Deadline to Register to EBF June 30

The deadline to register 2-year-olds to the European Breeders Fund by a stallion not registered to the EBF is Friday, June 30. "Owners and trainers looking to campaign a horse in Europe should check that it is EBF nominated as over 80% of 2-year-old maiden/novice races are confined to EBF eligibles," said Kerry Murphy of the EBF said. "Once eligible, horses can compete for a pool of over €5million available in added prizemoney throughout Europe, including the valuable series being staged in GB and Ireland. This nomination stage largely relates...

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Missing July 1 HISA Deadline Could Result in Scratches

Facing a July 1 federal mandate to get all licensed personnel and actively racing Thoroughbreds registered in accordance with the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA), representatives from that organization's Authority team fielded questions from industry participants Friday in an online "town hall" forum, where the most pertinent query had to do with whether horses will get scratched if their online HISA registrations are incomplete by that deadline. The short answer, according to the HISA Authority's chief executive officer, Lisa Lazarus, is yes. But her slightly longer explanation tells us...

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Registration Open For Track Super Field Day

Registration for Track Superintendent Field Day at Gulfstream Park June 12-14 is now open. The Field Day brings together track superintendents and staff to discuss best practices relating to track maintenance, safety and operational issues for both racing and training facilities. The event began on a small scale at the old Philadelphia Park and has since blossomed into one of the industry's largest and most important events that focuses on track safety. With the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) set to begin this summer, part of the Field Day...

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Racing Together Launches Third Webinar of Series

A webinar titled "The power of sport to help people: what did we learn from racing's response to Covid-19 in support of communities?" was launched by Racing Together on Thursday. The upcoming program, which is hosted in partnership with Racing2Learn, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. Hosted by Hayley Moore, the panelists are EFL Trust CEO Mike Evans, BHA Chair Annamarie Phelps OLY CBE, RCA Raceday Experience & Communications Manager Paul Swain, and Berkshire Community Foundation CEO Jon Yates. To register, please click here.

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