BHA must apply some horse sense in face of animal rights lobby

BHA must apply some horse sense in face of animal rights lobby

The authority charged with protecting the sport of horseracing may be losing the run of itself in trying to satisfy the sensitivities of a minority

And so another Cheltenham came and went, and some of us are left wondering how much longer jumps racing may have left in Britain.

It might seem a preposterous notion after a week of record attendances at the home of National Hunt racing in the Cotswolds, but changing attitudes of the public to the sport hint at a bleak future.

Moreover, the increasingly toothless British Horseracing Authority, which regulates the sport, is so swayed by...

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