Welcome to Women in Racing

We are a network of professionals working across the sport of horseracing who aim to enhance the profile and development of our peers, with a goal to introduce more women into racing and enrich the sport.
WiR Mentoring Programme

WiR Mentoring Programme

Members can take part in a free programme offering tailored support, encouragement, guidance and contacts from mentors across all facets of the industry.
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WiR Bursary

WiR Bursary

With access to the WiR Bursary Fund, members can apply for a Bursary award to help fund further professional growth and development.
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WiR Events

WiR Events

Member invitations to racing and networking opportunities to share ideas and knowledge over the year, with events including the popular Careering Ahead Interview Series with significant figures in the industry.
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Latest News

Lionesses, Irish Rugby and now British Equestrian – will racing follow?

May 15, 2024 | WiR Features

Enter the England Lionesses to Wembley Stadium, facing Brazil in the Women’s Finalissima fresh from winning the Football European Championships months earlier. The Lionesses strode out with…

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‘Racing Home’ secures further funding and unveils inspiring video

April 29, 2024 | In the News, Racing Home

Women in Racing is delighted to announce receipt of further funding from the Racing Foundation for the pioneering ‘Racing Home’ Project. This funding will enable the project…

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Meet the Committee

April 10, 2024 | WiR Features

Find out more about the WiR committee – the voluntary team who runs programmes and events designed to support women working across British horseracing. Emma Sayer –…

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