Category: Horse Racing

What You Need to Know About Horse Racing

So, you are looking to learn about horse racing right? Then look no further because we are going to discuss everything there is to know about The History of Horse Racing Whether following in a chariot on the horses’ back, people have been racing with these fine beasts for as long as humans were able […]

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The 3 Best Victories in the Grand National

The Grand National is considered by some racing fans to be the most prestigious race in the horse racing calendar. The race has seen horses become legends at Aintree, while some of the most memorable moments in horse racing stem from this race. Taking a look at the odds for the Grand National horse racing […]

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Who are the recent big-priced Cheltenham Festival winners?

The Cheltenham Festival is nearly here. The race will take place Tuesday, March 12 th and continue until Friday, March 15 th . All eyes will be on the Cheltenham Racecourse to see which horses emerge victorious. The Cheltenham Gold Cup headlines the festival and is the richest non-handicap race in Great Britain with the […]

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Top 10 Racecourses in the UK

There are 60 race courses in the UK – from as northerly as Perth, Scotland; to as southerly as Newton Abbott, Devon. The oldest, Chester Racecourse, dates back to the early 16th century; while the newest, Chelmsford City, opened as recently as 2008. Not only one of the longest established spectator sports, horse racing is […]

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Eye for a Bargain Pays Dividends for Australian Trainer

When Australian racehorse trainer Chris Munce bid $45,000 for Boomsara at the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, joined by a group of many first-time owners, despite being fully aware of the lineage of the horse he was buying, he might not have imagined quite how successful the young gelding might prove to be. […]

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Altior and Buveur D’Air Head Strong Nicky Henderson Cheltenham Festival Team

“Nicky Henderson” by Carine06 (CC BY-SA 2.0) Nicky Henderson is regarded by many as the best horse racing trainer in the UK right now, and once again he has put together a fantastic team to take to the Cheltenham Festival. He has two shining stars in the yard that will go back to the festival […]

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The Cheltenham Festival Ante-Post Favourites

Equine flu may be wreaking havoc in the UK by closing down all racing for a period of time in February, but with a month to go until arguably the greatest four days of racing action, the general consensus is that all will be well. 2001 was the last time the Cheltenham festival was canceled […]

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Young Improvers or Seasoned Chasers?

“Cheltenham Gold Cup” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06 Young Improvers or Seasoned Chasers? An Intriguing Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2019 Horse racing is one of those sports with an infinite capacity to surprise its fans. One of the trickiest puzzles for punters following the National Hunt game is figuring out who will win the blue riband event of […]

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Producing Free Horse Tips

As soon as you hear phrases like ‘sports betting tips’, it’s likely that the first thing that comes to mind is horse racing. This is due to it being one of the best sports to bet on throughout history. While you might be nervous to get involved, there’s every reason to try your hand at […]

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Is the Cheltenham Festival under threat?

The Cheltenham Festival has long been known as one of the top races in the United Kingdom. Yet, two of horse racing’s leading owners have called for other owners to not race at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The Cheltenham Festival cheltenham-betting-offers.co.uk and other top NJ horse betting events will get started this spring with a full calendar […]

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Three Impressive Novice Chasers Eyeing Arkle Glory

The Arkle Trophy, on day one of the Cheltenham Festival, is always an event race fans look forward to each year as the leading novice chasers from the UK and Ireland face off over fences in ferocious two-mile contest. The Arkle Trophy is an exciting event and the William Hill Cheltenham offer makes it even better with […]

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Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Hero Frodon Takes Aim at Ryanair Chase

“Frodon is trained by Paul Nicholls (left)” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by ballymorebugle Paul Nicholls is the joint-most-successful trainer in the relatively short history of the Ryanair Chase t the Cheltenham Festival.  Horse race bettors can read the matchbook review before getting great odds on Paul Nicholls’ horses at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The Ditcheat handler has confirmed he will […]

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What Happens to a Horse After a Race?

Have you ever wondered what happens to a racehorse after they’ve run that final furlong? Like, what is their routine? Well, wonder no more, because we’ve broken down the average post-race routine for these high-performance animals. Racing is a high-intensity sport, and to keep racehorses healthy and in the game. It takes careful management and […]

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Why the Ryanair Chase could be the race of 2019 Cheltenham Festival

Every race is worth winning at the Cheltenham Festival, Great Britain’s premier jumps horse racing gala; but the Ryanair Chase is often the poor relation of other championship races. While its roll of honour includes heroic National Hunt horses like Cue Card, Un De Sceaux and Vautour, this 2m 5f steeplechase lacks the rich history […]

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Can Native River win the King George following an impressive second comeback?

Native River will be looking to go one better at the King George VI Chase later this month after finishing runner-up in the Betfair Chase in November. The 5/2 starter that day finished second by four lengths to Bristol De Mai and the French horse will be at the Kempton event on Boxing Day too. Both horses […]

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The Greatest Equine Racers in History

Few sports benefit from the attention of as many genuine fans, who also happened to be devoted lovers of the sport on more levels than just money or statistics. These are the starring competitors in the sport of thoroughbred horse racing, one that has benefited from their subsequent analysis of potential future, or even possible […]

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Toughest Horse Race on Earth

Since its inception in 2009, the Mongol Derby instantly proved itself as the world’s toughest, longest horse race. Despite the event’s youthfulness, this equestrian endurance race might just be one of the most richly historied races on earth, considering the race attempts to recreate the horse messenger system Ghengis Khan developed in the year 1224. […]

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The Winningest Jockeys in the History of Flat Track Horse Racing

In the sport of thoroughbred horse racing the magnificent, fleet-footed steeds rightly steal most of the limelight of the show, however, it remains a concerted two-man effort where the jockey plays a crucial part in crossing the line first. Here we take a look at the men that have dominated the sport, spending their lives […]

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Enable aims for third straight Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Enable became the eighth horse to win the famed French horse race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, for a second time in October 2018. Now, with a third straight win at Longchamp in her sights, the horse will be kept in training throughout 2019 to race at Longchamp once more. Enable may not be […]

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Horse races to be dope tested in U.K.

