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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…

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Published 19th January, 2020

Elite dressage winner Quadrille wins RoR Horse of the Year

The Jockey Club sponsored award recognises the remarkable success and ambassadorial role of Quadrille and dressage ride…

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Published 13th January, 2020

All set for the annual RoR Awards

Eight elite winners from different disciplines in the running for The Jockey Club sponsored RoR Horse of the Year Award …

December 2019

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Published 17th December, 2019

Jilly Cooper reveals RoR Horse Personality of the Year!

The three finalists for the RoR Horse Personality of the Year have been chosen by best selling author and horse lover Ji…

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Published 13th December, 2019

It’s never too late to learn a new discipline

RoR Veteran Series for Point to Pointers promotes second career optionsTo highlight post racing career options for Point…

November 2019

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Published 26th November, 2019

Bradstock duo head RoR horses parading at Newbury

Retrained racehorses on show at the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival RoR Parade in honour of Sir Peter O’Sullevan To mark th…

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Published 12th November, 2019

RoR invites nominations for RoR Horse Personality of the Year

Online nominations open now at www.ror-event.org.uk for the RoR Horse Personality of the Year Three finalists will be c…

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Published 8th November, 2019

Stars at RoR Showcase on 23rd November at Hartpury

Two former jumps champions, national hunt hero Cue Card and Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree will be taking starring…

October 2019

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Published 28th October, 2019

Good behaviour and versatility lands Kikos the Ri-Dry Racing to Hunting Challenge

Third running of RoR hunting challenge won by Heythrop regular The 17-year-old gelding Kikos is the winner of the 2019 …

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Published 23rd October, 2019

Focus on Aintree for Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge Final

Six finalists head to Aintree to find best racehorse turned hunt horse A total prize fund of £3,500 to be shared Six f…

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Published 14th October, 2019

Finalists announced for the Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge Final

Six Finalists head to Aintree Racecourse A total prize fund of £3,500 to be shared Now in its third year, the Racing t…

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Published 7th October, 2019

Stars of the racing world come together on the final night of HOYS

RoR Patron Sir Anthony McCoy and ITV Racing presenter Luke Harvey joined in the celebrations on the final evening of Hor…

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Published 1st October, 2019

The sun shines on the RoR KBIS Dressage Championships

On the 19th and 20th September 2019, over 100 former racehorses headed to SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials to comp…

September 2019

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Published 18th September, 2019

RoR Showcase to be held at Hartpury

Building on the success of the first RoR Showcase at Aintree last year the 2019 RoR Showcase will be held at Hartpury Un…

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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…