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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.

09 August 2019

Ayrshire Cancer Support Raceday

An enthralling afternoon’s racing with all ticket proceeds going to directly to partner charity – Ayrshire Cancer Support.

This is their last fixture before the showpiece William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival in September and features a seven race card.

The afternoon opens with The Ayrshire Cancer Support Volunteers British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes over seven furlongs which was won last year by Beechwood Ella from the Keith Dalgleish yard and this stable will have at least one runner again this year.

The feature race is the £14,000 Ayrshire Cancer Support Ladies Lunch Handicap over 1m 2f and title chasing jockey Danny Tudhope rides Anythingtoday in this for trainer David O’Meara while Richard Fahey saddles the three year-old Noble Prospector.

The five furlong Ayrshire Cancer Support Prohibition Ball Handicap at 4.30pm provides Noel Wilson’s Our Place In Loule with an opportunity to score in a race in which he came third last year.

The first race is due off at 2.00pm with gates open at 12 noon.

Further information: https://www.ayr-racecourse.co.uk/races-tickets/racing-fixtures/ayrshire-cancer-support-raceday-2019/

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