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

New Racing Home podcast episodes released

December 15, 2023 | Racing Home

Racing Home podcast has 2 new episodes out with the latest being some big names, you may well have heard of them both. The first of these…

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BHA announce updated Human Welfare Strategy and Action Plan

December 15, 2023 | In the News

This week the BHA announced its updated Human Welfare Strategy and action plan to make racing a safer, more supportive and more respectful environment for all. Women…

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An unprecedented year for international women’s competitions as new audience figures show growth across major sports

November 3, 2023 | In the News

Latest figures from the Women’s Sport Trust have revealed that major international women’s sporting events have continued to drive record-breaking audience figures with viewers watching for 9…

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