WHAT WE DO

The Racing Centre, founded by Sir John Astley in 1893, is an independent charity (1107833) for stud, stable staff and the wider community. From the centre of Newmarket we provide a fitness and rehabilitation centre RaceFit while offering comprehensive event services and a fully functioning bar.

We continue to thank local businesses and trainers for supporting the charity to benefit Newmarket community.

Upcoming events

Racing Staff Sports Day, held on the Playing Fields, Newmarket

The Racing Centre hosts Racing Staff Sports Day

Sunday 9th July was Racing Sports Day.  The event hosted by The Racing Centre and run in association with the National Association of Stable Staff was held over at the Newmarket Academy Playing fields. The day finished with an Awards evening and free barbecue sponsored by the Thoroughbred Breeders Association back at The Racing Centre in the evening. There were twelve individual races to compete for, a long jump competition, a team relay race and not to forget the trademark annual Tug of War competition.

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RT @LoveNewmarket: . @hartbeeps at @TheRacingCentre, Fred Archer Way. Tuesdays starting 11th September. Enjoy music & songs, drama, dress-…
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A huge congratulations to @JohnGosden1 and the team on winning the Juddmonte International Stakes at York
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RT @Racingwelfare: Some beautiful photos of racing staff by photographer @mjyharris celebrating the passion, skill and dedication of the st…

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