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Boxing Charity Event Organised By Racing Welfare

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...

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Raising Funds Through Racing's Search For A Star

There are plenty of businesses and individuals adversely affected by the coronavirus lockdown meaning that, in Britain, there has been a greater call for the industry's primary support network, Racing Welfare. But the charity itself has also been affected by a downturn in its fundraising efforts through events like the London Marathon having to be cancelled, leading to a shortfall in its own funding mechanism. Last month Racing Welfare launched its COVID-19 Emergency Appeal with the aim of raising £500,000 to cover that loss. Since then, it has also launched...

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