Tag Archives: Women in Racing

Kindred aims to support ‘delivery of concrete actions’ with Women in Racing tie-up

Women in Racing has announced a partnership with Kindred Group and the Racing Foundation, with the two organisations supporting its ‘Racing Home’ project.  As a result of the triple agreement, Nasdaq Stockholm-listed sports betting operator Kindred and the Racing Foundation will provide funding for the Racing Home initiative, which has an objective of being a ‘cultural leader in the sports …

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Southwell to mark International Women’s Day with all-female race card

Southwell Racecourse has confirmed that it will be marking International Women’s Day with an all-female racecard on Sunday 8 March. The decision comes after a record-breaking year for women in racing, and will be run in conjunction with the sport’s Diversity in Racing Steering Group, the BHA, Women in Racing and Great British Racing. Tallulah Lewis, Chair of Women in …

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Female jockeys mispriced for success

Research on over 1.6 million horse races over an 18-year time frame has found that female jockeys given odds of 9/1 are statistically as likely to win a race compared to a male ridden horse at odds of 8/1. The research, backed by both the Women in Racing’s bursary fund and the Racing Foundation, concluded that ‘female Jump jockeys may …

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Women in Racing joins The All-in Diversity Project

Industry workplace diversity, inclusion and equality program ‘The All-in Diversity Project’ (All-in) has strengthened its reach and profile within UK horseracing, announcing ‘Women in Racing’ as its latest strategic partner. An independent organisation with over 200 members, Women in Racing’s seeks to promote female representation and participation within all levels of horseracing. Furthermore, the organisation campaigns to encourages leadership across …

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