The recently announced measures to try to improve them will come into force during Rust's first year at the helm of the BHA
came under fire from Arena Racing Company, which claimed the plans were "shrinking racing", while bookmakers expressed concern over a likely loss in levy income.
And there could well be more to follow, as the BHA
reveals its race-planning initiatives to combat small fields, with Arena Racing Company likely to be the next to voice complaints.
, which launched a consultation into the 2015 fixture list in the summer, had said it hoped to publish the final programme in early October.
This article was based on a premise that the BHA
had decided to skew our testing policy more towards in-competition testing rather than out-of-competition testing in 2017, and that a loophole exists whereby a trainer can permissibly administer any substances (which are not prohibited at all times) to a horse in training - with the view to creating a performanceenhancing effect - with impunity, as long as the horse is free of those substances on raceday.
brought factory-fresh brass and mechanized loading machines, then invested in a new plant.
Lohn had previously been employed by the BHA
on an advisory basis, so his chairmanship of the panel triggered questions as to whether he could be totally impartial.
obtained from compact section of a bovine femur may be a biomechanically preferable material for medical applications, especially orthopaedic applications .
Four of the courses are in talks with the BHA
via the Racecourse Association, while Towcester is separately in discussions.
press release read: "Racecourses were asked to submit applications which covered specific BHA
criteria, including prize money commitment on the day, forecast attendances, support for participants and stakeholders, and overall net contribution to the sport.
discovered the irregularities following tests carried out on 45 horses in Al Zarouni's care.
He said: "My legal advisers have been advised that even if I'm found innocent of the charges, the BHA
will not refund my legal fees, which I have been advised would be at least PS50,000.