News & Update

Posts for August 2018

Racing Post Readers Award Now Live!

Voting has opened for the coveted annual Racing Post Readers’ Award, staged in conjunction with the Racecourse Association Showcase and Awards to recognise outstanding customer service at British racecourses.  …

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Racecourse in Focus- Thirsk

With racing dating as far back as 1855, Thirsk Racecourse has long been embedded within the local community as the place to go for an enjoyable day out at the…

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Stephen Atkin steps down as Chief Executive

Stephen Atkin steps down as Chief Executive after distinguished 18 year career The Racecourse Association (RCA) announces that after 18 years at the helm, Stephen Atkin has decided to step…

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Jumping Forward- the Padded Hurdle

HEATH ROBINSON, the early 20th Century cartoonist and illustrator whose complex and implausible drawings of machines that achieved simple objectives gave his name to the post-war needs of ‘make do…

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