BRITISH HORSERACING AUTHORITY NEWS - Resumption of British horseracing - race dates
Race meeting schedule update-on-resumption-of-racing-planning click here
The leaders of British horseracing say the government’s decision that sport can resume will help save livelihoods and businesses in the £4 billion industry. British racing was suspended from March 18th to allow emergency and NHS workers to focus on COVID-19 and support the national effort.
Since then, Britain’s 59 racecourses have had no income from racing.
Jockeys will wear masks if racing resumes behind closed doors on 1 June, according to British Horseracing Authority (BHA) protocols.
The governing body and regulator for horseracing has published its technical guidelines for participants and staff to allow racing to resume safely behind closed doors.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has worked with racecourses and representatives of trainers, jockeys and staff to adapt a normal race meeting, provide medical screening for all attendees in advance and maintain social distancing.
BHA PRESS RELEASE - Focus on supporting middle and grassroots tiers as minimum race values for first 10 weeks of racing are published
Reduction in prize money inevitable with no crowds on racecourses and betting shops closed
Levy Board contributions allow, on average, minimum prize money levels to remain at just over 80% of the previously permitted minimum levels
Racing’s cross-industry Members Committee agrees focus should be on safeguarding prize money at the mid/lower echelons of the racing pyramid
Initial values cover 10-week period from the resumption of racing and remain under review
Following the UK government publishing a provisional timetable for the return of professional sport on Monday, the racing industry’s leaders continue to plan for a resumption of racing from 1 June.
Senior executives from British horseracing have welcomed the publication of a timeline for the potential resumption of sporting events by the UK government today. In its document, Our Plan to Rebuild, …
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In response to an article in today's Sunday Telegraph, the Board of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) issued the following statement:
With what is proving to be quite a testing and tricky time for us all, we want to shake away the doom and gloom with some exciting racing trips and packages to look forward to come 2021 when things return back to normal…
Let’s start from the beginning
The winning combination of thrilling sport, first class food and magnificent facilities guarantees a truly memorable occasion. We have a number of restaurants and boxes available at Carlisle Racecourse for your to entertain clients, family or friends. We can accommodate small groups and anything up to 80 guests. With fine dining, superb racing and atmosphere, it will be a day you’ll never forget.
Carlisle is home to the Carlisle Bell, one of the oldest horse races in existence. Carlisle also had a King's Plate - a race for 5-year-old horses in 3 mile heats - instigated by George III in 1763.
Fixtures at Carlisle
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|Thu Oct 15 2020||Carlisle||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
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|Sun Nov 1 2020||Carlisle||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
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|Sun Nov 29 2020||Carlisle||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sun Dec 13 2020||Carlisle||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
Carlisle Races News
RACING IS FINALLY BACK!
Here at The Jockey Club we’re excited to welcome racing back to some of our courses this week after the Government gave its approval for sport to resume without crowds. It’s been a long wait but we are sure you’re as delighted as we are to have live racing back on our television screens.
RESUMPTION OF RACING - NEW FIXTURES DATES
We have updated this web site, https://www.racingfixtures.co.uk to feature all of the fixtures from the resumption of racing in the UK.
Welsh courses and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) are pleased to announce the resumption of racing behind closed doors in Wales.
The first fixture is scheduled for Monday 15th June at Chepstow racecourse.
BHA NEWS - Update from the Resumption of Racing Group
CLICK HERE for the hopes of resumption of horseracing.
BRITISH HORSERACING AUTHORITY NEWS - Update on resumption of racing planning
Race programme and fixture list The BHA has today published a provisional race programme for the remainder of June 2020, which includes the date, location and race conditions for all fixtures scheduled from 9 – 30 June (inclusive). The race programme can be viewed in full here. This will be added to the BHA’s Racing Administration website in the coming days. We have also produced a separate list that shows specifically the Flat Pattern & Listed opportunities during this period.
Having been off since Mar. 18 due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, racing in Britain has officially been given the go-ahead by government to return on Monday behind closed doors. British racing's much-awaited return will take... [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]
JOCKEY CLUB NEWS - This week's round up
A total of 550 juveniles have been catalogued for the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, June 29 and 30, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds at Timonium.
Both sessions will... [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]
Newcastle racecourse will host the first fixture under plans for British horse racing's return behind closed doors next month.
If a return to action is approved by the government, the first meeting would be held on 1 June.