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Our family of companies



Our family of companies

An introduction to the Weatherbys group companies

Weatherbys Ltd

The founding company which today is primarily responsible for providing racing services to the BHA, along with racecard production, pedigree research, printing, publishing, marketing and ticketing services to a range of clients. Also responsible for IT operations underpinning the whole Weatherbys organisation. 230 employees, all based at Wellingborough HQ.

Weatherbys Bank Ltd

Incorporated in 1994 when Weatherbys secured its first banking licence from the Bank of England. Provides banking services both to those engaged in horseracing and increasingly to a wider audience. Authorised and regulated by the PRA and FCA. 100 employees, divided between Wellingborough HQ and Private Banking offices in central London and Edinburgh.

Weatherbys GSB Ltd

Incorporated in 2002 with responsibility for General Stud Book registrations, administration and publishing in Great Britain. 100% subsidiary of Weatherbys Ltd. 10 employees, all based at Wellingborough HQ.

The Point-to-Point Racing Company Ltd

Incorporated in 1989 and originally acquired by Weatherbys Ltd in 2003. In 2010, half of the business was bought by the Point-to-Point Authority and this shared ownership (Weatherbys/PPA) remains in place. Provides publishing, administrative and editorial services to the sport of Point-to-Point horseracing in Great Britain. 3 employees, based at Wellingborough HQ.

Arkle Finance Ltd

Incorporated in 1997 to provide commercial asset finance services. 100% subsidiary of Weatherbys Bank Ltd. 30 employees based at Wellingborough HQ.

Weatherbys Hamilton LLP

Constituted as a partnership in 2012, drawing together 50% involvement from Weatherbys Bank Ltd and 50% from individual partners, headed by Charles Hamilton. Providing brokerage services for bloodstock, property and liability insurance. Offices at Wellingborough, Dullingham, Swindon and London. 15 employees.

Weatherbys Ireland Ltd

Incorporated in 1983 to provide laboratory and other commercial services, largely to the Irish equine industry. Recently diversified to provide extensive DNA and genomic testing services to agricultural stock from its Rank 1 ISAG laboratory in Ireland. 23 employees, all based at Johnstown, Ireland.

Weatherbys Ireland GSB Ltd

Incorporated in 2002 with responsibility for General Stud Book registrations, administration and publishing in Ireland. 100% subsidiary of Weatherbys Ltd. 12 employees, all based at Naas office in Ireland.