16 members appointed to British racing’s Diversity in Racing Steering Group
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced the full membership of the sport’s first-ever industry steering group focused on diversity.
Steering group to drive diversity agenda in British horseracing established
Following on from the publication in May of Oxford Brookes University’s pioneering research, entitled Women’s Representation and Diversity in the horseracing industry, Women in Racing is pleased to see confirmation from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) of the establishment of a Diversity in Racing Steering Group. Full details are in the press release below and Women in Racing encourages members to apply to join the Diversity in Racing Steering Group if they have a passion and enthusiasm for promoting and encouraging diversity in British racing
Women in Racing has announced two exciting summer events open to anyone, including WiR members and guests.
- On the evening of Monday 7th August Women in Racing, in partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses North West, will host a ‘Furthering Your Career In Racing’ event at Carlisle Racecourse’s unique #AmazingMonday fixture.
- Then for the first time Women in Racing will step into the sport of Eventing. In partnership with the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials and Champagne House Pol Roger members and guests can enjoy an exclusive day at the prestigious Three-Day Eventing competition on Friday 1st September.
Life Changing’ Prize For Women In Racing
Today, Jockey Club Racecourses North West (JCRNW) hosted a media day to promote the £20,000 development award for female jockeys which will return for a second year, with local Olympic Gold Medallist and JCRNW Ambassador, Sam Quek; 2016 winner of the award, Emma Sayer; and JCRNW Ambassador, Katie Walsh all in attendance supporting the award.
Naomi Tukker has been accepted onto the 2017-2019 Godolphin Flying Start Programme
Godolphin Flying Start announced the latest intake of scholarship recipients for the two year programme. The group for 2017 – 2019 includes Women in Racing member Naomi Tukker.