Riding Horses: Just How Risky Is This Sport

Those who have watched equestrian sports or polo will agree that they are indeed risky sports. The excitement and danger of watching the fast and bumpy ride will send chills down your spine. But have you ever wondered why people love these sports so much? Is there a reason behind the addiction? The love of […]

Further Deaths at California Race Track

Santa Anita Park is still seeing further problems as another horse died at the race track just this past Saturday Bonusbets.com reports. The track which has now seen a total of twenty-six horses die in the past five months had yet another fatality after a horse was pulled from a race last Saturday. The three-year-old […]

Frankie Dettori to Delay Retirement

Frankie Dettori today said that he might well put off his retirement so that he can compete against his son Rocco Blackbook.com.au reports today. Although Frankie initially didn’t want his son to pursue a career in horse racing. He now appreciates that it may well give him an opportunity to race against his son. The […]

Best Finishers in Horse Races that go Down to History

Image Source Racing horses is one of the world’s oldest sports, and over the centuries its fundamental concept has undergone virtually no change. It developed and progressed from a slow speed or endurance competition between two horses into a scene including large runner fields, advanced electronic monitoring tools and large sums of money. However its […]

A pick of the best Epsom Derby winners from the past

The days are counting down to one of the richest and most prestigious meetings of the racing calendar with this year’s hotly anticipated event set to take place on Saturday, June 1st. Epsom is unique unlike other prestigious races like the Melbourne Cup because you only get one shot at the Derby so it really […]

Man O’War Stakes Pre-Race Favourite Set For Royal Ascot Appearance

Magic Wand went off as the well-backed favourite for the 2019 Man O’War Stakes at Belmont Park earlier this month, but the Aidan O’Brien charge was unable to secure top honours in the Grade 1 event at the New York track. The four-year-old, who has two victories to his name, has plenty of options going forward, but […]

Shock Announcement Leaves Horse Racing Fans Reeling

The owner of the horse, Tiger Roll that won the British Grand National for the second time in a row this year has announced he will be withdrawing from the sport over the next five years in an an announcement that has left racing fans shook bets.co.za learned today. Michael O’Leary, the star breeder of […]

Fear The Fungi

Fear The Fungi Recently published 3-year study cites steamed hay as critical to preventing IAD, a stealth equine ailment that affects over 80% of horses.     by Kim F Miller Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects huge numbers of horses and often goes undetected while impacting their performance. A three-year research project published by The Journal […]

A guide to how and where to wager on horse racing in the US

For dozens of decades, horse racing has become synonymous with many people’s routine. Whether it be wagering a few dollars on mid-week track outing or donning your lucky socks for that big weekend chase, it’s long been a favorite pastime for many sports-fans across the globe and this year interest has grown even more, even […]

British Horseracing Authority Concerned About Gene Doping

While most of us have not even heard about gene doping, it seems the BHA are so concerned they are prepared to give one million pounds to an international group that are monitoring the activity and planning countermeasures should the threat become a reality. It seems that horse racing is the most natural target because […]

Bets and Tips for the Preakness Stakes

Dubbed as the second jewel of the Triple Crown, the Preakness is an annual horse racing event held at the Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland on the third Saturday in May. The timing of the Preakness is purposely scheduled to run fourteen days after the Kentucky Derby and about two to three weeks before the […]

Six Best Practices to Keep Your Horse Healthy

Horses are jolly good creatures Generally, a horse owner shares an intimate bond with the horse. Owners spend a lot of time and energy in order to provide the horses with the best resources on offer. Horses deserve all the care because they are loyal companions. Also, they are graceful, intelligent, and beautiful. Back in […]

A look back at some of the best horses over the last decade

Matching the feat of the legendary Red Rum, and despite being touted as the favorite by many pundits and websites that put out horse racing predictions, Tiger Roll was once again crowned Grand National champion with his second consecutive victory at this year’s showcase racing event at Aintree. In honor of one of the most […]

10 Rules to Remember When Setting Up an Electrified Horse Fencing

Fencing your property is mandatory if you are keeping and caring for horses. The objective is to contain these animals and ensure that they have a restricted and adequately management movement around the property. Most people will use post and rail fence while others can opt for the wooden board fence. But other options such […]

Australia’s Most Famous Race Horse is going to retire

Author: Alex Dudley With less than a month to go for the Kentucky Derby, horse racing enthusiasts received this week the sad, but well-deserved, retirement news from Winx. Every sports fan in Australia have heard of the enigmatic and unbeaten horse. The eight-year-old will close the curtain on a prolific career that has seen over […]

Tiger Roll Set To Go Off As One Of Shorted Priced Grand National Favourites Eve

Tiger Roll will bid to become the first horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win back-to-back Grand Nationals at Aintree when he lines up in the world’s most famous steeplechase next month. Last year’s winner is now as short as +300 in the betting on the latest renewal which means he could be set […]

Bob Baffert Holds High Hopes For The 2019 Kentucky Derby Showdown

Photo by Jeff Griffith on Unsplash On Saturday, May 04, 2019, the race track down in 700 Central Avenue, Churchill Downs, Kentucky will again be filled with petals of roses as the newest edition of the Kentucky Derby will take place. This is the first jewel of the Triple Crown Series and winners of this […]

America’s Best Racing To Hold This Year’s Preakness Stakes Kick-off Party

Image Source:pexels.com While the newest and grandest edition of the Triple Crown Series is underway, a lot of horse racing fans all over the world can’t contain their excitement looking forward to all serious and strong contenders who will be joining this incredible horse racing showdown. The Triple Crown Series is composed of three horse […]

The Best Horse Racing Events Around the Globe

Horse racing is a global sport that fans all around the world look forward to watching each year. Many countries host horse racing events, some of which are extravagant galas that mark a real highlight in the Timeform racing calendar, enticing people from all walks of life. These are some of the very best events […]

Gran Premio Latinoamericano: The most prestigious race in South American horse racing

The Gran Premio Latinoamericano is the most prestigious horse race in South America. It is the Champions League of horse racing and brings together the best of the best from the continent. It may not be as well-known globally as the Grand National, Kentucky Derby, or Arc de Triomphe, but it is one of the […]

Are horse racing street courses the future of the sport?

It may sound silly, but one day soon you may watch horse races rumble down legendary city streets such as New York City’s Fifth Avenue or London’s Oxford Street. Yes, that is correct, street race courses could be the future of horse racing. There are a number of big horses set for the spring and […]

Winx extends incredible win streak to 32 straight races

Australian horse Winx extended her incredible win streak with a victory at the George Ryder Stakes. The Australian race horse has now won 32 consecutive races. Winx won the race for the fourth straight year as she romped to victory as the 1/17 favourite. There are a number of big horses around the world this […]

Four 2019 Grand National Hopefuls That Skipped The Cheltenham Festival

“Aintree Racecourse” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Mick Roche Two of the first four horses home in last year’s Grand National ran at Cheltenham a month before the big race at Aintree. This time around, those who went to the Festival have one week less of recovery time. While that fact hasn’t stopped bookmakers from having the likes of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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