Tag: 'British Horseracing Authority'

Liam Treadwell

Grand National-winning jockey found dead

Grand National-winning jockey Liam Treadwell, who won the fabled steeplechase at the first attempt in 2009, has been found dead in an English property.

Scottish horse racing given OK to resume

Horse racing in Scotland is set to return behind closed doors as the government announced professional sport can resume as part of its COVID-19 route...

Zodiakos win marks British racing return

Horse racing has resumed in Britain for the first time since March 17 with a 10-race meeting in Newcastle.
William Buick

Buick eager for British racing to restart

William Buick, who will ride Pinatubo in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, says he can't wait for UK racing to resume.

UK horse racing in green light to resume

UK racing has been given government approval to resume after a 10-week absence because of the coronavirus pandemic

Officials confident UK racing can resume

The British Horseracing Authority has high hopes that UK racing will be up and running again on June 1.

Guineas takes centre stage in UK return

The 2000 Guineas and the 1000 Guineas are set to mark the return of UK racing on the first weekend in June.

Gosden’s full support for UK racing return

Leading trainer John Gosden says his team of high-profile racehorses is ready for action if UK racing resumes in June.

British jockeys preparing for return

Jockeys can expect things to look different when racing eventually resumes in Britain, Professional Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers says.
Boris Johnson

Program in place for British racing return

A provisional program for the resumption of racing has been published by the British Horseracing Authority.
Epsom racing

Proposal for one-day Derby-Oaks meeting

Epsom is exploring the feasibility and practicality of a one-day Derby meeting behind closed doors.
Matt Hancock

Hopes British racing can resume soon

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has spoken positively about hopes the resumption of racing in Britain might not be too far away.

Plans unveiled for British racing return

Racing officials have outlined a program for Group One racing in Britain based on a return at the end of the month.
resumption of British racing

Provisional fixture list being prepared

Officials are nearing publication of an initial program for the first seven days of racing when the sport eventually resumes in Britain.

British riders considering return proposal

Plans for the resumption of British racing have met with a mostly positive response from the Professional Jockeys Association.
racing in Britain

Restricted field sizes for British racing

A restriction on field sizes to 12 runners per race and the use of only senior jockeys feature in plans for the resumption of racing...
Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham held within guidelines: Dowden

Britain's Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has defended his decision to allow the Cheltenham Festival to go ahead.

Derby in July in plans for England

The British Horseracing Authority has plans to run the Classic races in different time slots when the sport resumes.

BHA defends holding Cheltenham festival

British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust has defended the decision to hold the Cheltenham Festival.
Cheltenham Festival

Return to British racing to remain on hold

Racing will remain on hold beyond after the British Horseracing Authority extended its suspension on meetings in Britain.
Britain plans for return to racing

BHA ready to review plans to resume racing

Plans for a resumption of racing in Britain will be reviewed by the board of the British Horseracing Authority.
Anthony Van Dyck

Major UK meetings fall victim to virus

Two major UK racing meetings, including the Derby festival at Epsom in June, have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Trainers in Britain

Beckett believes racing can work to return

Classic-winning trainer Ralph Beckett is optimistic racing in Britain will be ready to resume behind closed doors should it be given the go-ahead.
British racing

British racing making plans for return

British racing is likely to resume behind closed doors once given the appropriate go-ahead following the current shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Trainer says British Horseracing Authority stopped racing too soon

Trainer Mark Johnston believes the British Horseracing Authority has made a mistake suspending racing as soon as it has.