A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
BHA chief executive Nick Rust has confirmed an industry steering group is in place to consider the implications of the virus.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
Ante-post favourite Riders Onthe Storm will miss today’s Caspian Caviar Gold Cup after being declared a non-runner in error.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
Cheltenham’s first afternoon of its three-day November meeting has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track – and Saturday’s high-profile card must pass a 3pm inspection on Friday.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
Godolphin’s lightly-raced performer Auxerre is among 56 horses left in at the five-day stage for the Unibet Lincoln at Doncaster on Saturday.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Declan Lavery has had his 10-day riding ban quashed following an appeal heard by an independent disciplinary panel at the headquarters of the British Horseracing Authority on Thursday.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Not 26 years old yet and Joseph O’Brien already enjoys the ultimate badge of acceptance within the racing community. He is known simply as ‘Joseph.’ Of course, as the eldest son of Aidan and Anne-Marie O’Brien, he has had his advantages in the sport, certainly during his riding career, but as a trainer he is very much his own man.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Why, oh why, has the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board felt it necessary to tamper with the rules
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
A new and unwelcome breed of racegoer — well-suited young men, travelling in packs, drinking unwisely and chanting menacingly — has become an uncomfortably prominent threat to the wellbeing of British horse racing
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
However, they added, "the result called on the day stands for betting purposes".
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
There were four equine fatalities on the final day alone, with three of them coming in the concluding race.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
Turner has expressed her regret after a "mistake" concerning the opening of an internet betting account.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
A post mortem has revealed that a “severe pulmonary haemorrhage” was to blame for the sudden death of Many Clouds at Cheltenham on Saturday, according to British Horseracing Authority (BHA) officials.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
Officials at the British Horseracing Authority have denied claims Many Clouds was at increased risk in continuing to race having previously had what was described as a “wobble” after two of his big-race successes.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
London-based Limerick lawyer Ian Lynam has been working hard to protect sport’s integrity from a range of threats, from match-fixing to Brexit. But he’s also occupied with where sport is going, and the widening role of analytics...
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
The long-absent Jezki will not make his reappearance at Punchestown today and will instead be targeted at the Irish Champion Hurdle on January 29.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
Martin Keighley is determined to win the Glenfarclas Chase again with Any Currency after his disqualification from first place in the cross-country event at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Mahmood Al Zarooni has instructed his solicitors to investigate the soundness of the eight-year ban imposed on him by the British Horseracing Authority.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa has been handed an 18-day suspension by the British Horseracing Authority over his use of the whip, six of which have been deferred.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Foxtrot Charlie continued the rich vein of form being enjoyed by Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen when beating his elders in the listed Coral.ie Glencairn Stakes in Leopardstown last night.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
The Grand National was a great race and a credit to everyone involved, says.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Sam Waley-Cohen and Nina Carberry are free to ride in the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree after an about-turn by the British Horseracing Authority governing their eligibility due to suspension.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Newcastle-based businessman Graham Wylie, and his wife Andrea, are living the dream and surely grateful for the day they decided to have horses in training with Willie Mullins.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
A chance meeting at a wedding sent Limerick’s Ian Lynam down a road of intricate contracts, sports law and representing some of the biggest names in European football. And at a time when image rights, stats and analytics was being embraced by some of football’s top clubs as they bid to get that competitive edge on their Premier League rivals...
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
The British Horseracing Authority will “look into” the final race at Kempton on Wednesday evening after the winner, Isdaal, raced from the wrong stall.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
Luca Cumani may have had an “inkling” earlier in the year that a parting of the ways could come with Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum, owner of King George winner and leading Arc contender Postponed.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Multiple Classic-winning trainer Clive Brittain has announced his intention to retire at the end of the season.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
Seven hundred and four days after suffering serious injuries in a fall at Perth, Brian Toomey has again been granted a professional jump jockeys’ licence.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
A jockeys’ coach has apologised after a BBC interview in which he told Katie Walsh that women “can’t ride”.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
Don Cossack has been announced as the highest-rated jumps horse of the 2014/15 season in the Anglo-Irish Jump Classification on a mark of 175.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
An Irish photographer was last night recovering after suffering a broken ankle in a freak accident during yesterday’s Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Rich Ricci rates Annie Power his best chance of a winner at next week’s Cheltenham Festival after confirming the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle would “more than likely” be her target.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
New British Horseracing Authority anti-doping rules, which include a zero-tolerance approach to anabolic steroids, will come into force from Monday.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
Nicky Henderson feels the old Sprinter Sacre is “nearly there” after the former two-mile king delighted the Seven Barrows handler in his work at the weekend.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015