Course Overview

The Racing Industry Course is a week long residential course designed to teach everything you need to know about the Horseracing Industry

TRIC is a British Horseracing Authority programme, planned and delivered by The British Racing School and sponsored by Lycetts.

The week-long course is unique and covers all of the major aspects of the racing industry. The course would be suitable for a wide range of people, ranging from those new to racing through to middle manager level or anyone who simply wants to broaden their knowledge of the British and international racing scene. It includes a combination of different activities, with the programme involving lectures, seminars and exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of destinations of interest such as Tattersalls, a top trainer’s yard and a prominent Stud Farm.

The course is based on five main themes:

  • Historical perspective
  • Racing within the UK economy today
  • International racing
  • Unravelling the complexities of the funding of racing
  • Current issues surrounding prize money in the UK and abroad
  • Bookmakers and the Tote
  • A Trainer’s perspective
  • A jockey’s perspective from a leading UK jockey
  • Topical discussion on issues such as horse welfare and thoroughbred breeding from subject experts
  • The training of racehorses
  • Attracting and promoting new owners
  • What owners in this country can learn from racing overseas
  • The marketing and re-branding of racing in an increasingly competitive arena
  • The place of the media in racing
  • Integrity in UK and international racing

Course Requirements

You will be already in, or aspiring to, a middle management position in the horseracing industry

This course is specifically designed to aid the progression of someone seeking to climb the management ladder in the horseracing industry.

Course Costs


The costs cover all accommodation, meals, course materials, trips and tuition.

Course Dates

This course will next run in Jan/Feb 2020, dates will be confirmed shortly


To find out more information or for an application to attend The Racing Industry Course with The British Racing School please contact Cath Goff at or telephone 07766 051545.