HORSE RACING: Taunton host final meeting of the season on Wednesday

HORSE RACING: Taunton host final meeting of the season on Wednesday

HORSE RACING: Taunton host final meeting of the season on Wednesday

First published in Sport

TAUNTON bring down the curtain on another successful season of racing in style on Wednesday when they host their evening meeting, sponsored by Bathwick Tyres, with the first of seven races due off at 4.55pm.

Derek Thompson, one of racing’s best-known celebrities and known to all as ‘Tommo’ will be heading west to host the meeting.

Thompson said: “Taunton is one of the friendliest racecourses in the world and you don't need to travel to Cheltenham to see the stars - come to Taunton! Come and enjoy the atmosphere and have a great night out!”

In addition to the action on the course there will be a hog roast, outside bars and two giant screens to watch all of the racing.

Why not join in the fun by coming along in fancy dress and win some great prizes for the best dressed Knights and the best dressed Maidens.

Prizes, courtesy of Bathwick Tyres, will include hi-spec include Hitachi TVs and Love2shop £50 vouchers accepted at over 20,000 High St stores.

Book on-line at www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk before 10am tomorrow to receive up to 20% discount.

Accompanied children under 16 will be admitted free.

Racegoers are reminded that a courtesy bus will depart from Taunton Railway Station one hour before the first race calling at Castle Green en route and returning 30 minutes after the start of the last race.

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