IHRB vows to introduce more stringent whip rules and increase penalties after 26pc rise in offences: Independent 3/12/19

By: Cormac Byrne The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) has promised to introduce more stringent rule surrounding whip use after a sharp rise in the number of penalties handed out for the offence in 2018. The IHRB unveiled its Integrity Racing Statistics for 2018 today and the contentious issue of whip-use has arisen. There were