Racing Post

Nominations Open For 2021 Irish GSSS Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Irish Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, and close at 5 p.m. local time on Monday, Apr. 19. The Irish GSSSAs are held in association with the Irish Stablestaff Association, the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association, Racing Post and Horse Racing Ireland. The 10 award categories offer combined prizemoney of over €85,000. Besides prizemoney allocated for the winner, the two finalists and their employers, €100 will be set aside to the short-listed candidates in eight of the award categories. Sandra Hughes, Godolphin's Irish Stud...

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Beck Edmunds Named Employee of the Year at the 2021 GSSS Awards

Rebecca 'Beck' Edmunds of Bryan Smart Racing was named the 2021 Employee of the Year at the virtual Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards on Monday evening. The free-to-air broadcast was hosted by ITV Racing's Ed Chamberlin on Racing TV, while the GSSS Awards were organised by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in conjunction with the Racing Post and Racing TV. Edmunds, Head Girl of Bryan Smart Racing and married to Smart's assistant trainer Kevin Edmunds, has worked at the yard for 17 years. She will receive £10,000 for herself...

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UK GSSS Awards to Be Broadcast Live on Racing TV

The 17th UK Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards will be shown live and free-to-air for the first time in 2021 on Racing TV, the British Horseracing Authority, Godolphin and Racing TV jointly announced on Sunday. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the awards ceremony will be held virtually on Feb. 22. The awards are sponsored by Godolphin, and run by the BHA in association with the Racing Post and Racing TV. Nominations for the GSSS Awards will close on Nov. 10. For more information or to nominate,...

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Racing Post Suspends Publication
Racing Post Suspends Publication

Racing Post will suspend the publication of its printed paper following Thursday's edition. A letter to readers from editor Tom Kerr read in part, "Unfortunately, with racing in Britain and Ireland halted, betting shops closed, and our governments urging everyone to stay at home as much as possible to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we have been left with no other choice. "Recent events have had an unfathomable impact on our world. We have seen harrowing pictures of overcrowded hospitals and overwhelmed medical professionals in other countries, and in...

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