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

  • LICENCE RENEWALS 2019

    17Jan

    Renewal Notifications are currently being processed by the office and posted out.

    ALL licences can be renewed Online at www.bhrc.org.uk/racing/race-entries/

    Contact BHRC to register

    ALL Licence Renewals submitted by post MUST include a completed Licence Renewal Form.

    PLEASE NOTE that payments will NOT be accepted over the telephone if a comple...

Latest News

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2019 (4YO & Over)

    23Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    1¼ mile Free For All Pace - £3,000 plus Purse in 20...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    21Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisio...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    18Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divi...

  • SHRC CLUB MEETING & AGM

    17Jan

    A club meeting then the AGM will be held on Tuesday, 29th January 2019 @ 7.30pm at McQ’s in Bannockburn.

    A copy of the clubs balance sheet will be handed/posted out this week.

    As most of you are aware, the current committee are standing down therefore voting will take place once the AGM has started and the present committee has stood down.

    Anyone wishing to add anything to the agenda(s) please contact a member of the committee or contact myself and I will forward on details.

    Look...

  • YORK HARNESS RACEWAY 2019

    17Jan

    York harness racing returns to action in 2019 by popular demand.

    We will start off as normal on May Bank Holiday Monday and plan to run heats and final.

    One of our highlight meetings will be the PACT charity meeting on the 20th July.

    We have a few really good sponsors for this event and welcome for the first time to York prep races for the Vincent Delaney Memorial, so sure to be a great meeting and we hope to have a really big crowd as ALL entrance money for the fixture goes to charity.

    ...

  • RULE CHANGES 2018

    17Jan

    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 DIRECTOR UPDATE – December 2018

    16Jan

    The Directors of the BHRC held meetings at the end of season and reviewed and determined the following:

    BHRC Classic Races

    The three year tender awarded to Tir Prince for the Futurity, Derby and Pacing Classic races was up for renewal at the end of 2018.

    Due to the success of the three years of racing, the boost to the numbers of horses and prize funds, the Directors determined to offer Tir Prince a further three year tender for the race package.

    Tir Prince duly accept...

  • AGM 2018 – UPDATE

    15Jan

    Issues raised during the AGM:

    BHRC Constitution

    The BHRC Constitution has been a matter debated for a number of years now, but it is felt that the time has come to enact a change to the document.

    As the structure of the BHRC is changing, it is imperative that the update to the Constitution improves the model of the BHRC, encompasses all current memberships, and brings licence holders forward directly into the membership whilst also ensuring that nothing is lost in the tr...

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2019 (4YO & Over)

    15Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    1¼ mile Free For All Pace - £3,000 plus Purse in 20...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2019 (3YOs)

    14Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divisio...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2019 (2YOs)

    11Jan

    To be staged at Tir Prince on Saturday 29th June

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    Don't miss out - ENTER NOW!

    Nomination Fee due by 1st February 2019 - £100 per horse

    Download Entry Form OR ENTER ONLINE

    Colts & Fillies will race in separate divi...

  • STAGBI 2019 BRITISH BREEDERS BONUS

    8Jan

    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 Derbu (Fillies) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (C&G) - £100

    BHRC Futurity (Fillies) - £100

    Crock of Gold Final - £100

    (Please note all wi...

  • FORECLOSURE N Standing in Wales for 2019

    10Dec

    Oakwood Stud is pleased to announce that Foreclosure N will be standing at Talgrwn Stud Services in Wales for the 2019 breeding season.

    “We have an excellent working relationship with Gwenan and Richard Thomas from Talgrwn Stud Service and we are very excited about this new venture”, said Oakwood Stud’s Derek Delaney, “With the recent advancement they have made at their AI Facility, the timing is perfect for Foreclosure to stand at stud there in the UK.”

    This move by Foreclosure mean...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    7Dec

    The BHRC Office will be closed from 5pm Tuesday 11th December 2018 for the festive and New Year period.

    The Office will re-open at 9.30am on Monday 7th January 2019.

