Here you will find useful documents, links and case studies, designed to encourage and showcase British racing’s community engagement activity.
Our Logo and Assets
Racing Together is a partnership of charities and organisations working together across British racing to help others. We actively encourage all charities and commercial organisations across the sport to use this logo to identify and promote racing’s combined community engagement activities.
The logo can be downloaded below and used on any appropriate promotional material.
Political Engagement Toolkit
The Racing Together Political Engagement Toolkit can be downloaded below. This document can be used as a guide to support your engagement with political figures. For further information and guidance please contact us directly.
Guides and Information about Racing’s Community Engagement
In 2018 racecourses were increasingly connected with their communities. Click the link below to view a summary of the 2018 community engagement audit, completed by 38 out of 59 racecourses detailing their charity, volunteering and community projects.
Industry-wide Initiatives & Case Studies
Take The Reins
Take The Reins is a unique collaboration between a charity, Active Communities Network, network partners Flying Futures and key players in the Horse Racing industry. Take the Reins delivers a year round programme of activity alongside local community groups, schools and youth organisations – including research projects, personal development programmes, accredited training courses, ambassador visits, open days and careers routes to utilise racings assets to inspire, support and offer opportunities to young people.
Scottish Racing Supports Alzheimer Scotland
Scottish Racing and William Hill’s partnership in support of Alzheimer Scotland works with the charity to train raceday staff to be Dementia Friends, while raising important funds and awareness using Scotland’s five racecourses and William Hill’s betting shops to share knowledge. More information
Aintree Community Programme
Aintree racecourse’s award-winning community programme uses the power of horseracing and the Grand National to inspire children and adults alike to be the best that they can be. Their three key themes are Health and Wellbeing, Community Engagement and Education and Enterprise. Visit their website.
Tickets For Troops
Every British racecourse pledges to support Tickets for Troops each year, which equates to over 80,000 tickets donated since the scheme started. Find out more here.
Ascot Racecourse Supports
“Ascot Racecourse Supports” was launched in 2017 and brings together all Ascot Racecourse’s community and charity work into one programme for the benefit of the local community and beyond. Its goals are to support small, local charities and community groups with a focus on children and mental health issues in addition to equine charities. Visit their website here.
Racing’s Volunteering Portal
Click here to visit Do-It for Horseracing, the industry’s hub for searching and applying for a wide variety of volunteer opportunities within racing.