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BBC News - Grand National quiz: Can you match the winning jockey, horse and year?

2020/04/05

Can you match the winning jockey, horse and year of Aintree victories?

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BBC News - Winners or wingers: The Welsh jockeys who turned their backs on rugby

2020/04/05

At the age of 16, Lorcan Williams, Ben Jones and Jack Tudor all faced the same big decision - should they pursue a career in rugby or dedicate their lives to racing?

BBC News - Virtual Grand National 2020: Potters Corner wins televised race

2020/04/05

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A televised computer-animated version of the Grand National, cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, is won by 18-1 shot Potters Corner.

Shadow sports minister says there are 'serious questions' over why Cheltenham went ahead

2020/04/04

There are "serious questions" about why the Cheltenham Festival went ahead last month during the coronavirus outbreak, says the shadow sports minister.

Virtual Grand National: Runners, riders & betting on race to benefit NHS

2020/04/04

The actual Grand National may be off but Saturday will still feature a televised Virtual Grand National.

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LATEST SCOTTISH RACING NEWS By Gordon Brown

2020/04/03

KELSO has been swift to react to news that there will be no jumps racing until July 1st by announcing a new date for its Ladies Day.

Tattersalls Announces Further Provisional Date Changes for Breeze Up Sales

2020/04/03

Tattersalls has announced further provisional date changes for the forthcoming Tattersalls Group Breeze Up Sales owing to the continuing impact of the current Government guidelines surrounding COVID-19 and the uncertainty surrounding the resumption of racing in any form in Britain and Ireland.

BHA NEWS RELEASE - Jump racing to break until 1 July 2020 - Resumption of Flat racing proposed May 1st 2020

2020/04/02

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that it will delay the resumption of jump racing until the beginning of July.

This decision was made following an initial proposal from the National Trainers Federation (NTF), with the aim being to provide clarity to the trainers and owners of jump horses and to assist them in minimising any unnecessary expenditure.

Fairyhouse and Punchestown Festivals cancelled as Irish National Hunt season cut short

2020/04/02

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The remainder of the 2019-20 Irish National Hunt racing season has been cancelled, including the Fairyhouse and Punchestown Festivals.

BHA NEWS - Equine influenza vaccination requirements temporarily relaxed owing to coronavirus outbreak

2020/04/01

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA)’s cross-industry Veterinary Committee – in conjunction with the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) – has today approved a proposal regarding the vaccination schedule for equine influenza in British racehorses.

The move has been made in order to help trainers, owners and vets tackle the significant logistical challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and provide clarity for all.

Tattersalls Sales News - Charlie Poste on the Derby Sale

2020/04/01

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We caught up with Charlie Poste to chat about the Derby Sale

An Enquiry, (R. Fell, P. Muir) to be heard by the Disciplinary Panel on Thursday 2 April 2020

2020/04/01

11.00am - Roger Fell, Paula Muir

The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority will convene on Thursday 2 April 2020 to consider whether or not Paula Muir, a licensed jockey and the rider of LA TRINIDAD, is in breach of Rule (F)37 and whether Roger Fell, the the licensed trainer of LA TRINIDAD, is in breach of Rule (F)39 following the running of The Ford Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Class 5) at Newcastle on 7 October 2019.

The Stewards found that the rider and trainer were in breach and the matter was referred by the Stewards to the BHA Head Office. LA TRINIDAD was suspended from running for 40 days.

Disciplinary Panel results of fast-tracked cases (I. Furtado)

2020/03/31

The Judicial Panel Chairman (JPC), His Honour Brian Barker CBE QC, has approved the following penalties under the British Horseracing Authority fast-track system:

Changes to the operation of the Judicial Panel

2020/03/31

There will be a number of temporary changes to the way the Judicial Panel will now operate in light of the current situation and resulting difficulties arising from the corona virus.

Peter Beaumont: Trainer of Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jodami dies aged 85

2020/03/31

Peter Beaumont, who trained the 1993 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jodami, has died aged 85.

Based in North Yorkshire, he also saddled the horse to win the Irish Hennessy Gold Cup three years running.

My sporting hero: Stuart Hogg on AP McCoy

2020/03/31

Almost every sportsperson who has reached the top of their field was inspired by an athlete that came before them. Often it's one from their own sport, but sometimes that inspiration can come from an entirely different discipline. In this series, BBC Sport Scotland speaks to Scottish sporting stars about some of those heroes.

This week, Scotland rugby captain Stuart Hogg talks about his sporting hero - AP McCoy, champion jockey a record 20 consecutive times.

BHA NEWS - Plan released for the racing industry’s pandemic response

2020/03/30

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The industry group coordinating work to respond to the coronavirus has today published an operational plan setting out work currently underway.

Who’ll Be Top Jockey At Cheltenham Festival

2020/03/30

The standard to which all Cheltenham jockeys are compared to is the record seven race wins that Ruby Walsh set in 2009 and then miraculously repeated in 2016. However, with the man that many acknowledge as the greatest jockey ever hanging up his saddle, the battle is on to become the next dominant force at Cheltenham.

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2020/03/28

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Goodwood Racecourse News - Re-live the greatest moments from years gone by

2020/03/27

Ten 'Glorious' race replays to keep you entertained