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Two horses are neck and neck as they take a jump on the track at Southwell Racecourse.

Owners & Trainers

Owning, training, riding and looking after racehorses involves passion, knowledge, skill and lots of hard work. At Southwell we believe owners, trainers, jockeys and stable staff are the lifeblood of any raceday. and we want to ensure all have a positive and enjoyable experience when visiting our racecourse. Below is our commitment to Owners and Trainers to making that happen.
A jockey remains focused as his horse goes for the jump at Southwell Racecourse.

Owners

  • Badges for owners with runners on the raceday:
    • Six complimentary O&T badges for every sole owner
    • Eight complimentary O&T badges for Partnerships and Syndicates
    • Under 18s accompanying a sole owner or owner within a Partnership or Syndicate is provided with an Under 18s badge for access to O&T facilities.
    • Additional O&T badges available for £10 subject to availability and at the discretion of the racecourse. Please note on busy days there may be restrictions on entering the paddock for those with additional O&T badges in order to minimise the chance of overcrowding.
  • Badges for owners without a runner on a raceday who own more than 50% of a horse:
    • Complimentary admission badge under the Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners (RBSO). Please note this badge does not give access to O&T facilities.
  • Badges for owners without a runner on the raceday who own less than 50% of a horse:
    • Complimentary admission badge via the ROA/ARC Card Scheme. Application for an ROA/ARC card is required via the ROA and is capped at two visits a year per ARC racecourse. Exclusions apply. Full information can be found on the ROA website. Please note this badge does not give access to O&T facilities.
  • Complimentary owners’ car park
  • A variety of complimentary food, tea and coffee
  • Discount restaurant tables available for owners, subject to availability
  • Complimentary winning memento, bottle of champagne, DVD and photograph of winning horse for every winning owner.
  • All fixtures included in the Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners (RBSO)
  • Facilities and support for connections in the case of any horse fatality
  • E-mail to owners at the five-day entry stage

Trainers

  • Badges:
    • Complimentary O&T badge as part of the allocation for runners on the day
  • A variety of complimentary food, tea and coffee
  • Text messaging service to all trainers regarding the going at turf meetings at ARC racecourses
  • Post-race endoscope available for hire
  • Parade ring safety officer at every fixture     
  • Equine facilities and treatment boxes for all horses
  • Quality veterinary care while on the racecourse for all horses
  • E-mail to trainers at the five-day entry stage

For all queries in advance of a raceday, please contact the racecourse office 01636 814481 or email our team.

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