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CORONAVIRUS: LATEST INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE

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June 6, 2021

RESTRICTIONS From Monday 19th July, restrictions across the UK are changing. Depending on where you live in the UK the rules vary on what you can…

Racing Welfare Make the Shortlist at Prestigous Third Sector Awards

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July 23, 2021

Yesterday, Thursday 22nd July, saw the announcement of the shortlists for the prestigious Third Sector Awards. Amongst those celebrating their inclusion in the list were the Jockey Club’s charity Racing Welfare, who are in the running for the Communications Team of the Year Award.

Celebrity Golf Day Raises Vital Funds for Racing Welfare and Injured Jockey’s Fund

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July 22, 2021

27 teams of four took part in a star-studded Celebrity Golf Day at Woburn Golf Club on 21st July by kind permission of the Duke of…

Equine Stars Will Take Centre Stage at ARC Malton Open Day

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July 15, 2021

Malton Open Day, sponsored by Arena Racing Company (ARC) and organised by Racing Welfare, is set to make a spectacular return on Sunday 12th September, tying…

4Racing donate £5,000 to Racing Welfare

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July 7, 2021

On 4th July, 4Racing Owners Club visited Rebecca Menzies’ yard to give members a chance to see their horse Snowy Burrows – and in the process…

Celebrity Golf Day to provide vital funds for Racing Welfare and the Injured Jockey’s Fund

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June 28, 2021

Racing Welfare and the Injured Jockey’s Fund have teamed up to create a spectacular star-studded event which is set to provide vital funds for the two…

Mobile Vaccination Facility heading to Oaksey House in Lambourn

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June 21, 2021

A ‘health on the move’ bus offering vaccinations will be stationed at Oaksey House in Lambourn next Tuesday 29th June, offering first doses of the Covid-19…

Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former Chief Executive, Sir John Kemball

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Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Chief Executive Sir John Kemball, aged 82. Following an esteemed career in the forces,…

Racing industry workers in Newmarket urged to get their Covid-19 jabs with two vaccination clinics to be staged next week

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June 16, 2021

Newmarket residents associated with the Racing industry who are yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccination are being encouraged to take advantage of two clinics being held…

HORSERACING INDUSTRY PLANS FOR NATIONAL RACEHORSE WEEK CONFIRMED

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May 27, 2021

British Racing’s first ever National Racehorse Week will take place in September this year. The initiative will be a nationwide celebration of the true magnificence that…

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

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May 10, 2021

Racing Welfare’s 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week Campaign more important than ever in the time of COVID “Mental Health Awareness Week is a hugely important campaign…

Racing Welfare to take part in a social media boycott

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April 30, 2021

Racing Welfare will take part in a social media boycott this weekend driven by the wider sporting community, designed to take a stand against the online…

Exciting New Wellbeing Survey Launched

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April 21, 2021

For the very first time, the horseracing industry is setting out to understand the wellbeing of its entire workforce.  The ‘Wellbeing Across the Horseracing Industry Survey’ is a chance…

2021 Grand National Sweepstake Kit

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April 8, 2021

It’s that time of year again. Excitement is in the air. The Randox Health Grand National, the World’s most famous race, is just around the corner! This…

Are you a racing industry employer? Could you help shape the future of Racing’s Occupational Health Service? We need to hear your views.

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March 23, 2021

Racing’s Occupational Health Service exists to support racing’s workforce to either remain in work or return to work following illness or injury. The successful service is…

Spring Family Support Grant Launched

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March 16, 2021

We know that the last year has put a financial strain on many families. As such, we are pleased to announce the launch of our Spring Family…

Racing Welfare Awarded the SAFEcic Safe Award

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February 22, 2021

Racing Welfare takes the safety and protection of children, young people and adults at risk very seriously and we recognise our duty to safeguard the welfare…

Management Support Service in Action – a huge benefit to our industry.

