Horse Racing News

Terrific 126-strong entry revealed for 2016 Crabbie's Grand National 03/02/16
A huge entry of 126 horses, the highest number since 2008, is unveiled today for the £1-million Crabbie's Grand National.

Record Irish-Trained Entries for Gold Cup 12/01/16
Irish trainers are responsible for well over half of the 32 entries in the Grade One Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, with Britain's richest non-handicap chase worth a record £575,000 and the highlight on the fourth and final day of The Festival, Friday, March 18.

£1 Million Boost to Royal Ascot Delivers Record Total Prize Fund 11/01/16
Ascot Racecourse announces that Royal Ascot prize money has been increased by £1 million (18% uplift on 2015) this year, bringing total prize money on offer to a record £6,580,000 over the week.

Prize money breaks £4-million barrier at The Festival in 2016 07/01/16
There is £4,115,000 on offer over the four days of The Festival, which is staged at Cheltenham, the Home of Jump Racing, from Tuesday, March 15 to Friday, March 18.

Cue Card Triumphs in King George 26/12/15
Cue Card won the William Hill King George VI Chase at the fourth time of asking for Colin Tizzard in a pulsating finish at Kempton.

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Timico is the new sponsor of the Cheltenham Gold Cup 02/12/15
Fast-growing managed service provider Timico Technology Group is announced as the new sponsor of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the feature race of The Festival over four days in March at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Right Place, Right Time for the Grand National 02/12/15
Aintree have confirmed the world's most famous steeplechase will be run at 5.15pm in 2016, in a bid to further boost viewing figures.

Smad Place Takes Hennessy Gold 28/11/15
Alan King's Barbury Castle team win the Hennessy Gold Cup with the fighting grey Smad Place.

Injury Forces Rock on Ruby into Retirement 27/11/15
Trainer Harry Fry has been dealt a hammer blow after a tendon injury forced former champion hurdler Rock On Ruby into a premature retirement.

Cue Card is No Busted Flush 21/11/15
Cue Card is back to his very best and is a genuine King George VI Chase contender after his decisive success in the Betfair Chase at Haydock.

Golden Horn is Cartier Horse of the Year at the 25th annual Cartier Racing Awards 10/11/15
Owned and bred by Anthony Oppenheimer, the John Gosden-trained Golden Horn was an outstanding performer throughout 2015.

Five to follow for the Jumps season 03/11/15
With the National Hunt season in full flow here are five horses to follow throughout the season. As ever with this subject it is pointless naming some promising individuals without citing under what particular circumstances we should be interested in them.

The Life Lessons Taught by Horse Racing 03/11/15
Just as I can say that my experience at the track reinforced a real-life lesson, being that to succeed you have to work, I find it interesting that this theme seems to be a regular part of movies featuring horse racing.

Payne Triumphs in Melbourne 03/11/15
Michelle Payne created history as she became the first female rider to win the Emirates Melbourne Cup aboard outsider Prince Of Penzance at Flemington in Australia.

Are We Purely a Nation of Jumping Fanatics? 20/10/15
The Flat may offer all the glitz and glamour associated with top A-List celebs, but as the mud starts to fly so appears a distinct change in racegoer.

Golden Horn Wins Arc in Style 04/10/15
What a ride from Frankie Dettori. At his very best on Golden Horn. This is one of THE great sporting comebacks.

Your Complete Guide to the Cheltenham Festival 22/09/15
The momentous occasion that is the Cheltenham festival, its four days of dramatic racing from the pinnacle of the jump racing season. This guide is just an idea to help you get the most of this legendary event.

O'Brien and Gleneagles to Breeders' Cup Classic? 08/09/15
Ireland's superstar trainer Aidan O'Brien has never been one to follow convention. If his latest revelation comes to fruition, punters would be well-served to start accumulating free bets.

Twilight Son Takes Haydock Sprint 05/09/15
Fergus Sweeney wins his first Group 1 on unbeaten and classy Twilight Son in the Betfred Sprint Cup.

Kodi Cause for Celebration 29/08/15
Kodi Bear follows up his Salisbury win by taking the Doom Bar Celebration Mile in testing ground at Goodwood under Gerald Mosse.

Bondi Beach Lands St Leger 12/09/15
Bondi Beach was awarded the Ladbrokes St Leger after finishing a head second to the filly Simple Verse.

Big Upset in International at York 19/08/15
Arabian Queen wins the Juddmonte International, getting the better of the unbeaten Golden Horn. What a turn up!

Sammy Jo Takes Girls to Shergar Cup Glory 08/08/15
Northern Irish apprentice Sammy Jo Bell wins the Silver Saddle & Shergar Cup as part The Girls team at Ascot.

Legatissimo as Smooth as You Like in Nassau 01/08/15
David Wachman's filly wins the £600,000 Qatar Nassau Stakes impressively from Wedding Vow and Arabian Queen.

Orange Pips Goodwood Rivals 30/07/15
Big Orange outbattled his rivals to claim a thrilling victory in the Qatar Goodwood Cup at the Sussex track.

Solow Takes £1 million Sussex Stakes 29/07/15
Solow becomes the first French horse to win the Sussex Stakes since Bigstone in 1993.

Postponed Top at Ascot 25/07/15
Postponed just edged out Eagle Top in a terrific finish to the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.

Palmer Takes First Classic at Curragh 18/07/15
Covert Love continued her rapid ascent through the ranks when staying on best to win the Darley Irish Oaks for Hugo Palmer and Pat Smullen.

Betting Tips When in Scandinavia 04/05/15
Horse racing in Denmark has old traditions. Many people go to the racetracks to see the intense races, where it’s possible to bet on the horses.

Horse Race Betting in UK, Ireland and South Africa 09/03/15
There are very few sports in the world in which betting plays such an important role as horse racing.

What is Lay Betting? 04/03/15
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Making the Most of Your Betting App 11/02/15
Betting apps have freed exchange traders and punters from the chains of being sat at a desktop computer. No longer do you have to be sat in one place all day. You can bet and trade on the move thanks to a betting app.