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Awards and Scholarships in British Horse Racing

In every sphere of career there are qualifications to take you on a career ladder to be the best with scholarships to broaden your horizon and awards to acknowledge your achievements. Here you will find details of these awards and scholarships and how to apply.



The Lycetts Leadership and Team Champions Awards

This award was created in 2018 to celebrate the training yards with a strong team ethos. It aims to deliver praise and a sense of achievement for the best managed yards and showcase the positive results of using The Winning Approach, a new industry standard for managing staff. Details of how to enter the new Leadership and Teams Awards for 2021, with prizes of £4,000 and £500 to spend on your business, plus details of the previous winners and more about this award can be found by following the link.


The Lycetts Leadership and Team Champions Awards


The Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards

The BHA show appreciation to the people who work hard behind the scenes with the generous support of Godolphin for the annual Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, see more on their website.


The Godolphin Stud
and Stable Staff Awards



National Trainers Federation Charitable Trust (NTFCT) Toby Balding Award

Entries are now open for the 2022 Toby Balding Award. To enter, download an application form using the link below.

Toby Balding OBE was a great supporter of anyone looking to make their way in horseracing. The annual award named after him offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious employees in British racing yards to widen their knowledge and train to acquire new skills. We would encourage all trainers to embrace this award by supporting those loyal members of their staff to apply and help them advance to a more senior role.

The Toby Balding Award for Training
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Toby Balding

2021 Winner


Dawn Goodfellow CEO of Racing Welfare with Zoe Moore-Williams, 2021 Winner

Zoe Moore-Williams, travelling head girl for trainer Philip Hobbs, won the National Trainers Federation Toby Balding Award 2021. Zoe Moore-Williams started in the racing industry in 2015, joining Philip Hobbs in 2017. Philip Hobbs stated Zoe, "is a great asset to the industry".

The prize of 3,000 is funded by the National Trainers Federation Charitable Trust from a donation made by the Swire Trust. Zoe will use her prize to continue her climb up the racing ladder and take the course for assistant trainers, commenting, "There are so many people, especially women, who come to a point where they can progress no further in the industry and I don't want to be one of them. I want to help make a change so that no matter what age or ability, people are able to have a long-term career in the racing industry."


 
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