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HRH The Princess Royal opens Oaksey House

On Monday 21st September Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, formally opened Oaksey House in the presence of an invited audience of those involved in the planning and building and many of the good and great from the world of racing. The occasion was well attended by the press and cameras from the BBC and ITV

During her visit The Princess Royal was shown all the facilities of Oaksey House which are available to injured jockeys, residents and the local racing workforce. In her address to guests she expressed her great admiration for the project and how she felt other sporting organisations could learn much from such an approach.

HRH The Princess Royal is greeted on arrival before unveiling the commemorative stone.
The Princess Royal escorted by Jeremy Richardson and Brough Scott making her way to meet contributors
The Princess Royal talks to Wayne Burton, Andrew Thornton and Jimmy McCarthy in the gym.
Kevin Jones demonstrates a physiotherapy balancing act and Seamus Durack talks with The Princes Royal and Dr Anna-Louise Mackinnon
Guests enjoy fine weather for the opening ceremonies
HRH Princes Anne with Lady Oaksey meeting residents John Kenneally and Lex Kelly
Vice Patron Clare Balding and Dick Francis
General approval for the unveiled John Oaksey Bronze Statue
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