Trotting News

  • PRAKAS DERBY TROT – York 7th October 2017

    15Sep

    Due to the unfortunate cancellation of the Le Trot Derby at Tir Prince in October, the decision has been taken to extend entries for the PRAKAS Derby Trot (3YO's) to be staged at York on Saturday 7th October 2017.

    Entries are for 3YO Standardbred Trotters or 3YO Trotter Francais Trotters at £150 per entry

    Race is over 1¼ miles (heats if requ...

  • CHELMSFORD

    23Aug

    I regret to announce that Chelmsford City Racecourse have decided, at short notice, to cancel the Le Trot events at their meetings on 30th September and 12th October. We are asking for a formal statement from them concerning this action and the reasons for it.

    Although a set back for TROTBritain this will not deter us from our aims of taking ...

  • LE TROT RACES – Gait Stewarding Update

    18Aug

    In accordance with the BHRC’s delegation of control and organisation of Le Trot races, TROTBritainwill implement the following procedures regarding galloping and irregular trotting in these races.

    The gait rules are consistent with those in the French Code des Courses and the International Accord on Trotting Races.

    CHELMSFORD – Tuesday 15th August

    7Aug

    CHELMSFORD ENTRIES FOR AUGUST 15TH WILL CLOSE AT 7PM TUESDAY

    Text horse and driver to 07703 963 023 or email trotbritain@gmail.com

  • TROTBritain/LeTrot races at Chelmsford City Racecourse

    20Jul

    TROTBritain will organise 2 LeTrot races on the 10th November 2016 at Chelmsford City Racecourse. They will be added at the end of their galloping programme. TROTBritain's representatives have been in negotiation to bring LeTrot races to the Betfred-owned Essex track for several months and the event has now been given permission by the BHA, ena...

  • ROOSEVELT & PRAKAS TROT SERIES 2016

    1Jun

    As part of the Celebratory Weekend at Corbiewood on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August the Roosevelt and Prakas Trotting Events will be staged.

    The Roosevelt Trot - Nominations (£75) close 30th June

    The Prakas Derby - Nominations (£50) close 30th June

    The Prakas Championship - Nominations (£50) close 30th June

    BHRC and TrotBritain

    9May

    Back in 2015 TrotBritain contacted the BHRC Council regarding trotting racing followed by formalising matters with a request to the BHRC to ‘move the governance of trotting to TrotBritain’. Whilst discussing and considering this request the Council of the BHRC felt that the best way forward would be for both parties to meet to discuss the set-up...

  • French trotters purchased in TROTBritain/LeTrot deal

    5Apr

    Two weeks ago members of TROTBritain from the UK visited France and selected 13 French horses, six geldings and seven mares to race back in the UK for the forthcoming 2016 season.

    This is part of the ongoing partnership of TROTBritain and LeTrot that is dedicated to the development of trotting in the UK.

    Harness racing a lifelong passion for Paul Mather

    14Mar

    It would most certainly be an understatement that harness racing has been a lifelong passion for over 65 years for one family from Manchester. The Mather family.

    Trainer/driver Paul Mather (age 62) and his brothers Peter and George were introduced at a young age to the trotters and pacers by their late father, Frederick Ephraim Mather.

  • LE TROT EVENTS 2016

    7Mar

    Provisional dates for Le Trot Events in 2016 - subject to 6 entries

    Number after track indicates maximum number of Le Trot races

    MAY

    1st Sunday TREGARON (1)

    2nd Monday (BH) AMMAN VALLEY

    15th Sunday PRESTEIGNE, CORBIEWOOD

    21st Saturday Amiens Weekend

    22nd Sunday PRESTEIGNE, CORBIEWOOD

    29th Sunday APPLEBY (2)

    3...

  • Prix ​​d’Amérique 2016

    5Feb

    Breedingtrotters.com celebrates Bold Eagle.

    (use google translator)

    Link to Article

  • FULL UET MEMBERSHIP FOR IRISH HARNESS RACING ASSOCIATION

    1Feb

    This weekend at the meeting of the Union of European Trotting (UET) General

    Assembly, the Irish Harness Racing Association (IHRA) was admitted into their ranks

    at a presentation at Vincennes racetrack, Paris.

    Over the course of the past two years, the IHRA had a one year observer status within

    the Union and has progressively introduced trott...

  • 2016 LE TROT EVENTS – Eligibility and Monies Won

    28Jan

    With the introduction of the flexible 5-for-5 system for Le Trot events in 2016 there is a greater chance we will attract 'foreign' visitors. We hope so, because it will enable us to run more races and see some interesting newcomers. And it is line with the Le Trot objective of encouraging international Le Trot races.

    We appreciate some visitor...

  • PRAKAS SERIES 2015

    29May

    Nominations for the 2015 Prakas Derby and Prakas Championship are due by 31st May.

    Races to be held at York on 26th September 2015.

    Entries must be postmarked on or before the due date.

  • THE MOST WINNING TROTTERS

    16Mar

    A view of the most winning trotters country by country as of 13th March 2015 - courtesy of Breedingtrotters.com.

    Click Here to Read Article