Category: Horse Racing

Why Horse Racing Is So Popular In Australia

Horse racing is a hugely popular spectator sport around the world for millions of people and for many reasons. Some people enjoy going to watch horse racing just for the social aspect that comes with it, some go for the day out while others enjoy the sorts betting aspect of the races. One country where […]

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Horse Racing: How to Choose Your Favorite

Horse betting is very popular, especially in the UK, and it also started to cover a lot of ground in other countries. But, perhaps, the main reason that keeps bettors away from this kind of racing is the lack of know-how when it comes to choosing the right horse. This article won’t make you a […]

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Native Rise Must Improve on the Big Stage to Win Grand National

Source: Jimbo_JumpsMan via Twitter One for Arthur’s injury has opened up the 2018 Grand National for the rest of the field. Native River is one of the horses that will be aiming to capitalise on his absence from Aintree in April. The Irish horse did not compete at the National last season, but was present […]

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The Rise of Horse Racing in Asia

Source: Wikimedia With some of the most famous and historic horse races taking place in the U.S. and Europe, it’s easy to forget that Asia is one of the sport’s most progressive markets. The recent news that Singapore Turf Club is set to reintroduce big-money international races got us thinking about how the sport is […]

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Aidan O’Brien Breaks World Record At Doncaster

Irish Trainer Aidan O’Brien has broken the world record for having the most Grade/Group One winners in a calendar year with Saxton Warrior’s victory in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster in the UK. The two-year-old brought up his 26th success of the campaign, beating the Hall of Fame American trainer Bobby Frankel’s previous best […]

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Sizing John Eyes Chase Triple Crown This Season

Last season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John is attempting to become the first horse to win the Chase Triple Crown when he returns to action next month. His first target is set to be the Betfair Chase at Haydock in what will be his opening visit to the Lancashire track. Sizing John became the […]

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How To Bring Up the Winner: Secrets Of Best-Racing Horses

Preparing a horse for racing is not an easy task, even if you have the best possible bread. In order to have a winning horse, just like it goes with human athletes, you need to be consistent in training and make sure the horse is in the best shape at race time. For that, there […]

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The Tin Man, Harry Angel and Caravaggio to Battle for British Champions Sprint Stakes Crown

A number of talented horses will battle it out at Ascot to win the British Champions Sprint Stakes at the end of October. The meet is one of the most lucrative of the season and provides an occasion of grandeur to end the flat campaign. The Tin Man won the event last season and will […]

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Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven; the story of Dettori at Ascot in 1996 and riding 7 race horses to victory

Horse racing is all about drama and shocks which is why it is such a followed and exciting spectacle. Frankie Dettori’s stunning day at Ascot back in 1996 is a key example of this. On this day he pulled of the 25,051/1 seven-timer, costing the bookies vast amounts of money and rewarding the faithful punters. […]

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York’s Ebor Meeting Continues to be One of Highlights of the Summer Racing Schedule

The summer months in the UK are rich pickings for racing fans as the top-class action on the flat comes thick and fast, with the racing calendar packed full of quality contests. One of the most popular meetings takes place at the end of August as York Racecourse hosts its Ebor meeting, with the four-day […]

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Upcoming Horse Races

We’re into August and that means we’ve already seen the Cheltenham Festival, the Grand National, the Epsom Derby and Royal Ascot come and go for 2017. Four of the biggest events of the calendar have passed for another year but we’ve still got some high class racing to come and the next focus is on […]

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The oldest and most famous horse racing meeting in the world is taking place in England this week

The oldest and most famous horseracing meeting in the world is taking place in England this week and there will be plenty of value on offer for punters at Royal Ascot. The meeting dates back to 1711, when it was established by Queen Anne, and her descendent Queen Elizabeth II will hold court in Berkshire […]

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Aidan O’Brien Holds All the Aces in the Derby Pack Again

Irish Trainer Aidan O’Brien has dominated the English Classics in recent seasons and once again he has a number of the leading contenders for the 2017 Derby at Epsom, one of the most prestigious races in Europe. Churchill currently tops the betting with the bookmakers for the 2000m contest in June, where he can be […]

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2017 Kentucky Derby Profiles

2017 Kentucky Derby Profile Playlist Saturday, May 6th (scroll for individual videos) 2017 Kentucky Derby Profile Videos Classic Empire Gormley Irap Irish War Cry Leaderboard Girvin – 150 points Classic Empire – 132 points Gormley – 125 points Irap – 113 points Irish War Cry – 110 points Thunder Snow (IRE) – 100 points Always […]

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One For Arthur springs another Grand National surprise

Source: ITV Racing via Twitter One For Arthur put himself into the history books with an outstanding run to win the 2017 Grand National. The bay gelding was considered among the leading contenders for the crown, but some way off the favourite for the race, Blaklion. However, the Irish horse left his rivals in his dust […]

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The Road to the Derby

We are now well along the road to the Kentucky Derby and with just five weeks until the big race some heavyweight contenders are emerging. Here we examine some of the current front runners and assess their chances of seizing the biggest prize in horse racing: McCracken Check the horse racing odds at 5Dimes and […]

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Exploring the history of horse racing

Horse racing is an ancient sport. Its origins date back to about 4500 BC among the Central Asian nomadic tribesmen.Since that time, horse racing has flourished as the sport of kings. In this modern time, horse race betting is one of the few forms of gambling that is legal throughout most of the countries around the […]

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