Could series of recent controversies result in confidence vote in BHA? | Chris Cook

Sir Anthony McCoy led the critics on TV, while trainer Henry Daly voiced his concerns in an open letter as racing’s rulers limp from crisis to crisis

Relations between racing professionals and the sport’s ruling body have reached such a low ebb that a vote of no confidence in the British Horseracing Authority has been discussed among trainers. Nick Rust, the BHA’s chief executive, admitted as much in an email sent in January, and matters deteriorated further during last week’s Cheltenham Festival, when vociferous criticism was voiced by Sir Anthony McCoy among others.

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