YORK Racecourse is to host an evening of boxing tomorrow night between William Hill Racing staff featuring pugilists from Middleham and Malton.

On the card are jockeys who ride with Ryedale-based trainers Tim Easterby, Brian Ellison, John Quinn and Nigel Tinkler, as well as TV pundits and people who work at York Racecourse.

Sponsored by William Hill, the boxing night will see 22 competitors from the racing industry coming together following eight weeks of intensive training delivered by Ultra White Collar Boxing.

Doors open at 6pm for hospitality guests and 7pm for standing admissions. The dress code is black tie and the aim of the night is to raise money for Racing Welfare.

Selected match-ups for the night are: Adele Mulrennan (presenter/ITV Racing pundit) v Maiti Stirling (York Racecourse), Ryan Batty (farrier) v George Illingworth (Tim Easterby Racing), Gerasimos Minetos (Micky Hammond Racing) v David Cottle (Brian Ellison Racing), Paul Mulrennan (jockey) v Ryan Timby (John Quinn Racing), Danny Cook (jockey) v Matt Brown (Brian Ellison Racing), Carl Harwood (Sue Smith Racing) v Rory Bevin (Tim Easterby Racing), Aidan Macdonald (conditional jockey,Micky Hammond Racing) v Joshua James Scott (Nigel Tinkler Racing), Robbie Fitzpatrick (jockey) vs Aiden Smithies (apprentice, Nigel Tinkler Racing).

Tickets are on sale from racingwelfare.co.uk/events/william-hill-racing-staff-boxing-night.