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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The contractors and heavy machinery have all packed up and gone home, handing the new building over to us at the end of April! Work is now underway laying carpets and flooring, installing bars and kitchens, and connecting up all of the tote and raceday commentary cables. The new building has a name! It is […]
Yorkshire Post Ladies’ Day returns on Tuesday 6th June and this year the Racecourse have teamed up with the Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa to offer a fantastic prize for our Best Dressed Lady Racegoer on the day. Nestled in the Yorkshire Dales, The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, located 7 miles from Skipton and […]
OLBG.com, sponsors of the Mares Series, have offered us a £50 free bet on the Grand National in aid of the IJF. Our pick is Definitely Red, trained in Yorkshire by Brian Ellison and ridden by Wetherby stalwart Danny Cook, supporting Yorkshire all the way! OLBG also run www.grand-national-guide.co.uk, who picked the 50/1 National winner […]
The new Grandstand extension is coming along and the building works are due to complete at the end of next month. Some internal decoration, signage and furnishing will then need to be completed before the new facilities are officially opened at the start of our new racing season in October 2017. We are however, hopeful […]