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Tickets on sale now for Middleham Open Day 2019

1st January 1970

A highlight in the northern racing calendar, the hugely popular Middleham Open Day returns this year on Good Friday, 19th April 2019.  Tickets are on sale…

Awards season comes to Yorkshire as John Bottomley scoops Godolphin Dedication to Racing Award

1st January 1970

John Bottomley, who celebrated his 60th year working in racing last year, returned to his home in Norton, North Yorkshire, a hero having won the Dedication…

Sporting memories launch range of horseracing Replay Reminiscence cards

1st January 1970

Sporting Memories is launching a new set of Replay Reminiscence Cards for Horseracing, adding to their already extensive range of sporting memory aids.  The cards have…

Hayley Moore announced as new Racing Welfare Ambassador

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare has great pleasure in announcing that Hayley Moore has joined our team of Ambassadors.  Hayley’s first assignment will be to hosting the Epsom Owners’…

Epsom Open Day set to showcase historic training centre

1st January 1970

This year’s Epsom Open Day will see the training yards within this historic training centre throw their gates open to the public on Bank Holiday Monday…

The Creditas ‘Taking Care of Business’ Stable Staff Stakes

1st January 1970

Here at Racing Welfare we are not ready to give up the euphoria of another successful Racing Staff Week. Luckily we don’t have to just yet….

Riders gear up to take part in the Prudential RideLondon 100 miles

1st January 1970

What is looking to be one of the hottest weeks this year, cycling 100 miles is the last thing on most people’s minds. But not for…

Racing Welfare Official Charity Partner for Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Summer Festival

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare is the official charity partner of Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Summer Festival 2018, which runs from 21st – 29th July. Go Racing in Yorkshire…

JOSEPHINE GORDON TOPS THE BILL AT THE CAMBRIDGE ROAR RACING DINNER

1st January 1970

Josephine Gordon has been announced as the final name to grace the list of panellists for this year’s Cambridge Roar’s The Racing Dinner, incorporating the Newmarket…

Racing Industry Gears Up for Racing Welfare’s Racing Staff Week

1st January 1970

Now in its third year, Racing Staff Week runs from Saturday 30th June until Saturday 7th July 2018.  Kindly sponsored by Betfair, the campaign aims to…

Jockey Club Champions Racing Staff Welfare with Free Meals on Racecourses

1st January 1970

The Jockey Club has today announced that they will be providing free meals at all of its racecourses for all racing staff from Saturday 30th June…

Stable staff step up to the plate for Racing Staff Week

1st January 1970

Racing Staff Week runs from Saturday 30th June until Saturday 7th July 2018. The week aims to bring the racing industry together to inform and engage…

HAPPY VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK FROM RACING WELFARE!

1st January 1970

This week is national Volunteers’ Week, a UK-wide campaign running from 1st – 7th June, organised by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).  The aim…

Mental Health Training Course – Lambourn

1st January 1970

With support from the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association and the National Trainers Federation, Racing Welfare will be hosting a Mental Health Training Day in Lambourn, the first…

ROA Support of Staff & Owner BBQs Keeps Yards Sizzling

1st January 1970

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED For a second year the Racehorse Owners Association will be offering contributions of £100 to trainers organising BBQs or other social events…

William Hill Racing Staff Boxing Night 2018

1st January 1970

On 17th March, 26 racing staff entered the ring to battle it out to raise money for Racing Welfare. Sponsored by William Hill, the black tie…

Racegoers Club announce Racing Welfare as official charity partner

1st January 1970

The Racegoers Club is delighted to announce Racing Welfare as its official charity partner which will see the Club support the dedicated charity that provides guidance…

Betfair to Support Racing Staff Week for Third Year

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce that Betfair will support Racing Staff Week for the third year. Racing Welfare’s most extensive PR and fundraising campaign of…

Racing Welfare Trip to Weatherbys

1st January 1970

Thursday last week saw 23 beneficiaries take part in a trip to Weatherbys, the home of horse racing administration. The lucky 23 enjoyed behind the scenes…

Racing Welfare joins The Cambridge Roar 2018!

1st January 1970

This year Racing Welfare has been included in the line of up four charities benefiting from the Roar 18 fundraising festival! Along with Arthur Rank Hospice…

‘Uncovered’ release charity single in aid of Racing Welfare

1st January 1970

The band, originating from Lambourn and Swindon was formed in April 2017 by the guitarist Shaun Johnson. Uncovered have played a handful of shows and are…

Museum membership scheme to prevent loneliness

1st January 1970

85 retired racing staff from the Newmarket area will be attending a special coffee morning at Palace House, Newmarket; The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and…

Nine under starters orders for London Marathon

1st January 1970

Nine under starters orders for London MarathonIn aid of Racing Welfare Racing Welfare’s team of nine runners will be taking on the infamous 26.2 mile challenge…

Coffee Mornings launch in Gloucestershire for retired racing staff

1st January 1970

On the 19th April 2017, Racing Welfare are holding the first Coffee Morning for people who have retired from the horseracing industry in the Gloucestershire area….

Rewards4Racing announce partnership with RW

1st January 1970

Collect points & support RW! Rewards4Racing, the rewards programme for racegoers, has formed an exciting new partnership with Racing Welfare, the charity supporting the workforce of…

Sarah Monkman wins Rory MacDonald Award

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare’s own Sarah Monkman took home the Rory MacDonald Community award, which is in just its second year, at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff…

257 Retired Racing Staff have Christmas Lunch

1st January 1970

257 Retired racing staff around the country enjoy a Christmas lunch with HRH The Princess Royal. In Newmarket, Lambourn, Middleham and Malton more than 250 retired…