Tag Archives: British Horseracing Association
- William Hill challenge against HBLB thrown out
July 20, 2012
A judicial review into the status of Betfair’s punters as individual bookmakers has ruled in favour of betting exchanges. The case, which was brought against the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB), went in Betfair’s favour after an HBLB consultation found that customers laying bets aren’t classed as “leviable bookmakers”. Martin...
- Nicky Henderson is preparing Long Run for battle at William Hill King George VI Chase
November 22, 2011
Racehorse trainer Nicky Henderson has vowed to have his horse Long Run primed to the max in order to defend his crown in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. In a report by the British Horseracing Authority, the Seven Barrows trainer felt the six-year-old...
- Probability and William Hill announce extension on talks; Whip regulation talks left unresolved
October 17, 2011
Probability – the licensed mobile gambling industry operator - confirmed today that they have extended their joint submission with William Hill of the City Code on Makeover and Mergers by one month. The original deadline to announce a firm intention to make an offer has been extended to 14 November...
- Deadline for Tote bidders approaching fast
December 10, 2010
Midnight tonight may well be the time that you decide enough is enough and you throw-up in the nearest bucket at your chosen party venue for the evening, but more importantly, it’s the deadline for anyone that wants to lodge a bid for the Tote. This week has already seen...
- British Racing catering to overseas gamblers
December 2, 2010
It's hard to please everyone, but it's not that difficult to please overseas gamblers as far as British Horse Racing is concerned. The way starting stalls are numbered at some British racecourses is all about to be reversed under plans being developed by the sport's ruling body. The ruling comes...
- Stan James announces Dare Me odds; horse racing in disarray
November 2, 2010
Most of the news coming out of the horse’s mouth in the UK has been concerned with the BHA’s ludicrous levy demands. The fact that the offer on the table from the bookmakers is perfectly reasonable matters not even a sausage to the BHA, and chairman Paul Roy. They simple...
Kindred Group phasing out Stan James Online brand
October 5, 2017