Redcar Racecourse honours Middlesbrough Football Club on Monday 16th May

Monday 9 May 2016

Redcar Racecourse is celebrating the success of Middlesbrough Football Club in achieving promotion to the Premier League with a race named in the club’s honour on Monday 16th May.  The Congratulations on Promotion Middlesbrough F.C. #UTB Novice Median Auction Stakes is the opening race on Monday 16th May, a raceday which features 8 races.

Redcar Racecourse’s general manager, Amy Fair, said: “This really is a fantastic achievement by Middlesbrough Football Club and we’ve named the first race in recognition of their success this season.  We’re massive Boro fans and promotion to the Premier League will make a great difference to this area. #UTB”

 The feature race is the Handicap Stakes, a £10,000 Handicap contest over 5 furlongs.  Monday’s card also includes a qualifying race in this season’s Pinnacle Cup Straight Mile Series, sponsored for the second year by Wynyard based Pinnacle Racing – a handicap series which culminates in a final on totepool Two-Year-Old Trophy Day on Saturday, 1st October.

There’s also a special racecard competition throughout the Pinnacle Cup Straight Mile Series, with the winner (drawn on Pinnacle Cup Straight-Mile Series Final day in October) receiving a share of racehorse syndication.

Details for Monday 16th May:
• Gates open to the public at 12 noon.
• First race 1.50pm
• Last race 5.05pm
• 7 races on the card

General admission on Monday 16th May:
• Grandstand £12; Course Enclosure £4
• Accompanied children aged 17 and under always admitted free of charge.
• Seniors and students £9 Grandstand and £3 Course Enclosure

Parties of 10 or more can also save over 20% when they book their Grandstand or Course Enclosure admission tickets in advance.  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.




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