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February 19, 2021

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line which is now delivered in…

Racegoers Club members raise £1,575 for Racing Welfare in 2020

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February 11, 2021

“I would like to say a huge thank you to all the Racegoers Club members who donated an incredible £1,575 to Racing Welfare in 2020. Every…

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Pledge Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

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February 5, 2021

About The Worshipful Company of Loriners: A Loriner makes and sells bits, bridles, spurs, stirrups and the minor metal items of a horse’s harness, together with…

Need Some Practical Help? Our Telephone Information Specialists are Here to Help

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February 4, 2021

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line which is now delivered in…

In The Moment Support from Racing’s Support Line – First hand experience

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January 27, 2021

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line which is now delivered in…

Racing Welfare Announce Exciting New Partnership with Care first

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January 19, 2021

“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Care first.  Racing’s Support Line is something that we should be hugely proud of as an industry…

Racing LiveStyle – Eat Like A Champion!

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January 15, 2021

If you are using the New Year as your inspiration to be more active, eat more healthily and take more care of your body, Racing LiveStyle’s…

Study will help develop injury prevention strategies for horseracing staff

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January 7, 2021

Hartpury University is undertaking new research investigating occupational injuries to stud and racing staff working within UK horseracing, with the aim of developing targeted injury prevention…

A BIG THANKS TO YOU FROM RACING WELFARE

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December 16, 2020

Racing Welfare is saying thank you to the racing industry this week as we are delighted to announce that our Covid-19 Emergency Appeal has hit its…

Statement on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Racing Welfare and Racing Homes

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December 8, 2020

Racing Welfare and Racing Homes exist in close connection with two other charities within the Racing Welfare Family: The Rous Charity, a housing charity of which…

Inkerman launch Racing Collection in aid of Racing Welfare

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December 4, 2020

The key to giving the perfect gift is finding something that is personal, a product of high quality and craftsmanship, something that can be carefully personalised and that is…

‘Off to a galloping start’ Yorkshire Brokerage CNG Switch dedicated to helping Racing Welfare

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December 3, 2020

We are delighted to announce that CNG Switch has dedicated to supporting Racing Welfare. After working with us to find the best deal for our energy,…

Hartpury announces partnership with national charity Racing Welfare

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November 16, 2020

Hartpury has announced a new partnership with Racing Welfare to carry out industry-driven research into stable staff injuries and recommend strategies to support injured stable staff…

New Directory shows the power of the racing industry to support its communities and transform lives

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November 12, 2020

British racing launches first comprehensive Directory of community activity and education A ground-breaking Directory has launched today highlighting British horseracing’s commitment to helping communities improve their…

On Track, Off Course the new podcast from Racing Welfare

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November 10, 2020

Lydia Hislop talks grief, bereavement and counselling on new Racing Welfare podcast, On Track, Off Course. On Track, Off Course, a new podcast series from Racing…

Presents Galore is Going Online

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November 3, 2020

In light of the most recent Government announcements, we are very sad to announce that Presents Galore will no longer be taking place as planned from…

Neil Phillips, The Wine Tipster Blogging For Racing Welfare

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October 22, 2020

Having known about Racing Welfare for many years, I’m excited and honoured to be an Ambassador for this great charity. During the COVID 19 pandemic, Racing…

We Want to Hear from You..

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October 21, 2020

Racing Welfare has created a short Community Questionnaire for all staff working in the racing and breeding industries.  Responses to the survey will help shape our future…

The Wine Tipster Announced as Racing Welfare’s Newest Ambassador

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October 20, 2020

Neil Phillips, aka The Wine Tipster, who has long combined his passion for wine and racing, is now giving something back to the industry he loves…

World Mental Health Day 2020 – Mental Health for All

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October 8, 2020

World Mental Health Day – Saturday 10th October This Saturday is World Mental Health Day, a day recognised on the 10th October every year not only…

QIPCO British Champions Day Virtual Preview Evening

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October 7, 2020

QIPCO British Champions Day Virtual Preview Evening in Aid of Racing Welfare   To celebrate the 10th edition of QIPCO British Champions Day and to preview…

Racing Welfare Launch Self-Isolation Grants

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October 6, 2020

As the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect so many of us, we understand that many people will be impacted financially as a result of having…

Racing LiveStyle is Going Live with The Breath Psych

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October 1, 2020

Racing LiveStyle Episode 2 – The Breath Psych with Aodhagán Conlon In the lead up to World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Saturday 10th…