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Breakaway heads Towton contenders as Bristol De Mai given Cleeve option…

The G2 William Hill Towton Novices’ Chase and rearranged G2 William Hill Cleeve Hurdle form part of a quality card at Wetherby this Saturday, February 6.  Run over three miles, the William Hill Towton Novices’ Chase (2.35pm, 14 entries) is often a good pointer to the spring festivals as well as other major staying prizes […]

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Racecourse remains in Tier 3 after Tier review on 16th December

Following announcements on 17th December, Wetherby Racecourse remains under Tier 3 restrictions. This means that, sadly, we are not able to admit spectators back to enjoy racing, including to the William Hill Yorkshire Christmas Meeting on 26th & 27th December, which is an event that many have made part of their annual Christmas tradition and which, […]

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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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