The Grand National: Bettor’s Paradise Or Rookie Mistake?

The Grand National is the biggest horse race in the annual calendar. It has been built up over the years as the one time when Joe Public will splash his cash at the bookies. Obviously that is great for the bookmakers, but is it good for the…

Three Of The Best Horse Racing Games

Anyone who enjoys watching real horse racing will probably have an appreciation for horse racing video games. And if you’re into placing bets on big racing fixtures like the Grand National or the Gold Cup or Queen Mother Champion Chase at…

Grand National Trial Odds

The Grand National Trial takes place at Haydock Park, tomorrow, the 15th February and if you fancy using your head instead of your heart when thinking about your bets for the ‘real’ Grand National at Aintree in April, then this race is a…

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…

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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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…
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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…