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

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Latest News

  • BELLS FIELD – Sunday 18th August

    26Jun

    Entries close SUNDAY 11th August 2019

    CLICK HERE to view Race Schedule

  • BHRC OFFICE

    24Jun

    From Tuesday 11th June the BHRC Office phones will be on reduced hours - phone calls will be taken between 10am and 2pm only.

    This is a temporary measure due to the current workload at this busy time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • TREGARON JULY FESTIVAL – Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th

    24Jun

    Schedule Update - 3YO Dragon races will be staged on Sunday 7th July

    Entries through BHRC Online Entry System - LINK - CLICK HERE to View SChedule

    Entries close Wednesday 26th June at 5pm

    Maiden - Novice - Grade 1 - Strata Florida Heats & Final - Welsh Classic Heat & Final - Free For All - Le Trot - Junior Welsh Dragon ...

  • OBITUARY – Margaret Hyland

    22Jun

    It is with great sadness that the BHRC write of the passing of Margaret Hyland.

    She was a huge enthusiast of the sport of Harness Racing, with many friends and family within the community. She will be sorely missed.

    The BHRC send their condolences to family and friends.

  • BHRC

    21Jun

    In response to some information that has been circulated recently relating to the procedures adopted by the BHRC in the Integrity Testing Programme, the BHRC confirm that all personnel involved in the collection of samples meet the current criteria (Y4).

    BHRC conduct ongoing training for persons involved in the collection of samples, as well as hosting Stewards Seminars and Training Courses. BHRC Quality Control for samples is conducted independently by the receiving laboratories.

    Any l...

  • PIKEHALL HARNESS RACING – Sunday 30th June

    17Jun

    Introduces arena entertainment from THE COMPANY OF HORSEMEN - Trick & Stunt Riding Show

    Also full race program (first race 2pm) - Local Trade Stands - Hot Food - Licensed Bar - On Course Bookmakers

    All day Family entertainment

  • BHRC OFFICE

    17Jun

    From Tuesday 11th June the BHRC Office phones will be on reduced hours - phone calls will be taken between 10.30am and 2pm only.

    This is a temporary measure due to the current workload at this busy time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • BHRC

    15Jun

    In September 2016 the British Harness Racing Club commenced disciplinary proceedings against Mr David Taff, the result of those disciplinary proceedings was, amongst other things, the suspension of Mr Taff's public trainer's licence. Mr Taff challenged this decision. This matter has been settled on a confidential basis save that the BHRC alone is entitled under the terms of settlement to publish this message. As part of the confidential settlement agreement Mr Taff's licence suspension has be...

  • BHRC CLASSIC RACES – Tir Prince Saturday 29th June

    14Jun

    Bumper entry and declared horses for the Classics to be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June, including some supplements!

    CLICK HERE to View Futurity Runners

    CLICK HERE to View Derby Runners

    CLICK HERE to View Pacing Classic Runners

    Please note...

  • MUSSELBURGH 2019

    14Jun

    CLICK HERE to view Musselburgh Entries.

  • NAF – HARNESS RACING ESSENTIALS

    13Jun

    NAF RaceOn - Tackling the most commonly occurring issues with the highest grade support - Nutritional Advanced Formulas for racehorses

    For more information please contact:- Sammy Martin, Racing Manager 07980 922041

    Find out more: naf-equine.eu/uk/raceon

  • YORK Sunday 16th June – Qualifiers & Work Outs

    13Jun

    Last call for entries for Qualifying or Work Outs at York on Sunday 16th June.

    Call or text Craig on 07979222256

  • HELLIFIELD HARNESS RACES – Sunday 23rd June

    12Jun

    Entries through BHRC Online Entry System - LINK - View Race Schedule

    Entries close 10am Monday 17th June

    Event 1 - High Grade Race

    Event 2 - Graded Races

    Event 3 - Maiden & Novice

  • CILMERY Sunday 16th June – ** CANCELLED **

    12Jun

    Unfortunately due to the extremely wet weather, the racing field is waterlogged, therefore the fixture scheduled for Cilmery on Sunday 16th June has been CANCELLED.

    All entries submitted through the BHRC Online System will be refunded to payment source within 7-10 working days.

  • YORK TRACK

    12Jun

    York Track will be closed on Saturday 15 June 2019.

    The track will re-open on Sunday 16 June for jogging and qualifiers / workout races subject to sufficient entries.

