In a few short years the HBF has been responsible for or involved with:

·      Creation of the HBF Betting Charter to define and recognise best practice.

·      Published declarations of wind operations.

·      A reduction in non-runners.

·      Minimum bet liabilities.

·      Accurate measurements of race distances and furlong markers.

·      48 hour declarations at the Cheltenham Festival.

·      Advancing the use of sectional timing.

·      A reduction in race clashes via non-standard off times.

·      Continuous lobbying for accurate going reports.

·      Highlighting bookmakers’ protection of funds commitments.

·      Annual bettors’ surveys to highlight areas of concern.

·      Contributions to the Gambling Commission to include the provision of alternative dispute resolution bodies.

·      Input into the BHA review of stewarding.