The improvements continued the following year
with the installation of a modern watering system, and better
amenities in the bar under the Silver Ring stand.
On 14th September, 1964 the Queen had her first
success at the course when her horse “Menai”, ridden by Geoff Lewis
won the Bushbury Maiden Plate. In October 1966 Wolverhampton staged
the National Hunt Hurdle Cup as part of the celebrations of the
first 100 years of the National Hunt Committee. The race was won by
Mr. K. F. Alder’s horse “Saucy Kit”, ridden by Roy Edwards.
The new Club Building opened in 1968 with a
weighing room, jockeys changing room, and a banqueting suite. In
1970 the young Pat Eddery won the Dunstall Derby, which was to be
the first of many such wins during his outstanding career.