News & Update

Posts for September 2018

RCA 2018 Annual Report

The Racecourse Association has today published its Annual Report accounting for progress made over 2017/18 against the trade association’s operating plan. To download the Annual Report, please click here. Publication…

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September 2018

In the final edition before his retirement, our Chief Executive Stephen Atkin reflects on his 18 years at the helm and some of his proudest moment (you might have something in your eye for that one!). Plus, the results are in from the 2018 Groundstaff Awards, the Raceday Experience Group are back on tour and the Racegoers Club toast their 50th anniversary with a winner. Plus, which legendary former jockey has now taken the reins at Ludlow and has a penchant for Phil Collins?…


On Track- Racecourses & Hotels

COMING to a racecourse near you, hotel accommodation. The combination is a growing feature, and next on the list is Doncaster, which will open its new Hilton Garden Inn facility…

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2018 Groundstaff Award Winners Announced

The Racecourse Association is delighted to announce the winners of the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards for 2018 Sponsored by Pitchcare, Watts Fences and Fornells, the award winners were decided by an…

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2018 Owners Experience Finalists Announced

The RCA is delighted to announce the first confirmed Finalists for the 2018 Showcase & Awards. In conjunction with the ROA, the Owners’ Experience Award celebrates and rewards racecourses that…

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