PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018

RHYDS PASSION

TROTTER OF THE YEAR 2018

Diamant De Godrel

2YO FILLY OF THE YEAR 2018

The Mocking Jay

MARE OF THE YEAR 2018

Rhyds Passion

PACER OF THE YEAR 2018

Evenwood Sonofagun

2YO COLT OF THE YEAR 2018

Oakwoodinittowinit

Announcement

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

    2Apr

    ** NOMINATIONS OPEN NOW **

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER

    Thanks to the Promoters and Associations that have once again supported this series with their tenders.

    The heats will be as follows:

    Heat 1 - 12th May @ Tregaron

    Heat 2 - 19th May @ Presteigne

    Heat 3 - 7th June @ Corbiewood

    Heat 4 - 8th June @ Tir Prince

    Heat 5 - 21st June @ Corbiewood

    Heat 6 - 30th June @ Amman Valley

    He...

Latest News

  • NWHOA Stakes Races 2019

    24Apr

    NWHOA 2YO - 2nd Sustaining Fee £50 due by 1st May

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 8th June 2019 - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £250

    NWHOA 3YO - 2nd Sustaining Fee £50 due by 1st May

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 8th June 2019 - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £250

    NWHOA 4YO - Cancelled due to lack of entries

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    23Apr

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    3rd Sustaining Fee due by 1st May 2019 - £50 per horse VIEW ENTRIES

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisions - 2018 Race Priz...

  • PENALTY FREE

    21Apr

    Penalty Free Racing will be in force from 1st January to midnight Friday 24th May 2019

    Criteria:

    • All racing staged between 1st January and midnight 24th May 2019 will be offered as Penalty Free
    • Limited to TWO wins per horse - any subsequent wins and prize money within the relevant period will be applied to horses handicap
    • Penalty Free runs will not be included in any End of Season Lifts

    Horses that compete in Penalty Free races will have any p...

  • STAGBI FUTURE BROODMARES RACES 2019

    16Apr

    In 2019, STAGBI have introduced the Heat & Final format for the STAGBI Future Broodmares races.

    Amman Valley, York, Tir Prince, Corbiewood and Wolverhampton are the eligible tracks for the series.

    Heats - Each track can have up to two races with added money of £750 from STAGBI (minimum first prize £500). There will be an invitational final at the end of the year.

    Mares will gain points through the heats and the top 10 mares will be invited to race in the final. Points to be allocat...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    15Apr

    The BHRC Office will be closed from 5pm Monday 15th April until 9.30am Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

    Any queries during this period should be emailed to bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk, for response when the office re-opens.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • AMMAN VALLEY – Sunday 14th April

    13Apr

    The fixture at Amman Valley on Sunday 14th April will be staged for Work Outs only.

    Qualifiers will be staged on Sunday 21st April subject to entries.

  • STALLION OPEN MORNING – Talgrwn Stud Services, Sunday 14th April 11am to 2pm

    12Apr

    We are very proud to be standing 3 magnificent Stallions for the 2019 Season and would like to extend an open invitation and a warm welcome for you to call by and view the stallions.

    You can also view our foaling facilities, semen collection and discuss Artificial insemination by fresh, chilled or frozen semen etc.

    We look forward to seeing you

    Richard & Gwenan Thomas

    Talgrwn Stud Services

    Lampeter

    SA48 7LJ

  • QUALIFYING & WORK OUTS – 20th & 21st April

    9Apr

    Qualifying & Work Out Fixtures will be held at York on Saturday 20th April and at Amman Valley and Corbiewood on Sunday 21st April.

    All entries for the above events must be made by 14th April 2019. Entries will be cleared on Monday 15th April 2019 at the BHRC Office.

    Due to the closure of the BHRC Office between Tuesday 16th April and Monday 22nd April (inclusive), no clearance can be provided for horses during this period.

    Please ensure that you enter early and that all...

  • STAGBI 2019 BRITISH BREEDERS BONUS

    9Apr

    STAGBI has selected the following races to carry the 2018 British Breeders Bonus:

    2YO - Junior Welsh Dragon/Dragoness - £500

    3YO - Appleby 3YO Championship - £500

    4YO - NWHOA 4YO Championship - £500

    Bells Field Final - £500

    Appleby Whit Final - £100

    Musselburgh Final - £100

    Tregaron Welsh Classic - £100

    BHRC Derby (C&G) - £100

    BHRC Derby (Fillies) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (C&G) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (Fillies) - £100

    Crock of Gold Final - £100

    (Please note all winners to be British...

  • OBITUARY – Mike Sammons

    8Apr

    It is with regret that the BHRC write of the passing of Mike Sammons on 11th February 2019.

    Mike was part of Harness Racing for over 50 years, travelling up and down the country and compiling the Paceform books. He also held some meetings in his home town of Skelmersdale back in the summer of 1988. Harness Racing was a massive part of his life and he loved it.

    The BHRC send their condolences to family and friends.

