Tim Tetrick Drive of the Year 2020

Joseph Riley & Ayr Paparazzi (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Horse of the Year 2020

Oakwood Anabella (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Horse 2020

Merrington Movinup (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

William ‘Billy’ Evans (Wales & West photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

Heidi Sowerby (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Groom of the Year 2020

Abi Mattocks (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Overseas Horse of the Year 2020

Rainbow Writer (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Trotter of the Year 2020

Diamant De Godrel (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Aged Pacer of the Year 2020

Merrington Movinup (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Mare of the Year 2020

Newtown Jody (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 3YO Colt of the Year 2020

Whichguyami (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 3YO Filly of the Year 2020

She Be Stunning (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 2YO Colt of the Year 2020

Yerkes Hanover (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC 2YO Filly of the Year 2020

Oakwood Anabella (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Driver 2020

William ‘Rocker’ Laidler (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Trainer 2020

Alexis Laidler (Sarah Thomas photo)

BHRC Leading Owner 2020

Raymond Huschka (Sarah Thomas photo)

Announcement

Latest News

  • DRIVER DECLARATIONS

    27Jul

    Please note that Driver Declarations need to be sent in writing to the BHRC via the new e-mail address, placing the racemeeting in the Subject -   DRIVERDECS.BHRC@YAHOO.COM    

  • CORBIEWOOD 30th July 2021

    24Jul

    Corbiewood Schedule 30th July 2021

  • AVTC arrangements for 25th July 2021

    24Jul

    AVTC & Wales & Borders Joint Race Meeting July 25th Gates open 9.30am Wales & Borders please park in the lorry park on the left. Allocated Workout time is from 9.30 to 10.45am Racing will start with all of the Wales & Borders Races at 12.45pm   BHRC please park in the lorry park on […]

  • UPDATE ON TREGARON – 3yo WELSH DRAGON & DRAGONESS

    23Jul

    Just to remind the trainers that they all need to re-declare their 3yo Welsh Dragon & Dragoness entries via the BHRC online entries (Tir Prince 31st July) as these races have been re-scheduled to be re-run on Saturday 31st July 2021 @ Tir Prince Raceway.

  • IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING BINCHESTER ENTRIES 1st August 2021

    23Jul

    Binchester Schedule of Races 1st August 2021

  • IVINGTON RACE SCHEDULE 8th August 2021

    23Jul

    ENTRY SCHEDULE – 8 AUGUST 2021

  • BINCHESTER HARNESS RACING – Sunday 1st August 2021

    22Jul

    Binchester Schedule of Races 1st August 2021

  • EVHRA 22 August Charity Meeting @ Wolsingham

    21Jul

    Unfortunately due to problems the race promoters cannot get the showfield on this date. They have worked hard to seek an alternative venue (Appleby), unfortunately the police will not allow them to have an event on that date. There is therefore no alternative but to cancel the meeting.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE TO TRAINERS

    20Jul

    There are numerous driver declarations urgently needed for York and Binchester Racemeetings, please study the provisional cards which are on the BHRC website and contact the BHRC office immediately on the following e-mail address: driverdecs.bhrc@yahoo.com Your urgent assistance in this matter would be very much appreciated.

  • INTEGRITY INFORMATION

    20Jul

    INTEGRITY INFORMATION The BHRC has received a positive test result for a sample taken at Appleby on 30th May.  The substance detected is identified as a Class 1 prohibited substance in the Dec 2020 vs 14.4 Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances. The matter will now be further investigated in accordance with BHRC Rules and […]

  • CORBIEWOOD SCHEDULE 23rd July 2021

    17Jul

    Mares Series (Final – £0 Entry Fee) Ratings Races £30 Maiden £30 Qualifiers £10 Schoolers £30   There is also a STAGBI 3 year old race which is to be entered through the online entry system, under STAGBI Championship.  

  • POSTCODE FOR CANNOCK RACES

    16Jul

    The Postcode for Cannock Races on 17th July 2021 is :-   WS12 4PB

  • BINCHESTER RACES SCHEDULE

    16Jul

    Binchester Schedule of Races 25th July 2021

  • A.V.T.C. Schedule 25th July 2021

    16Jul

    AVTC July 25th Qualifiers Only for horses that need to qualify or have qualified and not raced or horses returning from a lay off or need to re-qualify. Tests and Provisional drives allowed.   Entry £20 NO WORKOUT HORSES Gate Practice for young horses only Entry £20 STAGBI Broodmares Race (As STAGBI Conditions) Entry £45 Prize […]

