APPLEBY SPRING SUNDAY FINAL

** GROUP 2 RACE ** – Photo: Bill Cardno

APPLEBY SPRING SUNDAY

Amazing – Driver: Jason Ali – Photo: Bill Cardno

APPLEBY SPRING MONDAY

Ghenghis Pride – Driver: Richard Haythornthwaite – Photo: Bill Cardno

APPLEBY SPRING MONDAY

Live In Star – Driver: Grant Cullen – Photo: Bill Cardno

CORBIEWOOD 18th MAY

Live In Star – Driver: Grant Cullen – Photo: Bill Cardno

CORBIEWOOD 18th MAY

Indie Hanover – Driver: Richard Haythornthwaite – Photo: Bill Cardno

Announcement

Latest News

  • MUSSELBURGH 2018

    15Jun

    MFDA have announced that Musselburgh will stage a Free For All race in 2018.

    The event will be staged on Friday 20th July - Entry Fee £100 - Minimum £1000 to Winner (Minimum 7 runners)

    Online Entry System will be updated shortly to take entries.

  • BHRC CLASSICS – FUTURITY, DERBY & PACING CLASSIC

    15Jun

    ** GROUP 1 RACES **

    All to be staged at Tir Prince on 30th June 2018

    Declarations of drivers are due for entries for the Futurity, Derby and Pacing Classic today (15th June) in line with Section X37:

    Generally only 'A' Class Drivers are entitled to drive in Classic and Free For All Races, but a 'B' Class driver may apply to the Chief Steward of a Track for permission to drive a horse in a Classic or Free For All...

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    12Jun

    The Scottish Derby which will be staged at Corbiewood this coming Friday is part of the STAGBI Breeders Bonus for 2018 under the 3YO race category. £500 will be awarded to the Breeder of the winning horse.

    Visit www.standardbred.org for full details.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    11Jun

    Please note that from Tuesday 5th June, the BHRC will close every Monday and Tuesday between 2pm and 3pm for Staff Training.

    This training is essential for the staff to ensure that all aspects of the administration of the BHRC can be carried out by either member of staff and that the level of service provided to members is satisfactory.

  • CILMERY ENTRIES

    11Jun

    Unfortunately the BHRC Website hit problems over the weekend and the Online Entry System was unavailable.

    The problems have now been fixed and the system is online again (please refresh browser to view).

    The entries for Cilmery will stay open until 5pm today.

    Please do submit online if you are able to or if you are still having difficulties please contact the BHRC office.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    11Jun

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, there is only one member of staff in the office at present.

    You may therefore experience difficulties in contacting the office as there are two phones lines in but only one member to take the calls.

    We understand and appreciate that this may be disappointing and apologise for the inconvenience.

    Please note that Race Fees can be paid through the online entry system at anytime:- Online Race Entries

    ...

  • STAR MAKER SERIES – Sponsored by The Standardbred Horse Sales Company

    8Jun

    It's a Triple for this series this coming weekend as three heats are staged at three different venues on consecutive days.

    Heat 4 takes place at Corbiewood on Friday 8th June.

    Heat 5 takes place at Tir Prince on Saturday 9th June.

    Heat 6 takes place at Evenjobb on Sunday 10th June.

    Laneside Layla, Soul Searcher and Father Ted are qualified for the Final so far - View Current Series Standings

  • PIKEHALL – Sunday 1st July

    5Jun

    View Race Schedule

    Entries close 24th June @ 10pm - Entries to 07866 623599

    Heats & Final - Star Maker Heat - Maiden & Novice - Top Grade Handicap - Le Trot - Plus Graded Racing

    Also Kids Pony Pace

  • BHRC OFFICE

    5Jun

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, there is only one member of staff in the office at present.

    You may therefore experience difficulties in contacting the office as there are two phones lines in but only one member to take the calls.

    We understand and appreciate that this may be disappointing and apologise for the inconvenience.

    Please note that Race Fees can be paid through the online entry system at anytime:- Online Race Entries

    ...

  • ANNOUNCEMENT FROM RHYDS STUD

    5Jun

    Rhyds Stud are not taking any more mares for covering this season other than those already booked in.

    John Wright

  • BHRC OFFICE

    4Jun

    Please note that from Tuesday 5th June, the BHRC will close every Monday and Tuesday between 2pm and 3pm for Staff Training.

    This training is essential for the staff to ensure that all aspects of the administration of the BHRC can be carried out by either member of staff and that the level of service provided to members is satisfactory.

