Racing at Newcastle, England, in December 2018. File photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Newcastle is set to host the opening fixture if racing in Britain is able to resume as hoped behind closed doors on June 1st. Racing last took place (...)

The British Horseracing Authority said the government has been briefed on the issues involved in staging the Aintree Grand National.

British racing is set to move behind closed doors later in the week. A statement from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) on Sunday evening said (...)

A horse is washed down after the Holycross Maiden Hurdle at Thurles Racecourse in Co Tipperary on Thursday. Photograph: PA Wire

With just over four weeks to go to the start of the Cheltenham Festival, horse racing in Britain was thrown into turmoil on Thursday after confirmatio(...)

A minimum rating of 80 for Flat Group Ones and 130 for all non-novice Grade One chases and hurdles will apply from 2018. Photograph: Inpho.

The British Horseracing Authority has moved to stop apparent no-hopers running in Group One races by introducing a minimum official rating to run at t(...)

Overhaul in British system could see a huge cash inflow into betting industry Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust hailed a “truly historic” intention from the British government to replace the Levy betting sy(...)

Coral has signed a three-year deal with Leopardstown racecourse to sponsor the  seven-race card on January 17th. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

British bookmakers Coral has signed a three-year deal with Leopardstown racecourse to sponsor the full seven-race card on January 17th – including two(...)

The Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup: Lord Windermere ridden by Davy Russell (right) beats On his Own ridden by David Casye to win at Prestbury Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

The British Horseracing Authority probably don’t do Christmas cards but if they did, Graham Wylie’s would probably be extra-big. The English owner’s (...)

Trainer Philip Fenton  whose case will beheard in a Tipperary district  court next month: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The case of leading Irish racehorse trainer Philip Fenton, who is alleged to have had unlicensed animal medicines, is due to be heard in the district (...)

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Part of the prosecution’s case against trainer Philip Fenton, who stands accused of possession of unlicensed animal remedies, is that he “accepts” he(...)

 Hennessy Gold Cup trainer Phillip Fenton celebrates winning   with Last Instalment at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The case against racehorse trainer Philip Fenton over the alleged possession of banned animal medicines has been put back again until May. (...)

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