Stockton Racecourse – ‘White Rose Day’, 1967

t13800Photographs of ‘White Rose Day’ at Teesside Park for the opening of the National Hunt steeplechase course by HRH the Duchess of Kent, Stockton Racecourse, 14 November 1967 .

The Duchess of Kent pauses to admire the diamond ‘White Rose’ brooch presented by my father, Mr Eric Wilson Chairman of the race company.

t13801In the second photograph is Col C Egerton, manager and Clerk of the Course, with the Mayor of Thornaby, Councillor V. Greenan, in the background.

Photographs and details courtesy of John Wilson.








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