Category: Horse Racing

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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