  • YORK Schedule 24th July 2021

    15Jul

    York 24th entries Event 1    £50 Smart Bookmakers heats and final Preffered heats (over 40 points in lines) final in lines Event 2   £50 Non winners pace Preffered in lines over 40 points (Will be a heat to qualify for the final ) Event 3  £50 C Class drivers race Preffered in lines over […]

  • TIR PRINCE SCHEDULE 31st July 2021

    15Jul

    Saturday 31st July Schedule as per the below; Qualifiers £25 Maidens £25 Le Trot – Free Entry Crock Of Gold Heat – £75 Entry Conditioned Race For Horses Rated Between 24 and 44 with at least one lifetime win Preferred £50 Entry Fee Conditioned Race For Horses Rated Between 45 and 70 Preferred £50 Entry […]

  • LAMPETER SCHEDULE 1st August 2021

    15Jul

    Race Schedule

  • BERNIE KELLY MEMORIAL FREE FOR ALL

    14Jul

    VDM Festival weekend   ♦️ Bernie Kelly Memorial Free For All Pace to be held at Tir Prince Raceway on Sunday 15th August. Horses of any grade with at least one lifetime win  can be nominated in the event that the race is oversubscribed the top ten handicapped horses will be eligible to race. The […]

  • BINCHESTER RACES

    11Jul

    Racing at Binchester will go ahead on Sunday 25 July and Sunday 1 August, schedule of racing to follow, Sunday 1st August will include Peter Wallace Memorial. The committee would like to thank Julie and Gordon Sedgewick once again for their continued support to allow racing at Binchester.

  • CANNOCK Update

    11Jul

    Please note that the Sam Taff Memorial Race is a Discretional Handicap for the Top 10 horses that enter.   THIS IS NOT the open handicap heats and finals.  Please refer to the schedule listed on the BHRC website.

  • CORBIEWOOD – Schedule 16th July 2021

    11Jul

    Corbiewood Schedule for Friday 16th July – 7:30pm Start   Event 1 – Maiden Pace – £30 Entry Open to horses with no lifetime wins. All horses will ballot for position regardless of points.   If the event is oversubscribed there will be a ballot to remove horses and place them off the gate with […]

  • TROTBRITAIN

    9Jul

    Trot Britain1 Trot Britain2

  • ONE PERSON ONE VOTE

    9Jul

    One Person One Vote

  • LONGNOR RACES

    8Jul

    The Longnor Sports Committee have made the very difficult decision to cancel their races scheduled for 9th September 2021 due to the uncertainty of the Covid-19.

  • CANNOCK RACE SCHEDULE

    7Jul

    Cannock Race Schedule Updated 17th July 2021

  • NATIONAL RATINGS BASED HANDICAP SYSTEM

    7Jul

    Following feedback regarding the framing of races, the handicap panel has met and made minor alterations to the working of point 10 & point 26 in order to give clarity to race framers and promoters. POINT 10 One point equals one yard for handicapping purposes (UNLESS CLEARLY ADVERTISED IN ADVANCE) POINT 26 RACE CLUBS AND PROMOTORS who […]

  • APPLEBY APPEAL 31st May 2021

    6Jul

    An appeal was lodged into the decision of Race 1 at Appleby 31st May. At a hearing on 28/06/2021 the appeal to overturn the disqualification of the race winner Allrightjeff has been successful. The race result will now read as follows;   1st Allrightjeff 2nd House Party 3rd Daisy Doon 4th Leonard 5th Storm Alert 6th […]

  • CORBIEWOOD SCHEDULE 9th July 2021 – Updated

    2Jul

    Corbiewood Schedule 9th July 2021 updated

  • Tir Prince 10th July 2021

    1Jul

    ENTRIES NOW OPEN ONLINE Maidens – £50 Entry Fee   Beat The Clock Series Heat 1  – £25 Entry Fee   Crock Of Gold Heat – £75 Entry Fee   Le Trot   Conditioned Race for horses rated 20 to 40 with a minimum of 1 lifetime win Open Preferred Handicap – £50 Entry Fee […]

  • IVINGTON SCHEDULE 11th July 2021

    1Jul

    ENTRY SCHEDULE – 11 JULY 2021 (003)

  • One Person One Vote & Trotting Governance

    30Jun

    Should you wish to join the One Person One Vote & Trotting Governance meeting scheduled for this evening @ 7pm, then you can still join by linking in to the link below:-   Topic: One Person One Vote and Trotting Governance Time: Jun 30, 2021 07:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89268728502?pwd=My9DUkxHQ2pnZUROSXlJd2hnbHJ6QT09 Meeting ID: 892 […]

