Newmarket Racecourses On The Lookout For Tour Guides
the racing season gets off to another very successful start, Newmarket
Racecourses is looking for additional Tour Guides to help out on
'We have a lot of new visitors to Newmarket each year', explained
Gaynor Haxby, Marketing Manager, 'and we need knowledgeable people
with a good understanding of racing, and Newmarket to help show
visitors around and explain what happens where, how to place bets
and to generally make people feel welcome and at ease.'
Newmarket Racecourses is looking for volunteers, successful candidates
will be paid, issued with a uniform and will take part in a day's
induction which will involve a tour of the facilities.
Todd, pictured, has been an Official Guide for more than a year,
and has built up an incredible wealth of knowledge and is full of
interesting stories about the racecourse. 'I thoroughly enjoy race
days', said Rose, 'and new visitors to the racecourse certainly
appreciate a bit of guidance, it makes the whole experience more
enjoyable if you know what to do and where you're going'.
Todd, Tour Guide
and other guides can be approached or contacted and found very quickly
by any steward or members of raceday staff on race days, should
assistance or information be required.
you are interested in becoming an Official Race Day Guide, please
telephone 01638 675505 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
has been recognised as the Headquarters of Racing for over 300 years.
Newmarket has two racecourses; The Rowley Mile Course and The July
Course, hosting some of the world's greatest race meetings, such
as the Sagitta Guineas Festival (2-4 May), The July Meeting (8-10
July) and the superlative Champions' Day (18 Oct). In addition,
some of the most popular events at the July Racecourse are the 'Newmarket
Nights', which include a Friday evening racing followed by live
concerts featuring well known bands. The racecourses are also part
of the 'Newmarket Experience', an organisation that offers guided
tours, which include the gallops and racing stables. The Rowley
Mile racecourse boasts superb banqueting and conference facilities,
complete with audiovisual equipment and quality catering from Letheby
and Christopher, to entertain your clients and guests. For more
information, visit the website at www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk.