Female jockey allowance in the headlines

Female jockey allowance in the headlines

WIRadmin | Feb. 7, 2017 | In the News

Four pound allowance for female jockeys riding in France: A great opportunity or a regressive step? Recently, there has been much commentary on France Galop’s decision to introduce a 4lb (2kg) allowance for female jockeys. This rule change will come ...

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A Dame and 14 Paralympic Gold Medals to Join Grand Women’s Summit Panel

A Dame and 14 Paralympic Gold Medals to Join Grand Women’s Summit Panel

Tallulah Lewis | Jan. 26, 2017 | In the News

Dame Sarah Storey joins the Grand Women's Summit Panel Aintree Racecourse and Women in Racing (WiR) are delighted to announce Dame Sarah Storey will join the Grand Women’s Summit panel for the women in sport debate on Ladies Day of ...

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WiR awards first Bursary

WiR awards first Bursary

WIRadmin | Oct. 15, 2014 | Bursary News

The first winner of a WiR Bursary award receives her cheque. Chair of the WiR Bursary Programme Julia Deadman (pictured left) was very pleased to present a cheque for £1,000 to the programme's first recipient Elizabeth Bushe at the Tattersalls ...

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