Paul Carberry

Paul Carberry ~ Grand National Winner

Paul Carberry followed in his father's footsteps when he won the Grand National. His father Tommy had raced to victory in 1975 on L’Escargot when Paul was a mere fourteen months old. Paul repeated that famous feat on Bobbyjo in 1999. In…
HBO Show Luck

HBO Gambles And Loses

When HBO announced the cancellation of horse racing show 'Luck' in 2011 after a third horse died during production, some fans of the show may have missed this Sunday drama, but they were few and far between. The abysmal ratings for the first…
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Most Important Two Months On The Horse Racing Calendar

Now that the Cheltenham Festival has come to an end, the Grand National is just around the corner. So it is the perfect time to discuss two of the most popular horse racing events in the world. And to highlight the achievements of one of the…
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How Horse Racing Odds Are Calculated

Horse racing is a national sport. In terms of attendance figures, it is second only to football in the UK. And with such a huge amount of races, it's reasonable to assume that most of us like to have a wager every now and then. But how do bookies…

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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British Racing Braced For The Effect Of FOBT Cuts

British horse racing is bracing itself for a possible downturn in investment from their betting partners over the next few years as the government has decided to lower the minimum stake allowed on FOBTs. If you don’t know what they are, then…
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Leading Cheltenham Jockeys

Ruby Walsh will more than likely be the only name you consider when thinking of the Top Jockey at Cheltenham for the 2018 Festival but there are many more options to choose from this year that may surprise you. Rising up through the ranks and…
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Can Cause Of Causes Win The 2018 Grand National?

When looking through the Grand National contenders the horses can often be split into two different groups. The first is horses that have been really impressive this season, look to be improving and are taking a shot at the race. The second…

The Cheltenham Festival Fashion Tips

The Cheltenham Festival is the key fixture of the National Hunt racing calendar every year with connections targeting their horses the challenge for prize money that has now reached a record £4,590,000 across the four days. These increases…

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…

The 1993 ‘Shambles’: A Grand National Like No Other

With this year’s Grand National just a few short weeks away, you will be reading many ‘best of’ and ‘greatest ever’ type lists. Of course, we have compiled our own versions of them and we look forward to you reading each one. However,…

Everything You Need to Know for Betting on the Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight on the calendar in national hunt horse racing. The annual meeting takes place in the middle of March where fans of the sport flock to the Gloucestershire track from the UK and Ireland to see the best…