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About us - the Racing Bank


The Racing Bank


About us - the Racing Bank

Since 1770, the Weatherbys name has been synonymous with horseracing.

Today, Weatherbys remains a family-owned business at the heart of the industry, providing a host of services to racecourses, owners, trainers, breeders and enthusiasts.
 
Weatherbys Racing Bank offers owners and trainers the features of a regular bank account for your racing transactions. Building relationships with our clients is key to our success and our dedicated team are always available to provide personal assistance and advice.
 
We provide a comprehensive range of specialised Banking and Accounting services for clients involved in the horseracing and bloodstock industries.
 
Click here for more information about our Racing Accounts

 


Corporate Information

Weatherbys Racing Banking is a service of Weatherbys Bank, and you can find detailed information on the company, including regulatory information and Pillar 3 disclosures, on this page within the Private Bank part of our website.
 


Resources

Much of the information that you may need to know applies to both the Private Bank and to the Racing Bank. Therefore, we have collected it into a single shared area, where you can access topics such as FAQs and downloadable documents. You can access it here.

Note that you will be taken to the Private Bank area of the website. If you wish to return here to the Horses and Racing section, you can select it from the main Menu at the top of the page.
 


Meet the Team

Johnny Weatherby

Johnny Weatherby

Chairman
Johnny Weatherby joined Weatherbys in 1979. He was seconded to the Jockey Club as a Director from 1990-1992, and returned to Weatherbys as Chairman of the Group and the Bank in 1993. He is Her Majesty’s Representative and Chairman of Ascot Racecourse, and a Member of the Jockey Club.
Roger Weatherby

Roger Weatherby

Chief Executive
Roger Weatherby, M.Sc. FSI, joined Weatherbys as a non-executive Director in 1993. He joined the group board as an Executive Director in 1998 and became Chief Executive of Weatherbys Bank in 2000. Prior to joining Weatherbys, he worked for Cazenove & Co. He is Chairman of the Racing Foundation and is Senior Steward of The Jockey Club.
David Hart

David Hart

Associate Director
David Hart, Banking Manager, joined Weatherbys Bank in 2000 following a two year stint working in the General Stud Book Department of Weatherbys Group. Previously, he worked for Britannia Building Society. David is a long-standing racing enthusiast.
Louise Norman

Louise Norman

Senior Racing Banking Manager

Louise joined Weatherbys Bank in 1999 having previously worked for HM Revenue & Customs. Louise has worked in and managed the VAT Services team for the past 17 years, and recently expanded her Management role to include the Racing Bank area.

Sarah Hawkes

Sarah Hawkes

Head of Customer Service
Sarah Hawkes, Head of Customer Service, started her career in banking with TSB Bank and later with Lloyds TSB plc after their merger took place. She was on the management team of several branches, responsible for customer service delivery, before joining the team at Weatherbys Bank in 1999.
Caroline Marray

Caroline Marray

Assistant Manager
Caroline Marray, Assistant Manager, joined the Racing Division of Weatherbys Limited in 1996 after graduating from the University of Leicester.  She moved to Weatherbys Bank in 2004, where her racing expertise has been put to good use. She is a keen follower of jump racing, aiming to never miss a Cheltenham meeting.