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Guide to Racehorse Ownership


Section1: History of British horseracing 1.1 Origins of the modern Thoroughbred 1.2 King Charles II and the history of Royal patronage

Section 3: Different types of racehorse ownership 3.1 What type of experience are you looking for?

3.2 Sole ownership 3.3 Co-ownership Partnership Syndicate

The Jockey Club and the birth of racing’s governing bodies James Weatherby and the rise of the sport’s administrators

Syndicate Code of Conduct In The Paddock

1.3 National Hunt racing 1.4 Royal Patronage in the 20th and 21st Century 1.5 Her Majesty The Queen 1.6 Bloodstock breeding interests 1.7 Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother 1.8 Royal Ascot 1.9 Historical resources 1.10 The influence of racing syndicates Section 2: The racing industry 2.1 The British Racing Industry – An Overview 2.1.1 The British Horseracing Industry 2.1.2 The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) 2.1.3 Great British Racing 2.1.4 Horsemen related organisations Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) The Horsemen’s Group National Trainers Federation (NTF) Professional Jockeys Association (PJA) 2.1.5 Racecourse related organisations The Racecourse Association (RCA) 2.1.6 The Horserace Betting Levy Board 2.1.7 Broadcasters and media ITV Racing Racecourse Media Group At The Races Racing Post 2.1.8 Other Organisations The Jockey Club Weatherbys National Association of Racing Staff (NARS) Thoroughbred Breeders Association (TBA) 2.2 The Economic Impact of British Racing 2.3 Prize-Money – The barometer of the sport’s well-being 2.3.1 The importance of prize-money 2.3.2 The sources of prize-money 2.3.4 Prize-money breakdown between horsemen 2.3.5 Prize-money breakdown between winners and placed horses 2.3.6 Race values or minimum values British Racing School and Northern Racing College Racing Foundation The Racing Authority

3.4 Company ownership 3.5 Leasing 3.6 Racing clubs

Section 4: Buying a racehorse 4.1 Before making a purchase 4.2 Buying directly from the trainer rather than at the sales 4.3 Buying to race on the Flat Foal sales Yearling sales Breeze-up sales Horses-in-training sales

4.4 Buying a jump horse 4.5 Pre-purchase vetting 4.6 Britain’s bloodstock sales companies 4.7 Sales catalogues and tools 4.8 Race Horse Trader

4.9 Choosing the right trainer 4.10 Using a bloodstock agent

Section 5: Costs of keeping a racehorse in training 5.1 Registration/admin costs 5.2 Training fees and trainer-owner agreements 5.3 Training fees mandate 5.4 Gallops fees 5.5 Racing expenses and charges 5.6 Transport charges and staff expenses 5.7 Any other costs? 5.8 The VAT Scheme for Racehorse Owners 5.9 SIS owner-sponsorship scheme for ROA members 5.10 Bloodstock Insurance 5.11 Third party liability insurance 5.12 Vets’ fees 5.13 Racing accounts for owners Section 6: How to register as an owner and racing administration 6.1 Ways to register as an owner

6.2 Administration charges 6.3 Bank account facilities 6.4 Authority to Act


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