Tim Tetrick Drive of the Year 2020

Joseph Riley & Ayr Paparazzi (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Horse of the Year 2020

Oakwood Anabella (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Horse 2020

Merrington Movinup (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

William ‘Billy’ Evans (Wales & West photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

Heidi Sowerby (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

Abi Mattocks (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Overseas Horse of the Year 2020

Rainbow Writer (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Trotter of the Year 2020

Diamant De Godrel (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Aged Pacer of the Year 2020

Merrington Movinup (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Mare of the Year 2020

Newtown Jody (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 3YO Colt of the Year 2020

Whichguyami (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 3YO Filly of the Year 2020

She Be Stunning (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 2YO Colt of the Year 2020

Yerkes Hanover (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 2YO Filly of the Year 2020

Oakwood Anabella (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Driver 2020

William ‘Rocker’ Laidler (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Trainer 2020

Alexis Laidler (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Owner 2020

Raymond Huschka (Sarah Thomas photo)


Latest News

  • ***** YORK CANCELLED 08.05.2021 *****


    Due to the weather conditions, York have had to cancel today’s race meeting (08.05.2021)

  • STAGBI Championship


    Watch this space for more exiting news on the new STAGBI Championship for 2021 - DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES

  • YORK – Additional Workout/Qualifying day


    There will be an additional Workout/Qualifying day @ YORK on Sunday 16th May 2021, please enter online through the BHRC website.  



    Appleby racemeeting scheduled for 30th & 31st May 2021 will be going ahead – please keep an eye on updates through the website.

  • TIR PRINCE 15th MAY 2021


    Qualifiers  £25   Conditioned Race for horses with no lifetime wins (Maidens) Entry Fee £50   Dexter Dunn Spring Series (Horses must be nominated with Tir Prince Raceway to enter) £25 Entry Fee Races will be run as per the advertised series.   Handicap Race for horses rated between 26 and 34 in The National Handicap […]



    Please note that the BHRC office will be closed all day Thursday 6th May 2021.



    Entries for York 8th May have now been reopened. Enter online via the BHRC website for the the following races: Qualifiers & Workouts Maiden Races Trot Heats & Final Entries close this evening (3rd May 2021) at 10pm



    If you are trying to access the online entry system, please make sure that you have a very strong signal on mobile phones when entering or it would be better if the system could be accessed from a laptop or a personal computer, a mobile phone reception causes a lot of problems due to the […]

  • YORK – BANK HOLIDAY 3rd MAY 2021


    This meeting has been CANCELLED, next race meeting at YORK will be 8th May 2021.

  • Condolences to the chairman & his family


    Due to a family bereavement the Directors of the BHRC would kindly ask anyone wishing to contact Darren to direct their enquiries to the BHRC office. These will then be forwarded and handled by one of our directors.  We send our sincere condolences to Darren and his family at this sad time.

  • Entry timetable


    For the 2021 season we intend to run a structure for entries, race framing, draws and driver declarations to provide consistency across the country. Please can all licence holders familiarise themselves with the timetable which is available to view here; Entry timetable

  • Presteigne 16th May


    Following conversations with Dyfed Powys Police and Powys Trading Standards it appears unlikely that the restrictions will be eased sufficiently for us to stage the Wales & West meeting at Presteigne on the 16th May, therefore the decision has been made to postpone this meeting. Racing in the area will now start at Amman Valley […]

  • Tir Prince 1st May


    Due to the cancellation of York on Monday 3rd May the entries for Tir Prince have been re-opened to allow connections the opportunity to enter their horses for a race meeting. Entries will remain open until 10am TUESDAY. Please can all attendees of the race meeting register with Eric Witherspoon. Attendees are limited to those […]

  • Appleby Spring Meeting Announcement


    The police (silver command unit) have granted permission for the Appleby Spring Harness Racing meeting to go ahead – however this would be without a crowd. The committee have made the decision that it cannot afford to run behind closed doors. We are now seeking approval from the legal department of the Environment Agency to […]

  • BHRC Announcement


    It is with regret the BHRC announce that Huw Evans has decided to resign from the role of Vice Chairman and Director. Huw cited problems with the BHRC’s administration as his reason for stepping down, feeling extremely frustrated at the governing body’s working practices. Huw has been an invaluable member of the board governing our sport this year, […]

  • York 8th May


    Smart Bookmakers Heats/Final Top 30 horses accepted, must be above BHRC rating 32 to be eligible for heats/final (600, 150, 100) Event 1 £50 - Maiden(M) races Event 2 £50 - BHRC ratings races for horses competing in the heats/final and also below the cut off for the heats/final All horses on the same ratings ballot Over […]

  • York 3rd May


    Unfortunately the meeting scheduled at York for Monday May 3rd has been cancelled.



    Please note that the office will be CLOSED for telephone calls every MONDAY, e-mail inquiries welcome. NEW OFFICE HOURS Monday – CLOSED (e-mails only) Tuesday – 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Wednesday – 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Thursday – 1.00 pm – 9.00 pm Friday – 9.00 am – 5.00 pm PLEASE REFRAIN FROM […]



    APPENDIX II (Amended 2013) EQUINE FLU VACCINATION REGIME 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 […]

  • New Whip Rules


    BHRC are introducing new whip rules for the 2021 season. All drivers should familiarise themselves with the new rules. To replace M9, M10, M11 Drivers shall only use an approved whip. This being flexible, of standard construction either black or tan, with a fiberglass core covered in linen with a handle and snapper. The whip […]

  • TIR PRINCE – Saturday 1st May 2021


    Conditioned Race for horses with no lifetime wins (Maidens) Entry Fee £50   Dexter Dunn Spring Series (Horses must be nominated with Tir Prince Raceway to enter) £25 Entry Fee Races will be run as per the advertised races   Anto Russell Memorial High Grade Preferred Race £50 Entry Fee for Horses with a National […]



    Ratings Handicap System 2021

  • CORBIEWOOD Qualifiers/Schoolers – 30th April 2021


    Entries can now be submitted through the BHRC online entry system for the Qualifiers/Schoolers at Corbiewood on 30th April 2021. Entries will close at midnight on Sunday 25th April 2021 Please e-mail the BHRC if you require an username and password to access the online entries. Thank you for your co-operation.



    Please note Tir Prince Qualifiers/Workouts scheduled for 20th April 2021 have been cancelled.

  • YORK – Qualifiers/Workouts/Gate Practice – 24th April 2021


    Entries are now been taken for YORK – Qualifiers/Workouts/Gate Practice – 24th April 2021, only through the BHRC online system, RACING – RACE ENTRIES – YORK – QUALIFIERS 24th April 2021 Please ensure all licenses and paperwork have been sent to the office prior to close of entries – Sunday 18th April 2021, if the […]



    Qualifiers Sunday 18th April Cancelled due to the lack of cleared horses and renewed licenses, too  much of the office time being spent chasing up to clear these horses Saturday 24th April will now be Qualifiers and workouts only Opening meeting will now be bank holiday meeting Monday 3rd May With the heats and final of […]

  • Admission to Qualifiers/Workouts


    Please note that ONLY licensed people will be allowed admission to YORK Qualifiers/Workouts on 18th April 2021, please renew your license online, Grooms licenses can only be renewed through the paper format downloaded and sent to the BHRC office along with the fee of £12.50 and a recent photo of yourselves. Due to Covid rules, […]

  • March Directors Update


    March Directors Update



    Please note that we no longer occupy the Goole office and any correspondence sent to that office will no longer be received.  Please see the website for the new Registered address in Wales.