Women in Racing AGM with special guest speaker Kiko Matthews

Women in Racing AGM with special guest speaker Kiko Matthews

Tallulah Lewis | May 18, 2018 | Events

Today Women in Racing (WiR) confirmed its seventh AGM will take place on Thursday 7th June at Oaksey House, Lambourn. WiR's fantastic speaker this year is Kiko Matthews, who, despite neurosurgery in 2017, recently set a new world record for the fastest solo female transatlantic row, and is only the 6th woman ever to complete this challenge.  

WiR are inviting members to submit manifestos to join their Committee by 1 June 2018.  There are currently three places open, with Committee members to be elected at the AGM.  The AGM will also feature an update on the year's progress in key areas for WiR, including policy and research, horseracing's first Bursary award scheme and the WiR mentoring programme. 

Attendees will enjoy prosecco, canapes and networking, plus touring the state-of-the-art facilities at the recently refurbished Oaksey House, which provides specialist rehabilitation for physical and neurological injuries. 

Julie Deadman, Chair of Women in Racing, said “We really look forward to welcoming members and non-members to our AGM for what will be an exciting day for Women in Racing. Kiko’s achievement is one to be celebrated, and her story will not doubt prove motivational and interesting to all.  We would encourage people wanting to attend to book their place as availability is limited.”

Advance booking is required.  


To book please email naomi.mellor@womeninracing.co.uk, with the following information;

  • Name
  • Email
  • Number of tickets being booked for Women in Racing Members
  • Number of tickets being booked for Non-Women in Racing Members

Once you have emailed to confirm your booking, you will be asked to make an online payment to the WiR account. Please email any queries you may have regarding the event. 

The full timetable for the day can be found on womeninracing.co.uk/events.

Tickets must be booked in advance by Monday 4th June.

For further details on tickets, the AGM and Committee elections, or to give feedback on member experience, please visit:  http://www.womeninracing.co.uk  

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