Tag: Horse Racing

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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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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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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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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Trainers of the key contenders in the 2018 Grand National

The 2018 running of the Grand National takes place on Saturday 14th April with many people looking ahead to the race and the best bets for the Grand National. Considering the race is ran over 4 miles 514 yards and the testing Aintree fences it provides a gruelling test for both horse and rider which is why […]

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What are the best horse racing apps for your Android device?

What are the best horse racing apps for your Android device? The Cheltenham Festival is barely behind us, and the Grand National will be upon us before we know it. There’s no doubt about it, the UK racing season is well underway, and with the Dubai World Cup around the corner and the Kentucky Derby […]

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Will Cheltenham Rigours Affect Grand National Hopefuls?

Cheltenham Festival is in the book and has provided great entertainment as well as some surprise results in the big events. Native River took the major prize from the Festival, delivering a brilliant performance in the Cheltenham Gold Cup to beat out the favourite Might Bite. The duel between the two horses was the highlight […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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