British Horseracing Authority

Britain: ‘Wind’ Surgeries On Horses Now Designated In Race Programs

Following an announcement by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in November 2017, the first horses to be declared as having undergone wind surgery since their last run will appear in race cards beginning today, Friday 19 January 2018. A total of four horses, including Alberobello, trained by Nicky Martin, and Dancing Amy and Dr Hooves, […]

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Britain: Training Course To Recruit Students To Work In Racing Industry Entering Its Second Year

Applications are now open for a training course designed to recruit students at equine colleges to work in the racing industry. Launched last year as part of ongoing efforts to attract more racing staff, the Entry to Employment Programme gives those who already have hands-on experience with horses the chance of a career in British […]

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Additional Prize Money Will Support Lower and Middle Tiers Of British Racing

Additional prize money from the Levy and racecourses is set to flow to the sport’s participants from 1 January 2018. Those participants who operate at the mid and lower tiers of the sport are set to benefit most through an appearance money scheme and race incentive fund aimed at the sport’s grassroots participants. The use […]

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Frankel Gets A First Winner Over Hurdles With Solo Saxophone

It might not have been what was in the mind of his breeders but Solo Saxophone, a son of Frankel, made a winning debut over hurdles at Catterick. Formerly owned by Moyglare Stud and trained by Dermot Weld, the three-year-old colt is now in the care of Dan Skelton and was a first runner over […]

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Britain: Turner Receives Three-Month Riding Ban Following ‘Breach Of Betting Rules’

Hayley Turner has been suspended from riding for three months after the opening of an internet betting account saw her charged by the British Horseracing Authority with a breach of the rules governing betting by jockeys. Britain’s most successful woman jockey officially retired from the saddle at the end of the 2015 turf season and […]

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‘Everything Is Under Consideration’ For Toast Of New York After Successful Return To Racing

A tilt at the Dubai World Cup is high on the list of possible targets for Toast Of New York following his successful comeback after an absence of 1,130 days at Lingfield on Wednesday. Jamie Osborne’s six-year-old entire had not been seen since being beaten a nose by Bayern in the Breeders’ Cup Classic of […]

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Britain: Jockey Hayley Turner Faces BHA Hearing Over Online Betting Account

Hayley Turner has expressed her regret after a “mistake” concerning the opening of an internet betting account left her facing a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel hearing on December 14. Britain’s most successful woman jockey officially retired from the saddle at the end of the 2015 turf season and after initially establishing a media career […]

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Toast Of New York Makes Successful Return To Racing With Win At Lingfield

Toast Of New York made a triumphant return to action in the Betway Conditions Stakes at Lingfield. Jamie Osborne’s six-year-old entire had not been seen since being agonizingly beaten by a nose in the Breeders’ Cup Classic of 2014, an absence of 1,130 days during which time he had a spell at stud in Qatar. […]

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Toast Of New York Returns From 1,130-Day Absence Wednesday, Eyes Pegasus

Jamie Osborne is excited to see just how much ability Toast Of New York retains when he makes his first competitive appearance in over three years at Lingfield on Wednesday. The six-year-old has been on quite a journey during his relatively short racing career to date, progressing from successive wins at Wolverhampton to winning the […]

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Fever Rules The Tin Man Out Of Hong Kong Sprint

The Tin Man has been ruled out of Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Sprint due to a reported fever. The five-year-old, who won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, was due to represent James Fanshawe in the Group One event over six furlongs at Sha Tin. However, the Hong Kong Jockey Club has announced the […]

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