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November 2019

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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…

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…