Keyword: British Horse Racing Authority

  • In November Harman to Step Down as BHA Chairman

    British Horseracing Authority chairman Steve Harman, who had been the subject of an investigation looking into a conflict of interest, will leave that position to take up a new role to engage with government to represent the industry on levy issues.

  • 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.

  • Joseph O'Brien

    Jockey O'Brien Suspended for Whip Use

    British Horse Racing Authority stewards have suspended jockey Joseph O'Brien nine days and fined him for using his whip more than the permitted number of times during two races June 19 at Royal Ascot.

  • Jockey Issues Aired at International Seminar

    On the second and final day of the 2013 International Conference on the Health, Safety and Welfare of Jockeys Sept. 14 at Monmouth Park, representatives discussed a number of issues pertinent to riding careers.

  • Black Caviar Remains Unbeaten in 22 Starts
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    Black Caviar Just Holds in Ascot Nail-Biter

    Top Australian racehorse Black Caviar came halfway around the world and proved herself on the international stage June 23, remaining unbeaten in 22 starts with a victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot.

  • BHA Amends New Whip Rules After Outcry

    Following an outcry from jockeys, the British Horseracing Authority has amended rules that result in disciplinary measures for jockeys using their whips more than five times inside the final furlong of a flat race.

  • Charges Brought Against Two British Jockeys, Bookmaker

    British jockeys Brian Reilly and Dean Williams, together with bookmaker Owen Churchill, face various charges brought by that country's Horseracing Regulatory Authority after an investigation into betting on 10 races staged between Dec. 21, 2004 and Feb. 11, 2005.