Santa jumps to it at Doncaster

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DONCASTER’S season over jumps continues on Saturday with The BetVictor Christmas Meeting, the seven-race programme starting at 11.55am.

Online bookmaker, once again support this fixture, sponsoring a quartet of races including The Summit Juvenile Hurdle (a £25,000 Grade 2 contest for leading three-year-old hurdlers) and The Follow BetVictor On Twitter Rose Hill Handicap Chase, a contest for stayers over three miles offering prize money of £20,000.

Regular sponsors The Crown Hotel, Bawtry, support a contest for novice hurdlers, while Saturday’s card also includes The HealthWatch Doncaster Novices’ Chase.

There will be an appearance by Father Christmas for young racegoers in the afternoon.

The giant screen situated opposite the main stands will enable racegoers to see all of the action, including racing from Cheltenham.

A shuttle bus will be in operation from the railway station.