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Eleven Found Guilty In Britain

December 14, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has found 11 individuals, including four jockeys, guilty of corruption stemming from an investigation into race fixing in 2009...read on

More Talks Scheduled Over Whipping

October 31, 2011:

According to a report, renewed talks are scheduled for Tuesday, November 1 between the British Horseracing Authority and the Professional Jockeys Association in regard to the ongoing disagreement between jockeys and the BHA over a controversial new whipping rule...read on

BHA Announces Revised Whipping Rule

October 21, 2011:

After a great deal of pressure, the British Horseracing Authority announced on Friday, October 21 that it has eased its controversial new rule which limits when and how many times a jockey can strike his/her mount during the course of a race...read on

BHA To Examine Whipping Rule Again

October 17, 2011:

Much has happened since jockeys that perform under the jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority decided last week that they would not ride today (Monday, October 17) due to a new whipping rule which limits the amount of times they can strike their mount during a race...read on

Riders To Strike Over New Whipping Rules

October 14, 2011:

It appears as though the jockeys that ride under the watch of the British Horseracing Authority are not taking the new whipping rule lying down...read on

Jockeys Applaud Whipping Crackdown

September 27, 2011:

Two United Kingdom jockeys have embraced a new rule by the British Horseracing Authority which will see riders penalized for striking their mounts too many times...read on

Steward Could Be Fined, Suspended

June 27, 2011:

The administrative trial of Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Chief State Steward John Veitch is scheduled to get underway on Tuesday, June 28. It is possible that the former trainer and hall of famer could be suspended...read on

Races Are Back In Quebec City; $1 Million In Purses To Be Offered

June 6, 2011:

After a successful 2010 season, it has been announced that live horse racing will be returning to Hippodrome de Quebec this season...read on

Jockey Death Ruled An Overdose

June 6, 2011:

An article by The Courier-Journal states that the May 10, 2011 passing of thoroughbred jockey Michael Baze was due to an overdose, or multiple substance intoxication....read on

Judge: Adamo And Gill Can Sue Jockeys

June 2, 2011:

It has been reported that controversial thoroughbred owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo will be able to proceed with their lawsuit against jockeys based at Penn National Race Course...read on

Random Drug Testing Ushered In

May 30, 2011:

It was determined on Thursday, May 26 during the California Horse Racing Board's monthly meeting that random drug testing of jockeys, apprentice jockeys, and drivers will be instituted....read on

Sounding Off On Race-Day Medications, 'Super Trainers'

May 9, 2011:

It is very rare to read about a driver or jockey broaching the topic of race-day medications and 'super trainers,' but a Hall of Fame horseman has now let his feelings be known...read on

Commission Giving Gag Order?

April 26, 2011:

According to a report, the British Horseracing Authority recently contacted Betfair in regard to a jockey's blog on the exchange-wagering website. The action has led to a delay of the launch of the rider's column...read on

Judge: Adamo, Gill Can Sue PHRC

March 15, 2011:

According to a report, a federal judge in the United States has ruled that thoroughbred horse owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo can sue racing commissioners in Pennsylvania in regard to having been banned from running their horses at Penn National Race Course...read on

Individuals Detained Over Robot Jockeys

January 20, 2011:

It has been reported that police in Dubai have detained three individuals on suspicion that they have produced and sold 'robot jockeys' which are designed to emit electric shocks to camels in order fo...read on


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