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27 February 2024

The Great Racing Welfare Boat Race


Wednesday 4th September 2024


Windsor Racecourse


12pm – 7.00pm

After the success of last year’s inaugural Great Racing Welfare Boat Race, the event returns bigger and even better for 2024!

Teams will consist of 11 people including 1 drummer, but supporters and extra rowers to swap in and out are welcome. Each team will take part in a minimum of two races, with the fastest teams going through to the semis and a final.

Dragon boat racing is recognised as the most colourful, fastest growing and exhilarating water-based activity. Races will take place down a stretch of the River Thames, from a pontoon based near to the racecourse.

There will be a live DJ, various other competitions and entertainment throughout the afternoon and a best turned out competition with a prize for the best fancy dress or team kit!

No experience or training necessary.


£500 entry fee per team

£500 fundraising target per team

All funds raised will help the charity to provide vital support for people working in or retired from the racing industry.

Limited spaces available!