Beverley Gallops Into 2019 Season With Egg-Citing Opener

Beverley Gallops Into 2019 Season With Egg-Citing Opener
April 10, 2019

Award-winning Beverley Racecourse is launching an action-packed 2019 season with an Easter-themed raceday packed with family activities, including a “magical” Easter tree adorned with 500 chocolate eggs!    

The family-friendly Westwood venue has teamed up with Pocklington-based chocolatier, Butterflies Chocolate, to host the Easter tree hung with real chocolate eggs, as well as egg-decorating workshops.

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Beverley Racecourse Sees Increase In Punters As 80,000 Attend In 2018

Beverley Racecourse Sees Increase In Punters As 80,000 Attend In 2018
October 30, 2018

Beverley Racecourse enjoyed an impressive 6% rise in visitor numbers in 2018 as 80,000 people attended its meetings to watch the thrilling action unfold.

That strong performance came despite it clashing with the World Cup, with England and Sweden locking horns on a key race day. It has filled chief executive Sally Iggulden with a great deal of optimism ahead of the 2019 season and she believes the course will continue to go from strength to strength.

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Beverley Racecourse Leads The Way For Yorkshire In Racing Awards

Beverley Racecourse Leads The Way For Yorkshire In Racing Awards
October 9, 2018

Beverley Racecourse has been named as a triple finalist in the racing industry’s top awards. Beverley course has been shortlisted in three categories in the prestigious Racecourse Association (RCA) Showcase & Awards.

Beverley is the most nominated racecourse in Yorkshire and will now compete with the likes of Ascot, Aintree, Goodwood and Sandown Park for the overall Showcase Champion award.

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Beverley Racecourse Reveals Plans For New £4.8m Grandstand

Beverley Racecourse Reveals Plans For New £4.8m Grandstand
August 21, 2018

Beverley Racecourse has revealed plans for a new grandstand – the largest single investment in the history of the venue.

The racecourse has submitted an application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for full planning permission for the £4.8m development which will provide an enhanced customer experience and additional hospitality opportunities for racegoers.

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Beverley Racecourse Remembers Former Jockey Mark Birch

Beverley Racecourse Remembers Former Jockey Mark Birch
May 4, 2018

Beverley racecourse will on Bank Holiday Monday (May 7) pay its respects to former leading jockey Mark Birch by staging a race named in his memory.

Birch, who died of lung cancer in October 2016 at the age of 67, enjoyed a 30-year association with Peter Easterby and twice won the Chester Cup aboard the legendary Sea Pigeon.

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Keith Brown Wants Beverley Fillip After Orewa Loss

Keith Brown Wants Beverley Fillip After Orewa Loss
April 11, 2018

Prominent owner Keith Brown is determined to help ease sad memories from last year by returning to the winner’s enclosure at Beverley this season.

Brown, who is based just nine miles away from Beverley in Swanland, has savoured numerous high-profile triumphs, most notably across the Irish Sea.

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Beverley Races Gallops Ahead With Exciting Plans For New Season

Beverley Races Gallops Ahead With Exciting Plans For New Season
February 19, 2018

Racegoers can expect new themed race meetings, more family-friendly days, new and improved party nights, plus, of course, exhilarating flat racing over one mile and three furlongs on the spectacular Westwood course.

The Beverley Races season gallops out of the stalls with the season opener on April 18 and is quickly into its stride with one of this year’s new highlights – Bygone Beverley – a themed raceday taking us back in time to one of the most defining decades of the 20th century.

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Beverley Racecourse Named As Four Time Finalists

Beverley Racecourse Named AS Four Time Finalists
October 23, 2017

Beverley Racecourse has been named as four time Finalists for the prestigious Showcase & Awards, hosted by the Racecourse Association.

The Showcase & Awards is the marquee event of British racecourses that annually celebrates first class customer experience in partnership with Moët Hennessy and Racing Post.

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The Beverley Racecourse: A Year to Remember

The Beverley Racecourse: A Year to Remember
September 29, 2017

Some have called it “unpretentious”, this lovely little racecourse tucked into the East Riding of Yorkshire, in a market town which bears its same name. Established in 1767 when the first Grand Stand was built, the racecourse has all the makings to be, in fact, pretentious, with a 300 hundred year long history and a solid reputation to boot.

However, it decides not to, keeping both feet firmly on the ground but with head held high. Through modernisation of the stands, race track and facilities, the Beverley Racecourse aims for the stars – and with good reason.

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