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 […]
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 […]
After low overnight temperatures we have held a precautionary inspection at 9.30am on Tuesday 24th January. We held a further inspection at 11.00am. Racing goes ahead! Temperature is currently -2.5 at 7.00am. Forecast is for a foggy start with temperatures rising to +4C by Late morning.
We have just been informed that the X98 Bus Service between Wetherby and Leeds will be operating on Boxing Day. Tie it in with our FREE shuttle bus service to and from the Racecourse and Wetherby Town Centre and your Raceday transport is sorted! flyer-for-2016-boxing-day-x98-bus
Wetherby’s bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting, the premier meeting of the season at the West Yorkshire venue, is now just a week away. The two-day meeting takes place on Friday and Saturday, October 28 and 29, and features two Grade Two contests plus three Listed races. Taking centre stage is the £100,000 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase, […]
Wetherby Racecourse has undergone some major redevelopment work this past summer, with the demolition of their ‘Old Members Stand’ to make way for the new £3.2million extension to the Wetherby Millennium Stand. The Old Members Stand stood in a prime position at the Racecourse, namely in direct alignment with the Winning Post, and therefore all of the racing […]
The steel structure is complete and now the floors are going in..
You go on holiday for a fortnight and when you come back… you’ve got a building!! or almost. The progress in two weeks has been amazing…
Suddenly.. we have steel! And once it started going in, boy did it go up quickly.. We’ve even got stairs!
Last week the engineers were in to lay out the foundation pits and plot the sites for the bolts that the steel frames will eventually sit on. The foundations were dug out and 72 cubic metres of concrete arrived through the week which was poured and levelled. The newly concreted foundation pads with the anchored […]