British Horseracing Authority

British Horseracing Authority

Official site for the authority responsible for the governance, administration and regulation of horseracing and the horseracing industry in Great Britain. They focus on the development and growth of racing, and prioritises the health and welfare of the sport's participants.

The BHA is responsible for:

  • Licensing
  • Regulating racecourses
  • Rules compliance
  • Fixture list and race planning
  • Handicapping
  • Racing administration
  • Raceday operations and regulation
  • International liaison and guardianship of the Pattern and Listed race programme
  • Medical services
  • Leadership of equine welfare
  • Industry careers marketing
  • Industry recruitment, training and retention
  • Participant health and welfare

Further details on all the above can be found on their web site.