posted on December 18th, 2023

Down Royal and Metcollect Ltd on the home straight for 2023 with final fixture of the year

Metcollect Ltd to return to Down Royal as sponsor for final meeting of 2023


Members of the public looking to celebrate the season in style are being encouraged to secure their tickets for the last racing fixture of the year at Down Royal Racecourse.

The Boxing Day meeting is once again being sponsored by the specialist metal and hazardous waste recycling company Metcollect Ltd, and is one of the most popular horse-racing fixtures of the year.


This year’s Boxing Day Races includes the highly-anticipated Metcollect Oil Recycling Hunters Steeplechase which will no doubt add to the excitement of the Christmas festivities.


Geoff Angus, Managing Director of Metcollect said: “We are delighted to return to Down Royal and continue the festivities into Boxing Day for what will be our fourth-year sponsoring.

“We are excited to promote Metcollect Ltd and raise awareness of our brand to a new and diverse audience all while enjoying some festive fun.

“Christmas is a time for catching up with friends and family, and what better place to do so than a day out at Down Royal.

“We are looking forward to watching some exceptional horse racing at Down Royal’s final racing fixture of the year.”

Emma Meehan, Chief Executive at Down Royal Racecourse said: “Sincere thanks to Metcollect for once again sponsoring the Boxing Day Races. We are delighted to welcome the team back to the racecourse for another consecutive year.

“With all hospitality packages snapped up and large numbers of tickets already sold, we are expecting a bumper crowd and look forward to providing some festive entertainment over the Christmas period.

“We hope to see you at our last race meeting of 2023, and can’t wait for what’s to come in 2024.”

Founded in 2015, Metcollect Ltd is a specialist recycler supporting the plumbing, electrical, automotive and construction industries, buying and recycling copper, electrical cable, oil recycling and hazardous wastes.

Gates for the Boxing Day Races at Down Royal will open at 10.30am with the first race taking place at 11.40am. For full details on the Metcollect Boxing Day race meeting or to book tickets, please visit:

Metcollect Ltd, will take on title sponsorship for Down Royal’s final fixture of 2023 for a fourth year running. Taking place on Boxing Day, Metcollect’s feature sponsorship will include the Metcollect Oil Recycling Hunters Steeplechase which will no doubt continue to prove hugely popular following the Christmas festivities. Pictured is Geoff Angus, Managing Director of Metcollect and Emma Meehan, Chief Executive at Down Royal.

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