National Minimum Wage

The NTF has highlighted that a number of racehorse trainers have been contacted by HMRC about paying the national minimum/national living wage, and that the “equestrian world” may be being targeted.  The TBA recommends that members check that they are paying the correct rates of pay to their staff.   The Read the full article…

NH Stallion Showcase

The TBA National Hunt Stallion Showcase will take place at the Goffs UK Sales Complex in Doncaster during the Goffs UK January Sale. The showcase, which is supported by Goffs UK, will feature a number of exciting British-based stallion who will be available to view throughout the day.  The UK’s Read the full article…

TBA Flat Stallion Parade

The TBA’s Flat Stallion Parade will take place during the February Sales at Tattersalls in Newmarket. The event provides a great opportunity to view a number of stallions from around the country at one location.  The stallions, who are all embarking on their first and second season at stud in Read the full article…

British bred success in 2018

This year’s  proved to be a prosperous one for British breeders with a total of 40 Group 1 wins for British bred horses on the flat, an increase of nearly 40% from 2017. Stand out performers such as Enable, Cracksman and Cross Counter helped to put British breeders at the Read the full article…

TBA Member Offer- Cheltenham Countryside Day

Cheltenham Racecourse has kindly offered members the opportunity to attend the Countryside Day on Friday, 16 November. The quality of card of six races includes the Grade 2 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle and will be combined with a number of countryside themed events taking place before and during racing. The offer Read the full article…

Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards and will close on Tuesday 20 November. The prestigious awards, which are now in their 15th year, celebrate and reward the outstanding skills, commitment and contribution of stud and stable staff from across the country. The Read the full article…

James Crowhurst joins TBA Board of Trustees

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association has today announced a new appointment to its Board of Trustees. James Crowhurst MRCVS Consultant Clinician at Newmarket Equine Hospital has joined the Board as a co-opted member. James Crowhurst MRCVS said: “I am delighted to join the TBA Board of Trustees. I have worked as Read the full article…