Category: Horses

John Egan wants to race into his sixties

Irish jockey John Egan will be 53 in May 2021 but that doesn’t mean he will be a year closer to retirement, but rather a year closer to becoming the oldest jockey to have ever raced in the sport. Although, the late Frank Amonte road until he was 76 so Egan’s burning ambition to carry […]

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AN ACTION-PACKED MONDAY FOR HORSE RACING

Just a few days before it is the new year, and the calendar is wrapping up for horse racing events, but not to say the action stops because it never really stops. The 2021 races begin as early as the day itself, as riders usher in the new year in the best way they know […]

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Has Live streaming Boosted Horse Racing?

What is Live Streaming?  Live streaming has changed the online betting landscape in recent years. Essentially, live streaming is the ability to watch sport live on your computer, without needing to leave your home and go to the event, or without having to pay for an expensive pay-per-view tv package like Sky Sports to watch […]

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Introducing Debbie Brooks Equestrian Collection

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A PACKED DAY ON TYNESIDE

The British horse racing season is far from over as the jump races part of the calendar heats up and continues to pick up speed. As the races come in thick and fast, the month of December will take us to many tracks and especially the soft-going track of Newcastle on the 10th of December. […]

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Who Are The Best Racehorses Of All Time?

One of the many reasons why horse racing fans love the sport is the sheer amount of effort, time, and expertise it takes to get a horse ready to compete on race day. What we see on the track is only the tip of the iceberg; before the horse gets to that level, they’ve had […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2021 betting Guide

2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for sports. For the best part of a year, landmark events like the Olympics and international football tournaments were either canceled, postponed, or forced behind closed doors, supplanting the roar of fans with an eerie and soulless silence. Fortunately for followers of the Cheltenham Festival, the four-day event […]

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A breakdown of The UK’s most challenging race courses in the jumps

In this turbulent year for sport, horse racing has suffered more than most. Whilst other sports fans may grumble about matches being played behind closed doors, the truth is that most games are still available on television, and most are able to survive via lucrative broadcast revenues. However, so much of horse racing is about […]

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Tiz the Law headlines Breeders’ Cup Classic lineup

Tiz the Law failed in his bid to win the Kentucky Derby in September after starting the day as the odds-on favorite to win the famed race. A second-place finish ended much of the hype around the horse and the loss at Churchill Downs influenced trainer Barclay Tagg to hold Tiz the Law back from […]

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Best Horse

Betting on horse races can be one of the incredible things that any sports punter can do. It is not a must for you to be an experienced better to win your bet. Before you get to look at the horse racing bookmaker, you can consider the types of bets. Single- It is the standard […]

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How Horse Owners Can Avoid Catching COVID19 at the Stables

While COVID19 has put a stop to many everyday activities, those who have horses still have to go to the stables every day to make sure that their animal is cared for. If you keep your horse at a communal stable with lots of different people using the facilities, you may be concerned about increasing […]

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Melbourne Cup 2020: Russian Camelot and Tiger Moth favourites to win famed race

The Melbourne Cup 2020 is fast approaching. This year’s running of the “race that stops a nation” will take place on November 3rd. The race’s prize purse is worth an amazing $8 million and some of the world’s top thoroughbreds will take part in the event. The Melbourne Cup isn’t the only race held on […]

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Tyson Fury Targets A Knockout Blow At St Leger In Doncaster

Champion Tyson Fury is on his way to Pertemps St Leger next week. If he makes it into the lineup, his internationally famous boxing namesake will have an invitation for you to see him in action. Richard Spencer, who is the giant colt, made a good impression on his debut. He had an excellent performance […]

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Doncaster Racecourse: A look back at 2020 St Leger Day

Last Saturday marked the 244th running of the World’s oldest Classic, the St Leger Stakes. And, whilst the historic race was supposed to go ahead in front of a restricted crowd at Doncaster Racecourse, this was later changed, due to the ever-changing circumstances that surround the coronavirus pandemic. However, albeit behind closed doors, the race […]

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For the love of horses: A Bobby Genovese story

If you genuinely love what you do then you’ll be successful at it and the money will follow,” advises BG Capital Group Founder and Chairman, Bobby Genovese, as his secret to good business. “I wrap so much of my personal life into my working life that they are actually one and the same,” explains the serial […]

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New Trainer at BG Equestrian Vero Beach

Meghan Green has joined the management team of BG Equestrian Vero Beach as its new Head Trainer. She will oversee the 36-acre equestrian compound’s riding and training programs. BG Equestrian Vero Beach is part of BG Signature, which was created in 2013 by BG Capital Group Chairman Bobby Genovese to represent his portfolio of private luxury […]

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The Dietary Requirements of a Group 1 Racehorse

To be a part of a Group 1 race, the jockeys, and their horses must be the best-of-the-best. Group 1 race entitles a flat race, but one where both the fame and payout is the highest. It is likely when you hear of a group 1 race, you think of the King’s Stand Stakes hosted […]

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Star Filly Love Avoids Clash with Wonder Mare Enable Until Arc in Paris

Horse racing fans will have to wait until October 4 to see the hotly anticipated clash between Love and Enable in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp. The Group 1 race over a mile-and-a-half is more than simply the richest prize in European thoroughbred racing this year. Besides being France’s most famous […]

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Tiz The Law ready to strike for the Kentucky Derby in September

US Horse Racing set for super September There are two top races in early September that start a great month of US Horse Racing. September has a lot of top action at racetracks in and we focus on the main owns. With COVID19 changing schedules of events, the Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby will now […]

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Why is the Kentucky Derby America’s biggest horse race?

