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Wet Wet Wet tweet their thanks to Carlisle

80's soft rock band Wet Wet Wet have tweeted their thanks to the 6,000 strong crowd who turned out to see them last night at Carlisle Racecourse.

The band performed hits including their cover of The Beatles' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' and classic 'Love Is All Around.'


In Pictures: Ladies Day at Carlisle Races

The races all consisted of female-only jockeys Credit: ITV Border
Thousands of people turned out for one of the biggest days on the sporting calendar Credit: ITV Border
Ladies dressed up for the occasion Credit: ITV Border
The Ladies Day event is one of the biggest in the racing day calendar Credit: ITV Border
Among the titles up for grabs were the best hat and best dressed awards Credit: ITV Border
Marti Pellow performs with Wet Wet Wet to a 6,000 strong crowd Credit: ITV Border
6,000 people watched the 80s band perform at the races Credit: ITV Border

Ladies out in force for world's only female jockey race

Carlisle racecourse played host to the world's only female jockey race event yesterday.

The all female jockey line-up at yesterday's event Credit: Carlisle Racecourse

Ladies donned their big hats as thousands turned out to one of the busiest days on the race track calendar.

The event is the only race meeting in the world where all the jockeys are female.

Eighties band Wet Wet Wet took to the stage in the evening to entertain the crowds.

Marti Pellow lead a singing crowd of thousands at the races Credit: Carlisle Racecourse