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Explore British Racing’s Directory of Community and Education Activity…


The Directory maps nationwide activities from over 130 organisations that are harnessing racing’s assets to help people develop skills, increase physical activity and create a more diverse and inclusive sport.

Email lucy@racingtogether.co.uk to add your organisation or retrieve your login details.

Education & Resources


Diversity in Racing Resources

View and download resources from the list below to support your diversity and inclusion initiatives.


Learn

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  • Racing is Everyone’s Sport Poster to display on a racecourse, in your workplace or on social media.
  • Race and Ethnicity Terminology Language Resource by Sporting Equals, Feb 2021 – developing appropriate terminology to build confidence in engaging with ethnically diverse communities to allow for respect and relatability.

Watch

  • Leading the Way Series 2020: Sky Sports Racing presenter Josh Apiafi talks to leading figureheads within the horse racing industry about diversity, discussing their career pathways into the sport and their experiences once they arrived.
  • Racing is Everyone’s Sport film:


Webinar Replays

Let’s Talk About Race: Webinar replay

Host and Broadcaster of the Year, Nick Luck was joined by:

  • Shereen Daniels, advocate for anti-racism in business & Managing Director, HR rewired
  • Michael Holding, cricketing legend and well-known sports presenter
  • Tony Langham, Non-executive Chairman, Great British Racing and British Champions Series
  • Suzy Smith, Royal Ascot winning racehorse Trainer and National Trainers Federation Council Member

The topic of race and equality is uncomfortable. Many of us worry about saying or doing the wrong thing, particularly if we don’t quite ‘get it’. This webinar aimed to open up the discussion in a safe yet brave space, bringing together both experts and racing professionals who are interested in learning more.

The panel discussion is followed by a Q&A – catch up below:


Catch up: How to be a good LGBT+ ally Webinar

Vanessa Ryle hosted Lee Moulson, David Jones and Liz Ward for a discussion on allyship within racing.


Pride Month Resources

Racing Celebrates Pride Month!

Pride month is celebrated annually in June, although Pride events take place throughout the summer in Britain. Pride is about communities coming together in celebration, protest, unity and solidarity for LGBT+ equality. Here are some downloads:


Catch up on Racing With Pride’s Webinar: Preparing for Pride

Hosted by BHA Head of Diversity and Inclusion Rose Grissell, featuring panellists David Letts and Jon Holmes, this webinar explains how organisations can communicate their support of Pride month and the LGBT+ community in June and year-round.


David Letts and Jon Holmes to talk through the ‘Rainbow Ready’ guidelines and learn:

  • Practical tips for activity in Pride month.
  • Communication ‘dos and don’ts’ on how to get the messaging right to educate those already connected to your organisation as well as to reach new audiences.
  • Guidance on how to handle any reactions.
  • What you can do internally as well as externally.
  • ‘Rainbow Ready’ Toolkit to help the sport communicate about LGBT+ inclusion.

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