HORSE OF THE YEAR 2017

EVENWOOD SONOFAGUN

TIM TETRICK DRIVE OF THE YEAR 2017

JAMES HAYTHORNTHWAITE & Greenhilldebatable – National Pacing Oaks Derby @ Tir Prince (9th September)

TROTTER OF THE YEAR 2017

T’es Trop Foot

MARE OF THE YEAR 2017

Rhyds Passion

3YO COLT OF THE YEAR 2017

Rhyds Rock Star

2YO FILLY OF THE YEAR 2017

Greenhill Hanover

Announcement

  • BHRC ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM

    23Apr

    ** Extra Fixtures Added **

    Currently available are:

    National Pacing Futurity - for stakes payments

    National Pacing Derby - for stakes payments

    British Pacing Classic - for stakes payments

    Sire Stakes

    Davy Jones Memorial 3YO Colts - stakes race

    Tregaron Spring Races - 12th May !! Exclusively Online !!

    Appleby Spring Race...

Latest News

  • INTEGRITY FEES 2018

    26Apr

    The Integrity Fee has increased to £25 per horse from 1st January 2018. Registration of horses to race is therefore £50 per horse.

    Info from December 2017 Director Update:

    • Integrity

    In 2008 the ‘Integrity Fee’ was introduced at a rate of £3 per horse entry. In 2011 the fee was raised to £4 per horse entry.

    In 2013 the fee was altered to £20 per horse registered to race and has remained at this rate.

    Integrity Income spending:

    In 2015, 64% of the costs was spent on laboratory fees,...

  • BHRC PACING CLASSIC 2018

    25Apr

    To be staged at Tir Prince on 30th June 2018

    Final Sustaining Fee due 1st May 2018 - £50 per horse

    For Pacers foaled in or before 2014

    Payments can be made by cheque, debit/credit card over the telephone or by BACS:

    Co-Op Bank

    Sort Code - 08 92 99

    Account No - 65778445

    Please use horses name as reference

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB 2YO Pace – Sunday 8th July

    25Apr

    ** GROUP 2 RACE **

    Please note that there has been a significant increase in prize money in the races (see nomination form & race schedule for more details).

    Remember the nominations for the 2 year old races close on 1st May 2018.

    Any questions regarding the nominations please feel free to e-mail me on heul...

  • HORSES IN TRAINING

    24Apr

    Horses must be registered with BHRC as in training with a licensed trainer for at least 28 days prior to entry. This applies to horses qualifying and racing (rules N5 & Q1).

    CLICK HERE to view list of horses currently registered in training. Please note this list is up to 20th April (we aim to update the list at least once per week).

    If your horse is not on the list, please text (07834539292), email (bhrc.offic...

  • NWHOA 2YO Championship – Tir Prince 9th June

    24Apr

    2nd Sustaining Fees due by 1st May 2018 at £50 per horse.

    Cheques made payable to North Wales Horse Owners Association.

    Post to: Autumn Rise, 15 Gwellyn Avenue, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, LL18 5HR.

    For further information and eligible horses contact Eric on 07919 818925.

  • TIR PRINCE ANNOUNCE BRIGHTWELLS SPONSORSHIP

    24Apr

    I am delighted to announce that The NWHOA 2 Year Old Championship 2018 will be sponsored by Brightwells and will now be called The Brightwell’s Sales 2 Year Old Championship.

    Since its inception the race has become the recognised curtain raiser for juvenile horses and has become a key race for identifying potential juvenile champions for the season. One only has to look at the list of past winners to see the calibre of horse that is required to win with names such as Mikey Camden, Carmel C...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB BOOKMAKERS PITCHES

    24Apr

    Traditionally bookmakers pitches at all our meetings have been allocated on a seniority rights basis - “the seniority list” i.e. the most long standing bookmaker has traditionally held the number I pitch followed down the line in order of seniority based on number of years attendance – pitches only changing when a bookmaker retires or passes away. It should be noted that Tregaron Trotting Club have always welcomed ALL licensed bookmakers to our meetings but it has always been...

