Keyword: BHA

  • BHA Creates Horseracing Bettors Forum

    The British Horseracing Authority will create a Horseracing Bettors Forum designed to give those who wager on racing a chance to offer "constructive suggestions" on how the industry can develop and implement changes.

  • Groups Respond to New British Steroid Policy

    A group of prominent organizations involved in Thoroughbred breeding, racing, and sales in North America issued a joint statement Feb. 24 in reaction to the British Horseracing Authority's enhanced equine anti-doping rules.

  • BHA Steroid Policy Has U.S. Ramifications

    The racing and breeding industry in North America is devising a plan of action to accommodate the British Horseracing Authority's zero-tolerance policy for the presence of anabolic steroids in Thoroughbreds.

  • BHA Levies Heavy Penalties Against Three

    The British Horseracing Authority has banned a jockey and trainer for 14 years each and one of their associates for 11 1/2 years for violations of racing rules, including conspiracy to commit a corrupt practice.

  • Britain Investigating Morphine Cluster

    Five horses under the care of different trainers have tested positive recently. The British Horseracing Authority said in a statement that names of horses or trainers will not be released until the investigation is complete.

  • Licensing Hearing for Godolphin's Appleby

    Charlie Appleby is scheduled to meet with the British Horseracing Authority's Licensing Committee July 10 in pursuit of his trainer's certificate. Godolphin has pegged him to take over training at its Moulton Paddocks.

  • Trainer in Britain Suspended Three Years

    The Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority has suspended trainer Ian McInnes for three years in connection with running a horse nine times after it had undergone a type of surgery that is banned.

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    Report Notes Contraction of British Racing

    The move of major bookmakers to offshore locations helped contribute to decreased wagering yield as British racing contracted 1.2% compared with four years ago, according to a recent British Horseracing Authority report.

  • Irish Jockey Eddie Ahern Suspended 10 Years

    The British Horseracing Authority suspended jockey Eddie Ahern May 22 for 10 years after he was found to have committed multiple racing violations including holding back a mount at Lingfield in January 2011.

  • Steroid Use Called 'Deliberate Flouting'

    The British Horseracing Authority, in a recap of a hearing into trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni's admitted use of anabolic steroids in some of his racehorses, called it a "deliberate flouting" of the rules of racing.