update: Kaiser Chiefs @ Ffos Las

Due to the global pandemic of Covid-19, the Kaiser Chief’s Live After Racing performance at Ffos Las Racecourse has been rescheduled to Saturday 29th May 2021. Original tickets remain valid for the new date and we apologise for any inconvenience. Our top priority remains the health and safety of our artists, partners, employees and you, our audiences. If you need any more information regarding tickets, please see the Q&A information on our news section. We …

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“Kaiser Chiefs Update”

Following the recent announcement of the continued suspension of jump racing in Britain until at least 1 July 2020, we regret to inform that the Music Live event featuring The Kaiser Chiefs will not take place on Saturday 23rd May. We would like to reassure customers that we are currently working with The Kaiser Chiefs management to rearrange the date, and hope to make a further announcement regarding that as soon as possible. Please rest …

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“Victory for Wales in the Virtual Grand National”

There was good news for Welsh horse racing at the weekend when Potters Corner, trained by Christian Williams, won the Virtual Grand National shown live on ITV. An audience of just under five million people watched the 2019 Coral Welsh Grand National winner, ridden by ‘virtual’ jockey Jack Tudor hold off the late challenge of Walk In The Mill with Tiger Roll in third. The computer animated event was created as a substitute for the …

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“Jumps Racing suspended until 1st July”

This afternoon the British Horseracing Authority announced that all jump racing in Britain has been suspended until the end of June due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This includes our fixtures here at Ffos Las on Monday 18th May and Saturday 23rd May when the Kaiser Chiefs were due to play live after racing. It also means the cancellation of meetings on Thursday 4th June, Thursday 18th June and Monday 29th June. Please note that we …

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“It’s Been A Memorable 12 Months for Welsh Jockeys”

“It’s Been A Memorable 12 Months for Welsh Jockeys”

It’s been a terrific twelve months for Welsh jockeys, riding winners galore in big televised races. It began last spring, when Connor Brace was enjoying a great winning streak. As he could still claim seven pounds, he was booked by Nicky Henderson to ride Verdana Blue in the Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr last April. They won impressively, breaking the course record in the process. On the first weekend in November, Carmarthenshire’s Ben Jones rode …

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COVID 19 – Racecourse Q & A

Last Updated: 19th March 2020 We appreciate customers, visitors and supporters of Ffos Las Racecourse may have some questions around COVID-19 and how the precautions around the virus has affected the racecourse. We have collated some answers below, and will continue to update this article as new information becomes available. I have booked for a horse racing fixture in March and April and racing has been cancelled. What do I do? You can transfer your …

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COVID-19 Update – Racing Suspended 

Following today’s announcement from the British Horseracing Authority​ please note that, from Wednesday 18 March, all horse racing fixtures in Great Britain have been suspended until at least the end of April. Any customers that have purchased tickets or hospitality for any fixtures during this time will be eligible to transfer their tickets to a future meeting or a refund, and are asked to contact the racecourse office directly. We would like to thank all …

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ARC Venue Statement – COVID-19 (16 March 2020)

Following this afternoon’s announcements from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and Arena Racing Company (ARC), we can confirm that all horseracing fixtures across the ARC Group will take place behind closed doors from Tuesday 17th March until at least the end of the month. This includes our next fixture here at Ffos Las Racecourse on Thursday 26th March. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience this causes, but no one beyond the minimum essential …

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Covid-19 (coronavirus) update

Ffos Las Racecourse is closely monitoring the Government’s guidance with regard Covid-19 (coronavirus) and the potential impact on any upcoming fixtures or events. At this time, race meetings are going ahead as planned. Our next fixture is Thursday 26th March. Please be assured that the safety and health of all staff and visitors is our main priority and we are implementing recommendations and instructions appropriately. We are taking a number of steps, including increasing the …

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Raceday Report – Friday 6th March 2020

Ffos Las supplied the only jump racing action in Britain this Friday, with the going understandably described as heavy.   Initially dull conditions gave way to sunshine later in the afternoon. The opener was a 2m4f mares-only novice hurdle.  Gavin Sheehan on Legends Ryde (11/8 fav) stalked the long-time leader Martha Brae until taking it up after the third last.  Success didn’t come easily, as Martha refused to capitulate and was gaining on the winner in …

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