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Princess Royal at dinner in Newmarket

PUBLISHED: 21:07 26 September 2018

HRH The Princess Royal  who attended a dinner at Newmarket today. Picture: ANDREW PARTRIDGE

HRH The Princess Royal who attended a dinner at Newmarket today. Picture: ANDREW PARTRIDGE

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The Princess Royal was in Newmarket earlier today to attend a dinner with Racing Welfare.

Royal helicopter. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICERoyal helicopter. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

As president of the organisation she attended the event at the Jockey Club Rooms, in the High Street, and was ferried to the town via a helicopter which landed nearby.

Racing Welfare is a registered charity supporting the workforce of British horseracing and offers professional guidance and practical help to the stud, stable and support staff whose dedication is vital for the wellbeing of racing.

It works to help people, from recruitment to retirement, to thrive in day to day life and through a range of challenges specific to a career in racing and has its head office in Newmarket.

It supports current and retired racing staff and their families with their work dependent on donations and successful fundraising activities.

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