British Horseracing Authority ‘very concerned’ by Gay Kelleway claims

• Daily Mirror published claims former jockey suffered sexual harassment
• BHA and trade bodies issue joint statement condemning alleged behaviour

Racing’s main trade bodies and associations issued a joint statement offering the trainer Gay Kelleway support after the Daily Mirror published claims that the former leading amateur jockey had suffered persistent sexual harassment throughout her career.

The statement, issued on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority, the Professional Jockeys Association, the National Trainers Federation, the National Association of Stable Staff, the Racecourse Association and Racing Welfare, said: “The racing world is very concerned by the allegations that one of our leading female participants was sexually assaulted and harassed during her career as a jockey.

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