Don’t miss Plumpton Charity Raceday next week

PLUMPTON Charity Raceday in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF), which takes place on Wednesday February 13, is  looking to raise funds for one of racing’s main charities, the Injured Jockeys Fund.

This charity  is renowned for its outstanding work for jockeys of all distinctions and their families in difficult times.

The IJF will be holding a charity lunch and auction in the Marquee restaurant, priced at £75pp or a table of 10 for £700. If you would like to book a table or have any questions please email lucy@ijf.org.uk quoting Plumpton Charity lunch.

This raceday also marks the end of the Cheltenham Bonus Series for the 2018/19 season. What a great year it has been, with some top quality horses gracing Plumpton, such as Kalashnikov, Ok Corral, Mister Dino and Mister Malarky- the best series to date.

Get close to the action at Plumpton Photo: Jeannie Knight

Last years winner at the corresponding fixture was Eamon An Cnoic, which went on to run in the Ultima Handicap Chase, finishing ninth.

There is still some limited availability in the Paddock Restaurant which can be booked through the office on 01273 890383. It is the perfect way to join all at Plumpton in January, with a three course meal, a table for the day, entrance badge, racecard and a great all round view.

Plumpton’s Easter Festival follows on Easter Sunday April 21 and Easter Monday April 22 and is the pinnacle of the season for Plumpton, a two day bonanza on Easter Sunday, featuring the Sussex Champion Hurdle (Sunday) and Sussex Champion Chase (Monday), both worth £50,000 and ensuring some quality horses will be taking part.

Plumpton offers top racing action and a chance view the horses at close quarters                          Photo: Jeannie Knight

Elsewhere it is a day for all the family with children 17 or under going racing free.There will be a variety of entertainment, music and activities, and, as usual, a great atmosphere at this popular racecourse. Tickets are available now, and the Paddock Restaurant and private suites are selling fast, so do ensure you book now to avoid disappointment.

Boxes at Plumpton are great value for money packages, with amazing service and spectacular views of the home straight, winning post and South Downs. With a range of packages starting at £80 there is something for everyone, whether it be work related or for friends and family.

To book or for more information, please call the racecourse office on 01273 890383 or email: hospitality@plumptonracecourse.co.uk

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