Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Worcestershire Rose and all things racing

The deadline for entering the Worcestershire Rose contest is fast approaching, you have until Monday 5th March to enter. We have also had an exciting announcement this week - the winner will receive in excess of £1,000 worth of prizes including cut, style and hair colour at Umberto Giannini, Worcester for a year! If you are a lady aged 17 - 40 and would like to be chosen as the 2012 'Worcestershire Rose' at the opening racing fixture of the new season on Sunday 13th May, enter the competition. Follow the link (Click Here

We are delighted to have secured sponsorship for our flagship race meeting. Ladies Day on Saturday 9th June will be sponsored by Worcestershire Life.  We look forward to promoting the magazine at the Racecourse and to seeing our adverts featured in its pages starting in the April edition.

Subscribe to our regular e-newsletter to keep up to date with all the many things going on at the Racecourse this year, and don't forget to enter the competition at the end of each letter to win a selection of great prizes.  Send your e-mail address to info@worcester-racecourse.co.uk by 27th February to receive the latest e-newsletter and enter the competition to win a Worcester Annual badge worth £175.

Worcestershire Rose entrants

Amy birch

Emilie Williams

Jessica Lloyd

Naomi King

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

The Countdown To Racing Has Begun

Even though racing will not begin at Worcester for another 3 months, we have been extremely busy at the racecourse! We are busy preparing the site so that 2012 will be the biggest year yet.

Exciting news has been announced in the week - the Queen is to visit Worcester on Wednesday 11th July as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the country, which co-incides with the ever popular Irish Night race evening at Pitchcroft. Pop along to the racecourse for this ever popular evening! Gates are open from 4pm.

Tickets are now on sale for all 17 racedates of 2012 including the unmissable Festival of Racing weekend, with Ladies Day on Saturday 9th June and Countryside Family Day on Sunday 10th June. Click Here for further information.

Have you considered sponsoring a race as a birthday or anniversary celebration?  Prices start from £300 + vat per race and include naming the race - (name to be printed in most newspapers), a page in the racecard, race to be shown live on attheraces TV, paddock visit, champagne in the Director's Box, trophy presentation with photos and 6 complimentary entrance tickets worth £96!  Call the Racecourse office on 01905 25364 or Click Here to visit the website for further details.

We hope you have a great week, our 2012 brochure is available to download now!

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

We Want Racing!

January has finally left us, but it seems the winter weather is about to rear its ugly head. As long as the track is ready for May, we don't really mind!

Will Kauto Star turn the tables on 2011 Gold Cup winner, Long Run, as he has done twice already this season?  Or will the young pretender, Grands Crus be first up the Cheltenham hill  on March 16th and fly the flag for the David Pipe stable?  Whatever the result, be sure to come to Worcester Racecourse to watch all of the action. Avoid the expense and crowds at Cheltenham, join us for our Gold Cup Race Day on Friday 16th March 2012. Watch all 7 races on the big screens and enjoy a delicious two course lunch. Betting a and full bar are available on the day . Tickets are just £35. Its sure to be a fantastic atmosphere at this not-to-be-missed event.’ To book tickets Click Here or call 01905 763963.

In other news, Stanworth Fun Fair comes to Worcester Racecourse in March – it will be open daily on Pitchcroft from 15th – 24th March. Pop along for all the fun of the fair!

And finally,  the search is on for entries to the Worcestershire Rose contest – closing date 5th March, so don’t leave it too late.  Ladies aged 17- 40 should apply directly to Worcester News Click Here for further information. – Ten ladies with the most public votes will make it through to the final of the contest at the opening fixture of the new Worcester Racecourse season on Sunday 13th May.  The winner, who will become the face of Worcestershire will receive hundreds of pounds worth of prizes, as well as the title Worcestershire Rose 2012.