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Arena Racing Company was created in 2012, and has pushed forward with innovative ideas, new race series and acquiring more racecourses ever since. Find out a little more about our company values, who the people of ARC are, and the history of the racecourses that make up the group. 

ARC Business Values

We strive to be at the forefront of British Racing, offering top quality racing and delivering innovation across both our business and sport. We encourage people development and a cooperative working culture. so we can promote from within. This underpins our delivery of shareholder value.

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Jockeys racing past the crowds. Jockeys racing past the crowds.
Statue of a horse.

History and Heritage

Though Arena Racing Company is a relatively recent collaboration of two major racecourse groups, our venues are steeped in history.  Find out about some of our landmark moments from the early days of racing, to recent awards and acquisitions in our timeline below. 

Meet The Experts

ARC as a company runs everyday because of hundreds of passionate and talented employees. These employees are led by a talented team in head office, made up of experts in the industry.


ARC works with charitable and community partners both within the racing industry and the local communities around our racecourses.  Our racecourses host a large number of fundraising events, and in addition, ARC is proud to support a number of racing charities, including Racing To School, The Injured Jockeys Fund, Racing Welfare, Moorcroft Racehorse Welfare Centre.

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A jockey on their horse in the cage ready for the race to start.


Initiatives such as Take The Reins, which is in operation at both Lingfield Park and Doncaster Races, in conjunction with Active Communities Network, is offering young people the chance to develop their skills, experience and employability, whilst The Silk Series, a series of races exclusively for female jockeys, has helped raise over £46,000 for Cancer Research UK.

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