    Anyone wishing to enter a horse please contact Craig on 07979 222256

  • STAGBI FUTURE BROODMARES RACES 2019

    11Jun

    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...

  • STAGBI 2019 BRITISH BREEDERS BONUS

    11Jun

    STAGBI has selected the following races to carry the 2019 British Breeders Bonus:

    2YO - Junior Welsh Dragon/Dragoness - £500

    3YO - Appleby 3YO Championship - £500

    4YO - Breeders Crown 4YO - £500 (reallocated due to cancellation of NWHOA 4YO Championship)

    Bells Field Final - £500

    Appleby Whit Final - £100

    Musselburgh Final - £100

    Tregaron Welsh Classic - £100

    BHRC Derby (C&G) - £100

    BHRC Derbu (Fillies) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (C&G) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (Fillies) - £100

    Crock of Gol...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    11Jun

    From today (Tuesday 11th June) the BHRC Office phones will be on reduced hours - phone calls will be taken between 10.30am and 2pm only.

    This is a temporary measure due to the current workload at this busy time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • MUSSELBURGH 22nd June – Stabling

    10Jun

    Stabling is available at the Edinburgh & Lasswade Riding Centre (EH18 1HX) approximately 25 minutes from the racecourse.

    CLICK HERE to View Website

    Stables are available from Wednesday 19th to Sunday 23rd June at £30 per night (cost includes fresh straw/shavings)

  • BHRC – Integrity

    7Jun

    The BHRC have received a positive integrity result from a sample obtained at Tregaron on 12th May 2019. The substance identified is a Class 4 under BHRC Rules and Regulations.

    Disciplinary procedures will be undertaken in accordance with BHRC Rules and Regulations.

  • WELSH DRAGON SERIES 2019

    7Jun

    CLICK HERE to view horses eligible for the Welsh Dragon races at Tregaron on 6th & 7th July 2019.

    Entry Fee £50 per horse due by 5pm 26th June - ENTER ONLINE

  • CUMBERLAND SHOW @ Carlisle – Saturday 15th June

    7Jun

    All entries to Craig on 07979 222256 - Entries close Sunday 9th June

    Heats (EF: £70) - 600-250-100-50 & FINAL - 3500-1000-300-200

    Top Preferred Handicap Pace for Top 8 Horses (EF: £70) - 1000-250-100-50

    Maiden & Novice (EF: £60) - 600-250-100-50

    Le Trot - As per TrotBritain conditions of entry

  • 2019 LEADING LISTS

    7Jun

    With the fifth weekend of the 2019 season approaching, the top two on the leader boards are close run.

    Leading Owner - Raymond Huschka on 12 wins, closely followed by Claire Fletcher with 10.

    Leading Trainer - Alexis Laidler on 19 wins, Teresa Haythornthwaite in second on 16 wins

    Leading Driver - William Laidler on 19 wins, with James Haythornthwaite not far behind with 15 wins

    Will be a motivated season for these two top stables!

  • MUSSELBURGH 2019 – Saturday 22nd June

    6Jun

    Entries close 12th June 2019 - View Full Schedule

    All entries through BHRC Online System - CLICK HERE

    Event 1- The Famous Musselburgh Pace

    Event 2 - The Hurricane Pace

    Event 3 - Four Assorted Races

    Event 4 - One Le Trot Aged

  • CILMERY RACES – Sunday 16th June

    6Jun

    at Cilmery Farm, Cilmery, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3LG

    (By kind permission of the Jones family)

    ENTRIES ONLINE ONLY VIA BHRC WEBSITE - LINK - Entries close Monday 10th June @ 10am

    Sunday 16th June - Qualifiers @ 1.15pm - First Race @ 2pm

    Events:

    Qualifiers

    Junior Pony Pace

    Maiden - 1st: £250, 2nd: £100, 3rd: £70 (EF: £25)

    Novice - 1st: £250, 2nd: £100, 3rd: £70 (EF: £25)

    Trot - Subject to Entries

    Heats (Grade 1+) - 1st: £...

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

    5Jun

    View Series Standings

    HEATS:

    Heat 1 - 12th May @ Tregaron - Winner Cheeky Devil

    Heat 2 - 19th May @ Presteigne - Winner Red Rogue

    Heat 3 - 7th June @ Corbiewood

    Heat 4 - 8th June @ Tir Prince

    Heat 5 - 21st June @ Corbiewood

    Heat 6 - 30th June @ Amman Valley

    Heat 7 - 30th June @ Pikehall

    Heat 8 - 12th July @ Corbiewood

    Heat 9 - 13th July @ Tir Prince

    Heat 10 - 28th July @ Amman ...

