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Where can we take you?

SCROLL THROUGH OUR FIVE SUPERB PACKAGES AND MAKE A CHOICE THAT YOUR STAFF WILL THANK YOU FOR, YOUR CLIENTS WILL REMAIN
COMMITTED AND YOUR DONORS WILL FEEL APPRECIATED.

 

REMEMBER HORSE RACING IS A £4 BILLION INDUSTRY EMPLOYING 18,000 PEOPLE. THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW TO LEARN. 

OUR PACKAGES ALLOW US TO HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR RACING KNOWLEDGE SO YOU CAN BECOME AS EXCITED ABOUT THE SPORT AS WE ARE! 

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Behind The Scenes Tour At Tom Clover Racing

Enjoy a morning on the gallops with a rising star of the Newmarket training ranks, Tom Clover. Based in the iconic and stunning surroundings of Kremlin House Stables (see right) where Carroll House was trained to win the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe.  

Who is it for?

Perfect if you are new to racing and want to learn what components come together to get the thoroughbred from their stable to success on the track.

It's the ideal introduction as you can ask anything you like. We want to work with you to help improve your racing knowledge so you can become as excited about racing as we are! 

Prices are £450 for six people but larger groups can be accommodated. Please just let us know when you make your enquiry.  

Tom's Story

Tom Clover relocated to the historic Kremlin House Stables in September 2019, the former base of his late father-in-law Michael Jarvis. Having worked for trainers Charlie Longsdon and David Simcock during Michael’s illustrious career he saddled winners at Royal Ascot, and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

Highlights for Tom and his wife Jackie (see right) so far include Celsius’ victory at Glorious Goodwood, Hunni taking the £40,000 EBF Fillies’ Nursery at Newmarket and the exploits of 6,000 guineas yearling buy Gypsy Spirit who finished placed in five Stakes (top level) races.

Prize money and the number of race victories have increased year on year with 2020 proving to be the yard’s most successful to date.

What you will receive at a safe social distance:
  • Coffee on arrival with a meet and greet from Galloping To Give to explain your itinerary for the morning 
  • Personal tour around the yard from Tom to see his horses, including some of his recent purchases at the sales and learn about the first class facilities 
  • Head out into the morning air to see Tom’s string gallop on the historic Newmarket Heath spanning 2500 acres 
  • A pit stop for tea/coffee and breakfast with the opportunity to ask Tom any questions about his training methods and future plans for his horses - Tom regularly has runners at Newmarket too  
  • Return to the stables for a further look around the yard, see the horses being washed down after exercise and have pictures taken 
  • The obligatory group photo to record your experience and a final opportunity to ask any questions  

www.tomcloveracing.com 

A memorable morning at Alex Hales' stables

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Who is it for?

The perfect way to receive a gentle introduction to racing whether it's used to impress company clients or thank charity donors with a full morning - including a delicious breakfast - at Alex Hales' yard.

The first class facility is located on the stunning Edgcote Estate. (Famous for also being the backdrop for the 1995 Pride and Prejudice film).

Prices are £450 for six people but larger groups can be accommodated. Please just let us know when you make your enquiry.

Hear more from Alex by watching this short video. 

Alex's background

Alex has been involved in racing since leaving school. Key positions held in formative years include being Head Lad to Charlie Mann, Assistant Trainer to Gold Cup and Grand National winning trainer Kim Bailey and from 2000 - 2003 a private trainer for leading owner, Andrew Cohen.

In 2003, Alex acquired his dual purpose training licence and since then has achieved much success with horses over both codes from his yard located in the stunning surroundings of the Edgcote Estate near Banbury. The estate comprises of two thousand acres and provides six to seven miles of bridleways and quiet roadways, a perfect combination for training horses.

Horses trained here in the past have included the great 1970s chaser Spanish Steps.

In recent years, Alex has secured top flight victories in the Grand National Trial (Grade 3) at Haycock and the Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) at Cheltenham with Smooth Stepper and For Pleasure respectively.

Furthermore, Alex and his team have worked with Henry and Galloping To Give as a trainer for the Old Stoics Racing Club (see Clients page)

A warm welcome awaits for interested individuals and groups based around the Home Counties.

What you will receive at a safe social distance:
  • Coffee on arrival with a meet and greet from Galloping To Give to explain your itinerary for the morning 
  • Personal tour around the yard from Alex to see his horses, including some of his recent purchases at the sales and learn about the first class facilities 
  • Head out into the morning air to see Alex's string gallop on the historic Edgcote Estate spanning 2000 acres impressive newly built 980m circular gallop and a 1 mile round canter track and a 6 furlong hill gallop.
  • A pit stop for tea/coffee and a delicious breakfast with the opportunity to ask Alex any questions about his training methods and future plans for his horses - he regularly has runners at the big meetings.
  • Return to the stables for a further look around the yard, see the horses being washed down after exercise and have pictures taken 
  • The obligatory group photo to record your experience and a final opportunity to ask any questions  

www.alexhales.co.uk

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‘Owners’ Race Day Experience

Who is it for?

EVERYONE!

TAKE YOUR PICK FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  1. A full morning at Tom Clover Racing in Newmarket, before a short journey across to Newmarket races, the Headquarters of British Racing, for an afternoon filled with unrivalled access and hospitality.

    2.  A fun filled morning at Alex Hales' yard on the stunning Edgcote Estate, before a short 30 minute journey, to Warwick Racecourse for a spectacular afternoon where Alex often has runners.

