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18 Oct 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.

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16 Oct 2017
The whole of the team at Racing Welfare would like to express their sincerest condolences to the family,...

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09 Oct 2017
85 retired racing staff from the Newmarket area will be attending a special coffee morning at Palace...

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18 Sep 2017
The National Trainers Federation announced a new award for stable staff during Racing Staff Week this...

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11 Sep 2017
Peter Hammersley’s team currently head the overall yard list for the Best Turned Out Championship during the 2017 Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) season, with 14 awards.

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04 Sep 2017
The Racing Foundation have awarded over £62,000 in funding to Racing Welfare to commission a Mental Health...

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29 Aug 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 raceday at Epsom Downs Racecourse on a spectacularly sunny August Bank Holiday.

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23 Aug 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 Team Newmarket takes on Team Lambourn.

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11 Aug 2017
Racing Welfare and C&P Insurance are announcing their new charity partnership which aims to support the...

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28 Jul 2017
On Thursday 27th July Steve McNally and Ted Jackson were presented with Lifetime in Racing Awards.  Both...

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22 Jul 2017
The whole team at Racing Welfare would like to express their sincerest condolences to the family, friends...

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20 Jul 2017
Alan Tippling was a very deserving recipient of a Lifetime in Racing Award presented at Catterick Racecourse...

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12 Jul 2017
The popular Malton Stables Open Day is returning after a year out. Renamed ‘Malton Festival of Racing’, the event will take place on Sunday, September 17th and is sponsored by Arena Racing Company.

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10 Jul 2017
Nominations opened on Saturday, 8 July 2017, for the 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards. The awards, now in their 14th year, recognise and reward the outstanding skills, commitment and contribution of racing’s 6,000 stud and stable staff.

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04 Jul 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 the award by Jockey Franny Norton.

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02 Jul 2017
Elinor Jones is the winner of the inaugural running of the Betfair Three Feathers Cup,The Betfair Three...

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29 Jun 2017
At every one of the 41 meetings during the week, the vital roles of the stud, stable and racecourse staff will be celebrated through the display of a special Racing Staff Week film, racecard adverts and many named races.

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22 Jun 2017
At The Races, broadcasting live from four of the courses, will showcase the Voice of Racing charities through a series of interviews and feature programmes.

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21 Jun 2017
On the 1st of July, the inaugural running of the Betfair Three Feathers Cup at Lingfield Racecourse will see 12 members of staff getting the opportunity to become jockeys and ride horses trained by their bosses.

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12 May 2017
On Friday 12th May, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, Racing Welfare will be launching a new text contact method of accessing its services.

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19 Apr 2017
Racing Welfare’s team of nine runners will be taking on the infamous 26.2 mile challenge on Sunday 23rd April 2017.

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13 Apr 2017
Are you going to a racing centre open day this Easter? Whether you are at Lambourn Open Day on Good Friday...

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10 Apr 2017
On the 19th April 2017, Racing Welfare are holding the first Coffee Morning for people who have retired...

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05 Apr 2017
,,Racing Welfare, the charity which supports racing’s workforce, is delighted to announce that Rewards4Racing,...

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04 Apr 2017
The historic racing centre of Middleham is home to more than 500 horses in training. Visitors to the...

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28 Feb 2017
Rewards4Racing, the rewards programme for racegoers, has formed an exciting new partnership with Racing...

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21 Feb 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 Awards 2017.

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13 Feb 2017
Racing Welfare has partnered with Mid-Suffolk Homestart to provide support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children. The project will launch in Newmarket on February 20th.

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01 Feb 2017
Racing Welfare, in partnership with the BHA, are launching a Careers Advice and Training Service (CATS) for staff working within the British horseracing industry.

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10 Jan 2017
Following on from the popularity of last year’s charity race exclusively for stable staff, the Betfair Clock Tower Cup, at Doncaster, a second race for staff is being organised at Lingfield Park in 2017.

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06 Jan 2017
Have you set yourself a New Year’s resolution to get fitter, take up a new sport or test your determination in 2017?

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15 Dec 2016
In Newmarket, Lambourn, Middleham and Malton more than 250 retired racing staff sat down at 1.00 pm on 14th December to enjoy a Christmas Lunch, organised by Racing Welfare.

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05 Dec 2016
Choirs from Fairstead House School, Newmarket Academy and Viva Voices will all be taking part in Racing...

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04 Nov 2016
The popular event will be returning after a year out. Middleham Open Day will be organised by Racing...

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10 Oct 2016
Coinciding with World Mental Health Day (Monday 10 October) the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and...

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04 Oct 2016
The recruitment and enrolment of volunteers to join Racing Welfare’s pilot volunteering programme in...

