The ALBORADA Trust aims to provide funding for medical and veterinary causes, research, education, the welfare of animals and with the provision of relief to disaster areas worldwide.

World Champion ALBORADA

The Trust was named after the great race mare ALBORADATwice winner of Newmarket’s Champion Stakes, Group 1, and rated World Champion three-year-old filly in 1998.


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Partners with leading Charities

We’re partners with leading national and international charities such as ActionAid, Alzheimer’s Research UK, The Brooke and Médecins Sans Frontières.


What we support
Funding for Charities

The trustees’ primary aims are the funding of medical and veterinary causes, research and education, welfare of animals and help with relief to disaster areas worldwide. 


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Funding so far

Grants paid out in 2023


Grants paid since inception


Long-term commitments


Last year the Alborada Trust distributed c. £5.8m. Primarily this was to continue to support long-term commitments to both human and equine research projects. It continued to support ARUK, Cancer Research UK, and the University of Cambridge. Equine commitments continued with long-standing arrangements with the RVC, University of Cambridge and The Brooke.

It also saw the Trust continue to commit significant funds to help displaced Ukrainian families in their homeland, Poland and the UK, via a number of global multinational and local national charities.

Alongside this, 2023 saw the Trust continue to support for humanitarian aid and international development projects in other parts of the world including but not exclusively: The Horn of Africa, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Haiti, Pakistan, Poland, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen, Zambia …. The Alborada Trust has a global reach and has made donations to charities that are providing aid to the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Congo, Ethiopia, Greece, Haiti, Gaza, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Thailand, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The Trust again supported its wildlife conservation partner DSWF and supported applications for the first time from a number of smaller charities including the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Safehands and DEKI.

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