Horse Racing

Racecourses owner The Jockey Club has appointed Martin St. Quinton to chair the financing committee for the development of its Cheltenham Racecourse.

Jockey Frankie Dettori has been cleared by French governing body, France Galop, to return to the sport after his drug ban.

The Jockey Club has received £24.7 million worth of applications from 2,100 applicants for its Racecourse Bond, exceeding its original target of £15 million.

Horse trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni has announced he will drop his appeal case against an eight-year British Horseracing Authority (BHA) ban from racing for doping.

Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, has ordered a law forbidding the doping of race horses be passed.

Jockey Eddie Ahern will appeal the 10-year ban imposed on him by the British Horseracing Authority, after being found guilty of corruption yesterday.

Irish jockey Eddie Ahern has been found guilty of three breaches of corruption by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).

Half of Britons believe that football, horse racing and cycling are plagued with dishonesty and cheating, according to a recent poll.

The British Horseracing Authority has revealed today that a further seven horses have tested positive for steroids, including last year’s St. Leger winner.

Jockey Frankie Dettori will not be riding at Leicester on Monday, as previously scheduled, as racing authority France Galop wants the jockey to attend a hearing first.

The Jockey Club has hit its £15 million target for its Racecourse Bond ahead of schedule, and has also extended its application deadline by a further 10 days to meet demand.