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September 2019

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Published 10th September, 2019

Rain doesn’t stop play in the RoR Racing to Polo Challenge

43 former racehorses compete at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club New award for best playing lady rider On Monda…

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Published 5th September, 2019

Jenny Hall appointed Head of Welfare for Retraining of Racehorses

Dr Jenny Hall, the current Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee and former Chief Veterinary Officer for the British Hor…

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Published 2nd September, 2019

Thrilling finale to RoR Racing to Cricket day

There was a dramatic finish to the RoR Racing to Cricket Trophy at Wormsley Cricket Ground on Sunday evening with victor…

August 2019

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Published 28th August, 2019

Eight racing teams pad up for RoR Racing to Cricket day

Great day of sport plus fantastic charity auction Hosted on the Getty Estate’s Wormsley Cricket Ground This Sunday Retr…

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Published 25th August, 2019

Newcomer Mumford tops the charts at RoR Goffs UK National Championships

On the racecourse in a career spanning four years he was never a winner, but on Saturday evening under the floodlights o…

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Published 19th August, 2019

All set for RoR Goffs UK National Championships at Aintree

Over 270 horses entered for four day extravaganza Including nine-time Grade 1 winner Cue Card and Gold Cup winner Coney…

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Published 10th August, 2019

Big Bucks and Fellow Racing Legends Top the Bill for Sunday Spectacular

This October, the much-anticipated Sunday Evening Gala Performance of Horse of the Year Show, held at the Resorts World …

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Published 6th August, 2019

Result of a Hearing held by the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Disciplinary Panel

Samantha Wallin – Awesome Freddie On 5th August 2019 the Disciplinary Panel held a Hearing to consider whether Miss Sama…

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Published 4th August, 2019

David Cricket and Tina Cook win RoR/NTF Eventing Championship at Gatcombe Park

Son of racemare Lady Cricket hailed an exciting eventing prospect Tina Cook and the seven-year-old gelding David Cricke…

July 2019

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Published 31st July, 2019

Focus on Gatcombe Park for RoR/NTF Eventing Championship

Gold Nugget defends his crown while Dream Big dreams of going one better Plus former Willie Mullins star, Arvika Ligeonn…

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Published 18th July, 2019

Former racehorses star at Polo in King Power Gold Cup semi-finals

Drastic Art wins Racing to Polo Challenge for second time Former Challenge runner-up wins semi-final best playing pony…

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Published 5th July, 2019

TV show on what it takes to retrain racehorses

Racing TV’s ‘This Racing Life’ focuses on the racehorse’s versatility The July edition of This Racing Life, Racing TV’s…

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Published 2nd July, 2019

Ri-Dry Racing to Hunting Challenge field narrowed down to ten

Prize pot of £3,500 Challenge Final takes place at Aintree’s Countryside Day The judging panel tasked with finding the…

June 2019

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Published 28th June, 2019

Entries open for the RoR Goffs UK Championships

The countdown is on to the pinnacle of RoR’s Showing calendar Entries open on July 1st after record entries in 2018 …

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Published 27th June, 2019

RoR appoints Jeremy Mantell as Welfare Consultant

Vet with a ‘wealth of experience’ succeeds Paul Jepson in July Dr Jeremy Mantell has been appointed Welfare Consultan…

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Published 24th June, 2019

Awesome Freddie bounces back to win at Hickstead

Samantha Wallin and Awesome Freddie were crowned champions in Hickstead’s Longines International Arena on Sunday, winnin…

May 2019

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Published 16th May, 2019

Norway hosts Europe's first international aftercare conference

Third IFAR conference gets underway today in Oslo Three representatives from RoR selected as presenters The third co…

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Published 10th May, 2019

National hunt stars Un Temps Pour Tout & Moon Racer join team Clare Poole

Following their recent retirement from racing last month, Un Temps Pour Tout and Moon Racer who both ran in the colours …

April 2019

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Published 30th April, 2019

Sovereign Debt ready to show off new skills in Ascot parade

The recently retired and popular Sovereign Debt returns to Ascot on Wednesday in his new guise as a successful competito…

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Published 15th April, 2019

Gold Cup winner Big Orange joins RoR Yard at Palace House

Big Orange has joined the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) charity flagship yard at Palace House, the National Heritage Ce…