Tag Archives: Chris Watts

BHA ups integrity commitment with RaceWISE update

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has updated its anonymous reporting service to cover ‘four critical areas’ including the protection of racing integrity and maintaining equality across the industry. The service will now be named ‘RaceWISE’, as the BHA hopes to offer ‘those who work in, bet on and follow the sport more options to speak up and report potential breaches …

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BHA delivers integrity-focused education programme

In a move to deliver further education on integrity measures in horse racing, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has launched an online Integrity Education Programme.  The new programme seeks to offer both the racing and betting public additional information on integrity across the industry as a whole, with the purpose of ‘offer protection against potential integrity threats and help to prevent participants …

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Chris Watts: Horse Racing’s biggest hurdle in tackling corruption

Speaking at the ESSA Sports Betting Integrity Conference at Lord’s cricket ground yesterday, Chris Watts head of integrity assurance at the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) outlined what he identified as the ‘biggest threat’ to eradicating corruption from the sport. The former anti-corruption manager for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was speaking on the opening panel at the event, analysing …

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BHA appoints Chris Watts as first Head of Integrity Assurance

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), the governing body of UK racing has confirmed the appointment of Chris Watts to its newly created role of Head of Integrity Assurance. Watts a former Detective Superintendent for the Metropolitan Police Homicide & Serious Crimes unit, joins the BHA from the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) where he held the position of Anti-Corruption …

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