Kieran Schofield wins 2018 Go Racing in Yorkshire Future Stars Apprentice Series

Congratulations to NRC graduate Kieran Schofield the winner of the 2018 Go Racing In Yorkshire Future Stars Apprentice Series, winning a fantastic sponsorship package supported by White Rose Saddlery with a cash prize of £1000 from Go Racing In Yorkshire together with a £500 sponsorship for the 2019 season and a saddle courtesy of White Rose Saddlery. Kieran joined the …

RYALL REAPING REWARDS FROM KENTUCKY TRIP

Thomas Ryall is the second Northern Racing College graduate to have taken part in a mentorship scheme organised by the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies and funded by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Horse Racing Festival. Like Ryan Colley, who is now an equine welfare integrity officer and starter with the British Horseracing Authority, Thomas, …

NRC and first generation of rider coaches

100% pass rate for new pilot scheme which gives senior stable staff a coaching qualification to develop the skills of more inexperienced staff members Aim of the scheme is to help close skills gaps for racing staff through peer coaching to improve retention rates and boost career progression Another scheme will begin at the Northern Racing College this winter before …

Pony Racing Academy do us proud

On Sunday we were delighted to have two of our pony racing academy students taking part in the Middleton Hunt Pony Club Pony Race Day at Beverley. Demi riding Charlie in the 138cm Novice finished an excellent 3rd and Mark riding Rosie in the 148cm Novice finished a close 2nd. Our academy students have been attending the college for 12 …

Leger Legends Hits Million-Pound Target

We did it! The Leger Legends charity event, which kicked off the William Hill St Leger Festival for the ninth year on Wednesday 12 September, passed the million-pound mark for funds raised for the Northern Racing College and Injured Jockeys Fund. While recently-retired, Classic-winning jockey Ted Durcan produced Central City with a late run to win the Clipper Logistics Leger …