24 Mar 1999 Pre-2014 Releases

Jockey Club Pledges £100,000 to Millennium Appeal

Published: 24 March 1999

The Jockey Club is pleased to announce that a donation of £100,000 has been jointly pledged to the Racing Welfare Millennium Appeal by the Jockey Club and its associated companies, Racecourse Holdings Trust and Jockey Club Estates.

This good news is confirmed on the day that Stan Clarke, Chairman of the Millennium Appeal, hosts a reception at St James’ Palace to make an announcement about the progress of the appeal.

Christopher Spence, Senior Steward of the Jockey Club, said: “We are delighted to make this donation to the Racing Welfare Millennium Appeal. Those individuals and their dependants who have given so much to racing must be looked after as generously as possible when they are in need.”