FREE passes for ARC racecourses!


FREE passes for ARC racecourses! are THRILLED to announce a special badge scheme created exclusively for you, delivered in partnership with the National Trainers Federation (NTF) and Arena Racing Company (ARC). This scheme enables members of (you!) to visit an ARC racecourse on up to four occasions per year for free, including two passes that may be used by guests of the badgeholder.

*If you claimed a badge in 2019, it reset on 1st January 2020 so retain it for 2020 to keep using it!*

How does it work?

  • Each member of will be supplied with 1x ARC Badge, pre-loaded with two visits to an ARC racecourse.
  • Two further ‘vouchers’ will be issued alongside the badge, offering a total of four visits per year. Vouchers can only to be used alongside a valid badge.

How do I claim my ARC badge?

We just need your consent to share your name, employment status and place of work with ARC in order to issue the badges. That’s it!

Please send us a quick email to giving us your consent, the name of the trainer you work for and the yard address.

How do I get hold of these badges for other grooms on the yard?

Just tell them to sign up to and follow the instructions above!

What ARC fixtures can I use the badges for?

The ARC Badge Scheme will be eligible for over 500 fixtures across the 15 ARC racecourses per year.

Terms and Conditions of ARC Badge Scheme

1. The ARC admission scheme is for Premier Enclosure admission only.
2. The ARC card is not transferable and only for use by the member named on the card.
3. If membership is terminated the ARC card will be deactivated without notice.
4. The ARC card remains the property of ARC and it may be withdrawn without notice or explanation at any time.
5. The ARC card must be produced to gain entrance at any ARC racecourse. Failure to produce the card may result in refusal of free entry.
6. The ARC admission scheme does not include access to non-raceday events held at any ARC racecourse.
7. ARC racecourses have the right to exclude racedays at any given time. To confirm admission availability it is advised that ARC badge scheme users contact racecourse prior to attending or check the Members Area of
8. Where possible changes to the ARC admission scheme will be communicated to members by monthly eBulletins and via the Members Area of,
9. Please check the dress code policy of each racecourse prior to attending.
10. Exclusions apply to all ARC racecourses. Please check for details.
11. No refunds are provided for tickets bought prior to access through the scheme.

Fixture exclusions:

Please note that the following fixtures are not included in the ARC badge scheme from January 2020 – January 2021

ARC/ Badge Scheme 2020 Exclusions
Racecourse Day Date
Bath No Exclusions n/a
Brighton No Exclusions n/a
Chepstow Music Event 06-Jun-20
Saturday of Jumps Season Opener 10-Oct-20
Coral Welsh Grand National 27-Dec-20
Doncaster St Leger Festival (Thurs – Sat) 9, 10, 11, 12 September 20
Ffos Las Music Event 23-May-20
Ladies Day 28-Aug-20
Welsh Champion Hurdle 17-Oct-20
Fontwell Park No Exclusions n/a (Grandstand Badge Only)
Gt Yarmouth Ladies Night 15-Jul-20
Bank Holiday Family Fun Day 30-Aug-20
Eastern Festival Ladies Day 17-Sep-20
Hereford No Exclusions n/a
Lingfield Park AWC Finals Day 10-Apr-20
Music Events 6, 27 June | 1, 8 Aug | 12 Sept
Newcastle Northumberland Plate Day 29-Jun-20
Ladies Day 25-Jul-20
Royal Windsor Music Event 29-Aug-20
Southwell No Exclusions n/a
Uttoxeter Midlands Grand National Day 14-Mar-20
Live Music Raceday 16-May-20
Ladies Day 24-Jul-20
New Years Eve Raceday 31-Dec-20
Wolverhampton No Exclusions n/a
Worcester Ladies Day 06-Jun-20