    If you have any queries or need assistance during the office shut down period, please contact Jim McInally (BHRC Vice Chairman) on 07764 664169.

  • British Representative at Vincennes – ANDREW CAIRNS

    29Nov

    The International Drivers race staged at Vincennes on Saturday 1st December 2018 will once again feature a place for a BHRC driver.

    Andrew was on the cards for the 2017 race, but unfortunately the journey to France was somewhat fraught and then due to the late withdrawal of his charge, Andrew did not get to compete. As a result, he was offered a place for the 2018 race, which takes place this weekend.

    The race (No 7 - Prix Des Rencontres Internationales) will air live on

    BHRC OFFICE

    27Nov

    The BHRC Office will close today (Tues 27th Nov) at 3pm.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    20Nov

    The BHRC Office will be closed today between 10.30am and 12noon.

    Apologies for inconvenience.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    15Nov

    The BHRC Office will close at 2pm today (Thursday 15th November).

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • BHRC & STAGBI ANNUAL AWARDS EVENT – Friday 30th November 2018

    13Nov

    The BHRC & STAGBI will be staging the joint Annual Awards Event on Friday 30th November 2018 at Mercure Haydock Hotel (WA11 9SG) at 7pm - last date to book will be Wednesday 14th November 2018.

    The hotel is located off Junction 23 of the M6 near Haydock Park Racecourse. Accommodation at the venue is available through the BHRC at discounted rates.

    Bookings for the evening are being taken through the BHRC Office (kids are welcome):

    ...

  • BHRC AGM Update – Sunday 18th November 2018

    8Nov

    The BHRC AGM will be held on Sunday 18th November 2018 at Days Inn, Wetherby at 11am. View Agenda

    Persons wishing to attend must notify the BHRC in writing by 12noon Wednesday 14th November 2018

    (Email: bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk / Text: 07834539292)

    Officials due for re-election are:

    Chairman - Roy Sheedy (offers himself for re-election)

    Vice Chairman - Jim McInally (offers himself for re-election...

  • EDEN VALLEY MEETING – Tuesday 13th November

    5Nov

    Eden Valley are holding a meeting on Tuesday 13th November 2018, at The Dalesman, Sedbergh.

    Promoters, owners etc are invited to attend.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    2Nov

    The BHRC Office will be closed today from 12noon.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • WALES & WEST HRA GENERAL MEETING – Thursday 8th November

    31Oct

    Wales and West are holding a general meeting on the 8th November at 8pm at the Greyhound Hotel, Builth Wells.

    Items on the agenda include 2019 racing and the forthcoming BHRC AGM.

    All welcome.

  • OBITUARY – Jimmy Brough Snr

    31Oct

    It is with much regret and sorrow that I am writing this message to inform everyone of the sudden passing of Jimmy Brough Senior aged 86 on Saturday 20th October at his home in Middleton In Teesdale.

    The funeral of Jimmy Brough Senior will take place on Friday 2nd November 2018 at 11am, at St. Mary’s Church, Town Head, Middleton In Teesdale. DL12 0RD (Family flowers only please).

    For those of you who are relatively new to trotting (i.e. last 20 years or so) you may not remember or eve...

  • AND THE WINNERS ARE . . . .

    29Oct

    BHRC ANNUAL AWARDS 2018

    Thanks to all Licence Holders who got involved in the vote to determine this years winners. A second vote will be opened shortly to decide on the PEOPLE'S CHOICE for 2018 (see below).

    Winners of the voted categories are:

    Pacer of the Year

    EVENWOOD SONOFAGUN - with 57% of the votes, 'Gunner' retains his 201...

  • NWHOA Members Meeting – 7th November

    26Oct

    The North Wales Horse Owners Association will be holding a meeting in the bar at Tir Prince Raceway on Wednesday 7th November commencing at 7pm - new and existing members are welcome.

