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  • WOLVERHAMPTON – Sunday 1st October

    20Sep

    Dunstall Park, WV6 0PE - First Race at 1pm

    Entries open Thursday 14th September 2017 - All Entries to BHRC Office

    Entries close Thursday 21st September 2017

    Provisional Race Schedule (may be changed if entries dictate)

    UPDATE ** ALL Graded races will be Ballot For Position within Grade

    Where grades are amalgamated handicap trails will apply **

    Maiden & Novice - Entry Fee £50

    1st - £500, 2nd - £200, 3rd - £10...

  • TIR PRINCE – 9th September

    14Sep

    Will we ever come down to earth after the 2017 Crock of Gold Final at Tir Prince?

    A race which reminded us all why we enthuse about this sport.

    If Crock Night at Tir Prince could be bottled, the sport would thrive.

    When you consider the betting industry in the UK spend so much time promoting virtual racing, numbers games and, no disrespect, racing from the likes of India and Chile, here you have a home grown product that provides the most thrilling of spectacles that surely, if promoted...

  • Richest race day ever in UK at Tir Prince

    7Sep

    Starting in late 2016, TROTBritain in association with Le Trot in France, imported consignments of three-year-old’s to race for huge purse money come September 2017.

    Read More on HARNESSLink

  • TREGARON FESTIVAL

    1Sep

    There may have been less patronage from Ireland at Tregaron this year but one Irishman, now based in Wales, dominated the meeting.

    The adopted Welshman in question is Michael O'Mahony, who steered a glorious nine winners over the two days.

    His first success on Day 1 was with the season's leading 3-Y-O filly Lyons Lememay, who mastered Greenhildebatable by two and a quarter lengths in 2.10.68.

    The second of the nine winners was behind Lowri Jones owned and trained veteran pacer Style Matte...

  • GROUP 1 RACE – TREGARON WELSH CLASSIC FINAL

    25Aug

    The races from the Tregaron Festival on Saturday 26th August will be broadcast live online from 12.55pm.

    • Ontop Big C from Heat 1 is recent heat winner from the Red John Memorial in Ireland and was runner up in the Final
    • Tommy Camden in Heat 2 is fresh from a win in his heat at Bells Field last weekend, he was also runner up in the Final there
    • Jack Swagger in Heat 3 is the victor in heat and final of the Travis Perkins Classic at Ceredigion in July
    • ...

  • IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THE TREGARON RACES

    22Aug

    Read Full Notices

    View Provisional Start Sheet

    • Race field situated at Dolyrychain, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion. SY25 6EL
    • Track telephone number on Race days only 07781 032323
    • Declarations close at 12.00pm – First race both days 1pm
    • All heats will be run as Open Pref...

  • *******Facebook Live Draw********

    21Aug

    Mae Gwyl Rasio Harnais Tregaron yn agosau a chynhelir 'live draw' ar Facebook nos Lun am 8.45yh go gyfer a'r rasys penwythnos nesaf. Diolch a phob lwc.

    On Monday evening (21/08/17) at 8.45pm in the Memorial Hall Tregaron ALL the races requiring a draw for position will be drawn live on Facebook in the presence of a Regional BHRC Steward and any Owners / Trainers are welcome to attend. The race-card will appear on Wednesday in full draw order. The race-card on the day will reflect the barrier...

  • TREGARON AUGUST FESTIVAL – Friday 25th & Saturday 26th

    16Aug

    Entries close Wednesday 16th August @ 9pm

    Features -

    ** GROUP 1 RACE ** - THE WELSH CLASSIC

    Online Entry:- LINK

    View Full Race Schedule

    Friday:

    Strata Florida (Heats & Final) - Junior Welsh Dragon (2YOs) - Little Welsh Dragon (3YOs) - Battle of the Big ...

  • TREGARON AUGUST FESTIVAL – Friday 25th & Saturday 26th

    14Aug

    Entries close Wednesday 16th August @ 9pm

    Features -

    ** GROUP 1 RACE ** - THE WELSH CLASSIC

    Online Entry:- LINK

    View Full Race Schedule

    Friday:

    Strata Florida (Heats & Final) - Junior Welsh Dragon (2YOs) - Little Welsh Dragon (3YOs) - Battle of the Big ...

  • BELLS FIELD – Sunday 20th August

    10Aug

    Download Entry Form

    Entries close Friday 11th August 2017

    Prize Fund Approximately £20,000!!

    Heats & Final (EF: £50) - Maiden & Novice (EF: £30) - 3YOs (EF: £50)

    For further information contact Jim McManus on 01786812513

  • TROTBritain LeTrot races set for Chelmsford City

    7Aug

    For each of the next three months, TROTBritain is staging two LeTrot races tagged onto the Thoroughbred race meetings at Chelmsford City Racecourse over a distance of 1 mile 1 furlong.

