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  • YORK QUALIFYING DAY – 13th June 2020 – 1pm

    2Jun

    Entries are now being taken for the qualifying day at York on 13th June 2020 at 1pm Entries close...

  • NESA & STANHOPE SHOW

    2Jun

    It is with great disappointment that NESA & Stanhope Show are going to have to cancel their m...

  • IVINGTON RACES

    2Jun

    It is with great regret HBHRC have to announce that due to the ongoing situation relating to the ...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    1Jun

    Just to let you know that the BHRC computers are now back up and running as of Monday morning. Th...

  • Apologies

    30May

    The BHRC would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the computer issues in the offic...

  • 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 wi...

  • BOUGHROOD RACES

    21May

    Boughrood Committee would like to inform you that their race meeting scheduled for Sunday 23rd Au...

  • 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...

  • MR ALEXANDER DRYSDALE

    19May

    On behalf of the Drysdale family

    It is with very heavy hearts, the family are announcing the pa...

  • THE VINCENT DELANEY MEMORIAL

    19May

    The Vincent Delaney Memorial Committee regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 VDM festi...

  • BROUGH (APPLEBY)

    18May

    It is with regret and after careful consideration the committee of Brough Athletic Sports Society...

  • 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...

  • CANNOCK RACES

    12May

    Regrettably, in light of the current coronavirus pandemic, the meeting at Cannock scheduled for A...

  • BHRC STAFF TRAINING

    10May

    The BHRC office will be closed for staff training purposes from 11.30 am till 5.00 pm on Monday 1...

  • HELLIFIELD HARNESS RACES

    10May

    Regarding the current uncertainty over the Coronavirus situation, it with deep regret that the de...

  • 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 o...

  • 2020 LICENCES

    6May

    Should anyone not have received their 2020 licence renewals by now, please contact the BHRC offic...

  • BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURE

    6May

    Due to the Bank Holiday, please note that the BHRC office will close on Thursday 7th May 2020 at ...

  • LICENCE TO TRAIN

    6May

    Remember that all Licence to train holders need to return their monthly returns to the office alo...

  • BILL SOWERBY

    5May

    William (known to his friends as Bill) was born at Drybeck Hall, near Appleby in Westmorland on 1...

  • TRAINER RETURN FORMS

    4May

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

  • PAPERWORK

    4May

    The BHRC appreciate your co-operation and support during this difficult time but can we urge you ...

  • 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...

  • MUSSELBURGH HARNESS RACES – CANCELLED

    1May

    I am sorry to have to notify all the harness racing fraternity all over the UK. Our race meeting ...

  • BHRC LICENCE RENEWALS

    30Apr

    Just to remind you that today is the last day for you to renew your licences before they move to ...

  • PIKE HALL HARNESS RACING CLUB

    30Apr

    Due to the Covid-19 outbreak it is regrettable that the race meeting scheduled for Sunday 28th of...

  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    1Apr

    A number of fixtures have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation and in adhering to Governm...

  • STALLION NOMINATIONS

    28Mar

    If you wish to nominate your stallion for the Sire Stakes Series please remember that the closing...

  • APPLEBY MEETINGS CANCELLED

    27Mar

    Due to the current global Covid-19 situation, the two day Appleby Spring Meeting scheduled for Ma...

  • FIXTURE CANCELLATION

    26Mar

    Due to the present serious global situation, unfortunately the meeting at Presteigne scheduled fo...

  • Goole office closed

    24Mar

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

  • VDM 2020 Announcement

    24Mar

    In light of the uncertainty of the current situation, the VDM committee has announced that plans ...

  • 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 cla...

  • BHRC office

    20Mar

    Can we remind all licence holders that all methods of communication must come through the BHRC Of...

  • TREGARON TROTTING CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT

    20Mar

    Regrettably, due to the Coronavirus, Tregaron Trotting Club have taken the decision to cancel the...

  • CARLISLE SHOW

    19Mar

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

  • Harry Perkins

    9Dec

    We are so sad to hear of the passing of Harry Perkins on 4th December 2019.

    The funeral will be ...

  • Note to all organisations

    6Dec

    We need your votes for the various Horse of the Year categories for the 2019 Season.

    The closi...

  • Megan Royle

    3Dec

    Very sad to hear of the passing of Megan Royle. Megan was the BHRC company secretary for around 1...

  • Obituary – Arwyn Hughes

    2Dec

    We in harness racing are saddened by the news of the passing of Arwyn Hughes, former President of...

  • News Update from The Chairman

    29Nov

    Hello harness fans, this is a news update as we head to the end of November.

    You don't need ...

  • Obituary – Ronnie John

    27Nov

    Very sad to hear of the passing of Ronnie John, a stalwart of the harness racing scene in this co...

  • Chairman’s Message

    20Nov

    May I take this opportunity to thank you all for the support, for a position I have never craved,...

  • STAGBI YOUNG PERSONS AWARD

    30Oct

    For 2019 STAGBI has introduced a Young Persons Award of up to £250.

    The Award w...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    25Oct

    Please note variation to office hours:

    Monday 28th October - 10am to 1pm

    Tuesday 29th October...

  • BHRC OFFICE

    17Oct

    Due to unforeseen circumstances the BHRC Office is closed for today (Thursday 17th October 2019).