2017 Events Diary

Sandown Park Raceday Wednesday 20 September 2017

Continuing an eminently successful and fun format fundraising for The Racehorse Sanctuary, we are again hosting our flat season event of the year at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher.  Please make sure you put this date in your diary now and also make sure your friends make a note of the date, so you can bring them to enjoy a fantastic day at the races in aid of the charity's efforts to ensure safe and happy life for our ex-racehorses.  If you have received your invitation by post, please complete the Ticket Application Form and send it with your cheque made out to The Racehorse Sanctuary or authorisation for credit/debit card payment to The Racehorse Sanctuary, The Stables, North Brewham, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0JS.  If you have not received your invitation yet, but would like to order tickets, please e-mail your requirements and contact details to colinpassmore@btinternet.com and call 07712 346604 to pay by debit or credit card.

Summer Quiz Night Saturday 16 September 2017

On Saturday 16th September due to popular demand we will be staging a Summer Quiz Evening at Ashington Community Centre , Foster Lane, Ashington RH20 3PG in Horsham District, West Sussex.  We are expecting even more teams this time so please fill out the form attached and return it early as teams will be limited.  The deadline for team entries will be Monday 11th September 2017.  There will be a fish/chicken and chip supper and tea/coffee and biscuits included, bring your own alcohol if you wish.  This is a really good fun evening including a raffle draw and of course the quiz itself and it raises much needed funds for the charity, so do come along and support if you are able to.  We look forward to seeing you on 16th September, at 6:30pm until 9:30pm.

Thames Path Challenge 9-10 September 2017

Join Alison and David, who have registered as the Warrior's Angels team to tackle the Thames Path Challenge on Sunday 10 September to riase funds for The Racehorse Sanctuary.  You can sign up here to join them.

South Coast Challenge 26-27 August 2017

Selena is tacking the South Coast Challenge 100 km walk in memory of her thoroughbred mare Ellie, to raise funds for the Sanctuary.  It would be great if other friends and supporters would be prepared to join Selena, or tackle other options that August Bank Holiday weekend; there are plenty of option to choose from: walk, jog or run 25 mk, 50km or 100km.  Click here to sign up.

Yeovil Show weekend 15/16 July 2017

To help raise the Sanctuary's profile in Somerset and surrounding areas, a cadre of volunteers will be manning a stall at the Yeovil Show over the weekend of 15/16 July 2017.

Vivienne is fundraising for the Sanctuary by tacking the Race to the Stones on the weekend of 16/17 July 2017

Sanctuary supporter Vivienne is tacking the challenging Race to the Stones to raise funds for us over the weekend of 15/16 July 2017

London2Brighton Challenge 27-28 May 2017

We still need friends and supporters to tackle this Ultra Challenge to raise funds for the Sanctuary.  Click here to sign up.

Isle of Wight Challenge 29-30 April 2017

We still need friends and supporters to tackle this Ultra Challenge to raise funds for the Sanctuary.  Click here to sign up

Official opening of the Peter O'Sullevan High Dependency Unit

Our Patron Jilly Cooper has very kindly agreed to open our new Peter O'Sullevan High Dependency Unit at Brewham Lodge on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Sunday 26 February 2017: The Racehorse Sanctuary's National Spirit Hurdle Charity Raceday at Fontwell Park

We hope you are looking forward to the Totepool National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell Park Racecourse on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Your planning committee has now finalised the details of our Charity Raceday to be held, as it has been for a number of years now, on the same day at Fontwell's most prestigeous race.  Office Administrator Julia has now sent out invitations for this fantastic event.  If you have not received one or have mislaid yours, please call Julia on 07794 293616.  In any case make sure this date is in your diary and those of family and friends you would like to entertain at a great sporting event with supporting entertainment at amazing value for £95 per person.

Important details to note: Champagne Reception starts at 11:30 am.  Lunch is scheduled for 12 noon, with racing starting at 2:00 pm.  You can book your tickets online on the Fontwell Park Racecourse website; please click here. To book using your Ticket Application Form or by telephoning the racecourse, please check the details here.