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UK trainer criticizes stable hygiene as flu lockdown extended

A veteran UK racehorse trainer has criticised poor hygiene in racecourse stables, as the British Horseracing Authority cancelled all UK racing till at least Wednesday, February 13th in an effort to contain equine flu. The BHA has requested swabs from…

All British horse racing was shut shown as the industry scrambles to curtail equine flu.

UK Racing in Lock-down After Vaccinated Horses Catch Equine Flu

All British horse racing was shut shown today (Thursday) as the industry scrambles to curtail equine flu. Concerns have been heightened by news that the three racehorses testing positive to the virus had all been vaccinated. Six other vaccinated horses not…

The British Horseracing Authority is sharing its digital archive of previous races to assist in research projects aimed at improving rider safety. Photo © British Horseracing Authority

Archival Horse Race Footage to Help Improve Rider Safety

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is sharing its digital archive of previous races to assist multiple research projects aimed at improving rider safety around the world. The projects, which are based at the University of Sydney, University College Dublin and…

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Racing Conference Calls for International Anti-Corruption Collaboration

Horseracing is leading the field when it comes to integrity and fighting corruption in almost all sports world-wide, but there is no room for complacency and, in an ever-changing technological landscape, international co-operation must be the way forward. That was…

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FEI Endurance Committee Member Subject to Drug Seizure

The first piece of upbeat news to emerge from the FEI’s new Endurance Strategic Planning Group has been undermined by revelations today that Jaume Punti Dachs, a member of the FEI endurance committee, was raided by a UK government agency…

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Godolphin’s Moulton Paddocks Investigation Concludes

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced the conclusion of the investigation and completion of the report into the 22 horses stabled at Godolphin’s Moulton Paddocks yard in Newmarket which are known to have been administered with anabolic steroids. These…

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British Horseracing Authority Confirms Butler Charges

As reported on April 30th, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has been investigating Newmarket-based trainer Gerard Butler following positive tests for a banned substance in February. Now, it has been announced that Butler has been charged by the BHA over…

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Sheikh Mohammed to Ban Performance Enhancing Drugs

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will enact legislation to ban the import, selling and buying of banned performance-enhancing drugs in horse racing and equine sports….

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British Horseracing Authority Investigates Another Trainer

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that Newmarket-based trainer Gerard Butler is under investigation following positive tests for a banned substance in February. Butler told the Independent that, in what he described as an “unpardonable misjudgement”, four of his…

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British Horseracing Authority Explains Al Zarooni Verdict

Suspended trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni was guilty of a “widespread systematic misuse of illegal substances”, according to the British Horseracing Authority. Newmarket-based Al Zarooni was banned for eight years last Thursday after he admitted administering anabolic steroids to 15 horses…

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