THE WEEK THAT WAS: New whip rules need to bed in smoothly
Anne Marie Duff
Any potential decisions regarding disqualification of runners for an egregious offence will now be made by the whip review committee, away from the raceday
24 November 2022 Racing News
Marco Ghiani banned for six months following BHA hearing
The Champion apprentice admitted to having taken a prohibited substance and promises to work hard to wright his wrongs
14 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: British racing stakeholders make breakthrough on power-sharing
Representatives of racecourse groups, breeders, trainers, jockeys, owners and stable staff will join with the two top executives of the BHA to form a commercial committee which will meet monthly.
Use of the whip – safety or encouragement?
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD revisits the question of whip use in the run up to the implementation of the new BHA rules
4 November 2022 Veterinary
Irish runners allowed back in low-grade British handicaps
British racing has today announced a package of measures aimed at improving the competitiveness of races on the flat and over jumps in 2023
19 October 2022 Racing News
BHA pauses saliva testing programme
The anti-doping saliva testing programme, which was started in May, has now been suspended after in accurate results were recorded from Sean Levey
28 September 2022 Racing News
Ghiani suspended on an interim basis by BHA
The Champion Apprentice has missed four scheduled rides this week already
8 September 2022 Racing News
THE WEEK THAT WAS: British fixtures could impact us
Aintree and Royal Ascot are later in the calendar in 2023 and could impact Punchestown and the Curragh
26 August 2022 Racing columns
NEWS: Irish trainers and British racecourses united in criticism for BHA
“When there’s such a debate on in England at the moment about field sizes and too much races for the number of horses, it just seems strange that they’re not opening up those races again.”
12 August 2022 Racing News
Proposals made from industry heavyweights to BHA on British racing's future
“It is clear that action needs to be taken, and in order to grow the sport will need to innovate."
27 July 2022 Racing News
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Whip cracks away
The new BHA whip rules gave rise to plenty of comment online this week
15 July 2022 Racing features
Jockey coaches poised to aid riders ahead of rule changes
Professional and young jockeys can recieve support and guidence as they transition their riding styles to accomodate the new whip rules
14 July 2022 Racing News