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Overview of British Racing Days

Behind the Scenes Seminar

If you want to develop your career in horseracing, or perhaps you are new to the industry and would like to expand your knowledge of the sport, this is the perfect way to begin. Get a jump start with this seminar, delivered by the National Horseracing College on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). It offers a friendly and fascinating introduction to the world of racing.

Hosted by Mick Fitzgerald, you will learn how the various organisations involved in racing work together to deliver a compelling and highly popular sport. You will have the unique opportunity to ask questions of, and discuss issues with, some of racing’s most experienced people.

A packed agenda covers many aspects of this complex sport. Subjects covered include:

  • The British Horseracing Authority
  • Racecourses
  • Racing Administration and the rules of racing
  • People Welfare in the industry
  • Racehorse Ownership
  • The Breeding industry
  • Careers in Racing
  • and discuss key issues facing the industry including horse welfare, gambling and community engagement

Whether you are new to the industry, are planning a career in the industry or simply want to learn more, this seminar is for you.

If you have any questions regarding the Overview of British Racing Days seminar, please contact Sarah Beattie via s.beattie@thenNHC.co.uk 

How to book a place for you or a colleague

To book a place, please complete the below online booking form.

To pay for your place, please contact Lloren Goodall via L.Goodall@theNHC.co.uk.

Booking Form

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations must be notified in writing by post (National Horseracing College, The Stables, Rossington Hall, Great North Road, Doncaster, DN11 0HN) or by email to info@theNHC.co.uk Cancellations received 7 working days prior to the first day of the conference/event will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of 10% of the event fee. Cancellations made after, as well as 'no shows', are liable for the full registration fee. Participants must make sure they receive an acknowledgement of their cancellation from the National Horseracing College. Only this will confirm that their request has been received and processed.

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  • Friday 28th Jun 2024 - 9am - By kind permission of Andrew and Anna Lisa Balding; Kingsclere, Park House Stables, Newbury RG20 5PY


£200 inc VAT per delegate to include:-

  • Coffee on arrival
  • Buffet lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Access to all course materials

Maximum of 20 delegates

To pay for your place, please contact Lloren Goodall via L.Goodall@theNHC.co.uk


01302 861000

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