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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…

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Published 15th April, 2020

RoR Easter Photo Competition

Over the Easter weekend, RoR held a photo competition through our social media platforms to our members. We were overwhe…

March 2020

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Published 27th March, 2020

RoR update regarding coronavirus pandemic

These are extraordinary times we find ourselves in. The coronavirus pandemic is impacting on all of us in so many ways a…

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Published 4th March, 2020

Right on Cue… Coneygree and Cue Card meet again in RoR Parade at The Festival presented by Magners

12 horse line-up features nine Grade 1 winners and seven Festival winners Including the former Gold Cup winner Coneygre…

February 2020

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Published 13th February, 2020

RoR welcomes improved traceability for retired racehorses

New simplified online process for retiring racehorses open to both trainers and owners System will require and record d…

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Published 6th February, 2020

Coneygree and The New One among six former racehorses parading at Warwick

RoR Awareness Day part of the educational activities on Agetur Kingmaker Chase Day Six former stars on the track will b…

January 2020

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Published 30th January, 2020

Cue Card, Sire De Grugy and Barbers Shop on parade at Sandown Park

A trio of former stars on the track will be parading at Sandown Park on Saturday 1st February to showcase their versatil…

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Published 21st January, 2020

RoR Horse Personality of the Year - Watch the films

Three beautiful films captured the stories of the finalists This year’s RoR Awards heralded the twentieth anniversary s…