News

28 February 2024

Report on the Westminster Hall debate on affordability checks

ROA Board Member Philip Davies lead the call against intrusive affordability checks

19 February 2024

ROA Racecourse Accreditation 2023

31 courses have received the Gold Standard for 2023

11 February 2024

Updated list of fixtures with pre-race examinations

List now includes a provisional schedule up to the end of June 2024.

07 February 2024

New owners Appointments at ARC

Arena Racing Company (Arc) have appointed a five-strong team responsible for owners' and trainers' liaison at its 16 courses.

07 February 2024

RoR unveils strategic roadmap

Retraining of Racehorses has launched it's three-year strategy for 2024-2026.

07 February 2024

Stalemate on betting levy reform must be overcome 

“It seems almost certain now that the minister Stuart Andrew will have to intervene in the process”

05 February 2024

Racing Welfare and ROA partnership reaps rewards

Following a second year of working together as official partners, the ROA and Racing Welfare continue to develop an their relationship ...read more

01 February 2024

Contact your MP

We are asking all owners to email their constituency MP and request that the MP attends the debate

01 February 2024

Affordability Checks Debate

The Affordability Checks debate takes place on 26 February 2024. Here is everything you need to know.

31 January 2024

Starlight Charity Raceday

Starlight will be raising money at Newbury in May and have a unique Race Sponsorship opportunity

18 January 2024

Ascot Racecourse and Tote sign new five agreement

The agreement will strengthen and grow pool betting in the UK.

18 January 2024

Improving the ownership experience in British racing

Developments which seek to improve your ownership experience in the short and long term.

12 January 2024

Funding will falter without racing and betting deal

“It is incumbent on all parties to get the levy reform signed off within the set time frame”

09 January 2024

The Jockey Club announces 2024 prize money will exceed £60million

The 2024 figures are an increase on the same numbers for 2023, which saw executive contribution projected at £31.1 million and total overall prize money of £59 million for the 342 fixtures scheduled to be staged last year.

08 January 2024

Pre-Race trot ups extended

Provisional schedule released until March

02 January 2024

Over £30,000 raised for Racing Welfare in 2023

Another strong year for the ROA and Racing Welfare partnership

29 December 2023

Tony Wells - Racegoers Club column January 2024

Tony looks into this crystal ball for his hopes and dreams for 2024

22 December 2023

BHA Participant Fees for 2024

Communication from the BHA around 2024 participant fees,

19 December 2023

Tony Wells - Racegoers Club column December 2023

This is a good time of year to review the flat season. What have Chaldean, Auguste Rodin, Paddington, Mosthadaf and ...read more

17 December 2023

Petition tops racing’s list of New Year resolutions

“Reaching 100,000 signatures will ensure the matter is considered for debate in parliament”

08 December 2023

Constitution Hill crowned Horse of the Year

Shadwell take the Owner of the Year crown

01 December 2023

Bid to Give - Enjoy the West London Derby in style

Available exclusively to ROA members we have a package for four in a private box at Stamford Bridge for the Chelsea vs Fulham match on Saturday 13 January 2024, to include hospitality and drinks.

23 November 2023

Tony Wells - Racegoers Club column November 2023

This is the time of year when jump racing enthusiasts start to get really excited. It seems like every other ...read more

15 November 2023

ROA AGM takes place

ROA President Charlie Parker reflects on a challenging time for racing, but praises the spirit of collaboration in the industry

14 November 2023

Strategy essential to grow ranks of owners

“The ‘trainer experience’ is increasingly important in maintaining and attracting ownership participation”

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05 September 2023

World Pool continues to shine bright

So far this year World Pool days have generated a total turnover of over £346 million.