  • BHRC EQUINE FLU VACCINATION REGIME

    4Jun

    There are THREE primary flu vaccinations before annual boosters:

    1st - Primary Vaccination must be given

    2nd - Primary Vaccination between 21 and 92 days after 1st primary vaccination

    3rd - Primary Vaccination between 150 and 215 days after 2nd primary vaccination

    Further booster vaccinations at intervals of not more than a year apart (or such lesser time as the Authority may, in an emergency, decide)

    REMEMBER - The fi...

  • BHRC ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM

    4Jun

    Annual Race Registration (Race Fees) can now be submitted through the BHRC Online Entry System:- LINK

     

    Currently available to enter for are:

    • Cilmery - 17th June (entries closing 11th June)
    • Hellifield - 24th June (entries closing 18th June)
    • Musselburgh - 20th & 21st July (entries closing 11th July)

    Don't forget to contact BHRC to register.

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    4Jun

    For 2018 STAGBI will once again be awarding the Breeders Bonus and adopt the same programme of funding for 2017 (i.e. £500 to the STAGBI selected race in each category, with £100 to any Group 1 race not selected). Promoters are encouraged to include details of the Breeders Bonus in their race card.

    2018:

    2YO Race £500 - Ceredigion TC 2YO Races

    3YO Race £500 - Scottish Derby

    BHRC Race £500 - Crock of Gold

    £100 to Group 1 races - Musselburgh, Ceredigion & Tregaron Finals, BHRC Derby, BHRC ...

  • LICENCE HOLDERS RENEWAL GUIDE

    4Jun

    Renewal of Licences:

    • Complete Licence Renewal Form and return to BHRC Office - LINK to Form

    (returned form accepted via Email, MMS, Whatsapp, Fax or Post)

    • Submit relevant fees to BHRC (see below)

    (payments accepted by cheque, BACS transfer, credit/debit card via phone)

    • PLEASE NOTE payment will not be accepted until a completed Licence Renewal Form has been submitted

    The Bo...

  • BHRC GUIDELINES FOR NEW LICENCE HOLDERS

    3Jun

    To be ready and registered for racing persons must be licensed with the BHRC and have horses registered in their ownership at STAGBI. The following is issued as a guide to completing relevant applications. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the BHRC Office on 01405 766877.

    BHRC LICENCES

    To register as an Owner:

    Persons wishing to race a horse under BHRC must, as a minimum, be regist...

  • BRIGHTWELLS continue to support racing

    1Jun

    Brightwells is delighted to continue to support the sport of Harness Racing in 2018 and announces a new £1,000 Bonus Challenge.

    The Brightwells £1,000 Bonus Challenge has been introduced to reward the seller and purchaser of the most successful 2YO or 3YO that has run during the 2018 season. The Challenge is open to all 2YO and 3YO horses previously sold at the Brightwells Standardbred Sale.

    Challenge points will be awarded as follows, and apply to all races a sale graduate may run in, ...

  • BREEDERS CROWN – Sustaining Fees

    31May

    reeders Crown 2018 2nd Sustaining Fees are now due for all age groups. Due TODAY!

    This payment is for all horses intending to race in the Breeders Crown event 2018. If you do not intend to race your 2YO there is no further payment to be made but we would appreciate you letting us know.

    £100 due for all age groups.

    Heats for 2YOs will be held at the following venues: Corbie Wood 12th July, Tir Prince 14th July, Portmarnock 15th July (all subject to sufficient entries). This new format...

  • Hellifield Harness Races – Sunday 24th June

    31May

    * Entries available through the online entry system *

    View Schedule

    Open Handicap Heats & Final (1¼ mile) & Maiden and Novice races (1 mile)

    Entries also accepted by Gillian Wild (see schedule for details)

  • NWHOA 2YO Championship – Tir Prince 9th June

    30May

    Final Payment due by 1st June 2018 at £50 per horse.

    Cheques made payable to North Wales Horse Owners Association.

    Post to: Autumn Rise, 15 Gwellyn Avenue, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, LL18 5HR.

    For further information and eligible horses contact Eric on 07919 818925.

  • NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY & DERBY 2018

    30May

    All divisions of both races to be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 30th June 2018

    FINAL Sustaining Fee for eligible horses at £50 each due by 1st June 2018.

    Payments can be made by cheque, debit/credit card over the telephone or by BACS:

    Co-Op Bank

    Sort Code - 08 92 99

    Account No - 65778445

    Please use horses name as reference

  • Pikehall Sunday 1st July

    29May

    PIKEHALL- SUNDAY 1ST JULY 2018

    Entries close 10pm Sunday 24th June 2018 – text entries to 07866623599

    Racing staged with the Kind Permission of Arnie and Sandra

    BHRC KIDS CLUB PONY PACE

    (To be entered through Amy at the BHRC office)

    HEATS & FINAL

    Races over 1mile 50yds. Entry fee £60 - £1000 to winner of Final

    For top 60 horses entered in Grade 1 to 8 (by BHRC Handicap Marks on Monday 25th June)

    Heats run as Handicaps- Final OPH in Lines

    STAR MAKER SERIES HEAT

    Races over 1 mile 50y...

