News and Views

Industry news and President's blog

16 August 2022

Important post-Brexit breakthrough on temporary thoroughbred movements

Thoroughbreds can now enter Great Britain on a temporary basis without the need for a financial guarantee to be provided on these movements.

10 August 2022

BHA Jump Race Committee changes to the National Hunt season

Changes in store for Grade 3 races this season and in Bumpers for next season

09 August 2022

Government changes set to affect timetable

“Protecting the vulnerable whilst future-proofing racing’s revenues will be a challenge for our next PM”

05 August 2022

Shergar Cup

Meet the Jockeys

28 July 2022

Racing League - Teams

The Racing League begins on Thursday 4 August at Doncaster

13 July 2022

Whip Consultation Videos

Whip Consultation Overview * Backhand * Disqualification * How the whip should be used * Managing offences

12 July 2022

Racing in limbo until white paper is published

“We will need to digest the proposals and work out how they might impact the industry”

12 July 2022

BHA publishes Whip Consultation Report

The report contains 20 recommendations made by the Whip Consultation Steering Group

06 July 2022

All In The Race campaign launched

The ROA is proud to be one of the founding signatories

28 June 2022

Research into environmental sustainability findings published

There is potential for British racing to show leadership and innovation in tackling these issues

24 June 2022

Ascot results announced

Pre-tax loss of £12.8m (2020 loss of £0.2m) * Impact of COVID-19 pandemic remained significant in 2021 * Successful 2022 Royal Meeting provides solid platform for recovery

23 June 2022

ARC announces bonus schemes

Bonus for Class 4, 5 and 6 races and new points-based bonus during the All Weather Championships season

22 June 2022

Everyone's Turf launched

Great British Racing has launched its Everyone’s Turf campaign to showcase how there is something for everyone this summer at more

21 June 2022

Sir Johnny Weatherby steps down

Ex Mars deputy group chief executive Martin Radvan will take over

21 June 2022

British Racing joins GREAT campaign

The new racing imagery is now available to UK Government departments and its international network, including Embassies and High Commissions, for use on trade missions, at receptions and conferences.

21 June 2022

The Jockey Club in new partnership with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation

The collaboration aims to help young people from some of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities learn more about the sport as a pastime and an industry they can work in.

14 June 2022

Include your colours in the Clocktower Cup Racecard

By placing your colours in the Doncaster Charity Raceday racecard on Friday 1 July, you will be making an important contribution to the fundraising target for the year

13 June 2022

National Racehorse Week returns

National Racehorse week 2022 to take place during 10-18 September

13 June 2022

Reshaped BHA offers hope for the future

"The changes should result in clearly defined leadership roles for all the constituent bodies"

10 June 2022

Alison Enticknap appointed Director of Strategy and Change at the BHA

Follows the announcement that the sport will work together on the development of a new industry strategy

09 June 2022

The Businesses Administration apprenticeship for British racing

Office-based apprenticeship seeks to help to develop the next generation of talent

01 June 2022

Racing Industry to work together to set long term strategy

Racing’s leaders have pledged to work together over the coming months to set a long-term strategy and priorities for the British racing industry.

31 May 2022

Cazoo Derby goes global with World Pool

Cazoo Oaks Day to be a World Pool event for the first time * 7 bet types available in World Pool *£2,000 to winning racing staff

20 May 2022

Re-branding of Horsemen’s Group to The Thoroughbred Group

The Group representing the TBA, NTF, ROA, PJA, and NARS, will now be known as The Thoroughbred Group.

18 May 2022

Aspirational sport built on thriving grassroots

“At the base of the pyramid is where we find the majority of horses and thousands of owners”

17 May 2022

Rebal Athbah kick starts the Arabian Racing Season in impressive fashion

Update from the Arab Racing Organisation

26 April 2022

Tote update for April

World Pool * Aintree and Cheltenham reflections

25 April 2022

Dancing Brave and Frankie Dettori added to Hall of Fame

The pair were chosen by an independent panel of industry experts in recognition of their outstanding achievements within the sport

16 April 2022

Godolphin wins All-Weather Owner Championship

Eighth consecutive title for Godolphin; David Probert crowed Champion AW Jockey and Michael Appleby Champion AW Trainer

14 April 2022

Worldpool the biggest ever for 2022

17 meetings to be held across the year with Worldpool involvement