News

08 July 2024

ROA Board Appoints Louise Norman as Permanent Chief Executive Officer

The Board unanimously approved the appointment with immediate effect.

13 June 2024

New licence for syndicates and racing clubs to support more proactive regulation of shared ownership

New licence aims to further strengthen the regulation of shared ownership.

11 June 2024

Charlie Parker: radical new proposal deserves fair hearing

"We have a product that would be hugely attractive to investors, potentially powering the sport on"

24 May 2024

Syndicate or Racing Club licences

The BHA will contact all existing Syndicators and Club Managers directly in early June with more information and guidance on how to apply

21 May 2024

BHA update on Sunday Evening racing pilot

BHA Board members agreed that the Sunday evening racing pilot should not be resumed at this time

14 May 2024

UK racing’s heritage of real value on global stage

“We must access the vast legal betting markets worldwide and the income that could produce”

10 May 2024

Louise Norman appointed Interim Chief Executive at Racehorse Owners Association

Louise Norman, previously serving as Head of Ownership, has been appointed by the ROA Board to assume the role of ...read more

10 May 2024

Change in leadership at the Racehorse Owners Association: CEO departure

The Racehorse Owners Association (ROA), the representative body for owners in British Racing, announces today the departure of its Chief ...read more

02 May 2024

Accountability statement from the British Horseracing Authority

Statement from BHA Chief Executive Julie Harrington

24 April 2024

Members enjoy Harry Derham visit

A tour of the state of the art Boxford yard proved luck for Harry - with four winners in the next four days!

15 April 2024

Julian Taylor announced as Aintree Chair

A racehorse owner, he was also previously an amateur jockey riding in point-to-points and hunter chases.

11 April 2024

Flat's global appeal key to boosting revenue

"We should concentrate our efforts on the elements of our sport that garner worldwide attention"

09 April 2024

Prize money at Jockey Club Racecourses in 2024

A message from Nevil Truesdale, Group Chief Executive of The Jockey Club

09 April 2024

Updated all-card trot up dates, April - September 2024

An updated list of the Flat and Jump fixtures at which all-card trot ups and pre-race examinations are expected to take place in the coming months.

04 April 2024

How owners can help spread the word on HorsePWR

New campaign, designed to promote the facts around welfare in horseracing

31 March 2024

Survey to explore experiences of ethnically diverse communities in racing

Commissioned by the BHA e survey is part of a wider research project to explore the opportunities and barriers that might exist

28 March 2024

Chester announce increase in prize money

Chester Racecourse can announce that the total prize fund on offer across its 15 racedays in 2024 will stand at a record £3.275 million, representing a 17% increase on 2023.

21 March 2024

Chance to line up for the Run for the Roses

Chelmsford stage final qualifying race for the Kentucky Derby

07 March 2024

Reforming our sport of utmost importance

"The last thing that the industry needs is a further drift towards black-market betting operators"

04 March 2024

VETERINARY PROCESS FOR 2024 AINTREE GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL

The BHA has confirmed the medical declaration and pre-veterinary examination processes that will be in place this year

28 February 2024

Report on the Westminster Hall debate on affordability checks

ROA Board Member Philip Davies lead the call against intrusive affordability checks

19 February 2024

ROA Racecourse Accreditation 2023

31 courses have received the Gold Standard for 2023

11 February 2024

Updated list of fixtures with pre-race examinations

List now includes a provisional schedule up to the end of June 2024.

07 February 2024

New owners Appointments at ARC

Arena Racing Company (Arc) have appointed a five-strong team responsible for owners' and trainers' liaison at its 16 courses.

07 February 2024

Stalemate on betting levy reform must be overcome 

“It seems almost certain now that the minister Stuart Andrew will have to intervene in the process”

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09 April 2024

Prize money at Jockey Club Racecourses in 2024

A message from Nevil Truesdale, Group Chief Executive of The Jockey Club