Redcar prepares for the highlight of the 2015 racing season

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Redcar Racecourse is preparing to take centre stage as thousands of people are expected to attend the highly anticipated Totepool Two Year Old Trophy Day, on Saturday 3rd October.

The race meeting will be broadcast on Channel 4 Racing and Racing UK (Sky 432) so viewers from across the UK and Ireland can tune in to what is set to be the highlight of the Autumn racing season.

 
The feature race, Totepool Two Year Old Trophy, is one of seven races on the cards. This year it attracted hundreds of entries but only 23 will take part to win the £150,000 prize fund. Last year the six furlong race was won by Limato, trained by Henry Candy who is based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. 
 
Alongside the feature race, Totepool is also sponsoring the listed Totescoop6 EBF Guisborough Stakes with prize money of £40,000.
 
Completing the trio of top class races is the £20,000 Pinnacle Cup Straight Mile Series Final, following the eight hotly contested qualifying rounds that have taken place during the spring and summer. 
 
Racegoers will also have the chance to get into the Halloween spirit, as several beloved children’s characters will make an appearance. Visitors can expect to see Sleeping Beauty, along with some notorious ‘baddies’ such as Maleficent, Oz’s Wicked Witch - who will stop at nothing to get those ruby slippers - and the Joker.
 
Redcar Racecourse’s general manager, Amy Fair, expressed her excitement for the raceday and said: “The Totepool Two Year Old Trophy Day is our biggest race meeting of the year and it’s always a fantastic race day.
 
“The event sees families and friends come together to enjoy not only some top quality racing but also take part in the great entertainment we have for the children.”
 
There are many hospitality options from the Dine & View package in the Crow’s Nest Restaurant, to racegoers’ packages including admission, a racecard, food and drink.
 
Admission prices on the day start from £5 per adult with free admission for accompanied children aged 17 and under. 
 
Parties of 10 or more can also save over 20% when they book their Grandstand or Course Enclosure admission tickets in advance.

 

 

Please be aware that proof of age identification may be required.  The accompanying adult is responsible for the children for the duration of their visit to the racecourse.

 

 

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