RORY DELARGY: Tony Martin debacle highlights pointless punishment
Rory Delargy
Rory reflects on the fallout from the suspended trainer's appearance at Newcastle; plus two horses to follow from last weekend
RORY DELARGY Avoiding fast ground creates concern
A policy of trying to avoid fast ground at all costs could be detrimental to the sport, Rory argues the case on the issue of tracks over watering; and keep an eye on this trainer making an impact
RORY DELARGY COMMENT: Rules amendments an invitation to farce
The new BHA rules on 'fair start' don't go far enough to solve the problem for punters
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Have we lost the National?
The question is after such big changes in the Grand National this year, does it have to become the norm that we can have no fallers, writes Anne Marie Duff?
19 April 2024 Racing columns
NEWS: Samples taken from over 120 Irish Cheltenham entries
The IHRB and BHA worked together on this latest round of out-of-competition testing
1 March 2024 Racing News
IHRB and BHA join forces in landmark equine anti-doping initiative
This joint initiative marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing effort to combat doping and medication misuse in pursuit of the well-being of racehorses
29 February 2024 Racing News
BHA calls for MPs to attend affordability checks debate
Amidst mounting concerns over the new scheme, the BHA issue a compelling call for British MPs to engage in a pivotal debate
23 February 2024 Racing News
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Who doesn't like Ryanair?
Why would we want to bin a Cheltenham race that has thrown up some of the most dazzling performances of the Festival?
19 January 2024 Racing columns
RORY DELARGY REVIEW: Keep the faith with progressive Haddex
Rory also notes the Twiston-Davies season so far and why the BHA runner restriction plan won’t happen
15 December 2023 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Restrictions? Did they ever work?
BHA revelations of cutting the number of runners a trainer is allowed in big handicaps raised the hackles this week
15 December 2023 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Social Media - X marks the spot
The BHA's possible plans to prevent trainers to have more than four runners in the top handicaps drew strong reaction
15 December 2023 Racing columns
RORY DELARGY: Grand National field reduction long overdue
Racing rulers must balance welfare concerns ensuring the Grand National provides the best possible spectacle without compromising on safety
13 October 2023 Racing columns