Sunny Saturday @ Beverley Races

July 4, 2010

Beverley Racecourse completed is two day’s of racing in the glorious summer sunshine. On the day there were a few stag and hen parties including that of Hodgsons FC skipper Paul Silvester. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Andrew and Naomi Rhodes Unique Big Day

July 3, 2010

First past the post is what matters – and so it proved for one local couple at Beverley Races today. Walkington couple Andrew and Naomi Rhodes became the first couple to get married at Beverley Racecourse on a beautiful day that did justice to their occasion. Andrew and Naomi wanted a wedding day with a difference, and their wish was certainly fulfilled guests made the most of the weather to…

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Friday Night @ Beverley Races

July 3, 2010

Racegoers made the most of a stunning Friday night at Beverley Racecourse. As befits a night meeting at the Westwood, the atmosphere was very chilled, helped to a certain extent by the small but lively steel band that entertained  the well turned-out crowd. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge…

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Interview: Tim Galbraith

July 2, 2010

Tim Galbraith has a simple philosophy: Never turn down a bet, no matter how small. It’s a tenet passed down from his father, and it’s what helps make his bookmaking business the popular but intimate venture it is at Beverley Races. Tim, 45, of Cherry Tree Lane, runs a well-known bookies at the Westwood along with his business partner Dave Money, following in the footsteps of his father Vic, who…

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Hearing Dogs Successful Day at the Races

June 30, 2010

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People are delighted with the publicity and funds raised at Beverley Racecourse. The charity which trains supports and provides dogs to deaf people in the community collected hundreds of pounds in donations from generous race goers. Nikki Denton, a funding raising manager, said: “ “We collected £607 on the exit gates at Beverley Races, which is great and also more money from private donations” “We were…

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Danehillsundance Wins the Feature Race @ Beverley

June 23, 2010

Danehillsundance ridden by Robert Wilson won the Siemens Chemical Express Handicap feature race at Beverley Racecourse. After the race the owner was presented with trophy by a representative from Siemens Chemicals. In other races, apprentice jockey Shane B Kelly was back at the track with two rides. The Irishman was looking to repeat his performance of last week at Beverley when picked up his first win at the Lucky in…

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An Afternoon @ Beverley Racecourse

June 23, 2010

Beverley Racecourse enjoyed a good days racing and for the second meeting in a row got lucky with the weather. The course located on the Beverley Westwood provided a great afternoons entertainment in the glorious summer sunshine. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Interview: Craig Hancock

June 22, 2010

It’s been a hellish month for stricken Beverley rugby star Craig Hancock – but the local lad is still smiling and full of optimism. Craig, 25, of Chestnut Drive, Beverley, suffered an horrific broken leg in the dying seconds of Beverley ARLFC’s Ray Speckman Cup Final victory over Cottingham Tigers last month. Two weeks spent in hospital, five operations, a skin graft and weeks of pain and discomfort have followed…

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Punters Enjoy an Evening @ Beverley Racecourse

June 18, 2010

At last the the summer feel-good factor made its way to Beverley Racecourse last night. Thousands of racegoers turned up for a memorable evening on the Westwood at the ‘Lucky in Love’ themed night. With clear blue skies, bright sunshine and exciting racing setting the tone, punters enjoyed a superb night of entertainment with music provided by a steel band. Beverley Gorbutt from Swanland (right) was awarded a prize for…

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Racecourse Celebrates Success of New Race Night

June 18, 2010

Beverley Racecourse was awash with padlocks and keys last night, when a themed race night called Lucky in Love took place for the first time and thousands of revellers descended on the venue. The popular racecourse and events centre, based in York Road, Beverley, organised the themed race meeting to attract a new generation of racegoers, who were each issued with either a padlock or a key on arrival –…

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Be ‘Lucky in Love’ at Beverley Racecourse Tonight

June 17, 2010

It’s your chance to get ‘Lucky in Love’ at Beverley’s Westwood racecourse tonight (Thursday). The latest meeting at the popular racecourse is Lucky in Love Night, a six-race meeting aimed at making contacts at all levels in life. On entry to the racecourse, you’ll be given a padlock and key and your goal is to find your ideal match. Whether you’re looking for romance, social networking, making contacts or just…

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HU17.net 12 Months Old Today!

June 15, 2010

HU17.net celebrates its first birthday today – and we’re proud to have played our part in promoting our wonderful town in this thoroughly enjoyable first year. Our goal remains simple – to chronicle local life, to promote the local community and their activities and portray the town in the positive light it so richly deserves. The site is the brainchild – and obsession – of Molescroft resident Paul Smith, whose…

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Wednesday Afternoon Racing @ Beverley Racecourse

June 9, 2010

Race goers at Beverley Racecourse were once again forced to brave the weather for this afternoon’s race meeting. Nellis Ellis ridden by Silvestre De Sousa won the first race of the afternoon ‘The Celebrate Your Birthday Here’. Ryedane won the ‘Lucky in Love Night Next Thursday Handicap stakes. The next race meeting at Beverley is an evening meeting, racing is scheduled to start at 6.30 with the event have a…

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Beverley Lions Golf Day Raises £3650

June 9, 2010

The Beverley Lions Club held their 12th Annual Charity Golf Day at the Driffield Golf Club on Friday 28th May when 34 teams contested for almost £2000 worth of prizes.  The competition was very keen with the winning team, Leicestershire’s Finest, scoring 84 points. The prizes were presented by Phil Jordan, Captain Driffield Golf Club together with the President of the Beverley Lions Club, Ian Sagar who thanked everyone who…

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Records Show History of Racing in Beverley

June 4, 2010

The racing season at Beverley is now well under way. Horse racing has always been a sophisticated affair, and if anything it has become more so with the passage of time.  It is a chance for people to dress up in all their finery and enjoy the thrilling atmosphere of the race. Documents held at the Treasure House, Beverley, show that the spirit of horse racing generally remains the same,…

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People Enjoy Racing @ Beverley Despite Bad Weather

May 29, 2010

Pictures from this afternoon at Beverley Racecourse which was full of life for the Brian Yeardley Continental meeting. Drizzle was unable to dampen a jubilant crowd spirits that created a great atmosphere at the Racecourse. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Wednesday Evening @ Beverley Racecourse

May 27, 2010

Beverley Racecourse held a night of racing that include the Hilary Needler Trophy and top Frankie Dettori. The prestigious race was won by Geesala, who is owned by John Brennan. The full face can be watched online by clicking here. Submariner, ridden by Frankie Dettori won the Kevin Donkin Memorial Handicap. Full results from the days racing can be found here. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below…

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