Careers in Racing

Booking now for Overview of British Racing One Day Seminars

The Overview of British Racing Seminars are a series of one day informative seminars, run by the Northern Racing College on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority.

These Seminars will be held at:

23rd May 2017 – Newmarket Racecourse, hosted by Mick Fitzgerald

27th September 2017 - Doncaster Racecourse, hosted by Mick Fitzgerald

21st November 2017 - Newbury Racecourse, hosted by Mick Fitzgerald

The seminars run from 9.15am to 4.45pm.

Each seminar covers the key elements of British racing, from the roles of the administrators, racecourses and the media to the mechanics of breeding and betting, and features presentations by experts in their individual field.

The content, is designed to offer a friendly and fascinating insight to the sport for those new to the industry, or planning a career in it, or simply interested in learning more about the background.

The seminar also links to industry qualifications, and provides a platform for the 1st4Sport's Level 1 Award in An Introduction to the Horseracing Industry and Level 2 Certificate in the Structure of the Horseracing Industry.

Places, which cost £120 (incl VAT) per delegate and are limited, can be booked by calling the NRC on 01302 861000, or by email to