To round off September, we decided to take a trip to Warwick Races on Tuesday, and thankfully the weather was on our side. The sun was shining, but we still got all wrapped up to stay warm, as there was quite a strong breeze by the track.

With seven events taking place across the afternoon, including Novices’ Hurdle, Novices’ Handicap Chase and even a Mares’ Handicap Hurdle, there was plenty to watch, and it was made extra-special with our front-row spot.

Everyone had a brilliant day – some residents decided to have a flutter, and some of the horses came in for us, which was so exciting when we saw them run across the finish line in front of us. Bethan, part of the Leycester House team, managed to win over £200!

It was also Phyllis’ birthday, so we all had a piece of birthday cake when we got back to Leycester House. It really was a wonderful day. And as we were lucky enough to win, maybe we should head back again sometime and place our bets!