The integrity of horse racing will be challenged as the announcement that doping tests will be used at all major races in the United Kingdom. Horse racing officials hope to improve the integrity and honesty of the sport by adding the measure. According to the British Horse racing Authority, the policy, which began on September […]

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Tips on How to Bet On Horse Racing: Online Betting Guide

Tips on How to Bet On Horse Racing: Online Betting Guide Betting on horse racing online can be an exciting way to spend the money you have set aside for gambling. There are many horse racing tournaments around the world and a wide range of betting options, from the conservative show wagering for a small […]

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How to Bet on a Horse Race

Horse racing enthusiasts, like Vegas Casino Games players, experience both successes and defeats. Despite the ups and downs of horse race betting, betting on a horse race is more popular than ever. Observers calculate that it generates a worldwide market that’s worth over a hundred billion dollars. Some bettors make an informed choice based on […]

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US vs UK: How Horse Racing Differs in Different Parts of the World?

Horse racing is a popular form of entertainment across the world, particularly in Ireland, France, USA, Dubai, and of course, the UK. For the majority of people involved in the sport directly, it is a passion and lifestyle that they will never truly give up on and for fans and bettors, the act of finding […]

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Ranking Britain’s Greatest Racing Festivals

Prestige in all sports is always a subjective opinion. Is it, for example, a greater achievement to win the Super Bowl or World Series? Are the achievements of Serena Williams greater than those of Usain Bolt? It’s always difficult to answer, because there is no right answer. In the United Kingdom, a nation spoiled for […]

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The Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup History and Facts

Melbourne Cup History and Facts In the Beginning Horse racing is something that has been going on competitively for about as long as there has been recorded history. Some of the first professional horse races that were documented occurred as early as Greek and Roman times. Chariot races and similar events made quite a spectacle […]

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Guys and Gals in Horse Races

Horse racing is the one sport where the studs compete against the gals on an even field. This often  comes as news to many horse racing enthusiasts who assumed that the traditional separation of the sexes will carry over to the race track. But as one horse racing fan noted, “The race track separates the […]

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Justify a Champion?

On the 9th June, top American three year old colt, Justify will face his toughest test yet in the mile and half 2018 Belmont Stakes. If he wins he will be a Triple Crown Champion. The last TC champion being American Pharoah in 2015 was also trained in Santa Anita by the legendary Bob Baffert. […]

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2018 KY Derby Contenders

Meet the 2018 Kentucky Derby Contenders Click on picture for video Audible – Post Position 5 Profile:  kentuckyderby.com Bolt d’ Oro – Post Position 11 Profile:  Kentuckyderby.com Bravazo – Post Position 13 Profile:  Kentuckyderby.com Combatant – Post Position 20 Profile:  Kentuckyderby.com Enticed – Post Position 12 Profile:  Kentuckyderby.com Firenze Fire – Post Position 1 Profile:  Kentuckyderby.com […]

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Race Horse Names Quiz

Powered by With some of the year’s biggest horse racing festivals now behind us I’m sure you, like us, spend a lot of time looking to place a bet on horse racing with Paddy Power and are left in awe by some of their interesting and sometimes funny names. Officially, In order for a horse to be […]

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2018 Kentucky Derby Top Contenders

We are now just a week away from the 2018 Kentucky Derby and a few clear favorites have emerged to seize glory at Churchill Downs. The Run for the Roses is the biggest race of the year and it never fails to draw a superstar field and provide a thrilling spectacle. The prize purse stands […]

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2018 Kentucky Derby Preview

The top racehorses in the world are at Churchill Downs working in preparation for the Kentucky Derby. Audible, Noble Indy, Vino Rosso, and Magnum Moon, all trained by Todd Pletcher, arrived at Churchill on Monday and all galloped 11 furlongs on a wet track. Together the group has 14 wins in 18 starts, and only Vino […]

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The Scottish Grand National Preview

So, with the Irish Grand National and the Grand National at Aintree done and dusted, all attentions now switch to the Scottish Grand National. The Coral Scottish Grand National is set to take place at Ayr Racecourse this coming Saturday and already racing enthusiasts are excitingly anticipating another great race. Gordon Elliott, the leading Irish […]

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See every Grand National horse of the last 50 years race each other on the same track

This is really nice unlike any of the promos we usually see in the run up the big racing event. To coincide with this year’s Grand National, Bet Victor have created an animated Aintree racecourse containing all (yes, all) of the 1,900 runners of the last 50 years. So if like many people on National […]

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That’s how punters choose their horses

With the Grand National fast approaching, official betting partner of the festival Betway released a new survey based on the responses of 5,000 customers trying to understand “How punters pick their Grand National Horse”. According to the survey, it seems that most of the people become quite sensitive when it’s the time to choose the […]

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Historical Horses

There are many different types of pets but one of the most popular domesticated types of animals is the horse. People describe their “relationship” with a horse as “calming” and “peaceful.”  Playing online casino games may offer fun-filled entertainment but only an animal as noble and faithful as a horse can engender the kind of […]

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