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The Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) has over 7,300 members and promotes and protects the interests of racehorse owners in Great Britain. Making members' racehorse ownership more cost-effective and enjoyable.

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Take a professional view on stewarding standards

Rachel-Hood-thumb2A centralised race-reading panel would cut costs and end inconsistent decisions.



Boost grassroots racing to tackle ownership decline

Richard Wayman thumbThe sport should be concerned that owners with a horse in training are down 17% since 2007.


ROA Guide to Ownership

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The ROA has produced an indespensible handbook for existing and potential racehorse owners alike.

Make sure you download your FREE copy today.

ROA Guide to Racehorse Ownership

ROA Guide to Racehorse Ownership

Essential reading if you're an owner or considering becoming one. Download it now.

ROA Owners Jackpot

ROA Owners Jackpot

Don't miss out on a chance to scoop up to £10,000 for winning on one of 12 ROA Jackpot bonus days' during 2015

- next meeting Fontwell (8th December)

Owners Guide to Racecourses

Owners Guide to Racecourses

Your interactive course-by-course guide to the facilities at each track when you have a runner.


Template Agreements for Syndicates

Template Agreements for Syndicates

 Template syndicate agreements are now available to download in our Resources area

ROA / SIS Owner Sponsorship

ROA / SIS Owner Sponsorship

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  1. Special thanks from owner

    Special thanks from owner

    Racehorse owner David Barker who underwent surgery for cancer has named a filly after his nurse and a piece of medical equipment.

  2. Betfred loses sponsorships

    Betfred loses sponsorships

    Betfred has lost two major sponsorships, including the Cheltenham Gold Cup, through not being given authorised betting partner status.

  3. Fewer trainers for Qatar Racing

    Fewer trainers for Qatar Racing

    The two-year-olds of Sheikh Fahad's Qatar Racing are to be shared in 2016 among a reduced roster of seven trainers in Britain in a new strategy.

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ROA Members' Poll

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This is our chance to get instant feedback from you. Our latest question is:

  1. Do you agree with the current interference rule (B 54.5) which states that to reverse the placings in the event of careless or improper riding, the Stewards must be satisfied that the interference improved the placing of the horse in relation to the horse *

See the results of previous ROA Members' polls here

November's Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder

Members receive this wonderful magazine FREE each month

Nov 15 250Racing's trust in Rust - Nick Rust outlines the hard work that lies ahead.

NH Preview - Aidan Coleman talks championships whilst we look at up-and-coming trainers

Chariman's view - Rachel Hood calls for centralised Stewarding.

Plus Charlie Austin - 24 hours with the footballer and owner, Class of 2014 - stallions with first foals at the sales, Dr Statz on Invincible Spirit combining speed and class like no other, Howard Wright on jockey's career development, Tony Morris looks at running horses over a distances, and much more...

Apple Discount for Members

Exclusive new offer for members of the ROA - up to 10% discount on Apple products.

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