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…

Cartmel, Racing’s Hidden Gem

Tucked away in a secluded valley in one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty is the medieval village of Cartmel. Historic Cartmel, or Kirkby in Cartmel as it was once known, grew up around its famous 12th Century medieval…
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Winning Horse Formula For Grand National

What’s the word on who will win the Grand National this year, have you received a hot tip from a guy who knows a guy down the pub? Or have you studied the form and come up with a sure winner? Maybe like the majority of us you’ve struggled…

6 Facts About The Grand National Everyone Thinks Are True

Most of the British public (of legal gambling of course!) will have had a bet, a flutter or a punt on a horse in the Grand National. Whether this is a straight win bet, each-way or in the work sweepstake, most of the general public believe in…
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Horse Racing Stats And Form With Stan James’ NagMe

For those of you who love to bet on the Sport of Kings will know it can be a chore to keep up with the latest Horse Racing stats and form. Well, Stan James Bookmakers have come up with the solution - their excellent NagMe service! Receive…

The Czech Republic’s Grand National

The Velka Pardubicka, the Czech Republic’s answer to the Grand National, was first run in 1874 and takes place every year on the second Sunday in October. It’s a tough race. The 6.9 km steeplechase has 31 obstacles and usually takes…

Daughter’s Mistake Nets Dad £350K

We love a good news story at TheGameHunter and they rarely come any better than this one! Inadvertently betting on different horses to the ones her disabled father had picked out is probably the best mistake Amber Galligan has ever made. A…

Black Caviar By A Nose

The wonder from down under made it 22 wins from 22 starts today when she won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes by a nose in front of a packed crowd at Royal Ascot. The race was billed as Black Caviar Vs Great Britain and was streamed live in Melbourne's…

Steward Enquiries To Be Televised

The latest trial in the world of horseracing is the televising of Stewards Enquiries. This is has been put forward at the suggestion of Racing for Change, a project led by Racing Enterprises Limited (REL) which aims to review the way racing…
EU Flag Racing

2000 Guineas Renamed 2331 Euros

The European Union has stunned the horse racing world by insisting the first two Classics of the turf flat season, the StanJames.com 1000 and 2000 Guineas, adhere to current EU law – and change their name from the Guineas to the Euros. Citing…
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Kieren Fallon Diet

Ever wondered how professional jockeys manage to keep their weight so low over such prolonged periods of time? Wonder no more because aside from the fact that John Francome, Channel 4 Racing, says they spend 10 years hungry, there are also some…

Kauto Star ~ The Measure Of Greatness

Like so many politicians say when they're about to offer their resignation, I've 'had time to reflect'. For me though, the reflection has been on the stunning victory of Kauto Star in King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, writes Elliot…