Racing for Maggie's

Kim Bailey Racing is pleased to announce the new charity partnership for 2016-2018.

Maggie's Cancer Charity.                 

The 'Racing for Maggie's' Partnership has been deliberately designed to enable Maggie’s Charity to continue to provide free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends. This followed the ideas about cancer care originally laid out by their founder, Maggie Keswick Jencks, in 1996.

Built in the grounds of NHS cancer hospitals, Maggie’s Centres are places with professional staff on hand to offer the support people need with. Nineteen centres are established throughout the UK and abroad – Hong Kong and Japan – in addition to a centre based locally to Kim’s yard in Cheltenham.

Fundraising target
The partnership has already made an immediate impact for the charity. Our shareholders have pledged their support, and with 20% of any prize money earned going directly to the charity, in just six months the initial £10,000 fundraising target has already been reached!

Not to be a group to rest on our laurels, we have decided to commit to generating an additional £10,000 for this very worthy cause by May 2018, which would cover all associated costs of running the Cheltenham Centre for a fortnight.

High level and specialised care indeed but a simple and effective way a significant contribution can be felt.

Want to learn more?
For further information about this uniquely charitable way to access racehorse ownership then please contact Henry Kimbell, Racing for Maggie’s Partnership Manager.

M: 07979 522744 or

Alternatively for details on joining fees please download an application form.



Kim Bailey, Henry Kimbell (Partnership Manager) and Atty Beor-Roberts (Chairman of the Maggie’s Cheltenham Centre Fundraising Committee) with the partnership colours.

Partnership Horses

Another Venture - 2011 – Chestnut Gelding.     

By Stowaway out of Hard Luck.

This good looking son of Stowaway finished second on his only Point to Point start in May 2016 before being purchased by Kim at the Cheltenham Sales later that month.

Another Venture became the first runner for the Racing for Maggie’s Partnership when tackling very testing conditions to finish second in a novice hurdle at Ludlow in mid November. He then appeared in another novice hurdle a month later finishing second (again!), travelling well and jumping accurately before just being out battled after the last.  

“AV” won impressively at Sandown in February and then ran in the EBF final again at Sandown in March.

Another Venture has had a fabulous season winning two of his seven starts and finishing in the prize money in the three of the others.

Biscuit – 2011 Chestnut Mare    

By Black Sam Bellamy out of Falcon’s Gunner.

This imposing 5 year old mare who is by the same sire as The Giant Bolster who finished second, third and fourth in three Cheltenham Gold Cups.

Biscuit demonstrated a willing attitude on her debut finishing second in a bumper at Southwell in the spring.  Purchased at the Doncaster Sales in September she has been given time to settle into the routine at Thorndale Farm and made an encouraging debut for the partnership in a national hunt flat race (bumper) at Towcester in December 2016.

Travelling prominently throughout the race, she became slightly squeezed for room in a small group coming round the home turn, losing valuable lengths at a crucial time, before staying on in eye catching fashion to finish fourth. The horse that finished fifth in that race has won their next outing impressively so the form looks solid.  

Biscuit had another run in a bumper in March where she finished third at Bangor. She looks to have a bright future over hurdles on good ground.



Members of the Racing for Maggie’s Partnership at Towcester Races


In return for becoming a Racing for Maggie’s owner you will receive the following benefits:

- At least two trips to Kim’s yard and to see your horses exercise per season

- A percentage of the prize money and re-sale price of both horses at the end of the agreement (May 2018)*

- 2 complimentary owners badges when the horses race guaranteeing unique access to the Owners and Trainers racecourse facilities

- Meet the jockey and receive feedback from him/her each time your horse races

- Invitation to the Racing for Maggie’s Partnership lunch for you and a guest

- Guided tour of the Maggie’s Cheltenham Centre to witness first hand the impact your donations are having

- Box hospitality at certain race meetings

- A £250 charitable donation to Maggie’s included within your share price

- Regular progress reports and photos of your horses

- Opportunity to establish new friendships

- Access to a dedicated Partnership Manager

* Anyone joining from January 2017 onwards will be entitled to their percentage share of prize money already won prior to their registration.

Bailey’s Blog

23-04-2018 06:59:22 in General by Admin
Plus 8 and dry when driving in. What can I say about my weekend?. Bangor was looking stunning. Fabulous racecourse, even more so when the sun shines.. The course is clean, tidy with immaculate lawns and helpful staff.. not forgetting their excellent owners and trainer facilities. Wonderful ground and a real example of how a racecourse should be run. That was the good side.. Glenforde almost boi...


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