Founded in 1750 and governed by Royal Charter, today The Jockey Club is the largest commercial organisation in British horse racing and reinvests all profits made back into the sport. The Jockey Club's assets include: Jockey Club Racecourses - 15 of the UK's leading racecourses; Jockey Club Estates - 5,000 acres of land and property including key training facilities; The National Stud; and major charity for racing's people in need, Racing Welfare.