  • Cilmery Races Sunday 17th June

    29May

    CILMERY RACES

    AT CILMERY FARM

    CILMERY

    BUILTH WELLS

    POWYS

    LD23LG

    by kind permission of the JONES FAMILY

    SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018

    Qualifiers 1.30pm

    1st race 2pm

    MAIDEN & NOVICE RACES

    £250

    £100

    £70

    Entry fee £25

    OPEN HEATS - Top 50 Handicapped horses

    £300

    £150

    £100

    Entry fee £35

    RF PRICE LTD GROUNDWORKS (OPEN FINAL TO BE RUN AS OPH )

    £500

    £250

    £150

    Plus LE - TROT , 3 yo / 4yo plus AGED TROT (subject to a minimum of 6 runners) each race .

    And don’t forget to ent...

  • CUMBERLAND SHOW – Saturday 16th June

    28May

    Entries are now been taken for the Cumberland Show Harness Races, either via the online entry system or to Les Coward 07989658471

    Entry Fee for all races £50 - Maiden Novice (1 mile), Grade 1 & Handicap Races (1 ¼ Mile)

    Prize Money for all races £500 £200 £100 with the exception of the Final which will be £5000 £1500 £500.

    There will be a maximum of nine races (10 races with the Final) if over subscribed horses with the lowest monies will be balloted out.

    Entries close Sunday 3rd ...

  • HORSES PURCHASED FROM IRELAND

    28May

    Please note that all horses purchased from Ireland will require an Export Certificate:

    GUIDELINES IF YOU ARE BUYING HORSES FROM IRELAND and the need for an EXPORT CERTIFICATE

    In January 2016, the IHRA opted to become independent of STAGBI and now register Standardbreds in Ireland via Sports Horse Ireland.

    Furthermore, the IHRA have requested that all Standardbred horses in Ireland that are registered with STAGBI are exported from STAGBI to IHRA. The process has been re...

  • PENALTY FREE – Ended

    28May

    As per the conditions set by The Handicap Panel, the Penalty Free ended at midnight Friday 25th May.

    The BHRC database has not yet reset handicaps to reflect this change.

    The BHRC are working on this and will display the updated handicap marks as soon as possible.

  • APPLEBY SPRING HANDICAPPING – DRAW FOR STARTING POSITION

    24May

    Further to concerns raised by the BHRC and Licence Holders, the Handicap Panel reviewed the Draw for Position conditions given for the Appleby Spring Monday Heats.

    After full consultation of all panel members, the panel determined that as the Heats and Final are all under the same event then the Draw for Position in all races for the event has to be the same. As a split had been made in one or more heats for Owner/Trainer/Driver, under the Handicap Rules all horses must ballot for position w...

  • BHRC GROUP RACING

    24May

    The introduction of a Group Racing plan for BHRC affiliated races is a concept which Darren Owen has worked hard on and is now ready for induction to the racing calendar for 2018 and on:

    GROUP 1

    2YO Fillies

    BHRC National Pacing Futurity - Tir Prince 30th June

    Breeders Crown UK & Ireland - Tir Prince 28th July

    Junior Welsh Dragoness - Tregaron 25th August

    BHRC PRIVACY POLICY

    23May

    Here at BHRC we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you have requested.

    The BHRC will not contact you with details of other offers or services.

    The BHRC will not pass on your details to other companies or organisations. Please note this includes other BHRC members, licence holders and affiliated race organisers and promoters. If you do consent to the BHRC passing on ...

  • NWHOA 2YO Championship – Tir Prince 9th June

    23May

    Final Payment due by 1st June 2018 at £50 per horse.

    Cheques made payable to North Wales Horse Owners Association.Post to: Autumn Rise, 15 Gwellyn Avenue, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, LL18 5HR.

    For further information and eligible horses contact Eric on 07919 818925.

  • STAR MAKER SERIES – Sponsored by The Standardbred Horse Sales Company

    23May

    View Series Standings

    Heat 2

    Staged at Corbiewood on 18th May, the heat was the penultimate race on the card. Five horses from the nominees list entered and it was Soul Searcher, owned and trained by Charles Inglis, that took the spoils by ½ length and qualifies for the Final at Tir Prince on 14th July.

    Heat 3 was due to be staged at Presteigne on 25th May, but due to the cancellation of this fixture the...

  • APPLEBY SPRING RACES 2018

    22May

    Appleby Spring Races will be staged on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th May - fixtures which play host to a triple set of Group Races.

