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Horse jumping at Wetherby Racecourse

Wetherby Race Day 2018.

In aid of Spinal Research

28th Spinal Research Charity Race Day

Wetherby Racecourse Wednesday 17th October 2018

Please join us for a wonderful day of racing in spectacular surroundings to help change the future of spinal cord injury.

Online booking for this prestigious event will open on the 31st July with early bird tickets available at a discount for a month. Details can be found on the Wetherby Racing website.

Tara and her dog Bramham

It is a great event and lovely to see so many people supporting such a worthy cause.

Tara - paralysed after a horse riding accident in 2014
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Wetherby Race Day

  • Arrival from 11.15am for champagne reception
  • Dining at 12 noon
  • Charity Auction during dessert and coffee
  • First race at 2.10pm. Last race at 5.25pm. Bar closes at 6.00pm


The guest speaker is Ronaldo M Ichiyama, Associate Professor in Motor Control, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds, who will talk about some of the latest developments in spinal cord injury research.

This very special event was started by Rachel Wright, a remarkable woman who had a spinal cord injury due to a riding accident when she was just 21 years old. This race day has continued in her memory and has evolved into an annual event that regularly raises thousands of pounds for Spinal Research.