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A Tribute To Denman - A Racing Legend

The sad news about Denman’s passing was given to racing fans on Wednesday morning and I am sure many people who read the news quickly remembered a fond memory they have of the wonderful staying chaser. We were told that Denman had been unwell…
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Kalashnikov Trainer Sets Sights High

Amy Murphy threw herself into the spotlight as a national hunt trainer last year with her hurdling superstar Kalashnikov, who was runner-up at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Instead of being happy and content with that, she wants more…
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Grand National Favourite Blaklion Heads To Cheltenham

The favourite for the 2018 Grand National is Blaklion, and he looks set to have one more prep run before attempting to win the big race in April. However, that prep run may come in another huge race as he is still entered in the Cheltenham Gold…
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Pleasant Company Returns To Begin Grand National Bid

Many people fancied Pleasant Company for the 2017 Grand National and a good run over the big fences helped him to finish in 9th position in the race. He is now a nine-year-old and returns to the track this weekend looking to put on a good show…

Breeders Cup 2017

The 2017 Breeders Cup is set to take place at Del Mar race course for a prize fund of a stunning $28 million. With many of the world’s top horses set to take each other on over the two days as many of the key European contenders will be expected…

Why Kiwis Love Betting On Horses

Why Kiwis Love Betting On Horses – Unparalleled Excitement. Kiwis from New Zealand love to bet on the ponies. Thoroughbred horses are amongst the most majestic animals in the world, with rippling muscles under the silken skin. The thrill…

Types of Betting in Horse Racing

Horse racing takes place over 360 days of the year in the UK and Ireland. On a busy Saturday, there can be as many as eight meetings. Therefore there is never a shortage of opportunities if you want to be a place a bet in the sport. There…
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Top Events At The Cheltenham Races

If you fancy a day or two out at the races, you won’t go far wrong with a trip to the Cheltenham Racecourse, set at the beautiful Prestbury Park in the Cotswolds. The Racecourse hosts many popular horse racing events throughout the year, and…
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Injury Halts Career Of St Nicholas Abbey

This weekend will bring about the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes within the tranquil surroundings of Ascot Racecourse. St Nicholas Abbey is one horse that will unfortunately be unable to participate. The six-year-old thoroughbred…

Glorious Goodwood

One glimpse of the view from Goodwood’s main grandstand and you realise just why it’s called Glorious in mid summer. The sight of Frankel careering to a 12th victory on this Sussex Downs course last year was one that will stay in the memory…

The Sports For The Kings - Horse Racing Events in UK

No sport personifies Britain’s unique sporting heritage and history more than horse racing. Renowned as the sport of kings, horse racing has been a spectator sport in England since the Roman Emperor Hadrian erected a wall between Scotland…

Foinavon ~ The 1967 Grand National Winner

Foinavon was the shock winner of the 1967 National, when a mass pile-up at the 23rd fence meant that he was the only horse to come out well. On the day of the race he was a 100-1 outsider but the day before he had a 500-1 chance! In fact so…