When Americans think of horse racing, they think of the Kentucky Derby. Dubbed “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, it hasn’t earned its right to be the nation’s most prestigious race overnight. In fact, having first taken place in 1875, it has been cultivating its legacy for almost 150 years. The Derby earns almost […]

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Horse Racing Betting Odds: Top 3 Horses That Might Win The Belmont Stakes 2020

Image Source We all know that the Belmont Stakes is one of horse racing’s most significant events. For the first time in history, it will open the 2020 Triple Crown season on June 20 at Belmont Park, New York. However, there will be no spectators to witness the race live. The news saddens many racing […]

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How Are Horse Racing Bookies Faring During the Corona Crisis?

The outbreak of coronavirus has had a devastating impact on professional sport. There are many aspects to sport and fans enjoyment of sporting events which have been affected. Gambling is one of them and this has always been closely related to the horse racing industry. How are horse racing bookies faring during the corona crisis? […]

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Best races available to watch online today

The coronavirus pandemic has inevitably had a serious impact on horse racing but there have been some more encouraging signs in recent days. French racing returned, albeit behind closed doors, on Monday 11th May. Provisional plans have also been drawn up for racing to resume in Britain at the start of June. Here is a […]

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When Will Horse Racing Return?

This year’s Grand National was canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, for the first time since World War II. Instead of the traditional horse race, the UK’s Channel 4 broadcast a virtual horse race created by Inspired Entertainment, a company providing betting companies around the world with various virtual sports events. People […]

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A look at the American Triple Crown

Following the success of the Virtual Grand National, held due to Aintree’s iconic race being canceled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the US followed suit with a computerized version of the historic Kentucky Derby at the weekend, with virtual Secretariat coming out on top. Horse racing fans across the States – and around […]

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Know Your Withers To Find The Best Saddle

Well-conformed withers might not necessarily be a performance factor, but their shape and position may affect whether or not a horse gives a comfortable ride. Ideally, they should be well defined, but without being exaggeratedly high. Another desirable attribute is, withers that are well laid back, which means they extend behind the elbow. This allows […]

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Importance of placing horse race bets only with a top-rated online bookie

When it comes to horse race betting, a large number of punters fail to understand the importance of going with only the right online bookmaker. However, if looked at closely, this choice can be the game changer in an individual’s overall betting experience. Hence, it is very important to carry out ample research and ensure […]

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What is the Most Important Thing to Think of When Placing Bets on Horse Racing?

Wagering on horse races is a sport enjoyed by bettors around the world. It’s one of the most popular sports at both high street bookmakers and online sportsbooks. Although horse racing is unpredictable, there are a few tips you can use when betting. Below are the top tips to follow, according to the BetNJ website, […]

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Paul Townend’s remarkable Cheltenham Festival makes him the jockey to beat

(Source: Shutterstock – 286553204) Ahead of the 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup, Al Boum Photo was the firm favourite, but it’s fair to say that few truly thought he would make it two successive victories in the Cheltenham showpiece. After all, no horse had won the Gold Cup two years running since Best Mate in 2003 […]

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The Oldest Racecourses in the World

Image Caption: Many of the world’s oldest racecourses are located in England Horse racing has stood the test of time and has been enjoyed for centuries. Various venues have been constructed throughout the years, many of which have a rich and exciting history. Keep reading to discover the oldest racecourses in the world. Chester While […]

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The Awesome and Integral Traditions of the Kentucky Derby

A significant part of America’s culture, the Kentucky Derby is one of the most prominent horse racing events in the United States, unlike other less traditional animal races… From its birth in 1875 and all the way to the somewhat controversial 2019 Kentucky Derby, the iconic event has provided the entertainment that every horse racing […]

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Grand National 2020: ones to watch so far

The Randox Health Grand National is arguably the meet that the nation gets most excited about. Hosted at Aintree on Saturday 4th April, the so-called “ultimate test of horse and rider” because of its large fences and four-mile plus distance, the Grand National churns out a staggering £1 million prize fund. Regardless of betting experience, […]

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Are you Covered? Horse Insurance

Are you Covered? If you already have your horse protected by insurance or are thinking about insurance, there are several things to consider and questions you should ask to make sure you are buying the most comprehensive policy.  In essence, all horse mortality and medical/surgical insurance policies are not the same. The basic policy provides […]

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A simple guide to placing wagers on Horse Races

You may think the Brits have the monopoly on horse racing, what with prestigious meetings like the Grand National, the Epsom Derby, the Cheltenham Festival, and Royal Ascot to name but a few, but we actually have a long and rich history with the Sport of Kings here in the US.  The first professionally-organized horse […]

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Champion Chase Three Way Battle Set to Light Up Cheltenham Festival

Champion Chase Three Way Battle Set to Light Up Cheltenham Festival Ask most punters to nominate the Cheltenham Festival race they are looking forward to the most and many people would say the Champion Chase. The feature on day two has been criticised in the past for having small fields, but regardless of the field […]

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