The oldest horse race in the UK, the Kiplingcotes Derby will be held later today at Market Weighton.
With origins in the Sixteenth Century and firm records dating back to 1618, it is open to jockeys and horses of all ages
The course covers four miles, steep in places and often muddy.
The winner has to be in it for the glory - the way the prize money is allocated means that the runner-up, whose prize is made up of the entry fees on the day, often gets a bigger cash prize than the winner who receives a fixed sum of £50.
Thousands of people marched and danced their way through the centre of Leeds for an early St Patrick's Day celebration.
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Thousands of people lined the streets of Leeds today for the 16th Annual St Patrick Day Parade. Former Leeds United manager David O'Leary led the procession around the city centre which featured Musicians, Floats, and Dancers. The event which celebrates the Irish Community costs £25,000 to stage, most of which is raised by the organisers.
A North Yorkshire couple who have built up a rare collection of 2,000 Dinky toys over 50 years could see it fetch £250,000 at auction.Read the full story ›
Sheffield MPs have forced a rethink on plans to replace Sheffield made cutlery in the House of Commons with cutlery made in AsiaRead the full story ›
Jan Layton and Dawn Stansfield decided to sew poppies for Armistice Day last year. They have already started sewing for this yearRead the full story ›
School children have been dressing up as their favourite characters to mark World Book Day.Read the full story ›
A woman from Leeds has penned her debut novel with the help of new voice technology.Read the full story ›
A woman from Leeds who has suffered from multiple sclerosis for 30 years has written a novel using voice activated technology.
Sandra Boyle, who lives in a care home in Harrogate, wrote her novel as a New Year's resolution, and is already working on the sequel.