  • BHRC OFFICE

    22Oct

    The BHRC Office will be closed Monday 22nd October all day. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • SHRC AWARDS DANCE 2018

    15Oct

    Friday 9th November 2018

    Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling

    Tickets £30

    5 course meal

    Miami Showband

    Book your tickets now with Anne Paterson on 07423 067321

  • BHRC & STAGBI ANNUAL AWARDS EVENT

    12Oct

    The BHRC & STAGBI will be staging the joint Annual Awards Event on Friday 30th November 2018 at Mercure Haydock Hotel (WA11 9SG) at 7pm.

    The hotel is located off Junction 23 of the M6 near Haydock Park Racecourse. Accommodation at the venue is available through the BHRC at discounted rates.

    The evening consists of buffet style meal, followed by the awards ceremony which will be hosted once again by the respected Thoroughbred and vo...

  • BHRC – Integrity

    8Oct

    The BHRC have received a positive integrity result from a sample obtained at Corbiewood on 16th September 2018. The substance identified is a Class 3 under BHRC Rules and Regulations.

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

  • WOLVERHAMPTON DVDs

    2Oct

    DVDs of the racing from Wolverhampton are now available.

    Contact Keith Thomas on 07790 361228 - £10 for full DVD or £5 for a one race email download link.

  • BHRC AGM – Sunday 18th November

    1Oct

    The BHRC AGM will be held on Sunday 18th November 2018 at Days Inn, Wetherby at 11am.

    Persons wishing to attend must notify the BHRC in writing by 12noon Wednesday 14th November 2018

    (Email: bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk / Text: 07834539292)

    Officials due for re-election are:

    Chairman - Roy Sheedy

    Vice Chairman - Jim McInally

    BHRC Stewards - Jim McInally, Jason Podmore

    R...

  • TUCO Due to score Century of runs

    28Sep

    TUCO, an 11 year old son of Immortalized out of Disraeli Baby, is due to make his 100th career start this Saturday at Dunstall Park racecourse, Wolverhampton.

    Bred, owed and trained by the Strickland family, he's been a regular race-goer since 2011. The Strickland family sons, Nathan and Jed, have occasionally driven him, but main steer has been Bret Strickland and over his career they have scored victories at Boughrood, Almeley and Hereford & Borders fixtures staged at Allenmsore.

    Good...

  • The 2018 Brightwells Standardbred Sale

    27Sep

    Monday 15th October 2018 at 11am

    The printed catalogue of over 100 lots is available to purchase HERE

  • Breeders Crown UK & Ireland

    27Sep

    Yearling nominations due by 1st October

    breederscrownukandireland.com

  • WOLVERHAMPTON UPDATE

    26Sep

    First Race at 1pm

    Declarations are due by 11.30am - to be made either at the on-course Paddock Office, or on 07866 623599 or 07825 800762.

    Draw will take place at 12noon prompt in the Winners Enclosure

    NO Warming Up prior to racing - due to ground staff preparing the track

    Races are scheduled for every 20 minutes - all competitors MUST be in the Parade Ring on time

    There is a 45 minut...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    26Sep

    The BHRC will close today (Wednesday 26th September) at 2pm.

    Apologies for the inconvenience.

  • BHRC – Integrity

    19Sep

    The BHRC have received a positive integrity result from a sample obtained at Boughrood on Sunday 19th August 2018.

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

  • BHRC OFFICE

    19Sep

    The BHRC Office will close today at 2.30pm. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

    Entries for Wolverhampton are due today through the BHRC Online Entry System

    If anyone experiences difficulties in entering please text (07834539292) or email (bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk) immediately.

  • WOLVERHAMPTON – Saturday 29th September

    14Sep

    Entries through the BHRC Online Entry System - Entries close Wednesday 19th September

    View Race Schedule

    Maiden & Novice - Grade 1 & 2 - Grade 3 & 4 - Grades 5+ - C Class Drivers - STAGBI Broodmares - High Grade Pace (8+) - Le Trot Aged & 4YO

    NO C Class Driver Allowance in Straight Races due to the ...