A racing certainty
Attheraces v BHB was a groundbreaking case on abuse of a dominant market position, the first time a court in the UK has ever found that a business practice is an abuse of such a position. Howard Cartlidge and Francisca Mendia Lara look at the case and the consequences the judgment might have
The English High Court found in Attheraces v The British Horse Racing Board  in December 2005 that the governing authority for horseracing in the UK, the British Horseracing Board (BHB), had abused its dominant position in relation to pre-race data, in breach of European Union (EU) and UK competition laws.
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