ITV Racing's Richard Hoiles talks to pupils about his unique job as a commentator

Pupils from Esher Church of England High School were taken to the best seat in the house when they met ITV commentator Richard Hoiles at Sandown on Friday 6th July. The group was taking part in a Racing to School Maths Activity day – one of…

Racing to School receives huge boost with 115 sets of silks donated by South West-based trainers

This week, Racing to School received a huge boost with a donation of 115 sets of silks by a group of trainers from the South West. The donation was spearheaded by Brian Meehan, whose stable is located in Manton, just outside Marlborough. “It’s…

Pony Club classroom on course at Hamilton Park

Monday 3rd July saw youngsters from a Lanark Pony Club saddle-up for a behind-the-scenes tour of Hamilton Park Racecourse. Members of the Lanark and Upperward Pony Club visited the Lanarkshire venue, as part of their Pony Club Camp, ahead…

Schools out at Newmarket Racecourse for record-breaking Godolphin Under Starters Orders Programme

Newmarket’s July Racecourse was the venue on June 28th for the third and final part of the successful Godolphin Under Starters Orders Programme (GUSO). Over 200 pupils from eight local primary schools were signed up to the Programme that provides…
Racing to School’s Carrie Ford giving tips to Pony Club members

Riders’ Programme graduate accepted onto Diploma course at British Racing School

Annabel Bass is very excited about taking her first real step towards a career in racing when she starts a Diploma Course at the British Racing School (BRS) in November. “Annabel has always been an adrenaline junky,” said Karen Bass as…

Trustee Rupert Arnold attends his final Trustees’ meeting after nine years’ service

Rupert Arnold, Chief Executive of the National Trainers Federation, today attended his final Board meeting as a Trustee of Racing to School – a position he held for nine years. Racing to School Chairman, David Adam, commented: “The charity…