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Well Done AP! Well Done Racing!

19. December 2010

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Well Done AP! Well Done Racing!

AP McCoy’s victory in Sports Personality Of The Year was a well deserved recognition of his remarkable achievements. That he should get the vote was beyond question, that he would get it was of course in doubt all the way up to the phonelines closing. It’s a terrific filip to racing to have its greatest [...]

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Hats off to Hanagan…and Fahey too

7. November 2010

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The curtain fell on the 2010 flat season at Doncaster yesterday and Paul Hanagan found himself centre stage at last. A diligent and dedicated year long performance had finally brought him the ovation that he so richly deserved.

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Who Goes? You Don’t Get to Decide.

1. November 2010

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It is no surprise at all that the Levy Board and the Bookmakers Committee finally admitted defeat and conceded that the 50th Levy Scheme will be referred to the Government for settlement. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has expressed his disappointment and made clear that action will be taken to prevent this happening again and says [...]

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Betfair versus BHA, The Gloves Are Off!

7. July 2010

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Betfair versus BHA, The Gloves Are Off!

Betfair, it seems, has lost patience with the BHA’s continued insistence that the way in which exchanges tax and levy contributions are calculated is unfair. The BHA recently announced a further consultation on this issue and Betfair has now responded by ‘redirecting’ £1 million of the money that had been allocated as part of what [...]

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