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9 December 2022


Racing Welfare Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner, and many of us will be thinking about presents for our loved ones. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together a guide with a range of gift ideas that any followers of horseracing will love. The best part? When you purchase any one of these gifts, you’ll also be contributing to Racing Welfare, helping us to provide vital services and support for racing’s people so we can be there whenever they need us.

Friends of Racing Welfare membership

A one-year Friends of Racing Welfare membership costs just £60, and the recipient will enjoy the following benefits in a FORW pack:

– 2 x tickets to a day’s racing at a Jockey Club Racecourse of your choice*

– An exclusive Friends of Racing Welfare pin badge and certificate

– An exclusive quarterly Friends of Racing Welfare e-newsletter

– Virtual events and forums

– 10% discount on entry fees for select Racing Welfare events

– Entry into an annual prize draw to win incredible prizes such as a Hospitality Box at a Jockey Club Racecourse or yard visits with some of horseracing’s leading trainers

Find out more and purchase here: https://racingwelfare.co.uk/friends-racing-welfare/

Limited edition Tania Still ‘Lion’s Cubs’ print

Artist Tania Still has created a beautiful painting of the legendary racehorse Roaring Lion’s only foals. You can buy a limited edition print, signed, numbered and inscribed ‘Lion’s Cubs’ for £270 plus £15 P&P. Print size 60cm x 28cm.

All proceeds will go to Racing Welfare.

Find out more and purchase: https://www.taniastill.com/racing-welfare-print

Steven Neil novel – The Merest Loss

Steven Neil’s horseracing themed novel The Merest Loss is historical fiction with a twist. It’s pacy and exciting with captivating characters and a distinctive narrative voice. The worlds of horse racing, hunting and government provide the scope for rural settings to contrast with the city scenes of London and Paris and for racing skulduggery to vie with political chicanery.

Throughout December, all receipts from sales will go to Racing Welfare. On sale including at Amazon, ebay and through bookshops (notably the National Horseracing Museum).

Find out more and purchase:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Merest-Loss-Steven-Neil/dp/1788039718

James Armstrong top racehorse prints

Artist James Armstrong has created a series of three beautiful prints, featuring top rated racehorses. Choose from top flat horses, top chasers or top hurdlers for £40 each – or buy the entire set for £100. A percentage of all proceeds from these prints will go to Racing Welfare.

Find out more and purchase: Top Rated Set — James Armstrong | Artist & Freelance Racing Services (jamesrfarmstrong.co.uk)

Coronation Cup print by Brett Lohn Fine Art

Set against the backdrop of the Prince’s Stand at Epsom Downs Racecourse, ‘Coronation Cup’ depicts runners and riders going to post in this Group 1 race.

The lead horse going to post is Yeats, a winner of the Coronation Cup, ridden by Kieren Fallon. The second horse is Alkaased who was runner up in the same race. Alkaased went on to win the Japan Cup in a course record time, later that same year.

Brett is donating 20% of the sale price from every print directly to Racing Welfare.

Find our more and purchase: Coronation Cup Art Print | Horse Racing Art | Whose Art (whose-art.com)

Go Go Chicago membership with The Good Racing Co

Go Go Chicago is a rising 5-year-old (foaled April 15th 2017) and has been in training with Fergal O’Brien for over 12 months. When you buy a membership to Go Go Chicago with The Good Racing Co, all profits will be split between Racing Welfare and Racing To School.

Member benefits include:

  • A one-of-a-kind member badge – to wear with pride at racecourses
  • A chance to win tickets to visit your horse in their training yard
  • A chance to win tickets to watch your horse race from the owners and trainers enclosure
  • Regular updates about your horse and cause
  • A photo of your horse and membership certificate
  • A unique, 9ct gold plated lapel badge
  • A branded vehicle sticker

Find out more and purchase here: https://www.thegoodracing.co/our-stable/go-go-chicago/

Ahoy Senor Lambswool scarves

Ahoy Senor Lambswool scarves

Grade One winning popular chaser Ahoy Senor has his very own tartan, and now you can get your hands on an exclusive lambswool Ahoy Senor scarf. They are currently being woven and will be £30 + p&p, which includes a donation to Racing Welfare. To place your order email carronwymer@gmail.com

Racing Breaks vouchers

Get 10% off all vouchers at Racing Breaks and they will donate 10% to Racing Welfare. Simply use the code WELFARE10 at checkout.

Gift experience vouchers: choose from A Day at the Races for 2, Frankie’s UK Favourites, Frankie’s Overseas Favourites or Frankie’s Ultimate Racing Experiences.

Monetary vouchers: can be used towards any of Racing Break’s experiences, offering complete flexibility. Give your recipient the freedom to choose how they spend it.