Corbiewood 14th June

NORTHERN PRIDE – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Corbiewood 14th June

LOOSECHANGE – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Corbiewood 7th June

DIABOLO DE JOUDES – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Carlisle 15th June

VICTORIA CAMDEN – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Appleby 27th May

DESERT CRY – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Appleby 26th May

ECUME DE MER – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Corbiewood 21st June

AYR EMPRESS – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Corbiewood 14th June

CASIMIR ROYAL FLUSH – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Corbiewood 7th June

BLACKFIELD BIRD – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Carlisle 15th June

AYR MAJORETTE & VICTORIA CAMDEN – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Appleby 26th May

DAME MAJOR – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Appleby 2nd June

SOME FANTASY – Photo courtesy of Bill Cardno

Announcement

  • Breeders Crown will go ahead on the Saturday 29th August

    21May

    Subject to government rules, Breeders Crown will go ahead on the Saturday 29th August (time to be announced). This will either be behind closed doors or open with government restrictions. It will be streamed by a betting company and you will be able to have a bet with them. Further updates will be announced when […]

Latest News

  • BREEDERS CROWN UK & IRELAND

    28May

    Breeders Crown 2020 2nd Sustaining Fees are now due for all age groups - 2YO, 3YO AND 4YO ……..

  • OFFICE CLOSED

    21May

    Please note due to the Bank Holiday the BHRC office will close Friday 22nd May 2020 at 5pm and will re-open Tuesday 26th May 2020 at 1pm. Please adhere to these office hours.

  • BOUGHROOD RACES

    21May

    Boughrood Committee would like to inform you that their race meeting scheduled for Sunday 23rd August 2020 has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and wish you all well and hope to see you in 2021.

  • YORK HARNESS RACEWAY

    20May

    York Harness Raceway plan to stage qualifiers and schoolers races on the following dates:-

  • KILNSEY SHOW & WOLSINGHAM SHOW

    19May

    Unfortunately Kilnsey Show and Wolsingham Show committees have taken the decision to cancel their respective shows for 2020.

  • MR ALEXANDER DRYSDALE

    19May

    On behalf of the Drysdale family

    It is with very heavy hearts, the family are announcing the passing away of a much loved and a true gentleman, Mr Alexander Drysdale...…….

  • THE VINCENT DELANEY MEMORIAL

    19May

    The Vincent Delaney Memorial Committee regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 VDM festival due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic...…..

  • BROUGH (APPLEBY)

    18May

    It is with regret and after careful consideration the committee of Brough Athletic Sports Society has unfortunately taken the decision to cancel this year's races due to the Covid-19 pandemic...…..

  • FIRST CLASS NEWS

    17May

    First class news emanating from Tir Prince and York ………….

  • REMINDER

    16May

    York Raceway intend staging qualifiers middle of next month, the BHRC office would like to remind all of you ……...

  • CANNOCK RACES

    12May

    Regrettably, in light of the current coronavirus pandemic, the meeting at Cannock scheduled for August 1st has been cancelled. The Committee would like to express their gratitude to everyone for their understanding and continued support, Cannock will come back bigger and better in 2021.

  • BHRC STAFF TRAINING

    10May

    The BHRC office will be closed for staff training purposes from 11.30 am till 5.00 pm on Monday 10th May 2020. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

  • HELLIFIELD HARNESS RACES

    10May

    Regarding the current uncertainty over the Coronavirus situation, it with deep regret that the decision has been made to cancel this year’s meeting at Hellifield on Sunday 21st June 2020. Hellifield Harness Racing committee hopes that everyone stays safe and well and we hope to see many of you in 2021. Regards, Gillian Wild, Secretary

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB

    7May

    I write to inform the BHRC that regrettably due to the continued uncertainty over the Coronavirus.

  • TRAINER PERMIT LICENCE

    6May

    Should you have a trainer permit licence you must inform the BHRC in writing through the e-mail of all horses you have in training for the 2020 season.

  • 2020 LICENCES

    6May

    Should anyone not have received their 2020 licence renewals by now, please contact the BHRC office by e-mail with your details. Apologies if anyone has been mislaid.

  • BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURE

    6May

    Due to the Bank Holiday, please note that the BHRC office will close on Thursday 7th May 2020 at 5pm and will re-open on Monday 11 May 2020 at 9.00am

  • LICENCE TO TRAIN

    6May

    Remember that all Licence to train holders need to return their monthly returns to the office along with the payment for each new horse you have in your stables. We also require the names of all horses you have in training so that we can update the BHRC computer system. Immediate family owned horses do […]

  • BILL SOWERBY

    5May

    William (known to his friends as Bill) was born at Drybeck Hall, near Appleby in Westmorland on 15th January 1942, the only son of Jim and Mary Sowerby.

  • TRAINER RETURN FORMS

    4May

    May I remind you that your May trainer return forms are due, please submit to the BHRC office as soon as possible.

  • PAPERWORK

    4May

    The BHRC appreciate your co-operation and support during this difficult time but can we urge you to have the necessary paperwork in order for the start of the season.

  • POINTS FROM THE RECENT DIRECTORS MEETING

    2May

    The BHRC would like to send their best wishes to everyone during this difficult time and hope you are all keeping well.

    At the most recent Directors Meeting several topics were discussed, mainly those that have been brought on by the current global situation.

  • MUSSELBURGH HARNESS RACES – CANCELLED

    1May

    I am sorry to have to notify all the harness racing fraternity all over the UK. Our race meeting scheduled for 14th & 15th July cannot take place due to the COVID-19 virus, this year’s meeting would have to take place behind closed doors which is not financially viable for harness racing. We the Musselburgh […]

  • BHRC LICENCE RENEWALS

    30Apr

    Just to remind you that today is the last day for you to renew your licences before they move to the next tier of licence renewal fees. You can renew on the BHRC website or send your Licence Renewal Form to the BHRC (Wales) office and payment can be made by BACS transfer / Cheques […]

  • PIKE HALL HARNESS RACING CLUB

    30Apr

    Due to the Covid-19 outbreak it is regrettable that the race meeting scheduled for Sunday 28th of June 2020 has now been cancelled , we the committee, would like to thank everyone for there support in these terrible times, yet I have spoken to the landowner Arnie and Sandra Flowers and they were happy to […]

  • REGIONAL STEWARD VACANCY

    28Apr

    The BHRC have a vacancy for a Regional Steward in the Scotland area.……...

  • CILMERY RACES

    28Apr

    Due to the Covid-19 situation, regrettably the meeting scheduled at Cilmery on June 14th has now been cancelled. The committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

  • EVENJOBB RACEMEETINGS

    27Apr

    Due to the Covid-19 situation, regrettably the meetings scheduled for Evenjobb on June 7th and June 21st have been cancelled. The committee would like to thank everyone for their continued support and hope to greet you all on the track in the future.

  • COLTS / GELDINGS

    22Apr

    Can we remind you that you need to inform the BHRC office (bhrc.office@yahoo.co.uk) and STAGBI office (info@standardbred.org) if your colts become geldings.

  • RECORD BOOKS 1900-2001

    22Apr

    12 BHRC Record Books dating from 1900-2001 have been kindly donated to raise money with all proceeds in memory of Barry Gray and Margaret Hyland will be donated to the NHS. If you fancy owning these complete records of pacing and trotting in Great Britain please send the BHRC office your bids for this collection. […]

  • British Harness Racing Race of Champions

    20Apr

    In conjunction with the fantasy races coming soon there will be a Race of Champions with the field and result determined by you.

    This is just a bit of fun during these troubled times, it’s an opportunity for the harness racing fans to nominate their Supreme Champion.

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB WELSH DRAGON SERIES ANNOUNCEMENT

    8Apr

    Tregaron Trotting Club Statement

    Thank you for your recent sustaining fee payment to the 2020 Welsh Dragon Series. The next payment (the race fee) would normally be due by May 1st. However, due to the Covid 19 situation, and the uncertainty regarding racing in 2020, we have decided to suspend this payment for the time being. See attached for full report

  • MONTHLY TRAINER RETURNS

    5Apr

    Please note that all monthly trainer returns are to be completed and returned with the appropriate fees no later than 7th April.

