Racing Secretary Course

Learn more about the role of the Racing Secretary with this comprehensive course

The Racing Secretaries Course is designed to provide aspiring secretaries and newly appointed secretaries with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the trainers secretary, the structure of the racing industry and racing administration. Courses are run at the British Racing School and National Horseracing College.


The content of the course will be similar at each training provider and cover areas such as:

  • The structure of racing
  • The British Horseracing Authority’s Health and Safety Guide (known as “The Red Book”)
  • Employment Guide delivered by the National Trainers Federation
  • The NASS/NTF Agreement
  • Racing Administration
  • The Rules of Racing
  • Weatherbys, including making online entries and declarations

Courses are run throughout the year and range in price from £100-£140. Visit British Racing School and National Horseracing College for more details.

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