    Racing at this course can trace it's origins back 1694 with the imposing Castle just a stone's throw from the course - it's the perfect place to immerse you and your guests into a traditional national hunt course with lunch, badges and Galloping To Give tour of the course all included.

    3. **NEW FOR 2022**


    We are delighted to have added Newbury Racecourse to our roster of racecourses.A leading course with top class action of both jumps and flat racing, you will be spoilt rotten at this stunning Berkshire course.

    Conveniently located a mile from the M4 and with it's own station, with direct links to London, it is perfectly placed to cater for all of your requirements.

    Prices and availability
    Please contact us for a quote.

What’s included?

Stable visit 

  • Coffee on arrival.
  • Personal tour around the yard from either Tom Clover or Alex Hales
  • Immerse yourself in the morning air and see the horses exercise on the iconic Newmarket Heath spanning 2500 acres or the historic Edgcote Estate, where the famous 1970s chaser Spanish Steps was trained.
  • Return to the yard for the all-important bacon butty to set your day off in style and another chance to meet the horses.
  • A farewell group photo to record your morning before departing to the races

Off the Races

  • Priority parking
  • Premier admission badges
  • Lunch in a private hospitality box over looking the course or in one of their leading restaurants with your own table for the day
  • Guided tour of the racecourse before racing from Galloping to Give
  • Visit the pre-parade/parade ring for as many races as you wish with expert guidance at every stage
  • A visit from a racing personality to help mark your card

Travel
This can be arranged an additional charge. Please make this clear on your booking form.

For further information about availability and pricing please contact us. 

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British Racing School

The British Racing School is a purpose built training centre on the outskirts of Newmarket, the headquarters of British horse racing. With extensive grounds and state of the art equipment it’s the premier training facility in the country. 

The British Racing School was established in 1983. The principal objective of the school is to provide and promote training and education for people employed in the racing industry.

The school is committed to providing access to every community in the UK so that young people are empowered to build bright futures in the horse racing industry, regardless of their background or circumstances. It's something Galloping To Give is delighted to support.

Its commitment to delivering top quality training to all of its students can only be met if they have the right environment to work in.

Famous faces from the racing world to have fine tuned their skills here include:

Paul Hanagan - dual champion jockey  

Luke Morris - Multiple Grade 1 winning jockey

The last 9 Champion Apprentices including David Egan, Cieren Fallon and Tom Marquand.  

Prices and availability
Please contact us for a quote.

What’s included?
  • Coffee on arrival.
  • Personal tour around the school from one of their representatives giving your group the chance to observe the school's top of the range facilities, from the seven furlong Activ-Track straight gallop to cutting-edge race simulators and analysis software.

    Activities you might see include:

    Budding jockeys learning the art of race riding under the expert eye of the BRS’ tutors 

    See some of the groups doing a range of activities from schooling to stalls work to fitness in the gym

    You will have the ability to ask questions and see first hand how the next generation of talent for the sport is coming through

  • Breakfast is also included within your tour, which lasts approximately one hour.

    Start time is 8.30am. 

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Tattersalls tour with JS Bloodstock

Tattersalls is the leading auction house for equine trading. Founded in 1766 it always boasts a fervent atmosphere of excitement, hope and expectation with trainers, owners and bloodstock agent all aiming to find the best quality bloodstock.
 
Galloping To Give have partnered with JS Bloodstock, a leading Bloodstock Consultancy service led by Billy Jackson-Stops, to bring you a package that truly lifts the lid on one lesser known aspect of horse racing.
 
You will receive:
 
- Coffee/tea on arrival with the obligatory pastry and your copy of the sales catalogue
- An introduction from Galloping To Give to explain your itinerary for the day 
- A tour with one of the Tattersalls sales representatives where you will visit their top class facilities including the famous Sales Ring where many large trades have taken place - we will try and ensure you get to see an expensive lot being sold as this always adds to the excitement!
 
- Visit some of the horses that are for sale as if you were a prospective buyer
- Pictures a plenty to record your day
 
After all of this, you will be treated to a delicious lunch in the famous Red Room at Tattersalls whilst having the chance to learn from Billy about his profession and what he looks for when making recommendations to UK and international clients.

The perfect way to digest your morning's activities and continue to watch more of the sales.

 
 

Who is it for?

A unique way to impress company clients, acknowledge the contribution of donors to your charity or simply a fun and refreshing staff away day.

To talk to us further about about availability and prices please contact us.

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More about JS Bloodstock
Founded in 2018 by Billy Jackson-Stops who is fast becoming a recognised and respected agent within the industry. He has a breadth of UK and international clients including Ralph Beckett, Cumani Racing and Kirtlington Park Stud. 
 
Billy started at the Oppenheimers’ Hascombe and Valiant Stud, breeders of Cracksman and Derby winner Golden Horn, where he prepared yearlings for the sales. This gave him a great insight into breeding at the top end of the market as well as an unparalleled knowledge of yearlings.
 
Next he became assistant trainer to Olly and Hetta Stevens. Their numerous successes during his time there included Group 2 Flying Childers’ winner Green Door and Royal Ascot winner Extortionist this followed with the position of Assistant Trainer to Ralph Beckett where he presided over the careers of Oaks heroines Talent and Secret Gesture as well as Simple Verse winning the Group 1 St Ledger.
 
Billy then headed to Australia where John Ferguson, then Racing Manager of Godolphin, offered him the job of assistant trainer to John O’Shea. He worked closely with John to manage the training of 400 horses across three states, including Group 1 winners Alizee, Astern and Hartnell who was third in the Melbourne Cup.
 
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