    The first of the three meetings come on August 15th, and then the 30th of September and the finale on 12 October.

    Read More on HARNESSLINK

  • BREEDERS CROWN FINALS NIGHT

    3Aug

    Breeders Crown Finals Night at Tir Prince delivered top stakes racing for the younger brigade, a crop of pacers who promise so much for the future.

    Rhyds Shoofly drew barrier 3 with her conquerer from the previous night Brown Eyed Girl one berth out.

    John Richardson asked the daughter of Hasty Hall to show a turn of foot which proved decisive in the closing stages when beating Ela Mana Mou by three and half lengths in 2.05.8 with Wellfield Witch third and Brown Eyed Girl fourth.

    The win...

  • BRITISH – AMERICAN DRIVERS CHALLENGE

    28Jul

    In December 2016 a contingent of British and Irish drivers were invited to Pompano Park in Florida to compete in an Amateur Driving Challenge. After a very competitive three race “brawl”, the British-Irish invaders paced and trotted off with the hardware. Richard Haythornthwaite of Lancashire and Chris O’Reilly of County Cork hit the winners enclosure in the first two events, with Canada’s Shane Arsenault providing the American contingent their only saving grace with a triumph in the last rac...

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

    28Jul

    Entries close Wednesday 16th August @ 9pm

    Features -

    ** GROUP 1 RACE ** - THE WELSH CLASSIC

    Online Entry:- LINK

    View Full Race Schedule

    Friday:

    Strata Florida (Heats & Final) - Junior Welsh Dragon (2YOs) - Little Welsh Dragon (3YOs) - Battle of the Bi...

  • HARNESS RACING AT MUSSELBURGH . . . .

    24Jul

    Harness racing at Musselburgh is rich in tradition, a racing extravaganza that means so much to followers of the sport in the UK and Ireland.

    The latest two day meeting did not disappoint, with some really classy performances at a unique fixture in the sport, with races run on turf in a clockwise direction over 1m3f (2200m), racing over 1 circuit with two straights of about half a mile.

    Topping the bill on day 1 was the Red John Memorial Hurricane Pace and Hazel Kemp Memorial Free For All...

  • MUSSELBURGH 2017 – Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd July

    18Jul

    FRIDAY

    Due to a printing error the horse NEXT BEST THING has unfortunately been omitted from the programme. Horse will compete as No 10 in Race 5 - Heat 4

    First Race 5.30pm - Declarations 1pm to 3.30pm at the Links Pavilion (Main Road) - All Passports MUST be shown at time of declaration - Ballot Draw will be conducted at 4.30pm adjacent to the Parade Ring - Raceday Contact:- Craig Stevenson - 07979 222256

    SATURDAY

    Race 9 Reserve - SUN G...

  • MUSSELBURGH 2017 – 21st & 22nd July

    7Jul

    Features -

    ** GROUP 1 RACE ** - THE FAMOUS MUSSELBURGH PACE

    Entries close Wednesday 12th July 2017

    PLEASE TRY NOT TO LEAVE ENTRIES UNTIL LAST MINUTE

    Download Entry Form

    Contact Anthony Fettah on 07866 623599 or 07864 824606

  • CEREDIGION FESTIVAL 2017

    6Jul

    The Ceredigion Trotting Club staged 29 races at its recent two day racing extravaganza, which is without doubt one of the 'Crown Jewel' events of the harness racing season in the UK.

    The meeting attracted the very best equine stars and did not disappoint with a superb Free For All finish and a nine winner haul form the Laidler stable, including the Group 1 Park Lodge Classic and Travis Perkins Classic.

    Day 1 started with victory for Forest Drifter driven by sixteen year-old Lee Wakefiel...

  • TOP WELSH HARNESS RACING TO BE WEBCAST LIVE ON S4C

    29Jun

    S4C will webcast the races of two top Welsh harness racing meetings this summer live on its website.

    All the races from the Ceredigion Trotting Club Races Festival at Rhydyfelin, Aberystwyth on Sunday 2nd July and the Tregaron Festival of Harness Racing on Saturday 26th August will be webcast live on s4c.cymru and S4C Facebook Live.

    S4C will also broadcast a special one-hour edition of Rasus on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August, providing highlights ...

  • World record under saddle set in UK Saturday

    26Jun

    A world record in harness racing was achieved at York Raceway, in York, England Saturday when Evenwood Sonofagun paced the mile in 1:57.3, a record for pacers under saddle on a half mile track.

