Catterick Racecourse is preparing to host its first Local Businesses Race Day.
The event on Thursday, May 25 has been designed to promote the local area and encourage racegoers from all areas of the community.
The racecourse is offering businesses with a ‘DL’ postcode, and their staff, a number of discounts including 2 for 1 admission into the grandstand and paddock enclosure.
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There will also be trade stands from a variety of local businesses.
Emma Binnian, sales and marketing manager, said: “We wanted to give something back to the community and hope that this day will give local businesses the chance to showcase their products and network with others, as well as discover the potential business opportunities available within the local area.”
The seven race card kicks off at 1.50pm and offers plenty of action including the feature race of the day, The Racing UK Profits Returned to Racing Handicap Stakes, with a total prize fund of £10,000.
The card also features The RDA Richmond and Catterick Group Handicap Stakes, in support of the local Riding for the Disabled charity who will be at the course on the day.
There will be the opportunity to win a bottle of Catterick Races branded bubbly.
Racegoers should remember to bring their business cards with them on the day in order to enter the prize draw.
Anyone looking to take advantage of the 2 for 1 admission will need to book their tickets in advance via the racecourse office.
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