  • MUSSELBURGH 2019 – Saturday 22nd June

    4Jun

    ** ENTRIES OPEN NOW **

    All entries through BHRC Online System - CLICK HERE

    Entries close 12th June 2019 - View Full Schedule

    Event 1- The Famous Musselburgh Pace

    Event 2 - The Hurricane Pace

    Event 3 - Four Assorted Races

    Event 4 - One Le Trot Aged

    For Hospitality, Sponsorship or Queries contact Anthony Fettah on...

  • PIKEHALL HARNESS RACING – Sunday 30th June

    3Jun

    Introduces arena entertainment from THE COMPANY OF HORSEMEN - Trick & Stunt Riding Show

    Also full race program (first race 2pm) - Local Trade Stands - Hot Food - Licensed Bar - On Course Bookmakers

    All day Family entertainment

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    2Jun

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    FINAL Sustaining Fee & Driver Declaration due by 3rd June 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Declarations MUST be made in writing and can be made ONLINE, by text (07834539292) or by email (bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk)

  • TREGARON JULY FESTIVAL – Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th

    1Jun

    Entries through BHRC Online Entry System - LINK - Click Here to View Schedule

    Entries close Wednesday 26th June at 5pm

    Maiden - Novice - Grade 1 - Strata Florida Heats & Final - Welsh Classic Heat & Final - Free For All - Le Trot - Junior Welsh Dragon (2YO) - Little Welsh Dragon (3YO)

    Entries through BHRC Online Entry Sys...

  • PUBLIC TRAINER RETURNS – JUNE

    31May

    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...

  • CORBIEWOOD 31st May – CANCELLED

    31May

    Unfortunately due to persistent rain the qualifiers tonight have been cancelled.

    Apologies.

    Karen

  • BHRC GROUP RACES 2019

    31May

    The 1st GROUP 1 race of the season was staged at Tregaron on the 12th May. This was The Senior Welsh Dragon 4yo Won by : MATTICULOUS who already holds Group 1 status from last year as a 3yo and was the BHRC 3yo pacing colt of the year.

    Congratulations to all the connections

    Then to the APPLEBY 2 day Festival

    The GROUP 2 Appleby 3yo Championship staged on 26th May

    Won by : OAKWOODINITTOWINIT who also has Group 1 status from last year as a 2yo and was also BHRC 2yo pacing colt of the yea...

  • BREEDERS CROWN

    30May

    Breeders Crown UK & Ireland 2nd Sustaining Fees due now for all age groups.

    https://breederscrownukandireland.com/2019/05/24/one-week-to-go-2/

  • SHRC 2YO & 3YO Races 2019

    30May

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

    FINAL Entry Fee £20 due by 1st June - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £100

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

    FINAL Entry Fee £20 due by 1st September - 1 mile - full conditions on entry form - Total Entry Fee £100

  • HELLIFIELD HARNESS RACES – Sunday 23rd June

    30May

    Entries through BHRC Online Entry System - LINK - View Race Schedule

    Entries close 10am Monday 17th June

    Event 1 - High Grade Race

    Event 2 - Graded Races

    Event 3 - Maiden & Novice

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2019 (4YO & Over)

    29May

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    FINAL Sustaining Fee due by 3rd June 2019 - £50 per horse VIEW ENTRIES

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Declarations MUST be made in writing and can be ...

  • CORBIEWOOD Friday 31st May – CANCELLED

    29May

    Due to a lack of entries (23 - 14 open & 9 low), the race meeting is unfortunately cancelled. Anyone still wanting to bring a horse to qualify, school or workout on Friday (7.00pm) please text Karen on 07747 165705 as soon as possible.

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    27May

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    FINAL Sustaining Fee & Driver Declaration due by 3rd June 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Declarations MUST be made in writing and can be made ONLINE, by text (07834539292) or by email (bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk)

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    27May

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    FINAL Sustaining Fee & Driver Declaration due by 3rd June 2019 - £50 per horse

    Pay Fees ONLINE, by BACS or contact the BHRC Office

    Declarations MUST be made in writing and can be made ONLINE, by text (07834539292) or by email (bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk)