On Tuesday 12th December, York Racecourse was proud to welcome guests to the 252nd Gimcrack Dinner.
Held in honour of the winner of the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack Stakes every year, the celebrated colt of 2023 was Lake Forest, owned by Tony Bloom and Ian McAleavy, ridden by Tom Marquand and trained by William Haggas.
A copy of the speech given by the winning owners can be here.
Click here for the full address given in response by Chief Executive of the British Horseracing Authority, Julie Harrington.
For more detail on the history of the race, click here.