  • BHRC Classic Races

    5Apr

    Entry fees for all BHRC classic Races, – Derby, Oaks, Pacing Classic, both division of the Futurity & Sire Stakes – deferred until June 1st.

  • BHRC SIRE STAKES STALLION NOMINATIONS

    1Apr

    Due to the current situation with the Coronavirus, the BHRC Sire Stakes stallion nominations have been extended to 30th April 2020, please supply the office with your current stallion information poster to upload to the website if you are nominating a new stallion.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    1Apr

    A number of fixtures have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation and in adhering to Government instruction there are no work-out and qualifying sessions until further notice.

    Cancelled Meetings

  • STALLION NOMINATIONS

    28Mar

    If you wish to nominate your stallion for the Sire Stakes Series please remember that the closing date for the discounted rates close on 31st March 2020, after this date the fees will increase to £400 per stallion.

  • APPLEBY MEETINGS CANCELLED

    27Mar

    Due to the current global Covid-19 situation, the two day Appleby Spring Meeting scheduled for May 24th & 25th, and the Fair Day Fixture on May 31st have been cancelled. The committees would like to send heartfelt thanks to everyone for their understanding and continued support.

  • FIXTURE CANCELLATION

    26Mar

    Due to the present serious global situation, unfortunately the meeting at Presteigne scheduled for May 17th has been cancelled.

  • Goole office closed

    24Mar

    Due to the current situation with the Coronavirus the Goole office will be closed for the time being.

    BHRC secretary can be contacted on 01974 298 367, correspondence address: Delfryn, Llwynpiod, Llangeitho, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6TA.

    The Office Administrator can be contacted on the BHRC mobile number, 07834 539 292.

    Thank you for your patience at this difficult times.

  • VDM 2020 Announcement

    24Mar

    In light of the uncertainty of the current situation, the VDM committee has announced that plans for this year's festival will be going ahead as planned for August 15-16, 2020.

  • DEFER PAYMENTS OF THE BHRC CLASSIC RACES

    21Mar

    In light of the current situation the BHRC have decided to defer the next payment of the BHRC classic races, e.g. Pacing Classic, Oaks, Futurity, Derby and Sire Stakes for a month, e.g. what were due on 1st April are now due on 1st of May. In May 2020 double payment will be expected. This […]

  • BHRC office

    20Mar

    Can we remind all licence holders that all methods of communication must come through the BHRC Office and not directly to the Chairman or the Directors.

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT

    20Mar

    Regrettably, due to the Coronavirus, Tregaron Trotting Club have taken the decision to cancel the 10th May race meeting.

  • CARLISLE SHOW

    19Mar

    It is with deep regret that there will be no Carlisle Show this year.

  • 2020 SEASON

    19Mar

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic a cloud of uncertainty hangs over the forthcoming harness racing season in Great Britain. …..

  • FACEBOOK LIVE

    19Mar

    Join us on Facebook Live Friday, March 20th at 8.00 pm for a BHRC news update and announcement of Horse of the year and Drive of the year winners.

  • DRIVE OF THE YEAR & HORSE OF THE YEAR

    18Mar

    This is your LAST CHANCE to place your vote …. voting closes tonight at 9pm for the DRIVE OF THE YEAR & HORSE OF THE YEAR, even though the Awards night has been postponed we still need your votes and the results will be announced on the Facebook live at the end of the week.

  • LICENCES & PASSPORTS – 28 day rule

    18Mar

    Should you intend to take your horses to be qualified within the month of April, then may I remind you of the 28 day ruling – Section Q1 of the Rule book that clearly states that all horse passports and licence holders must be fully paid up within the 28 day ruling and specific actions […]

  • LATE GORDON PARKS FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS -23rd March 2020

    18Mar

    Due to unforeseen circumstances because of the Corona Virus outbreak, there will not now be a service at the Holy Trinity Church Oswesty. Instead we shall proceed straight to Oswestry Cemetery for 3pm, where a short service will be held at the graveside. The family are sorry for any inconvenience caused.