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Khadijah Mellah: Riding a Dream


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Khadijah Mellah: Riding a Dream

Under 18s Race Free






Great British Racing led the production of the award-winning film-documentary Riding a Dream which followed the journey of Khadijah Mellah who became the first British female Muslim to ride in and win a horserace by winning the 2019 Magnolia Cup at Goodwood. Khadijah is now an ambassador for Great British Racing and through her work she aims to engage with urban communities and younger audiences, informing them on all racing has to offer.

desired outcome


Building diversity and inclusion

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Contributing to the economy

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering