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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 […]

Gold Cup Favourite Thistlecrack Out for Season

With a whole host of high profile horses having already become ruled out of the upcoming Cheltenham Festival, the news that former Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack will miss the remainder of the season through injury is certainly far from pleasant reading for horse racing fans. Trainer Colin Tizzard announced the latest casualty for the event […]

Arrogate Leads 168 Nominated to Dubai World Cup

Arrogate, winner of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) leads 168 horses nominated for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan Race Course on March 25. The Bob Baffert trainee has won six of his seven career starts and has already earned $11,084,600, which includes taking last year’s Travers (G1) in his […]

Excitement Building for 2017 Cheltenham Festival

With only weeks left until the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, the excitement is building with every day that passes. In just over 40 days Festival goers will join together to be part of the historic ‘roar’ that greets the Festival curtain raiser, the Supreme Novices Hurdle. That kicks off a 28 race bonanza over 4 days […]

Look at Them Go: The Top 5 Racehorses of All Time

Did you ever think of horse racing as a team effort? If not, you definitely should. Winning a race is impossible without the jockey and the horse working together. Besides, the horse is doing the running, but (as you have probably seen before) it can’t perform at its peak without a great jockey. It is […]

ARC Set to Launch ‘Silk Series’ in 2017

The announcement by Arena Racing Company (ARC) surrounding the launch of an exciting new horse racing series for female jockeys has only added to the anticipation of the 2017 season, where the Cheltenham Festival and Grand National are once again set to dominate the UK calendar. The Silk Series is an initiative designed to provide […]

Sure Win: When the Slots Meet Horse Races

Betting on horses and playing casino games are considered to be very similar activities by outsiders – but those practicing them know that there is a huge difference between the two. This doesn’t mean, though, that they can’t go hand in hand. Racetracks inside and out of the United States often add slot machines and […]