  • YORK 11th July 2021

    30Jun

    York 11th July   Event 1 Standardbred sales company 32+ ratings pace   1mile   £50 Heats Preferred Final Handicap   Event 2 Mdn- 31 ratings pace   1mile   £50 Mdns will be framed together where possible   Event  3 Le Trot Le trot conditions and entry monies   Event 4     £20 Qualifiers and workouts   Event […]

  • TROTTING GOVERNANCE and ONE PERSON ONE VOTE

    28Jun

    TROTTING GOVERNANCE and ONE PERSON ONE VOTE   On Wednesday, June 30th the BHRC would like to invite the Committee and licence holders to a Zoom Presentation and Q&A about a future restructuring in the governance of trotting. This will be an opportunity for everyone to be furnished with the required information to formulate their views […]

  • UPDATE FROM TREGARON TROTTING CLUB @Tir Prince

    25Jun

    Tregaron Trotting Club races will be held at Tir Prince on Saturday 3rd July @ 6pm & Sunday 4th July @ 5.30pm

  • IMPORTANT UPDATE – VISITORS FEE

    24Jun

    Horses who will be entering for any event,  in particular the VDM at Tir Prince on August 14th & 15th MUST ABIDE BY RULE Q13 in the BHRC rule book. Q13 – Visiting horses will be permitted to race on payment of an annual visitor fee and provided full information regarding race performance, current season […]

  • Update from the Stewarding Committee

    24Jun

    Update from the STEWARDING COMMITTEE   We all knew that the changes to the M9 rule would be difficult, but that voluntary changes were needed before they were imposed on us from external sources. There has been a number of drivers who have had the initial first warning, but with no penalties and although we […]

  • Update from TREGARON TROTTING CLUB

    22Jun

    Update regarding Stagbi races – July 2021 / Nodyn Hysbysu Ras Stagbi – Gorff 2021

  • DEEPEST SYMPATHY

    22Jun

    The BHRC is saddened to hear of the passing of Hugh O’Neil Snr on Thursday 17th June.   Hugh was heavily involved in all aspects of British Harness Racing for upwards of 50 years and alongside his family at Ayr Standardbreds bred and raced some of the best horses not only in Scotland but also […]

  • NEW RULE

    21Jun

    New Rule   R11. It shall be the decision of the stewards at the track and/or a BHRC representative to stipulate if mud guards and mud sheets must be used at a race meeting due to inclement conditions. It is the responsibility of the trainer to ensure these are present and fitted correctly and safely […]

  • AVTC Schedule – 27th June 2021

    18Jun

    Schedule for June 27th

  • AVTC – FUTURE RACES

    18Jun

    Races to be held

  • OBITUARY – MR COLIN DALBY

    17Jun

    It is with great sadness that I learnt 0f the passing of my good friend and long time associate Colin Dalby. A man that I met some forty years ago when we were organising the establishment of the Harness Horsemans Association. He was introduced to me by Vincent Wareing the first H.H.A. Chairman. I am […]

  • ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR

    17Jun

    Due to a BHRC administrative error the trainer of Specialtea and Oakwood Coral have been listed incorrectly on each of their runs in the 2021 season.  The correct trainer is Alexis Laidler and the results of these horses will be amended urgently to reflect this.  The BHRC apologise to the connections of these horses. In […]

  • DRIVER DECLARATIONS

    17Jun

    Please note there is now a new e-mail address to contact the office with your driver declarations with before the Tuesday afternoon deadline of 4pm, please use this to tell us of any driver declarations/changes – driverdecs.bhrc@yahoo.com It is your responsibility to inform the office, it is not the office’s role to contact you. Thank […]

  • CORBIEWOOD 25th June 2021 Schedule of Races

    17Jun

    Friday 25th June Schedule

  • ONE PERSON ONE VOTE

    17Jun

    ONE PERSON ONE VOTE   This is an invitation to all licence holders to join the BHRC Committee for a Q&A and presentation on the subject of One Person One Vote. To ensure the Committee and members are clear about this resolution and furnished with the facts a Q&A will be staged on Zoom with […]

  • NESA meeting @ Wolsingham Important Update

    15Jun

    Due to covid restrictions and protocol the NESA meeting at Wolsingham on Sunday 18th July 2021 will regrettably be cancelled.

  • W.W.H.R.A. Additional entries

    14Jun

    W.W.H.R.A. have extended their online entries to 1pm – should you have any trotters that wish to be entered, then please go online and enter through the BHRC online entry system.

  • APPLEBY EXTENDED CLOSING DATE

    14Jun

    Appleby online entries have been extended to now close on Monday 14th June 2021 @ 1pm prompt.

  • CORBIEWOOD – 17th June 2021

    14Jun

    Due to unsufficient entries the Corbiewood racemeeting scheduled for 17th June 2021 has been cancelled.