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Ruth Carr Racing


Stats to date (27.03.24):

  • Five winners
  • Four seconds
  • Ten thirds
  • Seven fourths
  • 62 total runners

About the Club

Membership Fee: £295 for all of 2024

The Ruth Carr Racing Club has been created to allow everybody an opportunity to experience the world of racing at an affordable price. The ability to follow the Club horses as they progress through their careers and the anticipation of a successful day at the races offers so much entertainment. Sharing this excitement and anticipation with like-minded racegoers and a visit to the yard will enhance your social life, whilst making new friends.

If you are looking for lots of fun and excitement, or a special gift for someone, then the Ruth Carr Racing Club is for you.

What to Expect

  • At least two horses running in the Club Colours
  • Regular updates, including photos and videos of the Club horses.
  • Draw entry for race day badges
  • Visits to the yard to meet the horses and socialise with other Club members and the team at Mowbray
  • Pre and Post race reports from the yard for each of our Club runners via private Telegram Group
  • Draw entry to receive any winning trophies
Ruth colours


Our colours are kindly provided to the Racing Club by Ruth. They have been her personal racing colours for many years and have been carried by some of her favourite horses including Monaadhil who won 3 races and was placed 4 times out of 11 runs in 2022.

Meet the Ruth Carr Racing Club Horses

We currently have four very exciting horses in the Club.
Van Zant, Hard Solution, Newyorkstateofmind and Darker.

Hard Solution

A big handsome sprinter, purchased privately at the end of 2022. He’d spent his whole racing career in the same yard so a change of scenery saw him rejuvenated!

In good form in summer 2023 to win and be third at Hamilton before aggravating an old injury twice.  Had some bad luck with the draw and no luck in running before bouncing back to form with a 3rd and then a win in March 2024.  (updated 23.03.24)


A bay 6yo gelding by Brazen Beau and out of Albany Rose. Bought at Tattersalls in October 2022, he enjoyed a winter of complete relaxation.  Even thought the Racing Post wouldn’t agree I think Yorkie has run consistently all year!  A winner at Hamilton and placed on plenty of occasions in 2023.  He’s a had a good winter holiday and will be ready to run again at Easter 2024.  (updated 23.03.24)

Van Zant

A good looking lad who is full brother to a 3 time winner.
Van showed ability as a 2 year old when placed 2nd to subsequent 99 rated Lethal Levi. Disappointing at times last year but he has showed me enough to stop me writing him off!  He eventually came good at Wolverhampton to win on Boxing Day 2023 and has held his form well this all weather season with plenty of placed efforts another win at Southwell at the end of March! (updated 27.03.24)


He is a very big horse who will continue to mature physically (and mentally) and is full brother to a Group Three winner. I didn’t have new owners for him so have popped him in the Racing Club for the time being whilst one of the other Club horses was out of action and he is still in the Club!  We’ve tried Darker over different distances in 2023 and he ran well to be third over 1m at Chelmsford which looks to be his best trip.  Looked to need the run first time out in 2024 and hopefully he can repay my considerable faith in him soon! (updated 23.03.24)

Membership Fee

A one off fee of £295 will provide membership until 31st December 2024 with nothing extra to pay.

Application Form

Happy members!


Will I own a share in the horses?
Buying a membership does not entitle you to an ownership share in the horses and you will not be entitled to any return if the horse is sold.

Who owns the horses?
All the horses are owned by Ruth Carr Racing Ltd and are leased to the Club.

Will I receive any prize money?
Your membership does not entitle you to any prize money earned by the horses in the Ruth Carr Racing Club. Membership in the Club in not an investment and you will not receive any financial return.

Will I get a badge to go racing when a Club horse runs?
Due to the nature of the Club, we can’t guarantee a badge for every member to attend on a race day. In the interest of fairness, the names of members who wish to attend will go into a draw after the horse has been declared.

When will I know when the Club horses are running?
Entries are made 7 days in advance with the final declaration stage being made by 10am two days before the race.

Can I cancel my membership?
Yes, you can cancel for a full refund up to fourteen days after your payment has been received in line with the statutory cooling off period. After the fourteen day cooling off period, we cannot offer you a refund for cancelled membership.

Who makes the decisions about the horses?
All decisions including race day planning, jockeys and retiring or selling horses will be made by Ruth Carr – the trainer.

How many stable visits will we have?
We will have at least one visit to Mowbray House each year. Subject to space, members will be able to bring guests with them. Children are welcome if fully supervised. Sorry we cannot allow dogs at our events.

How much does it cost to join the Club?
The Ruth Carr Racing membership lasts until 31st December 2024 and costs an all-inclusive price of £295. In all circumstances the membership fee is not subject to any additional requests for payment in relation to the keeping, training and racing of the racehorses, no matter what costs the Club incurs.

How do I become a member of the Club?
Fill out and send us an Application Form

Who do I contact if I have a question about the Club or membership?
Please contact Chrissie: We will keep members fully informed of all club matters by email and private SMS message and Ruth will of course be on hand to chat at the races and at yard visits.

Does the Ruth Carr Racing Club comply with the new British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Shared Ownership Regulation “Racing Club Code of Conduct”?
Yes the Terms and Conditions fully comply with the recent (1st May 2021) tightening of regulation on Racing Clubs.
Click here to view the document.