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Raceday Lunch at Wincanton Racecourse

25 October 2015

Thank you to Martin & Philippa Clunes for joining us to present the prizes for the SSIT Side Saddle Dash!

SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT As the first major event of our charity partnership with Wincanton Racecourse, SSIT is delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity to enjoy a day of national hunt racing with Lunch and Afternoon Tea  in Wincanton’s Pavilion Marquee.  Placed by the Parade Ring, the Pavilion Marquee is a top-of-the-range facility with full accessibility, heating, a cash bar, Racing TV and the ideal comfortable surroundings to soak up the Start of Season atmosphere.   A unique feature of the day, and a first at a Jockeyclub Racecourse, is the “SSIT Sidesaddle Dash” on the flat over 1 mile 2 furlongs – make sure you are at the Parade Ring from 11.30am to watch our competitive lady riders on ex-racehorses in traditional hunting attire, ready for the off approx. 11.45am.  NEW TICKETS NOW SOLD OUT Included in the £75 price per ticket is:

* Drinks Reception * Charity Side Saddle Race * Seated Lunch * Event Brochure * Fully-stocked cash bar * Racing TV screens * Afternoon Tea * Premier Enclosure * Tote facilities * Race Card * Free carparking * Auction and fundraising * Music, displays and activities across the racecourse *

View our Event Programme here for all the details of our fantastic day.

Thank you to The Andy Stewart Charitable Foundation for generously supporting the “SSIT Sidesaddle Dash”.  All our sponsors and donors are helping us to provide grants for vital equipment, for people with spinal cord injuries.

You can also donate to our Wincanton Partnership Campaign, even if you are not able to come to our Raceday.  Please visit our campaign page at Virgin Money Giving and help us support people with spinal cord injuries.




Our final few tables are filling.  Please be aware that if you are booking a ticket without an invitation from a table host, we may be unable to offer you a place, in which case any payment will be refunded.  To enquire about availability please contact [email protected] .  Thank you!


Online ticket payment is available using the form below for confirmed tables and guests only (using Paypal to securely process your payment.  You do not have to be a member of Paypal to use this service) If you do not wish to pay for your ticket online, please email [email protected] and we will arrange to receive your payment by post.   We regret that we cannot accept credit card payments over the phone.  As incentive to book a table of ten guests, all table-bookers will be entered into a draw to win a magnum of champagne.

TABLE BOOKERS: you have the option to pay for the whole table in one transaction, or if you prefer, you can pay a DEPOSIT of £150 with a BALANCE of £600 at a later date (tick the boxes on the form below, accordingly).

Please book your tickets online here: