The Ebor Festival in York always attracts top-quality Flat thoroughbreds to the Knavesmire, but comes towards the end of the sporting summer. For some of the horses that win at the meeting, their next step is obvious.
Racing industry leaders from the BHA, horsemen and racecourses have agreed on the next phase of the response to the COVID crisis. A wide range of work has been continuing since racing was the first major sport to resume on 1st June. But the plan published today puts an added focus on retaining owners and key investors and attracting customers when the public starts to return to racecourses.
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
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BHABritish horseracing faces severe threat after delay to the public’s return to sporting events
British horseracing faces severe threat after delay to the public’s return to sporting events
The delay to the public’s return to sporting events is a serious blow to the horseracing industry and to the people and communities who depend upon it for their living.
Our sport has worked hard with …
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF BRITISH HORSERACING'S TRIPARTITE LEADERSHIP BODIES
NEWS RELEASE: BRILLIANT BATTAASH WINS COOLMORE NUNTHORPE STAKES TO GAIN AUTOMATIC BERTH INTO BREEDERS’ CUP TURF SPRINT
Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum’s star sprinter Battaash (IRE) overcame challenging conditions to record back-to-back wins in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1) at York on Friday.
The victory secures Battaash a guaranteed start in the US$1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
Race programme and planning September’s Flat race programme has now been published on Racing Admin.
Several early closing races have been included in the schedule, which can be viewed here in …