British Racing School
Tue Feb 18

Newsletter (Winter 2020)

We are delighted to release our latest Newsletter which will bring you up to date on the recent on goings of The British Racing School, including: ย AAC Apprenticeship Award More course offering More…

~Long reining~

Riding is important but so is handling and training/teaching horses from the ground, especially as this is the start of the process for all young horses embarking on their racing career.

This morning the Ground Based Yard Staff Course perfected their long reining skills ahead of their course graduation on Friday

It’s time, the time of the week when we say congratulations to our graduates who have achieved something significant to them this week…. Congratulations to ๐—ž๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ถ-๐—๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ข๐˜€๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฒ (course 333) who led up her first winner when Mount Mogan won for Ed Walker Racing (๐Ÿ“ธcredit) under fellow graduate ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ต (course 264a). Congratulations to ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ (course 306) and ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป (course 290) who both rode their first winners under rules this week.

Congratulations to ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—›๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ (course 324a) who had his first ride on Saturday and made it a winning one!! But even jockeys have to study and on Monday he was back with us for his End Point Assessment as part of his Diploma qualification.

Congratulations to ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ (course 287a) kicked of his time in Australia with a winner on his first day riding there

The Ground Based Yard Staff (GBYS) course is open to anyone who wants to get into racing but doesnt want to ride.

Our latest cohort of trainees are nearing graduation so they took part in a Best Turned Out competition, which takes place near the end of every residential course, to emulate preparing a horse for the races.

Congratulations to Pat & Harry (1st photo) for winning with Purple Dragon

Sun’s out so there’s nothing better than a bit of sun bathing! Atleast that’s what some of our horse think

~Walk down memory lane~
Anyone recognise this ex-student back for a visit?

Sat Feb 8

FLP students represent us at NSEA Competitions

Three riders from The British Racing School ‘s newly formed team by students on the Flexible Learning Program (FLP) competed for the first time together in the National Schools Equestrian Associ…

Beautiful morning!

If you fancy finding out more about the courses on offer why not book onto our OPEN DAY on THURSDAY 20th FEBRUARY?

To book email careers@brs.org.uk or call 01638 675905

We’re halfway through National Apprenticeship Week and it’s time!
Congratulations to ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป (course 336y) who lead up a winner at Kempton on Saturday night.
Congratulations to ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐—ด๐—ฒ (course 287) who has ridden his first winner today at Ludlow.
And for International congrats… Well done to ๐—ข๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป ๐— ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐˜† (course 271a) who rode 27 winners in Japan during January.
Well done to ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—บ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ (course 286a) who is in flying form in Australia at the moment including riding 2 Group 3 winners at the weekend! (He also had a fall that day but we’re pleased to report he’s recovered and back riding#horsesofinstagram

Feeling nosey?? begins tomorrow so we’re kick starting the week with a!

This is your opportunity to ask our current trainees a question about the course? It can be anything you’d like to know. We’ll get them to answer as many as they can between 11am & 12pm on Monday.

Head to Our story to ask your question

It’s Friday afternoon so time for a little… On this day, 15 years ago, ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—บ stepped through our gates on his first day of employment with The British Racing School.

And 15 years later, he still loves his job as our Senior Jockey Coach

Welcome to KING’S FETE!

We’re delighted to have our first horse from Prince Khalid Abdulla and the team at Juddmonte.

Kings Fete is a 9 year old gelding who has won over ยฃ140,000 in prize money including winning 2 Group 3 races!
He joins our string of over 75 ex racehorses that teach our students ready for their careers in racing. If you’d like to find out more about the courses we offer follow the link in our bio

We’re shouting out to Amateurs for this week’s… Congratulations to ๐— ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐——๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฑ (course 324a) who ride his 1st Point to Point winner at Higham on Sunday.
Congratulations to ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป (course 307) who rode the winner of the Amateur race at Wolverhampton on Monday.

Also well done to ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€ (course 323) who had her 1st ride as an Amateur in the same race at Wolverhampton

When your lead horse is an…. instructor

๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—œ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—™๐—™

As part of the Regional Staff Development Programme we have funds to offer FREE ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—œ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with our Senior Jockey Coach Richard Perham.

Currently sessions with space available are:

February 10th, 17th, 19th, 21st
March 13th
April 1st, 3rd

To book please contact Richard Perham on richard.perham@brs.org.uk

A couple of FIRSTS for this weeks… Congratulations to ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ต-๐—˜๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—•๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป (course 336x) who not only had her first lead up on Friday but made it a winning one! Well done to Curfewed and all connections.
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Congratulations to ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฒ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ (course 295) who rode his first winner under rules when Townshend bolted up at Ascot on Saturday.
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Double congratulations to ๐—˜๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ (course 336y) who had her first 2 lead ups yesterday and they were both winners!!
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Don’t forget if you, or somebody you know deserves a shout out just let us know

If you haven’t booked your space on our ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ, don’t panic there’s still time.

Just email jackie.gill@brs.org.uk or call 01638665103
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… Did you know that the 1st Graduate of the BRS to ride a winner was Alison Harper!
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Miss Harper, as she is known to our trainees, is now an instructor & was on course 1 in 1983

~Slow mo~
Today’s schooling on the Conditional Jockeys Pre-Licence Assessment day

Doubles! This is the theme for this week’s… Congratulations to ๐—š๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ฒ (course 313a) who rode his first double 4 days ago at Lingfield Racecourse

Congratulations to ๐—˜๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฎ ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป (course 297, pictured) who also rode a double 3 days ago at Wolverhampton Racecourse