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 at Haydock Park.
Racing Welfare’s charitable role is to provide support to the whole of racing’s family of which Stalls Handlers are a vital part. The charity’s support is available to everybody working in racing inclusive of all racecourse staff, stud staff and stable staff. Racing Welfare also provides support to the families and dependents of these people.
Anyone who has been affected by yesterday’s events will be able to access support from Racing Welfare. The charity can be contacted through Racing’s Support Line which provides a 24 hr telephone helpline (0800 6300 443) as well as online contact methods at www.support.racingwelfare.co.uk
The wide range of support that will be provided by Racing Welfare in this instance includes specialist counselling; advice and guidance for those coping with crisis, shock and trauma and financial support for family and dependents.