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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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Wetherby amongst top 11 Racecourses in the Country

Quality Assured Racecourses — a First-Choice Day Out ·         Wetherby Racecourse named amongst the top 11 racecourses for raceday experience by LiveTourism ·         All British racecourses accredited as ‘good’ or better ·         A record 28 Excellence Accolades awarded, recognising outstanding aspects of the raceday experience Wetherby Racecourse has been confirmed as one of the top […]

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Kirby and Richards target 888sport Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on Boxing Day

The two-day 888sport Yorkshire Christmas Meeting gets underway at Wetherby on Boxing Day, Thursday, December 26 when the highlight is the £45,000 G3 888sport Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (2.10pm, 24 entries). Wetherby is delighted to welcome 888sport as a new sponsor, with the company generously sponsoring all 13 races over the two days. Staged over […]

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Unowhatimeanharry, Lady Buttons & Top Ville Ben heading to bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting at Wetherby

Unowhatimeanharry (Harry Fry) has been a real star for connections over the last few seasons and is set to go to Wetherby for the £45,000 G2 bet365 Hurdle (3.05pm, eight entries) on Saturday, November 2, day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting. The JP McManus-owned 11-year-old is a four-time G1 winner, most recently capturing […]

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Spinal Research Charity Day Kicks on the new season at Wetherby

Wetherby’s new Jump season starts with its annual Spinal Research charity raceday tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16. Now in its 29th year, Wetherby’s Spinal Research charity raceday has raised close to £650,000 since its inception and organisers hope to generate a further £40,000 this year. Spinal Research is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around […]

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Fashion Fabulous!

Wetherby’s final meeting of the season took place on Thursday 30th May and it was Ladies’ Day.  We would like to thank all the Ladies’ who dressed to impress, they all looked fabulous and withstood the gusty wind and frequent rain showers on the day to enter our Best Dressed Lady Competition which was sponsored […]

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