Posts containing the tag BHA

The Hairdresser is BACK!

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Oh No – Jim Best is BACK! The Racing Horse received the worst news early this morning. Jim Best is back! Nine months after her husband was banned from racing, Suzi Best is primed to send out her first runners from a team of 17 horses after the BHA on Wednesday approved her application … Continue reading

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MANY CLOUDS trained by Oliver Sherwood

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The Racing Horse feels like a persons buttocks (prat) this morning after leading our blog with the title ‘One Super Saturday’ and of course it was everything but that! We lost one of our great warriors in the most unusual of circumstances and we want to pay tribute to the horse and his wonderful … Continue reading

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The BHA, TROTBritain, BHRC and Chelmsford Racecourse – FAIL

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 The Racing Horse is looking forward to 22.22% of the horseracing meeting at the Betfred owned Chelmsford City All Weather track on Thursday 10th November 2016 where ‘French Trotters’ will strut their conceited gait following a mediocre 7-race thoroughbred card. It is envisaged there will be two full fields of ‘Trotter Francaise LeTrot’ and … Continue reading

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King or Chump?

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These days most are aware that administering drugs to horses is a clearly defined business and ignorance of the law is not an excuse! If one adds casual disregard the offence is compounded. Welcome to Alan King – King of Barbury Castle!  . The Racing Horse appreciates that there are many types/bands of trainers … Continue reading

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Idiot Of The Week Award goes to…

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The Racing Horse does not take pleasure in awarding amateur jockey Theo Gillard the ‘Idiot Of The Week’ award after he picked up a 28-day suspension for continuing to ride an exhausted horse, who then fell at the last at Ludlow! Blackadder took ten minutes to rise after his fall… Gillard was riding 250-1 chance … Continue reading

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The BHA and the Whip

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The Racing Horse has digested the British Horseracing Authority’s review on whip use. It ran to 70 pages and was the first time that it consulted all members of the racing fraternity and the general public. Key points included that riders who continually commit serious whip offences could lose their licences and from the 10 … Continue reading

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Evan Williams

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Notorious ‘Pontardawe gambler’ Vernon Allen and I had a marvellous day at Evan Williams stables in Llancarfan where we were given the most fabulous welcome. Thanks to Evan, Cathy and the team… The National Hunt Horse Racing scene in Wales The National Hunt Horse Racing scene in Wales is in a very exciting place … Continue reading

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