The Chief Executive of York Racecourse has been outlining the priorities at the track this winter, with more than four months until the Dante Meeting heralds the start of the 2020 season.
William Derby has been outlining the key things the tam at the course want to achieve in the next few months.
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The Chairman of York Racecourse believes next weeks four day Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival will be 'exceptional'.
Record prize money, the first one million pound handicap in the Northern Hemisphere, three Group 1 races and runners from as far afield as Japan will line up.
Lord Grimthorpe, the course Chairman cannot wait for next wednesday.
Star filly Enable is said to be 'bang on course' to lead an all star cast at next weeks Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York.
She's set for the final British race of her career which connections hope will end in a historic third triumph in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in Paris is early October.
She'll line up in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on the second day of the meeting, and will carry the same colours as the legendary Frankel.
She's owned by Prince Khalid Abdullah whose Racing Manager, Lord Teddy Grimthorpe has been speaking with Mike Vince
Champion stayer Stradivarius needs only to win next months Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at the Ebor Festival next month to scoop a one million pound bonus for the second year running.
Amid joyous scenes last year Stradivarius romped home at York last August to complete a clean sweep of the top staying races and after his win in the Goodwood Cup 2 miles on the Knavesmire stands between him and a second million pound bonanza.
The bonus has been put up by Weatherbys Hamilton, the race sponsors.
Their Chief Executive, Charles Hamilton spoke with Mike Vince at Goodwood.