Races in the next 7 days
|Sat May 30 2020||Goodwood||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat May 30 2020||Stratford-On-Avon||Jump - Evening - Turf|
|Sat May 30 2020||Lingfield Park||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Sat May 30 2020||York||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat May 30 2020||Newmarket||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat May 30 2020||Haydock Park||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sun May 31 2020||Fakenham||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sun May 31 2020||Nottingham||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Mon Jun 1 2020||Yarmouth||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Mon Jun 1 2020||Windsor||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Mon Jun 1 2020||Wolverhampton||Flat - Afternoon - AWT|
|Mon Jun 1 2020||Southwell||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Tue Jun 2 2020||Bangor-On-Dee||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Tue Jun 2 2020||Brighton||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Tue Jun 2 2020||Lingfield Park||Flat - Evening - AWT|
|Tue Jun 2 2020||Newcastle||Flat - Evening - AWT|
|Wed Jun 3 2020||Ripon||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Wed Jun 3 2020||Kempton Park||Flat - Evening - AWT|
|Wed Jun 3 2020||Nottingham||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Wed Jun 3 2020||Newton Abbot||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Wed Jun 3 2020||Fontwell Park||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Thu Jun 4 2020||Wolverhampton||Flat - Evening - AWT|
|Thu Jun 4 2020||Chelmsford City||Flat - Evening - AWT|
|Thu Jun 4 2020||Uttoxeter||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Thu Jun 4 2020||Hamilton Park||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Thu Jun 4 2020||Ffos Las||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Goodwood||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Doncaster||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Bath||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Market Rasen||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Epsom Downs||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Fri Jun 5 2020||Catterick Bridge||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Chepstow||Flat - Evening - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Worcester||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Musselburgh||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Hexham||Jump - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Epsom Downs||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Doncaster||Flat - Afternoon - Turf|
|Sat Jun 6 2020||Lingfield Park||Flat - Evening - Turf|
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.
JOCKEY CLUB RACECOURSES NEWS - Joint release from Newmarket Racecourses and Jockey Club Estates Notice to Newmarket residents about exercising on 'Racecourse Side of the Heath on racedays'
Prior to the scheduled return of racing on the Rowley Mile on Thursday 4th June, Newmarket Racecourses and Jockey Club Estates are keen to ensure that the town’s residents are aware of measures in place that will affect those who use the Heath and Training Grounds for their own exercise
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, …
If there were ever another racing fixture that comes close to the supremacy of the Cheltenham Festival; and the joy it brings to so many racing fans, it would have to be none other than the Punchestown Festival. Tuesday 28th April would have marked the start of this year’s festival which has sadly been cancelled, as well as many other racing fixtures we were all so eagerly looking forward to but, let us reflect on what makes it such a fantastic Racing Break and look forward to its return in 2021...
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF BRITISH HORSERACING'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Senior executives from British horseracing have welcomed the publication of a timeline for the potential resumption of sporting events by the UK government today.
Planning is underway to ensure we are ready to resume racing at the earliest appropriate opportunity. This includes the development of a provisional fixture list to help trainers prepare for resumption, …
The final two weekends in May have been earmarked for some big races if British racing is given the go-ahead to resume.
Read the latest news from the racecourse news pages
THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - British Government Gives Racing The Green Light
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.]
A finalised order of running, as well as sponsorship and prize-money for next week’s rescheduled QIPCO Guineas Festival, has been announced today by Newmarket Racecourses.
HORSERACING IN IRELAND NEWS
Read the latest horseracing news in Ireland.
JOCKEY CLUB NEWS - This week's round up
Goffs UK have confirmed a new date for the 2020 Doncaster Premier Yearling Sale which will now be held on 1st and 2nd September
Racing on TV
On March 16th we wrote to the British Horseracing Authority, referring to the time when racing would resume behind closed doors: ' ....it is vital that all racegoers and sports fans in general get free access via television to any racing.
Scottish Racing has today confirmed that it is making plans for resumption of racing behind closed doors on Monday 22 June, in accordance with the Scottish Government’s route map for exiting lockdown.
Scottish Racing, alongside the BHA, has today confirmed the planned resumption of racing at Perth, behind closed doors, on Tuesday July 21, Tuesday August 11 and Sunday August 30.
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.]