The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that it plans to increase minimum prize money levels from September, with the appearance money scheme, designed to deliver more value for mid- and lower-tier trainers also set to resume that month.
Racing New South Wales (NSW) stewards have found professional jockey Adam Hyeronimus, alongside stablehand Blake Paine, guilty of 30 out of 31 illegal betting charges, related to activity which took place between 2016 and 2019.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has revealed that both revenue and net profit were below budget expectations in the first half of its fiscal year, while it made a higher-than-expected loss for the period.
The Diversity in Racing Steering Group (DiRSG) has announced a new initiative that will deliver training to improve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual plus (LGBT+). awareness and inclusion within the British horse racing sector.
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has revealed that a group of its members was able to raise £250,000 (€276,843/$310,149) for several charities through an initiative based around the Royal Ascot horse racing event.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has announced it is to reopen the majority of its off-course betting shops on non-racedays from 22 June, as restrictions placed on the network as a result of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) are eased.
Betting services supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded its horse racing portfolio through agreements with Czech racetrack operator LAB, and Kincsem Park, the home of Hungarian racing. The deals see SIS become the exclusive distributor of live pictures and data of horse racing in the two countries.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has added nine further racing fixtures to its revised schedule, after the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) agreed to provide additional funding for the meetings.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has reached an agreement with Welsh racecourses to resume racing in the country behind closed doors from 15 June, following a three-month suspension due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Greyhound racing is set to return in the UK from 1 June, with betting content provider and racetrack operator Sports Information Services (SIS) preparing to offer coverage of events across eight tracks.