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International Horse Racing News

Consultation opens on use of the whip in British racing

POSTED: July 1, 2021

initial phase of consultation – an online questionnaire – opens today, 1 July, and will run for 10 weeksFurther phases of the consultation will include...

International Horse Racing News

Whip Consultation Steering Group to draw on broad range of racing, political, equine welfare and media expertise

POSTED: May 6, 2021

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today confirmed the membership of a Whip Consultation Steering Group which will have responsibility for oversight of the process...


Don’t call yourself a horseman if you don’t respect the horse

POSTED: March 2, 2021

Last year we saw and American flat racing trainer dump a horse in a West Virginia landfill. Now, we see a British jump racing trainer...

Latest Horse Racing News

Virtual International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) Series planned for April 2021

POSTED: February 4, 2021

The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) announced today that it will be hosting its fifth forum as a virtual series on each...

Latest Horse Racing News

Mike Pender and Marcelo Polanco Out

POSTED: May 21, 2019

A pair of Southern California trainers, Mike Pender and Marcelo Polanco, have officially been ordered to vacate their stalls at Santa Anita Park. The citations...



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