  • BHRC EQUINE FLU VACCINATION REGIME

    5Apr

    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 OFFICE

    5Apr

    The BHRC Office will be unavailable today from 10.30am to 2.30pm.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • 30 DAYS TO GO . . . .

    4Apr

    30 Days TODAY until the first Race Fixture at Tir Prince on Saturday 4th May 2019 - Contact Eric on 07919 818925 for further details.

    Please remember that horses MUST be registered with the BHRC as in training for at least 28 days prior to entry.

    All declarations of horses in training must be submitted in writing to the BHRC and horses will only be registered in training once any necessary payments have been received by the BHRC.

    Please ensure that Race Payments ...

  • WORLD TROTTING CONFERENCE – 2019 International Media Awards

    3Apr

    The World Trotting Conference in 2019 will be held during the last week in May hosted by Svensk Travsport, Sweden.

    The International Media Awards has nine categories for 2019; Best New Article, Best Magazine Article, Best Photography, Best Printed or Web-Based Advertisement, Best Video or Film (online video included) Advertisement, Best Television Program or Documentary (Online or Broadcast), Best Poster, Best Website, Best Social Media (New Category).

    The following have been accepted f...

  • STAGBI OWNERS PREMIUM

    2Apr

    Following on from the successful Breeders Premiums, STAGBI are introducing a new Owners Premium in 2019 with the aim of supporting the owners of British Bred Horses.

    The current Breeders Premium in Situ are awarded to horses that win the most races or high profile races, so to ensure that as many people benefit from the STAGBI Awards Premium scheme, it will now also support owners of British Bred horses at the grassroots of the industry.

    A £100 Owners Premium will be awarded to winners of B...

  • Eden Valley AGM

    2Apr

    Eden Valley Harness Racing Association will hold their AGM on Tuesday 9th April, at British Legion Club Appleby at 7.30pm

  • OBITUARY – Mr Jim Lawrence MBE

    1Apr

    It is with regret that we acknowledge the recent sad loss of Mr Jim Lawrence MBE.

    As President of Hereford & Borders Harness Racing Club and a great supporter of harness racing in the region for many years he was a true gentleman who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    Our condolences go to his wife Val and Family.

    Funeral will take place on Tuesday the 9th of April 2pm at Allensmore Church.

    Hereford & Borders Harness Racing Club

  • PUBLIC TRAINER RETURNS – APRIL

    31Mar

    Public Trainer returns listing horses currently in training are due.

    Please submit details to BHRC ASAP.

    W53. Public Trainers are required to submit a written return in advance every month stating the horses in their care or training for that upcoming period. Returns must be sent to the BHRC Office by the 7th day of each month, after which a fine of £10 per day may be imposed. If the return is not received by the 14th day of the month, the Trainer’s licence will be suspen...

  • RULE CHANGES 2018

    29Mar

    The following rules have been updated for the 2019 season:

    As per discussions with TrotBritain during last season and updates provided in 2018 by the BHRC, the Directors have determined the following update:

    N3. Horses required to Qualify:

    [a] Any horse that has not raced under the rules of the BHRC or the IHRA

    [b] Any horse that has not qualified in the previous season under the rules of the BHRC or the IHRA

    For the avoidance of doubt, all imported horses will be required to qualify p...

  • SHRC 2YO & 3YO Races 2019

    29Mar

    NOMINATIONS CLOSE 1st APRIL

    Event 1 - 3YO Derby - Corbiewood Friday 14th June

    Nomination Fee £40 due by 1st April - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £100 - Download Entry Form

    Event 2 - 2YO Futurity - Corbiewood Sunday 15th September

    Nomination Fee £40 due by 1st April - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £100 -

    APPLEBY SPRING RACES – 3YO CHAMPIONSHIP

    29Mar

    **UPDATE - 3YO Race will be staged on Sunday 26th May (not Monday 27th)**

    Appleby Spring Races will be held on Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May 2019.

    As the festival enters it's 90th year, the 3 Year Old Grass Championship will return.

    Nominations are due by 1st April - £80 per horse (Download Entry Form)

    Entry Fee is due by 11th May - £60 per horse

    Total Entry £140 per horse.

    Full details and cond...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    29Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    2nd Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisions - 2018 Race Prize Fund totaled almost £9,000!

    2018 Fillies champion OAKWOOD STARCAM nominated for Over...

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

    28Mar

    Following the success of the new Star Maker Series in 2018, the series is planned to return for the 2019 season.

    The target region remains the lower end of the handicap; horses that have not won much money at 2YO or 3YO. The series will consist of heats and a Final, which promoters have been invited to tender for. Tenders are due back at the BHRC on 29th March 2019.

    The series will consist of a minimum of 8 heats and a maximum of 10 heats, with a Final to be staged in August - dates wil...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    28Mar

    The BHRC Office will be closed today (Thursday 28th March 2019). The office will re-open at 9.30am Friday 29th March 2019.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • YORK TRACK – OPEN FOR WORKOUTS

    27Mar

    York track will be open for workouts on Saturday 30th, Sunday 31st March, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April, from 10am till 6pm each day.

