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Volunteer today for racing charities!


Charities working across the sport are frequently in need of valuable support from volunteers – on an ongoing basis or just to support a particular event.

Volunteering is a great way to help the causes you support, and can even boost your CV and help you make new friendships.

Volunteer bucket collector

Opportunities to volunteer with racing industry charities will be found through Careers in Racing and the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

A selection of charities that rely on volunteers:

  • Racing Welfare
  • Palace House
  • Racehorse Sanctuary & Rehoming Centre
  • The Racehorse Rescue Centre
  • The British Thoroughbred Rehoming Centre
  • Greatwood
  • and more…

Example roles include administrative or specialist business support, fundraising-specific tasks, or hands-on with horses.

Click the logos below to find volunteering opportunities…

Careers in Racing:

Sport and Recreation Alliance – Join In:

If you are a racing charity looking to recruit volunteers, simply contact lucy@racingtoschool.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

30 January 2020

The Love Market Rasen Raceday

LOVE MARKET RASEN RACEDAY SPONSORED BY MARKET RASEN TOWN COUNCIL IN ASSOCIATION WITH WEST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL

Celebrating all that is wonderful about our local community whilst taking in the excitement and thrills of a day at the races.

The Love Market Rasen Raceday is a County Raceday so book your ticket in advance and GO RACING FOR £10!

  • GATES OPEN: 12.10AM
  • FIRST RACE: 2.10PM
  • LAST RACE.: 4.50PM

THE LOVE MARKET RASEN COMMUNITY & BUSINESS AWARDS

With the success of the first ever ‘Love Market Rasen’ raceday in 2019, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the Market Rasen Community and Business Awards, the climax of which will be a celebratory at The Love Market Rasen raceday at the racecourse on Sunday 16th February 2020. Not only will the community of Market Rasen be able to celebrate their year, it will be turned into a raceday of world class hospitality and the crowning of local champions. So please urge you to get involved and join us in celebrating our fantastic community!

Nominations are open for The Love Market Rasen Raceday Community and Business Awards, sponsored by Market Rasen Town Council.


THE COMMUNITY AWARDS – THE CATAGORIES

  • Best Teacher/Teaching Assistant/Child Minder (1st Prize – A table for 2 in Altior’s Restaurant for any raceday excluding Feature & Music)

Do you know someone who is an inspirational leader or carer of young people whose dedication is deserving of public acclaim?

  • Best Local Charity (1st Prize – 4 x raffle prizes worth over £50 each to be used for fundraisers)

  Which good cause in the Market Rasen area does unstintingly valuable work in the local community?

  • Pillar of The Community (1st Prize – A table for 2 in Altior’s Restaurant for any raceday excluding Feature & Music)

Who in Market Rasen represents the people in the town or their own small community with fortitude and leadership?

  • Best Public Service Person (1st Prize – A table for 2 in Altior’s Restaurant for any raceday excluding Feature & Music Days)

We all rely on our wonderful emergency services and health service. Who stands out with their contribution to the community they serve?

  • Pet of the Year (1st Prize – A packed goodie bag to pamper your pet)

Which pet is most devoted to their owner(s), offering love and friendship when it is most needed?

  • Inspiring Young Person (1st Prize – £100 cash prize)

Think of a young person, under the age of 18, who has been an inspiration to the local community and nominate him or her.

  • Community Group of The Year (1st Prize – 15 County Enclosure Admissions ticket to Saturday 15th August – Jockey Club Live Presents McFly)

Groups that give so much to their communities. Which has been outstanding this year?


THE COMMUNITY AWARDS – HOW TO NOMINATE

Applications must be made by Wednesday 29th January 2020. Nominees must reside within Market Rasen Town or have Market Rasen in their postal address.

Tell us why your nomination deserves to win by sending us a message on Facebook  or email us at marketrasen@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Four finalists from each category will be announced on Facebook and invited to attend The Love Market Rasen Raceday on Sunday 16th February 2020 where the winner will be announced with Market Rasen Town Council.

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