Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to host the Alexandra Dunn Racing and Danum Partnership inaugural Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening on Thursday March 2nd.

Come along for an evening of expert discussion on the upcoming Festival as well as some fun along the way!

The panel on the night will consist of:

  • Oli Bell (chair) – ITV horse racing presenter.
  • Alex Dunn – Renowned local racehorse trainer.

Plus Cheltenham Festival winning jockeys:

  • Nick Scholfield – winner of nearly 600 races from over 5,000 rides.
  • Richie McLernon– winner of nearly 400 races from over 4,500 rides.

The event will be held in the Long Room and tickets cost just £15.

Early booking is advised as the places are limited and a sellout is expected.

To secure your tickets please email David King at with your name and the number of tickets you require.

A cash bar is available and food will be available to purchase between 7pm and 8:30pm.

There will also be a raffle on the night with all profits from the evening being donated to The Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF).

The event will also mark the launch of the sale of shares in the “affordable ownership” horse Sailed Away. 2,000 shares at £60 each are being offered to allow cricket and horse racing fans in Somerset and the South West the chance to own and follow the Alexandra Dunn trained gelding as he embarks on his National Hunt career.