A Dedicated Club For Horse Racing Enthusiasts



Membership Benefits

Trips and Stable Visits


Members Club Days


Our Local Racecourses


About Us

The Club was founded in the 1970s by a group of horse racing enthusiasts. Members benefit from newsletters, trips and stable visits in both the UK and abroad. Our trips are mainly NH based due to our geographical location, but flat racing trips are considered. If you are interested in becoming a member, please use the email address in the contact us section below. Membership is £15 for a calendar year (Jan to Dec). We have members of all ages and from all walks of life, who all share the same common interest and passion for the sport of horse racing.

Prize giving at Wincanton

2020 Trips

Updated 13th July 2020

No new trips are currently scheduled due to COVID-19

Details of more trips to be posted once arranged.

Trip costs include coach travel and racecourse admission unless stated otherwise, and in the case of international trips, will normally include hotels and transport. Please  check the full details on the booking form. These are members only trips, so if not already, you will need to join. Please email us on swracingclub1@gmail.com and we will forward you an application form.

Pick up points for coach travel are Newton Abbot Racecourse, Exeter Services M5, J27 M5 Tiverton, and J25 M5 Taunton Harvester.


Nicky Henderson Stable Visit

9th November 2017

Here are some photos from our recent visit to Nicky and his team at Seven Barrows. We would like to thank Nicky, his assistant Toby, and all the team for making us feel very welcome


Paul Nicholls Stable Visit

28th March 2018

Thank you to Paul Nicholls, Clifford Baker and the warm and friendly staff at Team Ditcheat who made us feel very welcome.


Neil Mulholland Stable Visit

4th May 2018

Thank you to Neil and his team for a lovely morning. Nothing was too much trouble and very friendly staff made everyone feel welcome


Henry De Bromhead

Stable visit 3rd October 2018

Thank you to Henry De Bromhead for entertaining some of members on a wonderful stable, and his secretary Nicole, who is pictured with Monalee (white face). Special Tiara pictured with owner Sally Rowley-Williams who was over visiting from the US.


Jessica Harrington

Stable visit 5th October 2018

Thank you to Jessica Harrington, her knowledgeable daughter Kate, and Robbie Power for entertaining our members on a fantastic and friendly stable visit. Pictured are Jezki, and Robbie checking his phone.


Anthony Honeyball

Stable Visit 25th March 2019

Thank you to  team Anthony Honeyball Racing for an excellent stable visit, with very appreciative staff, pus a lovely spread put on for us modelled by the man himself


Fergal O'Brien

Stable Visit 25th April 2019

Thank you to Chris and Sally and everyone part of team FOB racing for entertaining some of our members on todays stable visit. Pictured are Cap Soliel and Jarveys Plate


Philip Hobbs

Stable Visit 14th October 2019

Thank you to Philip Hobs, Johnson White, Darren O'Dwyer and everyone else involved in the team for entertaining our members on a wet Monday morning


Jeremy Scott

Stable Visit 14th October 2019

Thank you to Jeremy Scott and his team for an enjoyable stable visit for some of our members today.


Contact Us

We want to hear from you

If you would like more information about becoming a member of the club, or have any general questions, you can email us at the following address


The club is run by the members and volunteers, and has no employees, so please be patient and we will always aim to reply to you as soon as possible. Hopefully we can welcome you to our friendly group of members in the near future.

Find us on facebook - search south west racing club, or on twitter @swracingclub1

Also if you want to speak to speak to someone face to face, on race days at Newton Abbot the club run the race card hut by the paddock, and at Taunton, we run the book stall by the weighing room.  


Useful Links

North & Midlands Racing Club

Wales Racing Club

Our Twitter Account


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