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Reynaldothewizard, Muarrab and Rayya Lead Star Studded Second Dubai World Cup Carnival

Local legend Reynaldothewizard takes centre stage in Thursday’s second Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting at Meydan Racecourse. He faces six rivals in an attempt to win the upgraded Dubawi Stakes (Group 3) Sponsored By Borealis for a remarkable fifth time. Inaugurated in 2010 as a conditions race, the Satish Seemar-trained Reynaldothewizard first won the 1200m […]

Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide        

Horseracing has been at the heart of British popular and sporting culture for centuries and, for many, ‘having a flutter’ is key to the enjoyment of the raceday. At the Cheltenham Festival, a bet can make an already exciting race far more thrilling, backing your selection with cash and watching your chosen horse win is […]

Blaklion Primed for 2018 Grand National Bid

The countdown to the greatest steeplechase in the UK is underway, the Grand National 2018. Many horses are already laying down their markers and working their way up to peak fitness for the big race and the one horse who has really stood up above the rest so far has been Blaklion. The Nigel Twiston-Davies […]

Will If The Cap Fits Deliver on Promise at Cheltenham?

If The Cap Fits put forward his credentials for Cheltenham Festival with a fine run at Kempton Park on Boxing Day to win the Novices’ Hurdle. The bay gelding was considered the favourite for the event and he delivered on the expectations to triumph, notching the fifth victory of his career. The Irish horse has […]

Excitement Sets in at Meydan in Final Pre Carnival Meeting

Meydan Racecourse stages the first Emirates Racing Authority meeting of 2018 on Thursday evening with a septet of races, highlighted by a 1600m handicap and the first two races on the Meydan turf this season. Sponsored by Pillar Partner Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City – District One it is also the final Meydan meeting before opening […]

Total Recall Could Make Grand National Charge

The form of Total Recall could make the Irish horse an outside contender to win the Grand National in March next year. One for Arthur’s injury has guaranteed that there will be a new champion at Aintree this season and there are a number of strong competitors that are vying for the crown. However, Willie Mullins’ charge […]

History of Betting on Horse Racing in the UK

Horse racing has a very long history. It is said that chariot racing used to be very famous part of Olympic Games in ancient Greece, the origins of which date back to 510 BC. Even in the Roman times, it was popular during religious festivals and celebrations. Evidences are also found that suggest that horse […]

Rekindling Gives Young O’Brien Melbourne Cup Glory

A star was born Down Under this week as Joseph O’Brien landed a sensational victory in the Melbourne Cup, the biggest event in the Australian calendar. The young Irishman only started training horses a year ago but has already achieved a feat that has long escaped his famous father. Aiden O’Brien has enjoyed a record-breaking […]

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 […]