    Owned by Raymond Hushka and trained by Alexis Laidler, the five-year-old gelding by The Firepan, out of the mare, I’m The Last, was also ridden on the day by the UK’s leading trainer, Alexis Laidler.

    Quickly asserting themselves at the start of the race, Evenwood Sonofagun kept up the blistering pace...

  • YORK HARNESS RACEWAY – Saturday 24th June

    23Jun

    Owners and Trainers please note Due to the large volume of horses and due to insurance issues, only horses entered for racing will be permitted at the track. Strictly no work outs or additional horses.

    Owners and Trainers please note due to the large number of races declarations will closed at 12.30pm prompt.

    Any horse not declared on time will be omitted from the ballot and placed on the outside (not applicable in preferred races).

    Ballots will take place at 1pm in the Bar on Faceboo...

  • CEREDIGION TROTTING – 1st & 2nd July

    21Jun

    Entries close WEDNESDAY 21st JUNE 2017 @ 7pm

    View Race Schedule

    Saturday

    Maiden - Novice - Grade 1 - Saddle Pace - Heats & Final - 3YO Pace - Le Trot Grass Championship & 3YO Heat

    Sunday

    Maiden - Novice - Grade 1 - Heats & Final - Free For Al - 2YO Pace

    For further details contact Heulwen on 01974 298089 or 01974 298367 or 07929 970547

  • MUSSELBURGH – Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd July

    16Jun

    You need to book your STABLES ASAP, there are a limited amount available, stables will be allocated on a first come basis.

    Download Entry Form

    Entries close Wednesday 12th July.

  • HELLIFIELD – Sunday 18th June 2017

    9Jun

    Download Entry Form

    Heats & Final - 1¼ mile approx - Preferred Draw

    Maiden & Novice - 1 mile

    No split for owners or trainers

    Entries close Sunday 11th June 2017 at 6pm

  • BHRC & TROTBRITAIN ROOSEVELT 2017

    1Jun

    With full agreement between BHRC and TrotBritain, TrotBritain are to be the organisers and promoters for the Roosevelt Trot Series in 2017.

    With the kind permission of Adam Williams and Eric Witherspoon, the Roosevelt Trot Series will be staged at Tir Prince Raceway on Saturday 17th June 2017.

    The new administration has introduced some changes and revamped the series for the 2017 season:

    • Entry Fee - £150 (no nominations or sustaining dates - just one straight forward payment...

  • APPLEBY SPRING RACES – Sunday 28th & Monday 29th

    26May

    Declarations close 12.15pm prompt - Ballot Draw at 12.30pm - First Race 1.30pm

    ** Monday 29th - Race 2: **

    11. Rhyds Decoy

    Due to a database error horse number 11 on the race programmes is displayed as Rhyds Cocoa. Runner is RHYDS DECOY.

    Jogging will only be permitted before racing of condition of track allows

    No Horses permitted on the track without Number Cloth

    Horseboxes will be checked on entering the venue. Any stowaways found ...

  • LLANANDRAS – Sunday 21st May

    18May

    Llanandras Races - First Race 2pm, Qualifiers 1pm, Declarations 12.45pm. All horses on race card to pay, withdrawals to Lee Price - 07487 239322

    Also entries being taken for WWHRA Race meeting at Walton Saturday 27th May first race 2pm. Maiden, Novice, Mares Series, Weobley Heats & Final for Grade 1+. Entries close Sunday 28th May 9pm to Lee Price 07487 239322.

  • ** IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THE TREGARON RACES **

    11May

    Track telephone number is 07811 032323 - Declarations close at 12.30pm - Withdrawals to the Secretary, Gareth Evans 01974 831001 / 07811 032323 / tregaron@ceredrotian.com. Full entry fee payable in all cases.

    Read Full Notes

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB SPRING RACES

    5May

    Sunday 14th May 2017

    INCLUDES ** GROUP 1 RACE ** SENIOR WELSH DRAGON

    View Race Schedule

    Enter online at www.ceredrotian.com

    Entries close Sunday 7th May

    Included in STAGBI British Breeders Bonus 2017:

    4YO Senior Welsh Dragon

  • THE STANDARDBRED HORSE SALES Co BATTLE OF THE BIG GUNS

    12Apr

    ** NOMINATIONS OPEN NOW **

    Nominations are now being invited for the 2017 Battle Of The Big Guns at £500 per horse.

    Every horse will be guaranteed FIVE races (entry fee £50 per race)

    Ten horses per race (subject to track maximum) for a total purse of £2750 (1st £1400 - 2nd £600 - 3rd £250 - 4th £150 - 5th £100 - 6 to 10th £50) - every horse running will have entry fee returned.

    Trophy and Rug Presentation f...

  • ** NOTICE TO ALL LICENCE HOLDERS, COMPETITORS AND PROMOTERS **

    11Apr

    Please note that the Qualifying and Work Out fixtures staged at York and Amman Valley in April 2017 are staged under the Promoters individual Events Insurance.

    As such these events are classified as training events and as per section N13 of the BHRC Rule and Regulations, the Veterinary Surgeon may be on call and not present on site. Also, the trained first aid personnel required under section H9 will be first aid trained, but may not be a fully qualified Medic.

    BHRC licence holders and mem...

  • ** QUALIFYING & WORK OUT FIXTURES **

    10Apr

    Entry levels are low at present for Qualifying Fixtures at York (Sat 15th) and Amman Valley (Sun 16th). Enter now otherwise the dates will be cancelled.

    York - text 07979222256

    Amman Valley - text 07909698309

    Please note if you are entering for a driving test or reassessment drive you MUST enter with the track as well as notify BHRC.

  • 1st APRIL 2017

    29Mar

    PLEASE NOTE that 1st April 2017 is a busy day for closing of entries and sustaining payments:

    Appleby Spring 3YO Grass Championship - Monday 29th May

    £60 Nomination Fee due

    Ceredigion 3YO Pace - Saturday 1st July

    £70 Nomination Fee due

    NWSA 3YO Pace - Tir Prince Tuesday 25th July 2017

    £100 Nomination Fee due

    NWSA 4YO - Tir Prince Saturday 19th August 2017

    £100 Nomination Fee due

    SHRC 2...

  • ** LE TROT FRENCH TROTTER RAFFLE **

    27Mar

    The Lotto Bonus Number over the weekend was 28 - the Lucky Winner was Mr Davey Chan.

    Mr Chan made arrangements over the weekend to collect ECUME DU VIVIER and she is pictured above settled in and ready for the 2017 season. All the best of racing luck for Mr Chan and Ecume in the 3YO Le Trot Series!

  • ** LE TROT FRENCH TROTTER RAFFLE **

    23Mar

    ALL NUMBERS NOW SOLD and the winner will be decided on the Lotto Bonus Ball on Saturday 25th March 2017.

    View Numbers

    The horse for the raffle was selected during the TrotBritain live draw - 3YO Filly ECUME DU VIVIER

    Thanks everyone and Good Luck!!

    All funds raised will be divided equally between the 2017 PRAKAS & Roosevelt Race Series

  • ** Le TROT FRENCH TROTTER RAFFLE **

    15Mar

    ALL NUMBERS NOW SOLD

    The horse for the raffle was selected during the live draw last night - 3YO Filly ECUME DU VIVIER

    The all new 2017 TrotBritain Le Trot £60k 3YO Trot Series and 3YO Derby for minimum £10k

    Want to be a part of it - here's your chance

    This 3YO will be FULLY STAKED into two of Great Britain's most lucrative trotting race series to date: ...

  • BHRC HORSE OF THE YEAR 2016

    27Feb

    MIRACULOUS

    As was announced at the BHRC & STAGBI Awards Event on 25th February, the votes cast earlier in the year made MIRACULOUS the BHRC Horse of the Year for 2016.

    Prior in the evening the connections had already been presented with the Leading Horse (by number of wins) and the 3YO Colt of the Year award!

    A very deserving winner!

    Congratulations to all connections!

  • BHRC & STAGBI ANNUAL AWARDS EVENT

    25Feb

    Tonight is the night!

    At Daresbury Park Hotel, Warrington the BHRC & STAGBI will be celebrating the 2016 season and looking forward into 2017.

    The Leading Horse, Owner, Trainer and Driver of 2016 by number of wins will be commended.

    Leading Drive goes to William Greenhorn Jnr who racked up an amazing 55 wins.

    Video compilation courtesy of Kareen & Elizabeth

    BHRC will announce the HORSE OF THE YEAR 2016. The nominees are; Spo...

  • ** Le TROT FRENCH TROTTER RAFFLE **

    23Feb

    The all new 2017 TrotBritain Le Trot £60k 3YO Trot Series and 3YO Derby for minimum £10k

    Want to be a part of it - here's your chance

    The BHRC & TrotBritain Raffle

    £60 per number - winner decided on the official Lotto bonus ball (soonest date after all 59 numbers sold)

    Thanks to the kind agreement of TrotBritain TWO French Trotters will be m...

  • ** DRIVE OF THE YEAR 2016 **

    17Feb

    THANKS FOR VOTING

    Over 600 votes cast in total!!

    Great to have such a supporter and sponsor on board.

    Results will be announced on Saturday 25th February 2017.