Talking Horses: Hamilton crowned Racecourse Association track of year

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Congratulations to Hamilton for being named champion racecourse at the annual Showcase awards last night, a result that shows this particular gong does not simply go to the entrant with the biggest reputation. Hamilton is a long way to travel for most regular racegoers and it doesn’t have the sort of fixture list that would make it a regular destination for ITV cameras but its staff are clearly making a big effort to give their visitors a good experience and doing so very effectively.

Hamilton was nominated in four categories last night: food & beverage, operational excellence, top spot and the Racing Post readers award. No other track had more than three nominations and that evidence of quality and initiative counted for quite a bit in the final reckoning.

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