  • BHRC ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM

    23Apr

    ** Extra Fixtures Added **

    Currently available are:

    National Pacing Futurity - for stakes payments

    National Pacing Derby - for stakes payments

    British Pacing Classic - for stakes payments

    Sire Stakes

    Davy Jones Memorial 3YO Colts - stakes race

    Tregaron Spring Races - 12th May !! Exclusively Online !!

    Appleby Spring Race...

  • MUSSELBURGH 2018

    23Apr

    The Musselburgh Fair Day Association had a very good meeting last week with Musselburgh Racecourse.

    Preparations for the Harness racing fixture on 20th & 21st July are progressing well.

    Please note that there are a limited number of stables available so booking early is advisable to avoid disappointment. Contact Anthony on 07866 623599.

    Entries are open now - CLICK HERE for Race Sched...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB SPRING RACES 2018 – Saturday 12th May

    20Apr

    Gate Opening Time 10am - First Race 2pm - Entries close Sunday 6th May

    CLICK HERE to download Full Race Schedule

    Events:

    Maiden & Novice – Grade 1 – Grade 2 – Senior Welsh Dragon – Heats & Final (Grade 3-7) – Open Preferred Handicap (8+) – BHRC Star Maker Series Heat 1 – Le Trot

    Features the Senior Welsh Dragon GROUP 1 race

  • ENTRY TO RACE & RACE FEE RENEWAL

    20Apr

    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...

  • H&B HRC – 24th June 2018

    19Apr

    Unfortunately due to restrictions on the availability of racing sites the fixture scheduled for Sunday 24th June under Hereford & Borders HRC will not take place in 2018.

  • Evenwood @ Binchester – Sunday 22nd April

    19Apr

    ** CANCELLED **

    Unfortunately due to lack of entries and the field still being quite waterlogged, the Qualifiers and Work Outs scheduled for Sunday 22nd April at Binchester have been cancelled.

    Entries are open for Sunday 29th April, Qualifiers and Work Outs. Contact Dawn on 07885 654536.

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB 2YO Pace – Sunday 8th July

    18Apr

    ** GROUP 2 RACE **

    Please note that there has been a significant increase in prize money in the races (see nomination form & race schedule for more details).

    Remember the nominations for the 2 year old races close on 1st May 2018.

    Any questions regarding the nominations please feel free to e-mail me on heul...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB BOOKMAKERS PITCHES

    17Apr

    Traditionally bookmakers pitches at all our meetings have been allocated on a seniority rights basis - “the seniority list” i.e. the most long standing bookmaker has traditionally held the number I pitch followed down the line in order of seniority based on number of years attendance – pitches only changing when a bookmaker retires or passes away. It should be noted that Tregaron Trotting Club have always welcomed ALL licensed bookmakers to our meetings but it has always been...

  • HORSES IN TRAINING 2018

    17Apr

    Horses must be registered with BHRC as in training with a licensed trainer for at least 28 days prior to entry. This applies to horses qualifying and racing (rules N5 & Q1).

    CLICK HERE to view list of horses currently registered in training. Please note this list is up to 12th April (we aim to update the list at least once per week).

    If your horse is not on the list, please text (0...

  • OBITUARY – Tony Nichol

    16Apr

    It is with regret that the BHRC reports the passing of Tony (Anthony) Nichol on 2nd April 2018.

    Tony’s funeral will be at the Funeral Home of Edwin Pounds, New Line, Greengates, Bradford (BD10 9AS) at 12noon, Friday 20th April.

    Donations in lieu of flowers to Yorkshire Coast Sight Support or Community Angels - both of Scarborough. These two organisations helped Tony a lot.

    Tony Nichol (1955-2018)

    Tony Nichol died in a care home in Bradford very early on 2nd April after a year of se...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB SPRING RACES 2018 – Saturday 12th May

    13Apr

    Gate Opening Time 10am - First Race 2pm - Entries close Sunday 6th May

    CLICK HERE to download Full Race Schedule

    Events:

    Maiden & Novice – Grade 1 – Grade 2 – Senior Welsh Dragon – Heats & Final (Grade 3-7) – Open Preferred Handicap (8+) – BHRC Star Maker Series Heat 1 – Le Trot

    Features the Senior Welsh Dragon GROUP 1 race

  • SCOTTISH HARNESS RACING CLUB – Meeting Wednesday 25th April

    13Apr

    SHRC - Club Meeting

    Wednesday, 25th April 2018.

