Marlborough racehorse charity, Greatwood, is kicking off its 20th year celebrations with a charity race day.

Seven races will take place at Newbury racecourse on March 2, including The Class 2 Veterans Hurdle, and the Grade 3 Greatwood Gold Cup.

Alex Steedman, of Racing UK, will be MC for the day.

Henry Beeby and radio presenter Henry Kelly will be conducting the main auction including one week’s stay in a luxury six-bedroom Portuguese villa.

Greatwood will also be holding a silent auction with more than 60 exciting lots.

Tickets can be purchased at £100 per head which includes racecourse admission into Premier Enclosure in advance. For more, call Helen Yeadon on (01672) 514535 or email helen.yeadon@great