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BENEFITS OF BEING A MEMBER OF THE RACING ASSOCIATION

SERVICES:

  • A personalized engraved members’ badge plus a guest badge which includes owners’ racing colours that gives members and their guests free access to all racecourses and their facilities countrywide
  • A parking disc which entitles members to utilize the members parking area on racedays
  • Assistance in setting up partnerships and syndicates
  • Assistance in arranging trophies, photographs and mementos
  • Assistance in arranging sponsorships on silks
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Eligibility to enter monthly giveaways
  • Access to information webinars to address information and questions posed by members
  • Added Stake bonus on selected races
  • FREE access to the Tellytrack.com live racing feed.

SOCIAL:

  • An invitation to the annual cocktail party which coincides with the annual general meeting of the association
  • An invitation to quarterly networking/social functions where members may interact with each other as well as members of the Board
  • Free on-course entry to the Summer Cup, Durban July and the Met racedays
  • Preferential meal prices and discounts in members’ restaurants
  • A dedicated members restaurant at Turffontein, Vaal, Fairview, Kenilworth and Durbanville Racecourses
  • Invitations as guests of the Racing Association for Graded Race Owners
  • Invitations as guests of the Racing Association for special race days, giveaways and competitions.

REPRESENTATION:

  • The right to nominate and/or vote for representation on the Racing Association Board
  • Representation by the Racing Association Board in matters relating to racehorse ownership, such as
    – Stakes
    – Racing facilities
    – Training facilities
    – Programming
    – Jockeys riding fees
  • Liaison with Thoroughbred Breeders Association
  • Liaison with National Horseracing Authority
  • Liaison with all Operators
  • We can assist with advice on
    – Horseracing syndicates and partnerships
    – Tax matters relative to racehorse ownership
    – Terms and conditions contracts between owners and trainers
    – Contracts relating to advertising on silks.

MEMBERSHIP

To join the RA, please fill in the application form.

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