    8.00pm @ McQ's, Bannockburn.

    Any items for the agenda, please contact a committee member.

    Thank you

    Karen Kennedy

  • APPLEBY SPRING RACES

    13Apr

    Sunday 27th & Monday 28th May

    View Full Race Schedule & Entry Form

    Entries close SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018

    EVENT 1 - Qualifiers (Entry Fee £20)

    EVENT 2 - Maiden & Novice (Entry Fee £40)

    EVENT 3 - Appleby Spring Race Pacing Handicap (Entry £45)

    EVENT 4 - TROTB...

  • OBITUARY – Bill Power

    11Apr

    It is with regret that the BHRC informs members of the passing of Mr Bill Power on 29th March 2018.

    Mr Power was heavily involved in Harness Racing and bred many fine trotters and pacers including What A Commotion but most notably the superstar mare Laneside Lexus.

    The funeral will be held at 10.45am on Wednesday 25th April at Streetly Crematorium, Streetly, West Midlands.

    Our sincere condolences to family and friends.

  • TIR PRINCE – Tuesday 17th April

    11Apr

    ** CANCELLED **

    Unfortunately the Qualifying and Work Out fixture scheduled for Tir Prince on Tuesday 17th April has been cancelled due to lack of entries.

    Entries are open for the qualifiers on Tuesday 24th April. All entries must be made online at Tir Prince Race Entry

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB 2YO Pace – Sunday 8th July

    11Apr

    ** GROUP 2 RACE **

    Please note that there has been a significant increase in prize money in the races (see nomination form & race schedule for more details).

    Remember the nominations for the 2 year old races close on 1st May 2018.

    Any questions regarding the nominations please feel free to e-mail me on heul...

  • OBITUARY – Joy Robson

    10Apr

    It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you of the passing of Joy Robson, who lost her battle with Cancer on Sunday evening 1 April.

    The funeral will be held on Monday 16th April at 11.30am at Coundon Crematorium, Bishop Auckland (DL14 8NR).

    All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please - donations at Crematorium will be to a charity chosen by the family.

    Joy had been involved with harness racing for many years, her family owned and bred some quality horses, the most...

  • BRITISH PACING CLASSIC 2018

    10Apr

    ** GROUP 1 RACE **

    To be staged at Tir Prince on 30th June. FINAL Sustaining Fee of £50 due by 1st May.

    This Free For All Pace over the 1¼ mile distance sees the epic duo up for a rematch - EVENWOOD SONOFAGUN and MIRACULOUS.

    Also in the throw are:

    Ayr Regal (unraced since October 2016)

    Ladyford Express (a 4yo currently of novice standing)

    Llwyns Delight (2017 Boughrood Champ)

    Lyons Eryl Hall (11yo son of Jimmy Long who ...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING DERBY 2018

    10Apr

    ** GROUP 1 RACES **

    To be staged at Tir Prince on 30th June. Next Sustaining Fee of £50 due by 1st May.

    Almost all entries have sustained at the third stage of payments. View Entries

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB BOOKMAKERS PITCHES

    10Apr

    Traditionally bookmakers pitches at all our meetings have been allocated on a seniority rights basis - “the seniority list” i.e. the most long standing bookmaker has traditionally held the number I pitch followed down the line in order of seniority based on number of years attendance – pitches only changing when a bookmaker retires or passes away. It should be noted that Tregaron Trotting Club have always welcomed ALL licensed bookmakers to our meetings but it has always been...

  • BHRC NATIONAL PACING FUTURITY 2018

    10Apr

    ** GROUP 1 RACES **

    To be staged at Tir Prince on 30th June. Next Sustaining Fee of £50 due by 1st May.

