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QIPCO British Champions Day

October 18, 2018

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…

Plunging into the Serpentine

September 20, 2018

This Saturday, Two Racing Welfare fundraisers will take the plunge into Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake for Swim Serpentine, the open water swimming festival with events for…

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

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

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…

Racing’s Occupational Health Service Receives National Launch

September 3, 2018

Racing’s Occupational Health Service, operated by Racing Welfare, receives its national launch on Monday 3rd September 2018.  The service offers a framework for the management of…

CATS launches industry Professional Development Plan

August 24, 2018

CATS – the racing industry’s Careers Advice & Training Service, managed by Racing Welfare – has launched a bespoke Personal Development Plan to help those working…

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

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…

Epsom Open Day set to showcase historic training centre

August 16, 2018

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

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….

Riders gear up to take part in the Prudential RideLondon 100 miles

July 24, 2018

What is looking to be one of the hottest weeks this year, cycling 100 miles is the last thing on most people’s minds. But not for…

Racing Welfare Welcomes Increased Support from York Racecourse

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

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…

European Bloodstock News’ Advertising Campaign Raises Thousands for Racing Welfare

July 13, 2018

European Bloodstock News presented the team from Racing Welfare with a cheque for over £5000 at their annual Clay Shoot event at Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket…


July 3, 2018

Josephine Gordon has been announced as the final name to grace the list of panellists for this year’s Cambridge Roar’s The Racing Dinner, incorporating the Newmarket…

Racing Industry Gears Up for Racing Welfare’s Racing Staff Week

June 28, 2018

Now in its third year, Racing Staff Week runs from Saturday 30th June until Saturday 7th July 2018.  Kindly sponsored by Betfair, the campaign aims to…

Jockey Club Champions Racing Staff Welfare with Free Meals on Racecourses

June 27, 2018

The Jockey Club has today announced that they will be providing free meals at all of its racecourses for all racing staff from Saturday 30th June…

Stable staff step up to the plate for Racing Staff Week

June 25, 2018

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…


June 4, 2018

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…

Mental Health Training Course – Lambourn

May 16, 2018

With support from the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association and the National Trainers Federation, Racing Welfare will be hosting a Mental Health Training Day in Lambourn, the first…

ROA Support of Staff & Owner BBQs Keeps Yards Sizzling

May 11, 2018

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…

Racing Welfare leads a show of industry solidarity in support of Mental Health Awareness Week

May 9, 2018

Racing Welfare is bringing the horseracing industry together in support of Mental Health Awareness Week, running from 14th – 20th May 2018.   The charity hopes to…

William Hill Racing Staff Boxing Night 2018

March 21, 2018

On 17th March, 26 racing staff entered the ring to battle it out to raise money for Racing Welfare. Sponsored by William Hill, the black tie…

Lean On Me – When You’re Not Strong

March 6, 2018

Legendary singer-songwriter Bill Withers has almost certainly never heard of Racing Welfare, but the lyrics in his classic song Lean On Me are lump-in-the-throat perfect in…

Racegoers Club announce Racing Welfare as official charity partner

March 1, 2018

The Racegoers Club is delighted to announce Racing Welfare as its official charity partner which will see the Club support the dedicated charity that provides guidance…

Betfair to Support Racing Staff Week for Third Year

February 22, 2018

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

RW charity partner of QIPCO British Champions Day

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

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…

Museum membership scheme to prevent loneliness

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…