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29 Apr Rebecca Davies, Executive Director and Clerk of the Course at Hereford Racecourse. 1640_5003

You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone. Words that Rebecca Davies, Executive Director of Hereford might well hold dear since the racecourse returned to the heart of the community in October 2016 after a near four-year shutdown. Three years on and Hereford is a much valued neighbour of local business and organisations, such as St Michael’s Hospice.

Making up for lost time As our third season since re-opening ends, the Hereford team has worked hard to build important local links...
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11 Mar Steven's headshot for blog

Football’s loss was racing’s gain when Commercial Executive Steven McCarthy took up his post at Newcastle racecourse. His idea to tap into the city’s student population saw 4,000 young people head to the racecourse – many for the first time – for a student racenight that transformed the evening’s atmosphere and certainly won some converts to the sport.

Racing became my second career I am from a small town in West Cork, Ireland, called Skibbereen. I moved to England when I was 15...
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