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NEWS: Roll out of new British whip rules roll starts Monday
Mark Costello
The British Horseracing Authority made some significant revisions to the rules following concerns voiced by jockeys
30 December 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB to investigate Down Royal fence incident
There was some confusion as a fence was bypassed but the stewards allowed the result to stand
9 December 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Trainers and jockeys warned to take note of McNally precedent
This week's verdict marks the first time that the authorities have re-opened 'non trier' cases years after the races took place
NEWS: IHRB quiet on Rosscarbery settlement
Connections have withdrawn their appeal against the disqualification of their filly from third place in the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes, suggesting a settlement has been reached
18 November 2022 Racing News
Free seminar on anti-doping on Monday
The talk will cover what to expect during stableyard inspections and advice on administering controlled medication
18 November 2022 Racing News
IHRB apologises over Rosscarbery disqualification
The racing regulator accepts that it was not the fault of the owner, trainer or rider that Rosscarbery weighed in light after finishing third in the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh in June
18 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: BHA pauses saliva testing for jockeys
The Sean Levey affair has prompted a change of mind from the racing authority
30 September 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB and trainers in talks over pre-race testing
Taking blood samples from racehorses minutes before a race can be unsettling but the IHRB has been advised to increase the amount of pre-race tests taken
18 July 2022 Racing News
DONN McCLEAN: Why the rules on interference should change
This week's Norfolk Stakes incident has again highlighted the unjust nature of British racing's rules on interference
17 June 2022 Racing columns
What is the difference between careless, improper and dangerous riding
Events at Royal Ascot this week have again put the spotlight on the interference rules. We look at the rules as they stand in British and Irish racing
17 June 2022 Racing columns
NEWS: Family dog to blame for disqualified winner
An unusual prohibited substance case came before the Referrals Committee this week
17 June 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Racing criticised over lack of progress on Oireachtas report
“The responses we are getting back are not up to the standard required to allow us to say with confidence that this sector is above reproach”
3 June 2022 Racing News