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30 Aug 2016
On Saturday, 17th September, the first day of the 32Red Newmarket Open Weekend, racegoers will once again...

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04 Aug 2016
Alma Wigmore was an incredibly deserving recipient of a Lifetime in Racing award today at Great Yarmouth...

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06 Jul 2016
Nominations open today, Wednesday 6 July, for the 2017 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards. The Awards, now in their 13th year, recognise and reward the outstanding skills, commitment and contribution of racing’s 6,000 stud and stable staff.

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04 Jul 2016
The Clock Tower Cup is a charity race solely for stable staff. Held over seven furlongs, the race is...

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28 Jun 2016
Betfair Stable Staff Week runs from Monday 27th June – Saturday 2nd July, it celebrates the role of the...

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23 Jun 2016
Stable Staff Week runs from Monday 27th June – Saturday 2nd July, it celebrates the role of the unsung...

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20 Jun 2016
Stable Staff Week runs from Monday 27th June – Saturday 2nd July, it celebrates the role of the unsung...

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06 Jun 2016
Demand for Racing Welfare’s services have increased greatly during the past 12 months. Increasing the...

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15 May 2016
To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week [16–22 May] the British Horseracing Authority [BHA] and...

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28 Apr 2016
After an absolutely fantastic day, our runner’s deserve huge congratulations. 12 runners made the start...

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22 Apr 2016
Racing Welfare is extremely grateful to all the supporters of the 2016 Stable Staff Golf and is delighted to welcome Qatar Racing as this year’s headline sponsors.

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22 Apr 2016
Twelve runners, representing a huge range of roles within the racing industry, will be taking on the challenge of the Virgin Money London Marathon on 24th April in aid of Racing Welfare.

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19 Apr 2016
Qatar Racing’s 8 to Follow competition is back, supporting Racing Welfare. There are less than two weeks to get entries in, with the closing date set at Friday 29th April.

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15 Apr 2016
Racing Welfare is delighted to announce that Betfair will be sponsoring the inaugural Stable Staff Week,...

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07 Apr 2016
Want to get involved in a racehorse ownership experience and support Racing Welfare at the same time?...

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06 Apr 2016
World-renowned flat jockey Ryan Moore has been announced as a Racing Welfare ambassador. The three-time...

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01 Apr 2016
Richard Farquhar's incredible fundraising challenge is nearing the end. A year on from his intial journey to Towcester from Newmarket...

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10 Mar 2016
We welcome three new recruits to the Welfare Team around the country

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23 Feb 2016
The skill and commitment of stud and stable staff and the care that they provide for British racehorses was celebrated last night at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.

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15 Jan 2016
On Monday 18th January, Racing Welfare will be unveiling a new and important extension to its current...

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22 Dec 2015
Congratulations to Jonjo O'Neill's team of stable staff who have won the 2015 EPDS Racing and Racing...

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17 Dec 2015
The 2015 renewal of this well-loved event proved to be a very memorable one. Derek ‘Tommo’ Thompson provided...

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10 Dec 2015
More than 230 retired racing staff from around the UK enjoyed a Christmas lunch with Racing Welfare....

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24 Nov 2015
,The Annual Racing Welfare Carol Concert returns to Tattersalls on Wednesday the 9th December 2015.,This...

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17 Nov 2015
Racing Welfare has appointed Sarah Kilby as a Welfare Officer in the busy Yorkshire racing centre of...

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06 Nov 2015
It's coming to that time of year again, Christmas! Like every year, Racing Welfare is selling Christmas...

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29 Oct 2015
Racing Welfare is thrilled that Arena Racing Company have announced that Walking The Courses is the Official...

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30 Sep 2015
,Racing Welfare has joined forces with the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards to present a new award,...

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24 Sep 2015
The Stable and Stud Staff Golf Championship 2015 took place over four dates at four different courses;...

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28 Aug 2015
And they're off...

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14 Aug 2015
The Lifetime in Racing Award is presented to those who have dedicated their whole careers to working...

Housing Needs Survey Launches
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03 Aug 2015
Racing Welfare Launches a National Housing Needs Survey for the Horseracing Industry.,,Racing Homes,...

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24 Jul 2015
On Wednesday 22nd July, Scott Houghton and Terri O'Rourke undertook a fantastic fundraising challenge...

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02 Jul 2015
Johanne Taylor, groom of the Australian Royal Ascot and July Cup runner Brazen Beau, will be taking part in the 6th July Newmarket Round.

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2016,06/06/2016    Racing Welfare makes new Welfare Team appointments for Epsom and the South,06/04/2016...

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Racing Welfare's quarterly newsletter keeps our supporters and partners up to date with the latest news,...