Boxing Charity Event Organised By Racing Welfare

Newmarket will host the charity boxing event | Emma Berry

The Great Racing Welfare Showdown, a charity boxing event in the parade ring of Newmarket's Rowley Mile, has been scheduled for Saturday, June 17 by Racing Welfare.

The competition consists of 22 participants boxing three two-minute bouts, with the boxers a mix of celebrities and racing staff. There will be a required eight-week training programme for those that sign up to participate managed by Derby-based Ultra White-Collar Boxing. Anyone interested in participating, please visit Ultra White-Collar Boxing's website by Apr. 14. All tickets to view the event are available on the Racing Welfare website.

Racing Welfare's chief operating officer Gemma Waterhouse, said, “The Great Racing Welfare Showdown promises to be such a super, fun, competitive fundraising event for our wonderful charity. We are always so grateful to the industry for its support with our fundraising events and, as such, we try to put on something year-on-year that appeals not only to the competitive nature of our sporting audience, but that also provides a great opportunity to come together as a community to raise money for Racing Welfare.”

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