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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…

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Published 3rd April, 2019

Saphir all set to shine again at Aintree

Saphir Du Rheu and Pineau De Re lead line-up of former Aintree winners parading before racing on Thursday Retraining …

March 2019

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Published 5th March, 2019

Master Minded one of the star turns in The Festival RoR parade

12 horse line-up features six Cheltenham Festival winners Former champion Master Minded to make first appearance sinc…

February 2019

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Published 11th February, 2019

#GoRacingGreen initiative makes RoR a chosen charity

Initiative raises awareness of mental health issues And encourages people to go racing as part of a community Retra…

January 2019

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Published 31st January, 2019

Ten Rehoming Centres officially accredited by RoR

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) has formally accredited ten rehoming centres. Each of the ten centres meets certain key c…

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Published 25th January, 2019

RoR launch hunt ride league for former racehorses

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is pleased to launch a new annual competition, the RoR Hunt Ride League, in which the top…

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Published 17th January, 2019

Entries are now open for the Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge 2019

£3,500 Prize fund Nominations close on 30th April 2019 Kindly supported by Ri-Dry Is your former racehorse thriving in …

December 2018

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Published 24th December, 2018

Peopleton Brook - RoR Special Recognition Award Winner 2018

The winner of the RoR Special Recognition Award 2018 is Peopleton Brook on account of the horse’s contribution in helpin…

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Published 13th December, 2018

Monkerty Tunkerty wins RoR Horse of the Year

Jockey Club sponsored award goes to the popular and versatile gelding Just one of many stories on a night that celebrate…

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Published 12th December, 2018

Meet the contenders for RoR Horse of the Year Lampos and Billybo

Counting down to the 2018 RoR Awards on Wednesday 12th December, here are the stories behind the nominations for two mor…

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Published 10th December, 2018

Meet the contenders for RoR Horse of the Year

Counting down to the 2018 RoR Awards on Wednesday 12th December, here are the stories behind the nominations for two of …

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Published 10th December, 2018

Results of Hearings held by the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Disciplinary Panel

The results of two hearings held by the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Disciplinary Panel on 27th November, 2018. AMY A…

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Published 5th December, 2018

Finalists announced for 2018 RoR Horse of the Year

Four versatile former racehorses in the running for The Jockey Club sponsored award One week to go - counting down to …

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Published 3rd December, 2018

“Fantastic turnout, wonderful outcome” Tattersalls Stallion Nomination auction raises £147,000

A charity auction of stallion nominations held at Tattersalls on Sunday night in aid of Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) r…

November 2018

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Published 28th November, 2018

Sire De Grugy and Carruthers among RoR stars parading at Newbury in honour of Sir Peter O’sullevan

Retrained racehorses on show at the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival There will be a parade of five retrained racehorses prior…

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Published 21st November, 2018

World Champion Cracksman among Stallion Nominations to be auctioned in aid of RoR

Tattersalls to host charity auction on eve of December Mare Sale A charity auction of stallion nominations, including r…

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Published 19th November, 2018

2018 Heart Awards winners revealed at RoR End of Season Party

The RoR End of Season Party was a special night for owners of former racehorses as the four winners of the 2018 RoR Hear…