Grand National top contender removed from the race

The Grand National is less than a month away and one of the early favourites to win the race has been pulled from the list of possible runners. Definitely Red, a horse penciled in by many to be one of the top contenders, will not appear at Aintree after competing in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. […]

3 Horses That Could Go Well in the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup

“Cheltenham Gold Cup” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06 This year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup looks a hotly competitive renewal of the extended 3m 2f blue riband chase that is the centrepiece of the four-day Festival. The 2018 Festival starts on Tuesday, March 13 with the big race taking place, as ever, on the final day of the meeting, Friday, March 16. […]

Grand National 2018: Three iconic horse racing days

The Grand National 2018 is an unforgettable three-day horse racing event. Dubbed the “Greatest Horse Race in the World”, racing fans flock to the event. Held every year at the beautiful Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, the Grand National attracts more than 150,000 attendees each instalment. Although the live gates are tremendous, more than 600 million […]

5 Horses To Follow For The 2018 Grand National

5 Horses To Follow For The 2018 Grand National With the 2018 Grand National dates of 12th-14th April looming closer, it’s time to start keeping a close eye on the horses and start debating on who you’re going to place your bets on. This year, we will see a lot of horses returning after last […]

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The Evolution of Horse Racing in the USA

While you would love to place your bets on the next horse race, did you ever wonder who played the first horse races in the United States? Or how horse racing developed in the country? Horse racing has been a favorite sport of the Americans for a long time. It has roots in the colonial […]

Can Colin Tizzard bring home the spoils at Cheltenham?

Horse racing is about more than just the horse and rider. Just as a football team depends on its coach to make sure it plays to the best of its ability, a horse stands no chance of winning without the expertise of its trainer. The forthcoming Cheltenham Festival is as much a battle between trainers […]

Blaklion and Total Recall shaping up for Grand National Showdown

Blaklion and Total Recall shaping up for Grand National Showdown Horse racing can be a curious sport: fans and punters love to see an all-conquering favourite win time and time again, yet they also like to see great horses toppled by upstart rivals. For example, everyone knows that Kauto Star’s legacy was enriched due to […]

Everything to know about the Cheltenham Festival 2018

As the year begins people start waiting for a new season of the Cheltenham Festival. Eventually, March is about to arrive this year and so is the Cheltenham Festival event. It is an annual gathering of the best grade horses, their trainers, and jockeys along with horse racing lovers. As it is evident from the […]

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Five apps that no horse enthusiast should be without!

We all know this is the smartphone age – if fact, there’s a good chance you are using one right now to read this article. Increasingly, we use apps to organise our day to day lives, whether it’s a social media app to keep up with friends, a banking app to take care of household […]

The Grand National is arguably the biggest race in the UK

The Grand National is arguably the biggest race of the racing calendar in the UK and it is expected that over £250 million will be placed on bets for the race. A maximum of forty horses will be allowed to compete and the current favourite for the Grand National 2018 is Blaklion, who finished in […]

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Cheltenham Festival – who to back on day one?

Cheltenham Festival – who to back on day one? The international horse racing world is getting ready for the pomp and splendour of the Cheltenham Festival. Over recent years it has become the biggest multi-day event in the UK racing calendar, and arguably in the world. Cheltenham is famous for it’s uniquely British take on […]

These top horses could be destined for great things in 2018

These top horses could be destined for great things in 2018 With every passing season, we see new horse racing legends come onto the scene, and much loved favourites go into a well deserved retirement. For horse lovers, one of the biggest thrills is keeping track of some of the novice events, and trying to […]

Melbourne Cup Carnival Just Keeps Getting Better

Melbourne Cup Carnival Just Keeps Getting Better Organisers have recently published economic data from the 2017 Melbourne Cup, and reported that the event generated record breaking revenues for the state of Victoria. And as Australia’s premier horse racing event garners ever increasing global attention, all the indicators suggest that the numbers will keep getting higher. […]

The upcoming Cheltenham Festival will feature the world’s top horses and racers. This is a momentous fest for all race enthusiasts. Read to know why.

Cheltenham Festival ‘18 Sets to Pick Top Horses, Jocks in the World GLOUCESTER, England– The 2018 Cheltenham Festival is belting sets of tough race encounters to determine the best horses, trainers, and jockeys in the world. The famous horse racing festival will run from March 13 to March 16, 2018, and is expected to draw […]

The Best Racing Horse Breeds: An Overview

There’s nothing to say that with the luck of the genetic draw, any combination of horse breeds can birth the champion nag of tomorrow. However, over the years, there are some breeds that have risen to the top of the crop and shown time after time that they are horses with a natural predilection towards […]

Getting Insurance for your Horse

Insurance for Your Horse This comprehensive policy reimburses you in the event of the death of your insured horse resulting from an accident, sickness or disease sustained during the annual policy term.  This policy also provides coverage if an insured horse requires euthanasia, as recommended by your veterinarian and agreed to by the insurance company, […]

Not just horsing around: Beverly Smith-Embry found her niche providing insurance for horse owners

    Small Business Snapshot Author: Ed Green Business First Staff Writer Beverly Smith-Embry thinks most insurance jobs sound boring. But by starting an insurance agency in an unusual niche, she found a way to enjoy her work. Beverly A. Smith-Embry, president of Smith-Embry Insurance Associates Inc. “Every once in a while, you need a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15th Annual Sport Horse National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show is a Wrap

The Arabian Horse Association’s (AHA) 15th Annual Sport Horse National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show, the only breed-specific show specifically for sport horses, wrapped up recently in Raleigh, N.C. Held at the Governor James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex, Sport Horse Nationals’ east coast rotation site, this annual event boasted 499 horses and 2,249 […]

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. […]

Race Horse Owner’s and Trainer’s Commercial General Liability

If you own or train racehorses, this policy will provide liability insurance protection for bodily injury or property damage to others caused by your equine activities. The policy can include care, custody and control liability for non-owned horses in your care including during transportation from one racetrack to another. Care, Custody or Control Liability Insurance Equine Care, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arabian Horse Association Seeks Intern for U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show

The Arabian Horse Association (AHA) is seeking an individual for an internship position at the 2017 U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show in Tulsa, Okla. from October 9-28, 2017. The Arabian U.S. Nationals ranks as the most prestigious North American championship in the Arabian show horse industry. Amateur and professional riders or handlers […]

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 […]

May is #ArabianHorseMonth; Join in the Celebration

The month of May was deemed ‘Arabian Horse Month’ by the Arabian Horse Association (AHA) in 2015 to bring about awareness and education of the Arabian horse. Join in on spreading the word! Arabian Horse Month is in its third year and AHA is encouraging their members to spread awareness of the Arabian horse breed […]

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 […]

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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