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

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  • TREGARON AUGUST FESTIVAL – Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th August

    23Jul

    Features 1 GROUP 2 race and SIX  GROUP 1 races

    View Schedule

    Entries will close Wednesday 15th August at 5pm. Entries through the BHRC Online Entry System:- www.bhrc.org.uk/racing/race-entries/

    Strata Florida Heats & Final - Junior W...

  • MUSSELBURGH HARNESS RACES

    19Jul

    Friday 20th July @ 5.30pm

    Saturday 21st July @ 1.30pm

    The Groups are out in force again over the next two days, but this time up in Scotland at Musselburgh Racecourse (EH21 7RE)

    Friday has 9 races - a 2YO Pace, a 4YO Le Trot and the Red John Hurricane Pace Heats and GROUP 2 Final

    12 races on Saturday include a 3YO Grass Derby, a George Button Snr Memorial Trot, C Class Drivers and the Famous Musselburgh Pace Heats and GROUP 1 Final.

    Friday declarations accepted at the Links Pavilli...

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    19Jul

    The Famous Musselburgh Pace Final which will be staged at Musselburgh racecourse this coming weekend is part of the STAGBI Breeders Bonus for 2018 as a Group 1 race. £100 will be awarded to the Breeder of the winning horse.

    Visit www.standardbred.org for full details.

  • OBITUARY – Mr Kevin Taylor

    18Jul

    Kevin Taylor, a former BHRC member, passed away on Friday 13th July. Kevin most recently raced Montego Bay II and Camden Puddles.

    Funeral will be held on Friday 27th July at Stt Nicholas Church, West Tanfield at 2pm

  • MUSSELBURGH 3YO – Amendment

    17Jul

    The 3YO race at Musselburgh has been amended with the entry of IMMORTAL JOHN.

    The horse was submitted as an entry for this race (Event 2), but was unfortunately framed into the incorrect event.

  • TIR PRINCE LADIES NIGHT – Saturday 18th August

    17Jul

    Saturday 18th August is Ladies Night at Tir Prince Raceway with a prize for the best dressed lady.

    Tickets are £20 each including drinks and buffet and the chance to win a fantastic first prize of a night away for 2 In The Kinmel & Kinspa Hotel including Dinner Bed & Breakfast. Tickets are available from Tanz N Hair in Kinmel Bay and from Eric Witherspoon at Tir Prince. Please note spouses and partners are welcome to attend and join in the fun. Please book early as spaces are limited for th...

  • CORBIEWOOD – Thursday 19th July

    11Jul

    JOE JAMES Heats & Final, kindly sponsored by Corbie Wood Bookmakers & Miles Wilson

    Heats £300 to winner, Final £700 min to winner.

    Heats ran as open preferred handicap - 2 lines

    Final ran as open preferred handicap - 1 grade per line

    Maiden & novice races - £300 to winner

    Also 4yo Le Trot & Aged Le Trot Races

    Get along for a great nights racing before heading off to Musselburgh on the Friday and Saturday.

    Entries close Monday, 16th July 2018 @ noon, to Karen Kennedy on 0774...

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

    10Jul

    The Heats have all concluded and the Final will be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 14th July 2018

    IF any horse on the list below that has qualified for the Final will not be competing, please advise the BHRC asap to allow reserves the chance to run:

    Laneside Layla

    Soul Searcher

    Father Ted

    Al Jolson

    Borntorun

    Ithon Orbit

    Hawthorns Melinda

    Mahogany Charmer

    Springhill Calaburn

    Olivia Camden (Highest Points 20)

    Reserves: Blytheview JJ (18), Dynaramic (18)

    Prize Fund: £6050 (3200...

  • MUSSELBURGH RACES 2018

    6Jul

    Event 1 - The Famous Musselburgh Pace (EF: £80)

    Event 2 - 3YO Grass Derby (EF: £70)

    Event 3 - C Class Drivers (EF: £40)

    Event 4 - Le Trot (Aged, 4yo, 3yo - TrotBritain rules of entry)

    Event 5 - The Red John Memorial Hurricane Pace (EF: £65)

    Event 6 - 2YO Grass Futurity (EF: £60)

    Event 7 & 8 - Maiden & Novice (EF: £60)

    Event 9 - Free For All (EF: £100)

    View Full Race Schedule

    Please note...

  • ** POLITE NOTICE **

    6Jul

    Restricted Areas

    Please be reminded of the following

    • Only licensed persons may access Restricted Areas at BHRC Affiliated Fixtures.

    To clarify this includes (but is not limited to) the Lorry Park/Horsebox Area, the Paddock area, the Track, the Winners enclosure etc

    • Any persons assisting licensed owners and trainers with their horses MUST be licensed as a Trainers Assistant (Groom).

    Failure to produce a valid BHRC licence wi...

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    5Jul

    The Ceredigion 2YO races which will be staged at Aberystwyth this coming weekend is part of the STAGBI Breeders Bonus for 2018 under the 2YO race category. £500 will be awarded to the Breeder of the winning horse.

    Also included is the Final of the Sunday Handicap as a Group 1 race. £100 will be awarded to the Breeder of the winner of this race.

    Visit www.standardbred.org for full details.

  • NESA @ WOLSINGHAM – Sunday 15th July

    4Jul

    NESA Meeting 15th July at Wolsingham Show Field featuring the Joy Robson memorial heats and final, plus maiden and novice races. Entries to Tina Brough on 07704 481253 by 10am on 9th July.

