Training Costs

As well as the initial purchase cost of the horse, the following training costs also need to be considered. The rates below apply from October 1st 2015.

Basic Training Fees

£52.00 per day charged monthly in advance. A 10% discount is available if season or at least 6 months in advance.

Out of training

£30.25 per day.

Blacksmith

£80 per month standard charge. This is a set charge however many shoes your horse wears through in a month plus £75 for plating per run.

Transport

£1 per mile.

Racing Expenses

£51.00 per runner. These cover the staff’s raceday wages as laid down by the BHA.

Gallop Fees

£99.50 per month when in training. This is the charge administered for the rent of the gallop per horse dealt directly with Weatherbys.

Additional Fees

All additional fees, including veterinary services, are charged at cost.

Bailey’s Blog

06-12-2019 06:59:29 in General by Admin
Plus 11 and raining when driving in. I have to say I find Leicester one of the most depressing racecourses to attend. Torrid drive when off the motorway and then when you arrive there is absolutely no atmosphere or encouragement to enjoy your day. They do at least look after owners well. My day there yesterday started ok but went down hill after. Shanacoole Prince again ran a stormer to finish ...

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