The Northern Racing College have taken over the administration of the British Horseracing Authority’s Overview of British Racing seminars. These are one day informative seminars held 4 times a year at a variety of venues in the UK, hosted by well known racing personalities.

The seminar provides a general introduction to the world of racing and is ideal for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge of racing or develop their career in the industry and covers a variety of interesting topics.

It is ideal for those who have just started their job in the industry and would benefit from learning about the structure of the industry and how all the different organisations work together. It will help build your confidence and make you more effective in your role by improving your knowledge.

The packed agenda features talks from key industry figures, covering many aspects of this complex and historical sport. Subjects covered include:

  • The role of the British Horseracing Authority, the Levy Board and Weatherbys
  • Racing in the Media
  • Betting industry
  • Breeding and Stud industry
  • Rules of Racing
  • Racecourse management


20 November 2018 – Newbury Racecourse, hosted by Mick Fitzgerald

Please see the documents below for Overview Day held at Doncaster Racecourse on 26 September 2018: