Congratulations from all of us at Worcester to trainer, Colin Tizzard, Jockey, Brendan Powell and owners of Golden Chieftain, Brocade Racing, for winning the JLT Speciality Handicap Chase at Cheltenham yesterday. Golden Chieftain’s last victory was in Worcester’s feature race last October, the Richard Davis Memorial Handicap Chase. Great to see Worcester winners going on to bigger things!
Monday, 11 March 2013
There’s even more reason to book hospitality (restaurant or private Box / Marquee packages) at Worcester Racecourse this summer following the recent appointment of new Head Chef, Ashley Farran.
Hot off the press, Ashley has brought fresh ideas to the brand new Corporate Menus which are bursting with mouth watering dishes just waiting to be sampled! As there are only three private Boxes available (for 12 – 42 guests) if it is a Box you are after, it is very advisable to book early for your choice of date – contact the Racecourse office on 01905 25364 or Click Here for more information.
Thursday, 7 March 2013
It’s a busy week at the Racecourse with five days of conferencing in the Grandstand and the Stanworth Fun Fair who have moved into the centre of the course. The fair will be open to the public from today until the 17th March, so if you are in Worcester, do come down and enjoy the fun!
Preparations for the new racing season are also in full swing. The track has been rolled and slit to allow airflow under the surface, and also harrowed to lift any dead grass. The turf is currently enjoying the light rain prior to being fertilised. With just a few days to go to the start of the Cheltenham Festival, we will be keen to watch those horses who enjoyed success at Worcester last season take their chance at National Hunt’s pinnacle meeting. For everyone who enjoys visiting Cheltenham next week, or indeed watches the action on the television, don’t forget to book your tickets for Worcester this summer. There are 21 fixtures to choose from, starting with the evening meeting on Tuesday 30th April.
Friday, 1 March 2013
There has been a certain buzz about the racecourse at Worcester this week because at last, the current dry spell is allowing the ground to dry! This has allowed the Estates team to make good headway with their preparations for the new season, just over 8 weeks away. The new advertising hoarding frame on the home straight leading up to the winning post is being constructed, interest is growing in these prominent annual 20ft x 4ft sites, guaranteed to be seen by tens of thousands of people through the year!
There is a special half price race sponsorship offer available for the first meeting of the season on Tuesday evening, 30th April. This combined with a discounted restaurant package for 4 people would make a great evening out for any family or business occasion. There are only a limited number of races left to sponsor on this date, it is advisable to contact Jenny Cheshire in the racecourse office on 01905 – 25364 without delay for further details.