Racing Education

Willow the Wisp - Boris Ball


We are running several “Riders” events at different racecourses throughout the summer where children and parents will be given a unique chance to go behind the scenes on a raceday and access areas normally restricted to the public. Children and parents will get free entry to the racecourse and once the organised activities are finished will be welcome to stay and watch the remaining races.

We are running an event at Leicester on the 7th August and being a local branch we would love to involve some of your members. In the original email we stated we would like to pitch the day at children aged 14+, but if any members younger than this are interested we would be happy to involve them.

I have inserted the itinerary of the day below for your perusal.

Please let me know if you think would be interested.

Oli McPhail

Racing to School
75 High Holborn



Arrive from 10.30 ready for a start at 10.45


Welcome / Health and Safety Brief


Weighing Room / Racecourse




Stables / Yard visit (BHA VO and EWIO)


Equiciser session by Jockey Coach


Racecard Reading


Go to Paddock watch races (first race 14.00)


Evaluations / Q and A


RtS team Depart (please feel free to stay longer and watch races)

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