Racing Welfare’s annual carol concert has raised more than £9,000 for the charity’s chaplaincy project.
Held at Tattersalls, more than 400 people attended the evening which was led by pupils from Fairstead House School. The programme also included the debut appearance of the Newmarket Racing Quartet which included town trainer Chris Wall and Racing Welfare’s chief executive Lesley Graham,
The concert was organised by a committee of volunteers, known locally as Vic’s Chicks and was the presided over by the Rev Graham Locking, who is leaving his post as racing chaplain next summer. Paying tribute Racing Welfare chairman Joey Newton said he would be missed by the entire racing community.
Mr Locking said “I have been very touched by tonight’s concert and I wish to thank everyone who has supported me over the years. I shall miss you all.”