BHESTBritish Horseracing Education and Standards Trust (UK)
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The Levy Board requested it receives a single integrated submission on behalf of British racing for industry recruitment, training and education, which currently comes from a number of sources, including BHEST, the National Stud and Thoroughbred Breeders' Association.
18 Bangor-on-Dee races, BHEST raceday, Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse, Wrexham.
The four-year-old beat a subsequent winner by 15 lengths on his hurdling bow at Wetherby in December and was a 4-5 favourite to follow up in Catterick's BHEST Racing To School Juvenile Hurdle.
Oi, oi, oi There was a big fan club for selling hurdle winner King's Road as the latest BHEST racing to school initiative brought Fakenham Junior School pupils for a day out and they thronged the winner's podium for the presentation to Olly Murphy, son of winning trainer Anabel Murphy.
JOHN Quinn has a strong squad of youngsters and his Hidden Justice should take all the beating in the BHEST Racing To School Juvenile Hurdle at Catterick.
JOHN QUINN has a very strong squad of youngsters and his Hidden Justice should take all the beating in the BHEST Racing To School Juvenile Hurdle at Catterick.
trainer; Robert Harraway 66 point-to-point trainer; Danny Cox 73 co-owner of Noble Heir & Jim Thorpe; Melvyn Robson 59 owner with Alan Swinbank; Gemma Hogg 31 assistant to Micky Hammond; Liz Carroll 53 Injured Jockeys' Fund almoner; Ollie McPhail 36 BHEST lead education officer; Jeff Ennis 60 trustee of the Northern Racing College
There will be an allocation of pounds 1 million for industry training and education, up by pounds 100,000, which goes in grants via the BHA and BHEST chiefly to the British Racing School, Northern Racing College and National Stud.
The amount that has been distributed to each charity was voted for by The People's Horse club members, who decided that HEROS, a charity dedicated to retraining and rehoming ex-racehorses, deserved the lion's share, followed by Racing Welfare, which helps racing's people in need, and BHEST, which develops and awards qualifications for people to build careers and businesses in British horseracing.
BHEST chairman Rhydian Morgan-Jones said: "We're proud of what our outreach programme has achieved.
Savings have been made in all areas, she said, including on BHEST administration, central recruitment through the Careers in Racing project, and grants for students on the foundation apprenticeship scheme.
BHEST chairman Rhydian Morgan-Jones, who received the pounds 11,000 cheque from Women in Racing founder Sally Rowley-Williams, said: "The hard work and support of Women in Racing, the riders and Ascot racecourse will enable us to inspire more young minds.