BRS graduates in the limelight on international stage
15th Sep 2014 | News
The aim of the School was to provide purpose built facilities to promote and encourage young people who had the potential to ride as professional jockeys.
10th Sep 2014 | News
Rory MacDonald has officially retired from his position as Chief Executive of the British Racing School after 22 years in the role. He has been succeeded by Grant Harris, who starts with immediate effect. Reflecting on his tenure at BRS, …Read More
3rd Sep 2014 | News
Tomorrow the prestigious “CGA Salisbury Series Final” takes place at Salisbury Racecourse. Through the summer the young riders have been picking up points from a combination of their race riding skills, general presentation and finishing positions marked by an on …Read More
It takes a racehorse just 150 strides to cover one kilometre in a minute.
A racehorse weighs around half a ton and can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour.
When a horse is racing it’s heart will beat 240 times a minute. A human heart beats at a max of 180 times a minute.
A racehorse’s heart weighs as much as four bags of sugar.