Saturday 1st May - Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup - BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Please note that this meeting in 2021 will take place 'Behind closed doors' with no public attendance due to present UK government Covid-19 restrictions.
Our feature race of the season, The Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup is generously sponsored by Cliff Stud and the 2021 running of the race will see it become the most valuable race in Thirsk's history, offering a total of £50,000 in prize money.
The Handicap Stakes race run over a distance of 1 mile,The Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup has been in Thirsk's racecard since 1859 and is one of our most popular racedays.
Cliff Stud is nestled high above the beautiful market town of Helmsley and has long been associated with racing royalty Sir Henry Cecil. He was very fond of Yorkshire and treasured the stud as a place to raise and rest racehorses and following in its rich history, the stud continues to work raising the young stock and stars of the future.