Thirsk Racecourse named finalist in the Showcase & Awards 2018



Showcase & Awards – Love of the Sport

Thirsk Racecourse is delighted to announce they have been named as a Finalist for the prestigious Showcase & Awards, hosted by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

The Showcase & Awards is the marquee event of British racecourses that annually celebrates first class customer experience in partnership with Moët Hennessy, Racing Breaks, Racing Post and Great British Racing.

Thirsk Racecourse has been listed as a Finalist in the Love of the Sport category. From the five Finalists the winner will be revealed at the Showcase & Awards ceremony on Thursday 8th November at Aintree Racecourse.

The Love of the Sport Award celebrates initiatives that both enrich and extend the reach of the sport to customers. Successful entries demonstrated the passion, enthusiasm, knowledge and skill of those who work tirelessly in the sport, enhancing both customer enjoyment and education of horseracing.

James Sanderson, Racecourse Manager at Thirsk Racecourse, said: “We are delighted to have selected as a finalist in the category 'Love of the Sport'.  We are up against some stiff competition, so to get this far is a great achievement for the whole Thirsk team".

Caroline Davies, RCA Racecourse Services Director, said, “I am thrilled for Thirsk Racecourse for their success in being named a Finalist at the 2018 Showcase & Awards.

“It is one of the most exciting times of year to see the Showcase submissions go before the judges to demonstrate the care and attention given to enhancing the raceday experience.

“I extend my congratulations to the team for their hard work in securing this achievement as one of our Finalists wish them the best of luck ahead of the Awards ceremony at Aintree Racecourse on Thursday 8th November.”

Love of the Sport Finalists