    (The handicap will be run for the top 32 handicapped horses and framed in grades on monies won with straight races for the ones that don’t make the cut)

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    4Jul

    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

    BHRC Race £500 - Crock of Gold

    £100 to Group 1 races - Musselburgh, Ceredigion & Tregaron Finals, BHRC Derby, BHRC Futurity and Billy Williams FFA....

  • ROOSEVELT TROT 2018

    3Jul

    The Roosevelt Trot will be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 14th July.

    The race will be 1 mile in distance and open to French Trotters only. Entry Fee: £150. Entries close Monday 9th July.

    All horses to be entered through the BHRC Online Entry System (LINK).

    The Roosevelt Bowl will be staged on the same date and open to horses that are not at £3500 on the TrotBritain system or have been eliminated from the Rooseve...

  • H&B HRC @ Ivington – Sunday 15th July

    3Jul

    Entries to Michelle Strickland by 8pm FRIDAY 6th JULY

    View Full Race Schedule

    Qualifiers - Maiden - Novice - Graded Racing for Grade 1+ - H&B HRC Members Handicap Pace Grade 1+ - Young Drivers Handicap Pace Grade 1+ - WWHRA Mares Series

  • MUSSELBURGH RACES 2018

    2Jul

    Event 1 - The Famous Musselburgh Pace (EF: £80)

    Event 2 - 3YO Grass Derby (EF: £70)

    Event 3 - C Class Drivers (EF: £40)

    Event 4 - Le Trot (Aged, 4yo, 3yo - TrotBritain rules of entry)

    Event 5 - The Red John Memorial Hurricane Pace (EF: £65)

    Event 6 - 2YO Grass Futurity (EF: £60)

    Event 7 & 8 - Maiden & Novice (EF: £60)

    Event 9 - Free For All (EF: £100)

    View Full Race Schedule

    Please note...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    2Jul

    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.

  • BRIGHTWELLS continue to support racing

    1Jul

    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, ...

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

    30Jun

    The Final Heat is staged at Pikehall on Sunday 1st July.

    The line up for the final so far is:

    Laneside Layla, Soul Searcher, Father Ted, Al Jolson, Borntorun, Ithon Orbit, Hawthorns Melinda & Mahogany Charmer

    View Full Series Standings

  • EVENWOOD @ BINCHESTER – 29th July 2018

    29Jun

    3rd Payment £30 - Due by 30th June

    With the kind permission of the Wallace family and agreement of the Evenwood Committee, the Binchester race fixture on Sunday 29th July 2018 will host the Peter Wallace Memorial races.

    The race schedule will include Handicap Heats & Final (1¼ mile - Grade 1 to 6) - Maiden and Novice - Grade 7 to 9 races - Invitational Free For All

    All races framed by Karen Kennedy under BHRC Handicap Rules

    ** ALSO added - Le Trot races and Kids...

  • BREEDERS CROWN – Race Fees due for 2YOs

    29Jun

    Race Fees are due for 2YOs in the Breeders Crown:- LINK to Website

  • MUSSELBURGH 2018 – Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July

    29Jun

    Entries are open through the BHRC Online Entry System - CLICK for Race Entries Page

    Anyone wishing to enter MUST register for an account with BHRC - contact the office for details

    Download Race Schedule

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    28Jun

    The BHRC Derby and Futurity races which will be staged at Tir Prince this coming weekend are part of the STAGBI Breeders Bonus for 2018 as Group 1 racea. £100 will be awarded to the Breeder of the winning horses.

    Visit www.standardbred.org for full details.

  • HORSES PURCHASED FROM IRELAND

    28Jun

    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...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    25Jun

    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.

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB FESTIVAL – Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July

    23Jun

    ** ENTRIES THROUGH THE ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM **

    Entries close 9pm Wednesday 27th June - CLICK to view schedule

    Features a host of GROUP RACES:

    GROUP 2

    The Ceredigion 2YO Pace

    The Ceredigion 3YO Pace

    CLICK HE...

  • BHRC GROUP RACING

    22Jun

    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

    PIKEHALL – Sunday 1st July

    22Jun

    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

  • ENTRY TO RACE & RACE FEE RENEWAL

    20Jun

    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...

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB FESTIVAL – Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July

    19Jun

    ** ENTRIES THROUGH THE ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM **

    Entries close 9pm Wednesday 27th June - CLICK to view schedule

    Features a host of GROUP RACES:

    GROUP 2

    The Ceredigion 2YO Pace

    The Ceredigion 3YO Pace

    CLICK HE...

  • QUALIFIERS & WORK OUTS – Reminder

    19Jun

    ** Reminder to ALL Licence Holders & Promoters **

    PLEASE BE REMINDED that all horses entering for Qualifiers & Work Outs MUST be submitted to the BHRC Office as an entry PRIOR to the fixture date. Any horses not submitted to the BHRC for clearance in advance should not be permitted onto any racetrack on a BHRC affiliated fixture date.

  • BHRC DISCIPLINARY ACTION

    18Jun

    The BHRC have received reports and complaints in regards of incidents that took place at Corbiewood on Friday 15th June and Cumberland Show on Saturday 16th June, which breached sections M12, S36 and S40 of the BHRC Rules and Regulations - Matters which have been referred to the Stewards of the BHRC.

    The BHRC take a very dim view of any licence holder, member or follower who displays behaviour which is adverse or harmful to the sport of Harness Racing and its associates.

    Due to the nature o...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    18Jun

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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