Army Veteran turns his hand to horseracing

On Friday 24th May 2019, we were delighted to present Thomas Hanratty with his Northern Racing College graduation certificate. Now at the age of 36, Thomas was previously a tank engineer in the Army for 7 years. Looking for a change in career, Thomas took the plunge and has learnt all about racehorse care. Having not ridden a horse before …

Student of the week award goes to Molly Wilson

We are delighted to announce that this week’s ‘Student of the Week’ award goes to Molly Wilson. At the age of 4, Molly first sat on a horse and instantly became hooked. Now 17 years old, she decided that her love for horses would extend to the horseracing industry with “lots of potential rewards for hard work and dedication”. Molly’s …

Northern Racing College to host Retraining of Racehorses Showing Day

On Sunday 2nd June 2019, the Northern Racing College, are hosting a show dedicated to retrained racehorses, in association with Retraining of Racehorses. Held in the picturesque setting within the grounds of Rossington Hall, the show is suitable for amateur riders as well as professionals with young and novice horses. The schedule includes in-hand & ridden classes with qualifiers for …

Northern Racing College Trustee Wins the World Marathon Challenge

Susannah Gill’s Twitter Handle @TheIronLadyRuns rather plays down what this remarkable lady has just achieved for she didn’t just run, she won, the gruelling World Marathon Challenge. On Wednesday (06 February 2019) Northern Racing College trustee and British marathon runner, Susannah Gill, was crowned the new World Marathon Challenge winner after completing seven marathons across seven continents in seven days. …

Northern Racing College graduates named as Godolphin Awards finalists

The 18 finalists for the 2019 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards have been announced. The judges have now made their final selection of three finalists for each award.  We are delighted to see two graduates named as finalists, April Clarke of Jedd O’Keeffe Racing for the David Nicholson Newcomer Award and Catriona Bissett of Nick Alexander Racing, for the …

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 …