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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.

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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 for further information on how we can help you.

15 February 2021

One week to go! You are invited…

The 2021 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards will be broadcast live and free-to-air on RacingTV on Monday 22nd February. The show starts at 6:30pm and will be hosted by ITV Racing’s Ed Chamberlin. The virtual awards ceremony will celebrate the hard work and dedication of stud and stable staff who are vital to the racing industry, and the care they provide to their horses.

Following two rounds of judging, there are just three finalists in each of the six award categories:

  • David Nicholson Newcomer Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Rider/Groom Award
  • Stud Staff Award
  • Dedication Award
  • Community Award (In recognition of the wonderful work Rory MacDonald achieved at The British Racing School).

The winner of each category will be announced during the virtual awards ceremony, as well as four of the award winners being in contention to be crowned Employee of the Year 2021, taking home £10,000, match funded with £10,000 to the winner’s yard/stud.

Find out more about the finalists here

Read finalist Joanna Lacisz’s blog here

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