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December 2020

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Published 17th December, 2020

Fantastic response to the RoR Virtual Showcase

The third year of the RoR Showcase offered a new experience for all when unable to stage it’s annual event live, Retrain…

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Published 11th December, 2020

Third session of our RoR Showcase is now available to watch

The third session of the RoR Virtual Showcase is now online and available to view. Hosted by Mark Hayward, the webinar i…

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Published 9th December, 2020

Watch the second session of the RoR Showcase here

The second session of the RoR Virtual Showcase is now online and available to view. Hosted by Mark Hayward, the webinar …

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Published 4th December, 2020

Catch up now - Watch the first session of RoR’s Virtual Showcase

The opening session of the RoR Virtual Showcase is now online and available to view. Hosted by TV broadcaster, Nick Luck…

November 2020

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Published 27th November, 2020

Signed copies of Clare Balding’s latest book to be won by registering for RoR’s Virtual Showcase

Anyone who registers for the opening session of the RoR Virtual Showcase could win a signed copy of Clare Balding’s late…

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Published 23rd November, 2020

Registrations open for the 2020 RoR Virtual Showcase

This year Britain’s largest training and educational event dedicated to former racehorses is going online and the regist…

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Published 5th November, 2020

Experts join forces with RoR for online events in December

A series of webinars providing expert advice in sourcing, retraining and competing on former racehorses Panellists from …

September 2020

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Published 29th September, 2020

Philip Freedman appointed Chair of Retraining of Racehorses (RoR)

The British Horseracing Authority and Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) have today confirmed that Philip Freedman will succ…

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Published 18th September, 2020

‘Source a Horse’ strikes gold Over-Africa

One of the success stories at the recent RoR Online Show was Sara Fogg’s Overafrica, who was the judges’ preferred choic…

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Published 1st September, 2020

RoR Online Show hailed ‘a great initiative’

Results of 30 classes announced after 297 former racehorses are entered Lucinda Sims and Poppi Shepherd lead roll of h…

August 2020

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Published 30th August, 2020

Day 2 - RoR Online Show Results

The results for Classes 16 - 30 of the RoR Online Show are announced today, Sunday 30th August. Exclusive video clips wi…

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Published 29th August, 2020

Day 1 - RoR Online Show Results

The results for Classes 1 - 15 of the RoR Online Show are announced today, Saturday 29th August. Exclusive video clips w…

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Published 21st August, 2020

Results schedule for RoR Online Show announced

RoR is pleased to announce the schedule for the unveiling of results from the RoR Online Show. The 30 classes within the…

July 2020

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Published 27th July, 2020

International flavour to RoR’s Online Show as it attracts 300 strong entry

RoR heralds great turn-out plus support from the racing industry Champion jockey and champion trainers among the judge…

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Published 2nd July, 2020

Finalists revealed for 2020 Ri-Dry Racing to Hunting Challenge

Challenge celebrates former racehorses in the hunting field Finalists include Cheltenham Festival winner Hunt Ball Six…

June 2020

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Published 18th June, 2020

RoR Eventing Series Update 2020

Following what has been a very strange time for everyone with the country suffering this awful Covid-19 pandemic, RoR wo…

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Published 8th June, 2020

RoR unveil schedule for Online Show

Overseas retrained racehorses invited to enter Entries open Monday 15th June through Horse Monkey Retraining of Raceh…

May 2020

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Published 8th May, 2020

RoR drawing up plans for online classes in place of cancelled National Championships

Plans for a series of online classes are being advanced by Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) following confirmation that th…

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Published 1st May, 2020

RoR 20th Anniversary Newsletter published

This year is twenty years since Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) was granted charitable status and we had been planning a …

April 2020

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Published 22nd April, 2020

RoR Launches online RoR Open In-Hand Showing Series

Eight qualifiers and a Grand Final Free to enter The show must go on As coronavirus puts the brakes on public events a…