    The Appleby Spring Sunday Handicap is a Group 2 race - this year consisting of four heats with the winner and second placed from each heat qualifying for the Final which offers £2000 to the winner.

    Monday hosts the Group 2 Appleby 3YO Grass Championship - 7 runners will line up (5 fillies and 2 colts) with £1000 on offer for the winner. The Group 1 Appleby Sp...

  • APPLEBY NEW FAIR RACES – Sunday 3rd June

    20May

    First Race @ 1.30pm

    Entries close Monday 21st May

    * VIEW RACE SCHEDULE *

    Event 1 - Qualifiers (1mile) - Entry Fee £20

    Event 2 - Maiden & Novices (1m50yds BFP) - Entry Fee £35

    Event 3 - Low Grade Races (G1+ 1m500yds) - Entry Fee £40

    Event 4 - Open Pacing Handicap Heats & Final - Entry Fee £40

    Entries open now on BHRC Online Entry -

    ENTRY TO RACE & RACE FEE RENEWAL

    20May

    To be eligible for entry ALL horses must:

    [a] be registered with STAGBI (or an internationally recognised harness racing authority or have its European Passport ratified by STAGBI)

    [b] be identified by a microchip

    [c] have current Flu vaccination Certificate complying with BHRC criteria

    [d] have been declared in training for at least 28 days

    [e] owner and trainer recorded and licensed

    To apply for a Race Fee:

    Renewal -

    [a] Owner must be licensed

    [b] Horse must be d...

  • TIR PRINCE – 9th June

    18May

    Entries are now open for the race meeting to be held at Tir Prince Raceway on Saturday 9th June. This promises to be a top class meeting featuring:

    NWHOA 2 & 3 Year Old Championships

    Crock Of Gold Heat

    Star Maker Series Heat

    Le Trot Races

    All entries must be made online - CLICK HERE

    Entries close 6pm on Friday 1st June, we fully expect this meeting to be significantly oversubscribed so enter early to avoid disappointment.

  • BREEDERS CROWN – Sustaining Fees & Info

    18May

    Second Sustaining Fees are due by 31st May for Breeders Crown

    SUSTAINING FEES

    Sustaining fees are paid at different intervals if you wish to participate. The first sustaining fee is due in February to remain eligible for the following year, with 2nd & 3rd sustaining fees required if the horse is going to race in that particular year. 2yo first sustaining fees must be paid in order to remain in the series as a 3 & 4yo irrespective of participation as a 2yo.

  • APPLEBY NEW FAIR RACES – Sunday 3rd June

    17May

    First Race @ 1.30pm

    Entries close Monday 21st May

    * VIEW RACE SCHEDULE *

    Event 1 - Qualifiers (1mile) - Entry Fee £20

    Event 2 - Maiden & Novices (1m50yds BFP) - Entry Fee £35

    Event 3 - Low Grade Races (G1+ 1m500yds) - Entry Fee £40

    Event 4 - Open Pacing Handicap Heats & Final - Entry Fee £40

    Entries open now on BHRC Online Entry -

    STAR MAKER SERIES – Sponsored by The Standardbred Horse Sales Company

    15May

    33 Horses entered for the new Star Maker Series.

    As the top entry of 50 has not been achieved, the conditions regarding limited entry to heats has been relaxed. Where heats are oversubscribed, horses with least amount of runs within the series will get preference (in the case of horses with equal runs a ballot will take place).

    Entries:

    Al Jolson

    Ayr Freedom

    Blytheview JJ

    Borntorun

    Brywins Mayhem

    Cash All

    Ceiron JD

    Coalford Insignia

    Coffee Mate

    Country Major

    Dynaramic

    Father T...

  • BELLS FIELD – Sunday 19th August

    14May

    Download Entry Form

    Heats & Final

    Heats: EF £60 - Prize Money 1000/300/100

    Final: Heat winners + 3 fastest losers - Prize Money 3000/1000/500

    Maiden & Novice

    Limited to first 30 entries - EF: £40 - Prize Money 500/200/100

    3YO Pace

    EF: £50 - Prize Money 1000/300/100 (limited to first 10 entries)

    All entries must be accompanied by correct fees on entry form

    NO TELEPHONE OR TEXT ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

  • BHRC INTEGRITY PROGRAMME 2018

    11May

    The Integrity programme for 2018 will remain operational at the same level as has been applied since 2015. Samples taken will be sent for analysis to the laboratories approved by the BHRC which are HKJC (Hong Kong Jockey Club), LCH (Laboratorie Des Courses Hippiques– France), LGC Group (Newmarket), DSKIB (Deutsche Sportochschule Koln Institit for Biochemie-Germany). Or any other additional approved Laboratories that may be deemed appropriate.