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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...

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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...

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Podcasts & Videos

Stewards do your job, the new whip rules and more

POSTED: October 5, 2020

Jonathan Stettin talks the new riding crop or whip rules which were just implemented in California by the CHRB. Jon weighs in on what he...

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Podcasts & Videos

Go to the Whip, the latest Gate to Wire podcast episode

POSTED: October 2, 2020

In this episode Jon and Mike tell the stewards to do their job when it comes to whip regulations. They talk Improbable, the Arc, and...

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Features

The Cushion Crop

POSTED: January 1, 2020

The cushion crop! What is a cushion crop? I’m glad that you asked. The cushion crop could be described as an instrument of correction, encouragement,...

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Latest Horse Racing News

Julio Couton and Silvio Amador Suspended 30 days For a Whip Handoff

POSTED: December 15, 2019

In last Thursday’s sixth race at Golden Gate Fields we saw something you don't see every day. Silvio Amador handed off his whip to Julio...

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Latest Horse Racing News

A Lot of Movin and Shakin

POSTED: December 13, 2019

We all know Joe Talamo is booked for Oaklawn, and Kent Desormeaux is at the Fair Grounds. Bob Baffert and Peter Miller are sending strings...

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Training Tips

Trainer JJ Graci on New Whip Rules In Horse Racing

POSTED: October 25, 2019

Horse Racing's New Whip Rules Feature Image Courtesy of Steve Heuertz  I was reading a article about how Woodbine Race Course is going to try...

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Race Riding or Foul for David Cohen?

POSTED: April 25, 2019

Race riding is an art. Knowing how far you can push a horse out, or intimidate a rider or his mount without fouling to the...

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