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Grand National 2018 and How to Get Tickets

Grand National 2018 will be at Aintree Racecourse. It will take place starting from 12th April to 14th April. More about Grand National event The event The latest Grand National participants passed the finishing line and now they are moving on to Aintree Racecourse to bring the 3 remaining days to an end. The grand […]

The Compelling Origins of US Horse Racing

Horse racing origins date back to about 4500 BC among the Central Asian nomadic tribesmen. When the crusaders came back with them their white Arabian horses to Europe in the eleventh century, horse racing was an instant craze. Horse racing has flourished as the “sport of kings”. As one would expect different countries have developed […]

The Top Upcoming Horse Racing Events

Racing Carnivals are held in each of the Australian states throughout the year, but the biggest, without a doubt, is Melbourne, Victoria’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. This city is home to the most famous race in Australia, Flemington’s Melbourne Cup, as well as the Caulfield Cup, held at Caulfield, and the Cox Plate, which takes […]

Welcome to the Wonderful World of the Caulfield Cup!

The iconic BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival attracts not just world-class horses and loads of celebrities, but also offers race-goers a number of boutique hospitality options, insights into the world of fashion, and interesting entertainment events that are sure to make the experience totally unforgettable. The flagship event, the AU$3.1 million Group One BMW Caulfield Cup […]

Looking at the Upcoming Geelong Cup

The Geelong Cup is a Group Three horse race which takes place at an Australian Racing Club of the same name. It’s held at the Geelong Racecourse, and traditionally takes place on a Wednesday, a full 13 days before the Melbourne Cup is run, with the date this year falling on the 25th of October. […]

St Leger: the History

The St Leger Stakes is one of the key races in the three flat season and is open to both colts and fillies. The race takes place in September every year at Doncaster and is the final leg of the English Triple Crown. The race is also the oldest British classic having established back in […]

The History of the Breeder’s Cup in Australia

The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is a run of horse races for Thoroughbreds in the USA, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Europe, Australia and South America. The winners of each of these races automatically earn a spot in a specified Breeders’ Cup race, and the Challenge races are subject to some alteration each year. The Inauguration of […]

What to Look Out for When Betting on a Horse

Betting on a horse can be fun and profitable when you are lucky but also frustrating and a drain on resources when your selection falls at the first hurdle, and it is never easy to pick a winner. There are many techniques that punters use to try and improve their chances of coming out in […]

Which of the Current UK Apprentice Flat Jockeys Can Make it to the Top?

In a sport where the punter needs every little bit of help they can get, knowing a thing or two about the best young apprentice jockeys around can be a significant advantage when unravelling those tough handicaps. Why? Well, because apprentice jockeys get a weight allowance of up to 7lbs that fully fledged professional jockeys […]

The Rich History of Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup remains as one of the most prominent sporting events Australia has ever known. The History of this Horse Racing Cup is incredibly rich and filled with interesting facts, figures, records, and statistics. With many horse racing fans counting down the days until the big day kicks off, we thought we would give […]