Tag: Horse Racing

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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2017 Northwest Stud | Stallion Show

Stallion Show Total Horse Channel attended this years Northwest Stud Stallion Show in Ocala, Florida.

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Mullins Targeting Irish Champion Hurdle for Faugheen

Irish Champion Trainer Willie Mullins is a targeting a return for Faugheen in the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown later this month. The 2015 Champion Hurdle winner has not been seen on a racecourse since his success in the Irish Grade One contest in 2016. A leg injury meant he was unable to defend his […]

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Man o’ War Celebration

Kentucky Horse Park Organizes 100th Anniversary Celebration of Man o’ War LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 24, 2017) The life and legacy of one of America’s original sporting heroes, the legendary Man o’ War, will be the highlight of a year-long celebration at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning on March 29, his birthday. “Man o’ War is […]

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2017 Woodford Thoroughbreds | Stallion Show

I enjoyed my visit to Woodford Thoroughbreds for the 2017 Stallion Show. 2017 Woodford Thoroughbreds Stallion Show Enjoy the LIVE footage of the 2017 Stallion Show at Woodford Thoroughbreds, LLC Posted by Total Horse Channel on Saturday, January 7, 2017

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Talented Coney Island Set for Leopardstown Run Over Christmas

​Coney Island put himself in contention for some of the leading novice chases in the 2016/17 season following his victory in the Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse earlier this month. The five-year-old, who was tipped up by Andy Holding at Oddschecker at 20/1 before the Grade One contest, was only making his second appearance over […]

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Ciao Bella Mia | Racing Debut | Belmont Park Oct. 15th

Ciao Bella Mia “Bella” will make her racing debut this Saturday at Belmont Park.  We’re very excited about this beautiful filly.  Come out and join at at Belmont Park this Saturday!  Good luck “Bella” stay safe and have a great race. BettyBeaversStable.com Race 7 Maiden Special Weight Post time 4:13 pm EST Jockey Angel S. […]

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Europe Eyes Breeders’ Cup Revenge

“O’Brien contingent walking the course” (CC BY 2.0) by monkeywing There was no joy for Europe at the recent Ryder Cup in Minneapolis as the United States surged to victory on the golf course. Crossing the Atlantic for next month’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, some of Europe’s leading trainers will attempt to put right their golfer’s wrongs. […]

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Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks in Review

Article Provided by:  JK Shaw Kentucky Oaks Since 1875 the Kentucky Derby has been entertaining spectators with its pageantry and tradition and this weekend was no different. On Friday, under sunny skies, Catheryn Sophia, charged down the stretch in the 142 running of the $1 Million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) posting a 2-3/4 length victory over Land Over […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic

Breeders’ Cup Championships Keeneland October 30 – 31st 2015 | Start Time:  4:00 pm EST | Lexington, Kentucky This years sold out Breeders’ Cup Championships is finally upon us!  Can American Pharoah win the Breeders’ Cup Classic Saturday?  A win would set a new precedence in horse racing.  The Grand Slam.  The Breeders Cup was originated […]

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Tipping a Tipster – National Handicapping Championship

Tipping a Tipster: How Blackjack Can Help you in the National Handicapping Championship Betting on horses is a time-honored tradition around the world, but what about betting on people who are betting on horses? It’s generally accepted in gambling circles that everyone, regardless of their bottom-line, believes that they have the ability to pick a […]

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Will this finally be Gosden’s year in the Arc?

John Gosden has enjoyed a hugely successful career as a trainer both in America and in Britain, with over 100 wins recorded at Grade One level. A look through the horse racing results will regularly bring up his name as the winning trainer, especially when it comes to Pattern races. Gosden has sent out winners […]

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Stars align for Storm in the St Leger

Stars align for Storm in the St Leger The St Leger at Doncaster is the oldest, and final, British Classic of the season and this year’s running sees the offspring of former Epsom Derby winners as the leading contenders. Order Of St George is the ante-post favourite for the race with the likes of 32red.com, […]

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Gleneagles has Classic claims for O’Brien

Gleneagles has Classic claims for O’Brien Aidan O’Brien’s latest bid to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic will be led by his champion three-year-old Gleneagles in what could prove to be an enthralling duel with American Pharoah. The master of Ballydoyle has won a large chunk of the major Grade One races around the globe and […]

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Pharoah should have one more run

Pharoah should have one more run American Pharoah’s shock defeat in the Travers Stakes has raised the prospect of the Triple Crown winner not being seen on a racetrack again, but it would be hasty to send him straight into retirement. After being caught close home by Keen Ice at Saratoga last weekend, owner Ahmed Zayat […]

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Watch & Win! Magna Graduate Merchandise

Watch & Win! Magna Graduate Merchandise Watch & Win a Magna Graduate Hat! Like post and leave comment below!  Winner will be announced January 30th 2015. Magna Graduate, foaled April 26th 2002.  This handsome Kentucky bred Thoroughbred stallion earned over $2.5 million during his racing career.  Sired by Honor Grades out of the dam Peacock […]

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