Come Racing At York And Discover Shared Ownership

Features | 3rd May 2022

The Racecourse Ownership Day series continues next week as York Racecourse welcomes racegoers back for the annual Dante Festival. The Ownership Day will be hosted on the third day of the festival, Friday 13th May 2022. 

As well as an afternoon of top-quality racing including the potential return of superstar stayer Stradivarius in feature race the Yorkshire Cup (Gr.2), there will lots of opportunities to discover the thrill of shared ownership with plenty of activities throughout the day. 

Book your Dante Festival tickets HERE.


Whether you’re a seasoned racegoer or relative newcomer to the sport, enjoy an action-packed day and gain fascinating insight into what it’s like to be an owner of an equine star.

Meet and chat with Syndicates and Racing Clubs

Syndicates and clubs will be on hand in the Ebor Stand to discuss an alternative avenue into racehorse ownership and to find out the right type of ownership to suit you. The Racehorse Owners Association will be present to answer any questions and to talk through the benefits and thrills racehorse ownership can provide. Syndicates and racing clubs confirmed to attend on the day include:

  • Grange Park Racing
  • Habton Racing Club
  • Hambleton Racing
  • International Racing Club
  • Kingsley Park Partnerships
  • Nick Bradley Racing
  • Ontoawinner
  • Quantum Leap Racing
  • Santry Racing
  • Stoneleigh Racing
  • Surrey Racing
  • The British Racing Club
  • Titanium Racing Club
  • TopSpeed Thoroughbreds
  • Ursa Major Racing


There is still chance to win a Racehorse Ownership Experience as In The Paddock is offering a lucky winner the chance to experience a day as a racehorse owner. Click HERE for more information on how to enter.

Ownership Talks

A series of educational talks will take place throughout the day from syndicate managers, trainers and racing personalities sharing their knowledge and experience on shared ownership.

Parade of horses with shares available

Before racing begins, a parade of horses in training with shares available will take place in the Parade Ring. Racegoers will have the opportunity to buy shares on the day or simply learn about the process of purchasing shares in a racehorse and what to look for in a young horse. The ownership journey could start sooner than you think!

Meet an ex-racehorse

Racegoers will have the opportunity to meet an ex-racehorse up close and pose any questions about what the sport offers its equine participants and the career possibilities they have once they have retired from racing.

Virtual Reality Ownership Experience

Picturing yourself as a racehorse owner will get a whole lot easier with a virtual reality ownership experience where racegoers can step into the shoes of an owner using a VR headset. Experience the world of racehorse ownership – in 360 degrees!

Book your Dante Festival tickets HERE.