Volume: 2 Issue: 2
Behaviour undermining the integrity of a sport? The threat of governmental or European Commission intervention? A catastrophic decline in commercial rights income? The media’s column inches are invariably being filled by such issues.
Ironically interest in sport is growing substantially, horseracing in particular enjoying considerable attention for far more positive reasons than the lurid allegations that have filled the tabloids of late1. This article will consider the regulation of horse racing against that background and the external demands now being placed on it that will arguably shape its future.