Delivered by the National Horseracing College on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority, the Overview of British Racing seminars, are one day informative seminars held three times a year at a variety of venues in the UK, hosted by well known racing personalities.

The seminar provides a general introduction to the world of racing and is ideal for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge of racing or develop their career in the industry and covers a variety of interesting topics.

It is ideal for those who have just started their job in the industry and would benefit from learning about the structure of the industry and how all the different organisations work together. It will help build your confidence and make you more effective in your role by improving your knowledge.

The packed agenda features talks from key industry figures, covering many aspects of this complex and historical sport. Subjects covered include:

  • The role of the British Horseracing Authority, the Levy Board and Weatherbys
  • Racing in the Media
  • Betting industry
  • Breeding and Stud industry
  • Rules of Racing
  • Racecourse management


20th May 2020 – Newmarket Racecourse – Hosted by: Mick Fitzgerald – Postponed date TBC

29th September 2020 – Doncaster Racecourse – Hosted by: Mick Fitzgerald

18th November 2020 – Newbury Racecourse – Hosted by: Mick Fitzgerald

For further information call 01302 861000 or email info@theNHC.co.uk

Please see the documents below highlighting the areas covered during the Overview Day.