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The Guineas Ball 2018

The Guineas Ball 2018

by IJF |  1 May 2018

Saturday the 28th of April hosted the return of the Guineas ball after an eight-year hiatus. The charity event, which aids the Injured Jockeys Fund’s Sir Peter O’Sullevan Rehabilitation Centre project, St Nicholas hospice West Suffolk and an £500,000 appeal fund which has been established to build a new cardiac centre at West Suffolk Hospital, was black tie event hosted by the international horseracing broadcaster Derek Thompson with a total of 400 guests in attendance at the star studded evening. 

The event took place at the National Stud, next to the July Racecourse and hosted VIP's including “Strictly Come Dancing” favourite Kristina Rhianoff, former England rugby player Ben Cohen, jockey Frankie Dettori, actors from Coronation Steet and some of the stars of the reality TV series “Made in Chelsea”! 

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