The Hon Frances Stanley DL

Frances is a Director of Newmarket Racecourse and assists in the running of New England Stud near Newmarket where she and her husband Peter breed thoroughbred horses and live with their three children.

Frances has been involved and led several fundraising and community projects raising funds for organisations including Palace House (The Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art), the East Anglia Children’s Hospice, (EACH), Breast Cancer Haven Trust, the Blood Bank (NHS), Countryside Alliance and the Charity Race Day in aid of Racing Welfare.

In 2016, Frances competed in the Newmarket Town Plate, the oldest and longest flat race in the country raising money for the King Charles II statue that sits at The Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket.

Frances is a trustee of Palace House and a Governor of Heathfield School, Ascot.

She has recently become a patron of VIVA arts and community group in Soham and is also chairing the social committee of Presents Galore, the Christmas Fair held at Newmarket Racecourse in aid of Racing Welfare and Palace House.

Frances was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2019.