BHA suspends 20 jockeys over new whip rules
Irish Field Contributor
The first week of the new British whip rules also saw one runner-up disqualified .
17 February 2023 Racing News
Irish trainers advised on pre-Cheltenham schooling
The British Horseracing Authority have moved to introduce a white trim on hurdles and fences in Britain that is not a feature on Irish racecourses
10 February 2023 Racing News
'It could look horrendous for racing' - Irish riders upset at British whip rules
Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey Sean Flanagan hits out at timing of new regulations with just a month to go before National Hunt's biggest meeting
NEWS: Roll out of new British whip rules roll starts Monday
The British Horseracing Authority made some significant revisions to the rules following concerns voiced by jockeys
6 January 2023 Racing News
NEWS: 'I can't see the benefit of new British whip rules'
Leading jump jockey Danny Mullins and jockeys' representative Andrew Coonan share concerns over the latest amendments to the whip rules in Britain
25 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: New whip rules for British racing in 2023
Irish riders will have to familiarise themselves with and adapt to the new rules before the Cheltenham Festival in March
22 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: British racing stakeholders make breakthrough on power-sharing
Representatives of racecourse groups, breeders, trainers, jockeys, owners and stable staff will join with the two top executives of the BHA to form a commercial committee which will meet monthly.
14 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: BHA asked to remove all restrictions on Irish runners
Irish trainers express their views on this week's news that overseas runners will again be allowed contest low-grade handicaps in Britain from January 1st
21 October 2022 Racing News
John Ferguson appointed to BHA board
The well-known bloodstock agent and former trainer has replaced Luca Cumani
7 October 2022 Racing News
NEWS: BHA pauses saliva testing for jockeys
The Sean Levey affair has prompted a change of mind from the racing authority
30 September 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Liam Lennon fined £5,000 by BHA
The Newry trainer was in trouble after leaving two horses overnight in a horsebox at Ayr Racecourse
30 September 2022 Racing News
NEWS: British racing leaders agree fresh approach to industry troubles
A total of 18 industry stakeholders attended a two-day meeting to discuss ways in which to improve the competitiveness and popularity of British racing
21 September 2022 Racing News