    £10 per horse to workout - the proceeds of which will go towards the upkeep of the track (to which fresh topping has already been added).

  • NWHOA Stakes Races 2019

    27Mar

    NWHOA 2YO - 1st Sustaining Fee £50 due by 1st April

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 8th June 2019 - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £250

    NWHOA 3YO - 1st Sustaining Fee £50 due by 1st April

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 8th June 2019 - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £250

    NWHOA 4YO - Cancelled due to lack of entries

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2019 (4YO & Over)

    27Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    1st Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office.

    1¼ mile Free For All Pace - £3,000 plus Purse in 2018

    2018 Championship contested by top Free For Allers ROCKIN MAMBO (Lifetime Best 1.56.1) and EVENWOOD SONOFAGUN (Lifet...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    25Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    2nd Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisions - 2018 Race Prize Fund totaled over £9,000!

    2018 Fillies champion GREENHILL HANOVER nominated for 3YO Filly of the Year...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    22Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    2nd Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisions - 2018 Race Prize Fund totaled almost £9,000!

    2018 Fillies champion OAKWOOD STARCAM nominated for Over...

  • 30 DAYS TO GO . . . .

    21Mar

    30 Days TODAY until the first Qualifiers offered at York on Saturday 20th April 2019.

    Please remember that horses MUST be registered with the BHRC as in training for at least 28 days prior to entry.

    All declarations of horses in training must be submitted in writing to the BHRC and horses will only be registered in training once any necessary payments have been received by the BHRC.

    N5. Supervision of Qualifying Trials

    No horse may be eligible...

  • SIRE STAKES NOMINATIONS & FEES

    20Mar

    31st March 2019 is the due date for nominations and sustaining fees for the Sire Stakes Series.

    Stallion Nominations

    £250 each

    Includes automatic nomination of all progeny from covering in year of nomination (i.e. 2020 foals)

    Yearling Sustaining Fee

    £20 each

    The first fee due for progeny since birth, this entitles the nominated horses to compete in future Sire Stakes races at 2YO and 3YO

    2018 fo...

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2019 (4YO & Over)

    20Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    1st Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office.

    1¼ mile Free For All Pace - £3,000 plus Purse in 2018

    2018 Championship contested by top Free For Allers ROCKIN MAMBO (Lifetime Best 1.56.1) and EVENWOOD SONOFAGUN (Lifet...

  • STAGBI FUTURE BROODMARES RACES 2019

    19Mar

    In 2019, STAGBI have introduced the Heat & Final format for the STAGBI Future Broodmares races.

    Amman Valley, York, Tir Prince, Corbiewood and Wolverhampton are the eligible tracks for the series.

    Heats - Each track can have up to two races with added money of £750 from STAGBI (minimum first prize £500). There will be an invitational final at the end of the year.

    Mares will gain points through the heats and the top 10 mares will be invited to race in the final. Points to be allocat...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    18Mar

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    2nd Sustaining Fee due by 1st April 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisions - 2018 Race Prize Fund totaled over £9,000!

    2018 Fillies champion GREENHILL HANOVER nominated for 3YO Filly of the Year...

  • RULE CHANGES 2018

    17Mar

    The following rule changes were confirmed at the AGM on 18th November 2018 and are now adopted to the BHRC Rules and Regulations. Please ensure that you read these changes and are fully informed of all updates:

    H8 -

    Due to difficulty in being able obtain certain race footage, H8 will be altered and the issue also noted in Contracts with Promoters

    H8 [a] Video Facilities - The Racecourse Executive shall ensure that video facilities are provided a...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    15Mar

    The BHRC Office will be CLOSED on Monday 18th March 2019. The office will reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 19th March.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • 30 DAYS TO GO . . . .

    15Mar

    30 Days TODAY until the first Qualifiers offered at Amman Valley on Sunday 14th April 2019 - Contact Trudy on 07909 698309 for further details.

    Please remember that horses MUST be registered with the BHRC as in training for at least 28 days prior to entry.

    All declarations of horses in training must be submitted in writing to the BHRC and horses will only be registered in training once any necessary payments have been received by the BHRC.

    N5. ...

  • BHRC EQUINE FLU VACCINATION REGIME

    15Mar

    Due to the recent equine influenza outbreaks and updated recommendations from the BHRC, all ponies registered for the Kids Club 2019 will have to be fully vaccinated as per the BHRC Regime:

    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 prima...

  • APPLEBY SPRING RACES – 3YO CHAMPIONSHIP

    15Mar

    Appleby Spring Races will be held on Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May 2019.

    As the festival enters it's 90th year, the 3 Year Old Grass Championship will return.

    Nominations are due by 1st April - £80 per horse (Download Entry Form)

    Entry Fee is due by 11th May - £60 per horse

    Total Entry £140 per horse.

    Full details and conditions available on

    BHRC KIDS CLUB 2019

    13Mar

    Due to the recent equine influenza outbreaks and updated recommendations from the BHRC, all ponies registered for the Kids Club 2019 will have to be fully vaccinated as per the BHRC Regime:

    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 prima...