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Horse racing - 13 Mar 2006
On 27 February 2006, an appeal against the decision of the FEI Judicial Committee in the matter of the horse MARY 64 and the driver Mr Michael Freund was lodged with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) by Mr. Zoltan Lazar, the Hungarian Equestrian Federation, Mr. Félix Marie Brasseur, the Fédération Royale Belge des Sports Equestres and the Organizing Committee of the 2004 World Driving Championships.
Horse racing - 11 Feb 2005
The new Racecourse Association (RCA) website is launched today.  It has been revamped and renamed to better reflect the RCA’s function and enables search engines to locate the site more easily in order to encourage more potential racegoers to the site.
Horse racing - 11 Jan 2005
Punchestown Racecourse has secured another major sponsor for its four - day Irish National Hunt Festival in April. The highlight of the opening day of the Irish National Hunt Festival, the €180,000 Grade 1 Two Mile Champion Chase is to be sponsored by the Irish Dairy Board and will be known as The Kerrygold Champion Chase (Grade 1).
Horse racing - 11 Jan 2005
A four-person Independent Review has been commissioned by BHB to propose an enforceable and sustainable mechanism by which betting operators can contribute to the funding of British Racing in the future.
Horse racing - 21 Dec 2004
Global statistics of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) today showed healthy developments of the sector in most countries. Statistics of over 50 countries have been collected and analysed by the IFHA. They have been put online today at Some of the more interesting conclusions that can be drawn from the statistics:
Horse racing - 15 Dec 2004
Modifications to the new Flat Racing Structure announced by BHB today will increase flexibility and choice for owners and trainers, as well as enabling greater fine-tuning of the handicap programme during the year to suit the changing demands of the horse population.
Horse racing - 09 Dec 2004
Punchestown Racecourse and Guinness Ireland are delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the Punchestown Gold Cup. The sponsorship agreement means that the prize fund for the race will now be €225,000, an increase of €45,000, making it the richest race of its kind in Ireland.
Horse racing - 24 Nov 2004
Monday, 22 November, 2004: The Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr. John O’Donoghue TD, today announced a new Racecourse Capital Development Fund. The programme will see Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) provide a matching fund for Irish racecourses to substantially upgrade their facilities over the next five years.
Horse racing - 17 Nov 2004
The FEI held its Bureau Meeting on 15 and 16 November in Buenos Aires (ARG). A major item of consideration was medication control, including the positive test results of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
Horse racing - 13 Sep 2004
The restructured BHB Board, marked by an increase in Independent and Executive representation and a reduction in appointees of Industry organisations, is set to hold its first meeting next month.
Horse racing - 13 Jul 2004
The 45,000 people who attended the three day Budweiser Irish Derby festival this year, contributed to a strong performance by Irish racing in the first six months of 2004. Figures released today (Tuesday 13th July, 2004), by Horse Racing Ireland, the National Authority for Racing, showed gains across all main areas.
Horse racing - 02 Jul 2004
Leading British bookmaker, Coral, and Sandown Park have signed a new three-year sponsorship deal for one of Britain’s premier flat races, the Group One Coral-Eclipse Stakes, taking this longstanding association through to 2006.
Horse racing - 15 Jun 2004
Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) and the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) are pleased to announce that Irish racing will be back on television screens this Sunday 13th June when the new At The Races (ATR) channel will show coverage from the two fixtures at Cork and Roscommon.
Horse racing - 05 May 2004
Leopardstown Racecourse and R & A Bailey & Co. are today delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the €1 million flagship race – the Irish Champion Stakes. This sponsorship agreement, which will initially run from 2004 to 2006 inclusive, means that the internationally renowned race will from now on be known as The Baileys Irish Champion Stakes.
Horse racing - 08 Mar 2004
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced further details of its Wagering Systems Task Force, recently approved by the NTRA Board of Directors at its first quarter meeting.
Horse racing - 29 Jan 2004
Attheraces today announces that it has served notice on the Racecourse Association Limited (RCA) to terminate the Media Rights Agreement with 49 UK racecourses. Under the terms of this notice the contract will terminate on 29th March 2004.
