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Events in the Southern Region

The Racing Welfare Charity Golf Day, Woburn

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December 13, 2017

The 25th Annual Racing Welfare Charity Golf Day, by kind invitation of His Grace, The Duke of Bedford, has sold out for the past few years…

The Racing Staff Week Cup, Newton Abbot

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January 29, 2019

A feature of Racing Staff Week, this is a stable staff charity race over 1 mile 4 furlongs. Riders must work in a yard as their…

Challenges in the Southern Region

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 2019

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January 8, 2018

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a…

News from the Southern Region

Hayley Moore announced as new Racing Welfare Ambassador

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November 23, 2018

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’…

A very Birdie Christmas to you all…

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November 14, 2018

Christmas has come early at Racing Welfare with the arrival of artist Birdie’s specially commissioned festive decorations – a must have for every tree this season!…

RW charity partner of QIPCO British Champions Day

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October 19, 2017

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…

Statement regarding Ken Dooley

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October 16, 2017

The whole of the team at Racing Welfare would like to express their sincerest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ken Dooley and to…

Toby Balding Award to reward dedicated stable staff

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September 18, 2017

The National Trainers Federation announced a new award for stable staff during Racing Staff Week this year and are encouraging trainers and potential applicants to find…

Sun Shines on Epsom Open Day

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August 29, 2017

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…

LTiR Awards for Ted Jackson and Steve McNally

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July 28, 2017

On Thursday 27th July Steve McNally and Ted Jackson were presented with Lifetime in Racing Awards. Both Ted and Steve have dedicated their lives to working…

Nine under starters orders for London Marathon

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April 19, 2017

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

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April 10, 2017

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….

Sarah Monkman wins Rory MacDonald Award

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February 21, 2017

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

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December 15, 2016

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…

News from the Southern Region

Hayley Moore announced as new Racing Welfare Ambassador

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November 23, 2018

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’…

Events in the Northern Region

May 2019 Middleham Coffee Morning

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March 8, 2018

Held at The Priory in Middleham starting at 11.30am for retired racing staff.  Everyone welcome who has a link to the horse racing industry.  Come along…

June 2019 Middleham Coffee Morning

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February 13, 2018

Held at The Priory in Middleham starting at 11.30am for retired racing staff.  Everyone welcome who has a link to the horse racing industry.  Come along…

Racing Welfare Charity Raceday

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January 8, 2019

Featuring the Clock Tower Cup Charity Race for stable staff, this popular day is the pinnacle of Racing Staff Week. Guests at the sought-after charity lunch…

The Clocktower Cup, Doncaster

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March 11, 2019

A feature of Racing Staff Week, this is a stable staff charity race over 7 furlongs. Riders must work in a yard as their main paid…

Malton Open Day

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January 7, 2019

ARC Malton Open Day has returned once again. Following on from last year’s successful event The Malton festival of Racing will take place on Sunday 15th…

The Racing Welfare Charity Raceday, Haydock Park Racecourse

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January 28, 2019

  This is one of Racing Welfare’s most long-standing and successful charity events.  Over 300 guests enjoy a Champagne reception, four-course-lunch with wine and some fantastic…

Challenges in the Northern Region

Great North Swim

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January 18, 2019

We are now registering interest for the 2019 Great North Swim. Hosted at Brockhole on Windermere, it’s a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning…

News from the Northern Region

What not to miss at Middleham Open Day

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April 12, 2019

We’ve put together a mini guide for the must-see at each yard that is Middleham Open day to help you plan your day and not miss…

Middleham Open Day set to raise funds for Hill House Appeal

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April 1, 2019

This year’s ARC Middleham Open Day will help to raise funds for Racing Welfare’s Hill House Appeal, with the completed project set to provide accommodation for…

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

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September 18, 2018

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

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September 6, 2018

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…

Malton Festival of Racing set to provide an exciting day out for horseracing fans of all ages

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August 21, 2018

The Malton Festival of Racing will take place on Sunday 16th September this year and is again being generously sponsored by Arena Racing Company. The Malton…

The Creditas ‘Taking Care of Business’ Stable Staff Stakes

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August 13, 2018

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….

