Wear A Hat Day Supporting Brain Tumour Research In just two weeks time we hold our Wear A Hat Day once more at Wetherby Races. Join us on the 29th March and wear a hat to raise awareness for Brain Tumour Research. As well as the racing action, there will be entertainment and spot prizes […]
Wetherby Racecourse pledges continued support to Tickets for Troops for 2018. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) together with Tickets For Troops are pleased to announce that all 60 racecourses in Great Britain will offer free tickets to armed forces personnel in 2018. Since the scheme launched in 2009 British Racecourses have donated over 70,000 tickets […]
Wetherby Racecourse embraced all things Medieval last Saturday at the annual Towton Medieval Day! Making the journey way back to 1461 and the Battle of Towton, famously fought just ten miles from the racecourse. Ballyoptic claimed the win for the feature race of the day, the Totepool Towton Novices’ Chase, named after the Battle of […]
Skelton hopeful for Captain Chaos in tomorrow’s G2 totesport.com Towton Novices’ Chase at Wetherby – flags to fly at half-mast in honour of the late Malcolm Jefferson A high-class field is set to go to post for the £35,000 G2 totesport.com Towton Novices’ Chase (2.40pm), the highlight of a seven-race programme at Wetherby tomorrow, Saturday, […]
Join us for an action packed day of racing and entertainment featuring the Totepool Towton Novices’ Chase on Saturday 3rd February! Experience the thrill of racing as we take you back to Medieval days, hailing back to the Battle of Towton in 1461. Prepare for battle re-enactments from Knights in Battle, live music from our […]
The Car Boot Sale scheduled for Sunday 1st October has been CANCELLED due to poor ground conditions in the selling area.
Please note due to essential Northern Powergrid maintenance work the Racecourse office will be closed on Tuesday 22nd August 2017 between 12noon and 5pm. The office will reopen on Wednesday 23rd August at 9am.
We are delighted to announce that work on the new Millennium West grandstand is now complete and it will be officially opened on Wednesday 18th October, the Opening Meeting of the 2017/18 Jump Season. The building has taken less than 12 months to complete from de-commissioning and demolition of the existing grandstand in July 2016 […]
Tuesday 4th July a new TV documentary begins called, The Yorkshire Dales and The Lakes. It takes a look at life in the protected countryside of the national parks of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. One of the episodes in the series will follow a racehorse trained by Micky Hammond. It will follow the horse […]
There is a small traditional Baltic Music festival taking place in the Centre of Course Showground at Wetherby Racecourse on Friday 23rd June from 12noon, continuing to 3.00am. More information can be found by clicking on this link: The Event Manager is Viktorija Kazanska and she can be contacted on 07912 995393 […]