Horse Racing

Jockey Eddie Ahern will appeal the 10-year ban imposed on him by the British Horseracing Authority, after being found guilty of corruption yesterday.

Irish jockey Eddie Ahern has been found guilty of three breaches of corruption by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).

Half of Britons believe that football, horse racing and cycling are plagued with dishonesty and cheating, according to a recent poll.

The British Horseracing Authority has revealed today that a further seven horses have tested positive for steroids, including last year’s St. Leger winner.

Jockey Frankie Dettori will not be riding at Leicester on Monday, as previously scheduled, as racing authority France Galop wants the jockey to attend a hearing first.

The Jockey Club has hit its £15 million target for its Racecourse Bond ahead of schedule, and has also extended its application deadline by a further 10 days to meet demand.