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Tom Jones announced for Haydock Park’s August Music Night

30 January 2014

Tom Jones has today been announced as the artist who will headline Haydock Park’s final music night of 2014.

Tom Jones returns by popular demand this summer as he performs Haydock Park following a hugely successful appearance at the racecourse in 2011.

12,500 fans attended the last Tom Jones concert, in 2011.  Tickets will be massively in demand again, so advance purchase is strongly advised for his performance on Saturday 9th August.

John Baker, Regional Director North West of Jockey Club Racecourses, said:

“Music nights at Haydock Park are renowned for being a fantastic day out.  We’ll have a great day of racing followed by international superstar Tom Jones. We are thrilled to welcome him back to Haydock Park racecourse for another superb event.

“Tom is such a popular artist with legions of followers it’ll be great to see him grace the racecourse stage again. We’re expecting a rush for tickets for one of the ‘must be there’ music events of the summer, so all racing and music fans are urged to reserve their tickets as soon as they can.”

The career of Tom Jones has gone from strength to strength, with his popularity as a live performer and recording artist sustained for half a century.  He returned to Britain’s TV screens this month as a judge in BBC1’s ‘The Voice’ Saturday night talent show.

In the open-air setting of one of the most picturesque racecourses in the world, and after racing has finished for the evening on 9th August, the international superstar who has sold more than 100 million records worldwide will perform a dynamic show with classic hits and special selections.

Tickets for the Tom Jones concert are on sale online at www.haydock-park.co.uk, by telephone on 0844 579 3010 or at the racecourse sales office. There are no reserved seats. Tickets start from £25. Parking is free.  

Further information can be found online at www.haydock-park.co.uk

About Haydock Park Racecourse
Haydock Park is a dual purpose racecourse, staging 32 racing days on the Flat and over jumps in 2014, and a leading conference centre in the north west of England.  More information is available at www.haydock-park.co.uk.

Haydock Park Racecourse is part of The Jockey Club, which has been at the heart of British racing for more than 260 years. Today the largest commercial group in the sport, The Jockey Club runs the largest racecourse group in the UK by turnover (2012: £142.1m), courses (15) including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, attendances (2012: 1.8m), total prize money (2012: £35.3m), contribution to prize money (2012: £16.5m) and quality racing (Group and Graded races); more than 3,000 acres of world-class training grounds in Newmarket and Lambourn; The National Stud breeding enterprise and education provider; and the charity for racing’s people in need, Racing Welfare. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny The Jockey Club makes it puts back into British racing. More information is available at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk.

For further information please contact:
Garry Fortune, General Manager, Haydock Park Racecourse - garry.fortune@thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

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