GO RACING IN YORKSHIRE NEWS - Welcome to your September Update from Go Racing In Yorkshire

Published 2020/09/04

There is also an introduction to McClarrons Sport who sponsor the Leading Flat Trainer and Jockey awards. The first pilot event for spectators takes place at Doncaster Racecourse next week and if this, plus subsequent trials are successful, it hopefully won't be long before we can make a return to the raceourses.



Racing Welfare are organising an online showcase of racing in Yorkshire being held in place of Middleham and Malton Open Days.

From the comfort of your own home, you can watch video tours and other behind-the-scenes insights from racehorse trainers across the county, meet a selection of Yorkshire’s equine superstars and hear from stellar racing personalities with some special interviews on what makes racing in Yorkshire so special.

For a chance to get involved at home, enter;


The Design Your Own Silks competition has two categories open to ages 5 – 8 years and 9 – 11 years. Simply download the silks colouring template and get designing.

The horseracing scene category is open to artists of all ages so get creative with your impressions of a horseracing scene.


Simply upload a photo or 20 second video clip of your dog and enter one of the below categories;

Dog Most Like It's Racing Personality Owner |

Best Turned Out Dog and Handler |

The Dog That Does The Best ‘Trick’ |

The Dog With The Waggiest Tail

For full details on the Virtual Yorkshire Open Day, Art Competition or Dog Show click here.


McClarrons Sport - Sponsors of the Leading Flat Trainer and Jockey Awards

McClarrons Sport are thrilled to be sponsoring the leading Flat Trainer and Jockey for Go Racing In Yorkshire. As independent insurance specialists in sports contingency, we arrange insured bonuses to support sponsors with providing attractive incentives for sportspeople, including jockeys and trainers. Whether arranged by associations, sponsors or individuals, bonuses are a great way of bringing additional excitement to the season, as well as to individual races. With the impact of the ongoing pandemic, we are seeing a general reduction in the prizes available; at

McClarrons Sport, we provide a financially secure way for prizes and bonuses to be offered, without the risk. McClarrons Sport also provide private insurance advice for individual sportspeople, including Accident & Health insurance, as well as more commercial-focused insurance solutions for Prize Indemnity, Revenue Protection and Event Insurance. To find out more about what we do, visit www.mcclarronssport.com or follow us @McClarronsSport.



There are over 100 amazing lots on offer, in an online auction, with all proceeds going towards the Racing Welfare’s Covid-19 Emergency Appeal. Bidding will run until 24th September at 8pm, when the auction closes. The Great Racing Welfare auction has been supported with generous donations from across the racing industry and beyond and there is something on offer for everyone and every budget. Amongst the standout ‘money can’t buy’ lots is a chance for three people to enjoy 18 holes of golf at Sunningdale with the great AP McCoy, a personal tour of Ballydoyle and Coolmore Stud for four people followed by lunch or the chance for artist Tania Still to immortalise your horse or dog on canvas. Other special auction lots include mornings on the gallops and stable tours with some of the country’s top trainers and the chance for two people to join master caller Mike Cattermole in the commentary box. To see all of the incredible lots on offer and to get bidding click here: