Month: December 2021

“Being There” During Lockdown

Vicki Walker, Chaplain to women in Sydney & NSW Provincial racing, was as busy as ever throughout the state’s June to October Covid lockdown.  Unable to attend racedays or visit stables, Vicki says “much of my time was spent just being there when people needed someone to talk to, even though I wasn’t with them in person”. Vicki’s role has been…

Christmas BBQs

During recent barrier trials, the Australian Turf Club, assisted by ARCC Chaplains and volunteers, provided some Christmas cheer in the form of breakfast. These gestures are always warmly appreciated by stable staff, many of whom start work at 4am. DECEMBER 21, 2021