Category: British Horse Racing

British Horse Racing News And Betting Tips

Jan 30

Gemma Tutty: ‘There are trainers who do not use females’

Jockey Gemma Tutty says women are “automatically at a disadvantage” because there some trainers “do not use females”.

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Jan 30

Trainers ‘do not use female jockeys’ despite findings of new study

A 14-year study by the University of Liverpool has found little difference in the performance of male and female jockeys.

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Jan 28

A £2 maximum stake for betting-shop machines will be boost for racing

Bookmakers describe the scenario as ‘catastrophic’ but the sport is wrong to fear the impact if the government imposes major restrictions on fixed-odds betting terminalsThe Racing Post was unambiguous in its front-page headline last Monday, the day aft…

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Jan 27

Pegasus World Cup: Gun Runner wins world’s richest race in final start

American Horse of the Year Gun Runner wins the world’s richest race, the Pegasus World Cup, in his final career start.

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Jan 27

Jockey Kelly pays tribute to late trainer Woollacott

Jockey Lizzie Kelly pays tribute to Richard Woollacott, who died on Tuesday, after beating the late trainer’s horse at Cheltenham.

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Jan 27

Owner expects Faugheen to win Irish Champion Hurdle

Owner Rich Ricci expects Faugheen to win the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown – despite being pulled up at the same track over Christmas.

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Jan 26

Richard Woollacott: Widow Kayley pays tribute to ‘wonderful husband’

The widow of Richard Woollacott pays tribute to her “best friend” after the racehorse trainer’s death aged 40 earlier this week.

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Jan 25

Racing embarrassed again after second wrong-horse blunder in six months

• Ivan Furtado-trained horse ran in wrong races on same day• Similar mix-up happened at Yarmouth last JulyThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it was “simply unacceptable” that two horses from the same yard were inadvertently switche…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/25/racing-embarrassed-after-second-wrong-horse-blunder-southwell-ivan-furtado

Jan 25

Cheltenham: Coneygree to miss Cotswold Chase on Festival Trials Day

Coneygree will not run in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday, says assistant trainer Sara Bradstock.

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Jan 24

British Horseracing Authority announces review into anti-doping rules

The British Horseracing Authority is to conduct a full review of the sport’s equine anti-doping rules.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/42810024

Jan 23

Richard Woollacott: Racehorse trainer dies aged 40

Tributes are paid to racehorse trainer and point-to-point champion Richard Woollacott, who has died aged 40.

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Jan 22

BHA warns of risk to racing if roulette stake is cut to £2 maximum

• British Horseracing Authority fears effects of curb on betting shop machines• Supporters of a government crackdown on FOBTs dispute industry claimsThe British Horseracing Authority’s submission to the government consultation on betting-shop gaming ma…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/22/bha-warns-of-risk-if-betting-shop-roulette-stake-cut-horse-racing-tips

Jan 21

Classic-winning trainer Head-Maarek to retire

Multiple Classic-winning racehorse trainer Criquette Head-Maarek is to retire next month after a career of more than 40 years.

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Jan 21

Ex-jockey Champion’s photos destroyed in arena car park fire

Bob Champion said photos he was taking to his publisher were destroyed in the Liverpool Echo Arena fire.

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Jan 20

Un De Sceaux claims third consecutive Clarence House Chase at Ascot

Odds-on favourite Un De Sceaux becomes the first horse to win three consecutive Clarence House Chases.

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Jan 18

Breathing operation information revealed to punters for first time

• Four horses declared on Friday have had wind surgery• The quartet of runners are at Chepstow and MusselburghFour horses will carry the letters “WS” against their name on Friday’s racecards, the first day of the British Horseracing Authority’s controv…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/18/breathing-operation-information-revealed-to-horse-racing-punters-first-time-lingfield-musselburgh