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Horse Racing’s £300.2 Million economic impact on Yorkshire

A major study, commissioned by Go Racing In Yorkshire on behalf of Yorkshire’s nine racecourses, has revealed that the horseracing industry contributes in excess of £300 million a year into the county’s economy. The study into the economic impact of horseracing in Yorkshire was carried out by the Centre for Regional and Economic Research at […]

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Adventure Drive In – Coming Soon to Wetherby…

A BRAND NEW DRIVE-IN EXPERIENCE IS COMING TO THE UK FEATURING BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE SCREENINGS AND CAR PARK RAVES  – INTRODUCING ADVENTURE DRIVE-IN Powered by outdoor cinema experts Adventure Cinema, the drive-in cinema and music experiences will be visiting 20+ towns and cities this summer, making it the UK’s biggest drive-in tour. ​adventuredrivein.co.uk UK-wide tour running […]

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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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Latest Coronavirus Update – Wetherby Racecourse

Wetherby Racecourse shares the same objective as the Government and the wider community, which is to slow the spread of the Coronavirus while maintaining a level of activity which will sustain business – especially the rural enterprises that form the broad base of the horseracing industry (including racehorse trainers, their stable staff, farriers, feed merchants, […]

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CoronaVirus Update

Last Updated: Monday 09 March 2020 Racegoers and other attendees to Wetherby Racecourse are advised that there is currently no change to the plans to hold the next scheduled race meeting on Tuesday 17th March 2020. Racegoers and other attendees are informed that they must make themselves familiar with the current UK Government information and […]

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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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