Racing Welfare Welcomes Increased Support from York Racecourse

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July 20, 2018

Racing Welfare has reinforced their partnership with York Racecourse, who have upped their support this year to increase the impact of the charity’s services for beneficiaries…

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

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July 18, 2018

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…

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

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January 23, 2018

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…

Racing Staff Boxing is back and William Hill are backing it!

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December 13, 2017

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce that William Hill are to sponsor the Racing Staff Boxing Night – to be held at Goffs’ Doncaster Sales Complex…

Toby Balding Award to reward dedicated stable staff

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September 18, 2017

The National Trainers Federation announced a new award for stable staff during Racing Staff Week this year and are encouraging trainers and potential applicants to find…

Funding awarded for Mental Health Research

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September 4, 2017

The Racing Foundation have awarded over £62,000 in funding to Racing Welfare to commission a Mental Health research project. This research will be conducted by Liverpool…

Statement regarding Steve Yarborough

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July 22, 2017

The whole team at Racing Welfare would like to express their sincerest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Steve Yarborough after yesterday’s tragic accident…

Alan Tippling receives Lifetime in Racing Award

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July 20, 2017

Alan Tippling was a very deserving recipient of a Lifetime in Racing Award presented at Catterick Racecourse on Wednesday 19th July. Alan was presented with the award…

Roy Fowler receives Lifetime in Racing Award

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July 4, 2017

Jockey’s Valet, Roy Fowler, is the highly deserving recipient of a Lifetime in Racing Award, presented on Monday 3rd July at Pontefract Racecourse. Roy was presented with…

Sarah Monkman wins Rory MacDonald Award

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February 21, 2017

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

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December 15, 2016

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…

Events in the East & Midlands Region

Mental Health First Aid Course – Newmarket

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March 1, 2019

Racing Welfare are running a two-day Mental Health First Aid course in conjunction with Mental Health First Aid England on the 24th and 25th April, 9am…

The Racing Welfare Charity Golf Day, Woburn

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December 13, 2017

The 25th Annual Racing Welfare Charity Golf Day, by kind invitation of His Grace, The Duke of Bedford, has sold out for the past few years…

The Newmarket Heath Ride

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January 28, 2019

Racing Welfare is the new organisers and charity beneficiaries of  The Heath Ride which will take place on the 1st September. The Newmarket Heath Sponsored Ride is…

Newmarket Food & Drink Festival

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  Newmarket Food & Drink Festival returns for 2019 on the 14th & 15th September. Now in its fifth year, the popular Newmarket Food & Drink…

Newmarket Open Weekend

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January 23, 2019

  The weekend of the 21st and 22nd September gives visitors the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at British horseracing’s HQ, enjoying two fantastic…

News from the East & Midlands Region

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

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December 19, 2017

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…

Museum membership scheme to prevent loneliness

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October 9, 2017

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…

Toby Balding Award to reward dedicated stable staff

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September 18, 2017

The National Trainers Federation announced a new award for stable staff during Racing Staff Week this year and are encouraging trainers and potential applicants to find…

Hammersley Team lead the way in ARO BTO

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September 11, 2017

Peter Hammersley’s team currently head the overall yard list for the Racing Welfare sponsored Best Turned Out Championship during the 2017 Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) season,…

Trainers raise money for RW in Commentary Competition

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August 23, 2017

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…

C&P Insurance partner with Racing Welfare

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August 11, 2017

Racing Welfare and C&P Insurance are announcing their new charity partnership which aims to support the work of Racing Welfare whilst also providing competitive insurance rates…

LTiR Awards for Ted Jackson and Steve McNally

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July 28, 2017

On Thursday 27th July Steve McNally and Ted Jackson were presented with Lifetime in Racing Awards. Both Ted and Steve have dedicated their lives to working…

Sarah Monkman wins Rory MacDonald Award

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February 21, 2017

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

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December 15, 2016

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…