Horse racing - 09 Sep 2003
British Racing has united to produce a comprehensive and detailed rebuttal of the Rule 14 Notice issued by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in April. The sport believes there is no foundation for the OFT's charge that racing fails to comply with competition law.
Horse racing - 30 Sep 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Breeders’ Cup Limited and Guinness today announced that an agreement in principle has been reached for Guinness to become a sponsor of NTRA/Breeders’ Cup and the $13 million Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
Horse racing - 02 May 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Triple Crown Productions and ESPN reached an agreement to renew multiple horseracing series and special event programming through 2008, the three organizations announced today.
Horse racing - 25 Apr 2002
The British Horseracing Board (BHB) today announced plans for a major restructuring of its Board.
Horse racing - 07 Mar 2002
Alberto-Culver today reached an agreement in principle with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and Breeders' Cup Limited to renew its presenting sponsorship of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, one of eight races comprising the $13 million Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Alberto-Culver has been a Breeders' Cup sponsor for 14 years, most recently in connection with the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, for which it was presenting sponsor in 2000 a
Horse racing - 28 Jan 2002
The Chairman of the Dubai Racing Club, Mr Ali Khamis Al Jafleh, and the Chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club, Mr Kevin Hayes today announced the formation of a partnership creating a new era in international horse racing.
Horse racing - 10 Jan 2002
Keith Brown Chairman of the Racecourse Association [RCA] has used his annual New Year's message to Britain's 59 racecourses to highlight both the achievements of 2001 and the increasing uncertainty that faces racing in 2002.
Horse racing - 20 Dec 2001
Construction equipment giant JCB will make its debut as a sponsor of horseracing by backing the Grade One JCB Triumph Hurdle, which is run at Cheltenham Racecourse on the last day of the National Hunt Festival, Thursday, March 14, 2002.
Horse racing - 22 Nov 2001
An industry forum will be held on Wednesday 5 December 2001 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, St James, London to look into procedures for the reporting of on-course betting markets.
Horse racing - 24 Oct 2001
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Breeders' Cup Limited and NBC Sports have agreed to a four-year extension that will keep the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on NBC through 2005, officials from the organizations announced today at a Times Square press conference.
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2001
Super 12 Racing, the new company set up to promote the collective commercial rights of Britain’s top 12 racecourses, has appointed Sportsworld Media Group as its exclusive sponsorship agency.
Horse racing - 14 Sep 2001
The Press Association (PA) has been appointed official collector and distributor of on-course information by the British Horseracing Board (BHB) and the Racecourse Association (RCA). The service, which comes into effect on May 1 2002, will include live betting services and results.
Horse racing - 14 Aug 2001
attheraces CEO Chris Stoddart today announced the appointment of three additional members of his senior management team to supplement the recruitment of Marketing Director Gavin Bisdee.
Horse racing - 22 Jun 2001
Racing’s ability to move forward as a unified industry and to maximise the value of its rights took a major step forward last night when the BHB Board approved the revised Future Funding Plan for the industry and agreed the terms and conditions on which it would grant data licences to Go Racing.
Horse racing - 20 Jun 2001
An intensive period of negotiations has taken place over recent days, involving the lead advisers, negotiators and key principals of both The British Horseracing Board (BHB) which have included Peter Savill, Chairman of the BHB and Go Racing.
Horse racing - 14 May 2001
By the expiry of Go Racing's Friday 11th May 2001 deadline, the consortium is delighted to confirm that a further 17 British racecourses have joined forces with Go Racing.
Horse racing - 03 May 2001
BHB Managing Director, Chris Reynolds, commenting on the RCA’s recommendation of the Go Racing contract to racecourses, said today:
Horse racing - 27 Mar 2001
It was announced today that Gerrard, a leading UK private client investment management company, is to make a further investment in horseracing by increasing its series of 2-year-old flat races from seven races last year to ten races in 2001. The new 'Gerrard 2YO Bonus Series’ (previously branded as the Capel Cure Sharp 2YO Bonus Series) will again be linked by a bonus scheme of £100,000.
Horse racing - 09 Jan 2001
Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Calls for Unity
Horse racing - 29 Nov 2000
Racecourse Association Chooses Go Racing Media Rights Bid
Horse racing - 18 Oct 2000
British Horseracing Board Reveals New Funding Plan
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