Climate change is a problem that the entire world faces. There isn't a week that goes by without a news article popping up about it. Discussions occur around the globe between world leaders, talking about tackling the issue. Various stories continue … [Read more...] about Can Horse Racing Adapt to Climate Change?
The Jockey Club has decided that it is going to drop its dress code with immediate effect. As a result, it means that formal dress will no longer be required by people attended events at any of its 15 racecourse, which means that the likes of the … [Read more...] about Aintree & Cheltenham Amongst Jockey Club Courses To Drop Dress Code
Following news that flat jockey Danny Brock will face a substantial ban from horse racing, after being found guilty of a betting conspiracy, we take a look at whether more can be done to combat this in the future, if at all. The BHA (British … [Read more...] about What Can Be Done To Combat Race Fixing In Horse Racing?
The British Horseracing Authority decided to introduce new whip rules for jockeys last year, with the initial plan being that they would come into force on the sixth of February 2023. As part of the scheme, a decision was taken to allow for a … [Read more...] about Jockeys Are Struggling With The New Whip Rules
If Cheltenham had a theme song this season it would come from 'Frozen'. Following the cancellation of the Saturday of the International meeting and the cross-country on the Friday in December last year due to frost it seemed for a while that Trials … [Read more...] about Cheltenham Festival Trials Day Likely To Go Ahead As Temperatures Rise This Week
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) last year introduced rule changes about whip usage in the sport, scheduled to be implemented fully before this years Cheltenham Festival. However, following a fair amount of criticism from jockeys, claiming it … [Read more...] about BHA Whips Rules Changed At The Last Minute Following A Jockey Backlash