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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’…

QIPCO British Champions Day

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare selected as QIPCO British Champions Day official charity for a second year The stars of flat racing will align this Saturday 20th October, gracing…

Malton Festival of Racing draws in crowds to go behind-the-scenes of Ryedale’s horseracing industry

1st January 1970

Sunday 16th September saw over 2000 visitors flocking to the North Yorkshire town of Malton to visit the yards of 12 trainers open to the public…

Racing Welfare runners set to line up for the Great North Run 2018

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare is delighted to have three very special individuals taking on the Simply Health Great North Run on Sunday 9th September.  The event will see…

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….

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

See behind-the-scenes of horseracing this Easter: Middleham Stables to open again on Good Friday.

1st January 1970

Good Friday, 30th March 2018 sees the return of the popular Middleham Stables Open Day where 13 yards will again be opening to the public.  The…

Tattersalls’ sales ring filled with Christmas spirit for Racing Welfare’s Annual Carol Concert

1st January 1970

Children from the Fairstead House School Choir were joined by students from Newmarket Academy, the community choir VivaVoices and Newmarket Town Band to take part in…

RW charity partner of QIPCO British Champions Day

1st January 1970

Racing Welfare has been announced as the Official Charity of QIPCO British Champions Day, following on from The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre in 2016. Racing Welfare…

Sun Shines on Epsom Open Day

1st January 1970

Suncream and ice-lollies were in demand at yesterday’s Epsom Open Day which saw a bumper crowd enjoy a morning visiting trainer’s yards and an afternoon family…

Trainers raise money for RW in Commentary Competition

1st January 1970

This year’s Trainers Commentary Competition, being held in aid of the 32Red Newmarket Open Weekend beneficiaries on Saturday, 23rd September, will have a new format as…

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…

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…