How much is each share?
Each share is £995, which is for all three horses up until 31st October 2024. You are welcome to buy more than one share if you wish.
What will my returns be?
The best way to look at the return on your outlay is what enjoyment, new experiences and friendships you develop. Seeing your horse canter past you on a crisp winter’s morning can be worth far more than worrying about how much prize money you may or may not win.
With so many members, your pro-rata return of prize money will not pay for your next holiday however, if you can recoup over 10% of your outlay then we will all have done well. Your horses will have a programme designed across the season where they have the best chance of performing to their maximum ability.
Who can join the Stowe 100 Racing Club?
Anyone connected to the school - so current and former pupils, parents and staff are all welcome.
We are encouraging as many under 50s to take part as they aren’t currently that represented across racehorse ownership however all ages will be warmly welcomed.
The 100 Club has a busy calendar of events lined up with lots of entertainment promised on and off the course thanks to some of the many Stowe connections in the hospitality industry.
Will the horses be insured?
In short no, owing to the prohibitive cost of insurance. By leasing horses, the Club does have the flexibility to draft in a replacement should such a situation arise from injury.
Who is running the Stowe 100 Racing Club? The Club is spearheaded by Henry Kimbell (Chandos 04) who has been running our other Old Stoic Racing Clubs since their inception.
Henry and the three trainers will be the principal decision makers around the horses and their running plans.
What happens if the Club doesn't fill 100 shares?
The Committee and trainers will do their utmost to ensure this Racing Club is filled however should such a situation arise then we would simply only lease one additional flat horse for 2023 so two in total.
The revised number of shareholders would receive all of the promoted benefits and obviously an increased pro-rata share of any prize money. To make this scenario work we would need at least 65 shares sold.
Our continued thanks to:
Milo Corbett (Chatham 94)
Hannah Durden (Nugent 01)
Henry Macpherson (Cobham 13)
Edward Ruggles-Brise (Bruce 04)
Thomasina Sandys (née Boddy, Nugent 89)
Anna Semler (Nugent 05)