The Cottesmore Point-to-point is making a few changes for this season’s event, which takes place at Garthorpe Racecourse in Leicestershire on Sunday 25th February. The Mixed Open race, fourth on the card, will have a £1000 first prize on offer, kindly sponsored by chartered accountants Saffery. There will be no penalties for previous wins, a […]
We are running several “Riders” events at different racecourses throughout the summer where children and parents will be given a unique chance to go behind the scenes on a raceday and access areas normally restricted to the public. Children and parents will get free entry to the racecourse and once the organised activities are finished will be welcome to stay and watch the remaining races.
We are running an event at Leicester on the 7th August and being a local branch we would love to involve some of your members. In the original email we stated we would like to pitch the day at children aged 14+, but if any members younger than this are interested we would be happy to involve them.
I have inserted the itinerary of the day below for your perusal.
Please let me know if you think would be interested.
Racing to School
75 High Holborn
Arrive from 10.30 ready for a start at 10.45
Welcome / Health and Safety Brief
Weighing Room / Racecourse
Stables / Yard visit (BHA VO and EWIO)
Equiciser session by Jockey Coach
Go to Paddock watch races (first race 14.00)
Evaluations / Q and A
RtS team Depart (please feel free to stay longer and watch races)