    Almost all entries have sustained at the third stage of payments. View Entries

  • EVENWOOD @ BINCHESTER – Sunday 29th July 2018

    9Apr

    Now Available Through the BHRC Online Entry System - contact BHRC Office to register

    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 BH...

  • EVENWOOD Racing 2018

    6Apr

    The Evenwood Racing Committee have secured a new venue for their additional fixtures in May.

    The venue is a 1/2 mile grass track at Darlington, just opposite Teesside Airport.

    Racing will be staged on Monday 7th May and Saturday 19th May 2018.

    Further information and full directions will follow shortly.

  • EQUINE FLU VACCINATION REGIME

    4Apr

    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...

  • GREENTREE STANDARDBRED MARES PACING SERIES 2018

    4Apr

    After the success of the 2017 Mares Series at Corbiewood last season, the series returns in 2018 with new sponsor Greentree Standardbreds - a stud established in the 1970's by Jack Clark, which is now being revived by his son John Clark and built back up. Based in County Durham the stud has ten broodmares currently being bred and have recently imported the grey stallion Smack Talk; which is nominated to the Sire Stakes and Breeders Crown.

    The 2017 series, sponsored by Oakwood Stud, saw Don...

  • STAGBI BREEDERS BONUS

    4Apr

    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

    3YO Race £500 - Scottish Derby

    4YO Race £500 - Senior Welsh Dragon (not awarded in 2017 as winner not eligible)

    BHRC Race £500 - Crock of Gold

    £1...

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING CLUB 2YO Pace – Sunday 8th July

    4Apr

    ** GROUP 2 RACE **

    Please note that there has been a significant increase in prize money in the races (see nomination form & race schedule for more details).

    Remember the nominations for the 2 year old races close on 1st May 2018.

    Any questions regarding the nominations please feel free to e-mail me on heul...

  • LICENCE HOLDERS RENEWAL GUIDE

    4Apr

    Renewal of Licences:

    • Complete Licence Renewal Form and return to BHRC Office - LINK to Form

    (returned form accepted via Email, MMS, Whatsapp, Fax or Post)

    • Submit relevant fees to BHRC (see below)

    (payments accepted by cheque, BACS transfer, credit/debit card via phone)

    • PLEASE NOTE payment will not be accepted until a completed Licence Renewal Form has been submitted

    The Bo...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    3Apr

    The BHRC office will be closed from 2pm today. Any contact after 2pm can be made on 07834539292 until 6pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

  • BHRC GUIDELINES FOR NEW LICENCE HOLDERS

    3Apr

    To be ready and registered for racing persons must be licensed with the BHRC and have horses registered in their ownership at STAGBI. The following is issued as a guide to completing relevant applications. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the BHRC Office on 01405 766877.

    BHRC LICENCES

    To register as an Owner:

    Persons wishing to race a horse under BHRC must, as a minimum, be regist...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB BOOKMAKERS PITCHES

    3Apr

    Traditionally bookmakers pitches at all our meetings have been allocated on a seniority rights basis - “the seniority list” i.e. the most long standing bookmaker has traditionally held the number I pitch followed down the line in order of seniority based on number of years attendance – pitches only changing when a bookmaker retires or passes away. It should be noted that Tregaron Trotting Club have always welcomed ALL licensed bookmakers to our meetings but it has always been...

  • GWYNE HIGGINS- A PROPER HARNESS HORSEMAN.

    3Apr

    The harness racing world rocked on its axis the day that Gwyne Higgins died, and for many of us, it will never be in kilter again. He has been part of the fixtures and fittings of the sport for more years than he would ever admit to (he was 83 going on 35!), and the thought of never seeing his ready smile again, or hearing that sing-song voice knowledgeably recite pedigrees or tell stories of long ago, is unthinkable.

    I think I can safely say that the sport in the Wales & West area would har...

  • NWHOA 2YO Championship – Tir Prince 9th June

    30Mar

    1st Sustaining Fees due by 1st April 2018 at £50 per horse.

    Cheques made payable to North Wales Horse Owners Association.

    Post to: Autumn Rise, 15 Gwellyn Avenue, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, LL18 5HR.

    For further information and eligible horses contact Eric on 07919 818925.