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It has been an action-packed 2019 at Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse and with 16 fixtures already completed, all that remains is to end the year in style with the Beer and BBQ Festival meeting, in conjunction with Theakston Brewery, on Saturday 28th September.

The action on the track is sure to be highly competitive, with almost £80,000 in prize money up for grabs. The feature race of the day, the 6f ‘Ripon Cathedral City of the Dales Handicap’, is a fast and furious affair which attracts some of the best sprinters in the North.

At the Theakston’s Beer Festival, situated in the Paddock Enclosure, racegoers will be able to sample ten of Masham’s finest beers. There will also be a pop-up BBQ with live music on the bandstand from the Ripon City Band and on the Claro lawn from fantastic local artist Rob Hiscoe.

James Hutchinson, Managing Director of Ripon Racecourse said:

“The end of season Beer and BBQ Festival has become a real highlight of our season. The 2019 season has fairly flown by! We have had a fantastic summer and what better way to end than with a fun afternoon of great racing, BBQ and beer!

“We are delighted to be working with Theakston Brewery of Masham once more. It is brilliant that as local businesses we can support each other and together we hope to put on a fantastic afternoon for our racegoers”.

Victoria Bramley, Marketing Manager at Theakston Ltd said:

“It is great to be coming back to Ripon Races once more. The Beer Festival is a fantastic event which is becoming increasingly popular year on year and it is an excellent opportunity for us to showcase our products. Hopefully this year will be the best yet!”.

Due to the UCI World Championships some traffic disruption is possible. We recommend using the A1M and turning off at Junction 48 ‘Boroughbridge’ as no problems are expected on this route. Full details of road closures can be found here: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/uci-road-world-cycling-championships

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