Population of Uttoxeter to double over race weekend

The population of Uttoxeter will be doubling this weekend as the Staffordshire town host the Midland's most prestigious racing event.The race, known as the Midlands Grand National, will attract around 18,000 people to the town.

The 'Midlands Grand National' will attract around 18,000 people to Uttoexter this weekend Credit: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Uttoxeter racecourse normally takes one fifth of its annual profits over the weekend.

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