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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 […]

Melbourne Cup Free Betting Offers

The Melbourne Cup Horse racing event is scheduled on November 7, 2017. It is one of the richest handicaps in Australia and there are many professional racing handicappers who make their living with the profits earned through this betting. There is an interesting history about how the Melbourne Cup started. The carnival is one of […]

What Does the Rest of the UK Racing Calendar Have in Store for Punters?

The highlight of the UK Flat season may have come and gone with Royal Ascot over for another 12 months, but there is still plenty of top-class racing to get stuck into throughout the rest of the year. As June turns to July, Newcastle will host the Northumberland Plate Festival, with Flymetothestars the current 5/1 […]

Horse Racing Entries Beyond the US & UK – Australia & New Zealand

Horse racing is one of the most ancient and distinguished sports on our planet, and archaeological findings trace its origins to around 4500 BCE, when it is believed horses were first domesticated and raced by the nomadic tribesmen of Central Asia. A Brief History of Horse racing During the following centuries, emperors, monarchs, gladiators and […]

Stars in Stripes: Four American Fancies for Royal Ascot

As flat racing meetings go, they don’t come much better or more regal than Royal Ascot. The Queen has attended each year for well over three decades, and Her Majesty’s seal of approval is confirmation of five days of outstanding racing from the infamous Berkshire track. There is a rather blue-blooded feel to the racecard, […]

Dubai World Cup Trackwork Notes: Arrogate Settling In

The Bob Baffert trained Arrogate is settling in nicely in Dubai and will be the heavy favorite for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) on Saturday night at Meydan Race Course. Bovada has the colt listed as the 1-3 favorite in early Dubai World Cup wagering despite having to face up to 13 foes […]

Aintree After Party Map

With the Grand National 2017 right around the corner we thought we would help you out. When you leave the track what exactly are you going to do? Well we’ve got your back and have listed all the local food and drink establishments. Just because you don’t want to go just anywhere, we’ve included their […]

Unowwhatimeanharry Heavy Favorite in Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham

The 2017 Cheltenham Festival kicks off on Tuesday, four days of outstanding jump action with 28 races highlighted by top Group 1 races that include the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase and World Hurdle. The Cheltenham World Hurdle is now known as the Stayer’s Hurdle, a nearly three-mile test that was […]