BHA extend suspension of racing

BHA extend suspension of racing

The suspension of racing, which is due to finish at the end of April, is to be extended after a decision today by the Board of the British Horseracing Authority. Racing stopped on March 18th before the government introduced the current lockdown measures to protect essential emergency services and the health and safety of the public. […]

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British Racecourses Share Significant Community Engagement Footprint

Over £2.2m fundraised and donated through racecourse charitable activity during 2019 for 250+ charities 455 racecourse team members volunteered 3,100+ hours 10,382 free tickets were claimed through Tickets for Troops Racing’s national day of volunteering, Racing Together Community Day saw 65 racing teams volunteering in their local area 372 free, curriculum-based school trips were hosted […]

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Future of Sue Ryder Mascot Gold Cup at Wetherby is secured as Poundland sign up as the new headline sponsor

Healthcare charity Sue Ryder have announced that national retailer, Poundland are the new headline sponsor of the world’s largest mascot race, the ‘Mascot Gold Cup’ held each April at Wetherby Races. Poundland have signed a three year sponsorship deal from 2020. The partnership is a major financial boost to the care Sue Ryder provides to […]

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Fizz and Fillies

The search is on to find the Best Dressed Lady in Yorkshire! Go Racing In Yorkshire Ladies Day series kicks off at Wetherby Racecourse on the 6th June with a fabulous prize provided by the Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, awarding their winner with the following amazing and exclusive prize at their fabulous venue: […]

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Grab a French Property Bargain

There will be thousands of properties to browse through at the French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse and the experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the buying, moving and financing process. There will also be a full seminar programme covering every aspect of buying in France.  As we […]

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Jamie’s 34 Racecourses Run

We were very honoured to have James Clarkson come to the racecourse today. James is an 11-year-old who is raising money for the Injured Jockeys Fund by running 34 English National Hunt racecourses over 5 days. James will be running a staggering 50 miles all together with a further 1,659 of driving between each course… […]

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Quality Assured Racecourse Scheme 2016 results revealed

The Racecourse Association (RCA), in partnership with VisitEngland and VisitScotland, is delighted to announce the top racecourses in England, Wales and Scotland for 2016 through the Quality Assured Racecourse Scheme. For the eighth year running all 60 racecourses in Great Britain have been rated as ‘good’ or higher. The scheme allows VisitEngland and VisitScotland to […]

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