The third HBF meeting took place in London on 29 February 2016. All HBF members were in attendance.
The Forum was addressed separately by Nick Rust (Chief Executive of the BHA), Jenny Hall (Chief Vet of the BHA) and Nigel Roddis (Great British Racing), all of whom answered questions posed by Forum members after their presentations.
Continue reading “Horseracing Bettors Forum news, March 2016”
To: The Secretary of the Starting Price Regulatory Dated: 13 March, 2016
I am writing to you on behalf of the Horseracing Bettors Forum about the Starting Price Regulatory Commission’s report on the Starting Price consultation, which was published a week ago.
Continue reading “Open Letter to SPRC, 13th March 2016”
Matt Bisogno of the Horseracing Bettors Forum joined the Racecourse Association Gambling Advisory Group at its meeting on 13 January 2016.
This Group of racecourse representatives is in place to share best practice and provide advice and assistance to racecourses on the on-course implementation of gambling-related initiatives.
Continue reading “Horseracing Bettors Forum news, January 2016 “
A number of individuals from within bookmaking had already indicated a willingness to speak with HBF regarding concerns about account closures/restrictions and other betting issues, and it was with this in mind that HBF intends to engage with the betting industry in a spirit of sharing ideas and of obtaining clarity.
This includes: attempting to establish the true magnitude of the issue of account closure/restrictions; and making specific recommendations regarding greater flexibility in applying restrictions.
Continue reading “27th November 2015: Notes from the second Horseracing Bettors Forum meeting”
The first Horseracing Bettors Forum, which took place at the BHA on Friday afternoon, was attended by all Forum members, with administrative support provided by BHA, and lasted for the full three and a half hours.
A wide range of Agenda topics were discussed, and it is the Forum’s intention to receive back the minutes and approve those minutes before issuing a fuller press release, probably towards the end of next week.
Continue reading “8th September 2015: Inaugural Horseracing Bettors Forum meeting has taken place”