Thank you to everyone who joined us for a Champagne Reception and a delicious Sunday Lunch (provided by Horseradish) at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse on Sunday 30th September. The event was a huge success, raying an incredible £34,000 towards Horatio’s Garden Oswestry. A huge thanks to all those that supported the event.  

Richard Phillips very kindly hosted the event and John Francome was the afternoon’s guest speaker. 

The event was superbly organised by committee: Rose Paterson (Chair), Sam Boyes, Nikki Brine, Olivia Chapple, Tessa Dollar, Lady Kenyon, Charles Lillis, Veronica Lillis, Jessica Scott, Victoria Sugden, Lady Trevor, John Warburton-Lee and Diane Woolley.   To support the event with a donation please click this link here.

The event also supported the Injured Jockeys Fund.                                                                                                      

There was a live auction with some exclusive fabulous prizes including:

LOT 1 A day or half a day of advice from renowned rose and garden expert Michael Marriott of David Austin Roses

LOT2 A table for six in the Final Furlong Restaurant on Wednesday 8th May 2019, at the famous Chester May meeting

LOT 3 Bespoke Horatio’s Garden Guest Day at the Chelsea Flower show on members day for 2 people. To include all day tickets, champagne breakfast on the stand, guided visits to the show gardens and meeting garden designers as well as goody bags of merchandise.

LOT 4 Lunch for two at Aintree with the Chairman on Randox Health Grand National day 6th April 2019

LOT 5 A week in a house in the south of France in 2019. Sleeps 10, heated pool, garden and orchard. Any month except July/August. website:

LOT 6 A Hospitality Box at Haydock Park for 16 people on any 2019 Raceday

LOT 7 A Tour of The House of Lords including Lunch for 4 people as guests of The Earl of Shrewsbury & Talbot, followed by tickets for an afternoon debate and tea with The Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP.