Milton Harris

Harris Withdraws Appeal Regarding Licensing Committee's Ruling

After appealing the British Horseracing Authority (BHA)'s ruling regarding his licence last week, former trainer Milton Harris has now withdrawn that appeal, the BHA confirmed on Wednesday. Harris had his licence suspended in November and withdrawn in January by the BHA's Licensing Committee. The agency ruled he was not a "fit and proper person" to hold a training licence. Regarding the BHA's concerns, the Licensing Committee said, they surrounded "the nature and extent of MH's admitted breaches of the conditions which already exist on his licence, which were imposed in...

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Former Trainer Milton Harris To Appeal BHA's Ruling

Former trainer Milton Harris, whose licence was suspended in November and withdrawn in January, will appeal the decision of the British Horseracing Authority's Licensing Committee, a BHA spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday evening. The BHA Licensing Committee's verdict stated in January that he was not a "fit and proper person" to hold a training licence. Originally, his licence was suspended by the BHA in November pending January's hearing, with the BHA's stance, "a result of a breach of the conditions on his licence and related matters". A spokesperson for the BHA...

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Milton Harris Has Training Licence Withdrawn

Milton Harris has been ruled not to be a "fit and proper person" to hold a trainer's licence in written reasons issued by the British Horseracing Authority's Licensing Committee. The Warminster handler was found to be in multiple breaches of his licence conditions, with the BHA citing his "misconduct in his dealings with others, including fellow licence holder Mr Simon Earle" and "concerns in respect of safeguarding arising out of MH's conduct with young persons employed at his racing yard". Harris, who had an enforced absence from the training ranks...

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Bargain Buys – Byrne, Hillen and Harris in Search of More July Sale Riches

If it's bargains you want, look no further than the Tattersalls July Sale, but you will need to be able to think outside the box to secure them.  Nobody can accuse Edgar Byrne, Stephen Hillen and Milton Harris for rigid thinking, however, as the three men are responsible for unearthing arguably the best value buys at Newmarket in the past few years.  Just 3,000gns was all it took for Byrne to buy the Godolphin-bred Kitty Marion (GB) (Iffraaj {GB}), who went on to win a group 3 in Germany, while...

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