Horse Racing News

American Style “League” Being Brought to British Horse Racing 22/02/18
British horse racing enthusiasts will have something new to learn about and bet about starting in 2019 as team horse racing following the Formula One system in auto racing comes here.

Definitly Red Given Top Weight In Grand National 15/02/18
The Grand National is one of the biggest steeplechase events of the year, and, unlike many Grade 1 races, entrants are given a handicap according to their speed, pace, form and many other factors.

Festival Favourites – 3 Cheers For The Cheltenham Heroes! 19/02/18
The Festival is now just a few short weeks away and we hope you are getting as excited as we are! It seems a good time to remind ourselves of just some of the horses that have thrilled us, in recent years!

Might Bite Heads Gold Cup Field 14/02/18
Might Bite and the 2017 winner Sizing John headline the 27 acceptors going for glory in the highlight of The Festival, the £625,000 G1 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, on the fourth and final day, Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 16.

Definitly Red Tops Grand National Weights 13/02/18
Definitly Red, impressive winner of the G2 BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham last month, heads the weights for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National with 11st 10lb and a rating of 165.

Altior and Min Head 21 for Champion Chase 14/02/18
The 21 confirmations for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase also include  Min, who defeated last year's winner Special Tiara at Leopardstown recently, and the highly-rated Great Field.

Buveur D’Air Clear Favourite Champion Hurdle 14/02/18
Hot favourite Buveur D'Air is one of 19 remaining entries for the G1 Unibet Champion Hurdle, worth a record £450,000, at Cheltenham on the first day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 13.

Mullins Strong in Ryanair Chase Entry 14/02/18
Ireland's champion Jump trainer Willie Mullins has a strong hand in the £350,000 G1 Ryanair Chase (2m 5f), the feature race on St Patrick's Thursday, March 15, with nine of the 28 confirmations.

Sam Spinner Among 26 for Stayers' Hurdle 14/02/18
Rising star Sam Spinner is among 26 acceptors for the G1 Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, with boosted prize money of £325,000, over three miles at Cheltenham on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 15.

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Henderson and Skelton Keen for National Glory 15/02/18
Lambourn trainer Nicky Henderson wants to land an elusive first £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14.

Can Statistics Make You Rich? 13/02/18
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Cheltenham Day 4 Preview 09/02/18
Friday is the 4th and final day of the Cheltenham Festival and includes the biggest race of all – the Gold Cup.

5 Horses You Should Back At Cheltenham Festival 07/02/18
Cheltenham Festival is one of the most thrilling sporting events of the year, and after the Grand National, is one of the most popular horse racing events.

2018 Cheltenham Festival Survival Guide 02/02/18
If you are planning to attend, here is a quick guide to getting the best out of what is always an incredible occasion.

The Grand National Lottery 02/02/18
It's a horse race like no other, and some would say you'd be better off buying a lottery ticket, but surely it can be worked out, cant it?

Bristol De Mai’s Latest Defeat Leaves Doubts Over Gold Cup Bid 02/02/18
Bristol De Mai’s bid for the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup is now in serious doubt after Nigel Twiston-Davies’ runner was beaten in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham, his second successive defeat.

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Cheltenham Day 3 Preview – Which Horse Will Win the 2018 Ryanair Chase & Stayers Hurdle? 31/01/18
Here is a run-down of all 7 races, that take place on Day 3 – plus a look at the horses that are keeping RaceBets' ante-post department busy!

The Definitive Guide to Cheltenham 31/01/18
To prepare you for the first major event of the 2018 racing season, here is our definitive guide to the festival.

Gambling Law in the UK and the UK Gambling Commission 29/01/18
In comparison to other countries, gambling law in UK is quite straightforward and easy to understand.

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The latest fad in the online gaming is the live casino games. These games are totally different from their virtual avatars and are more fun to play.

Taking a Punt from Your Pocket with the Latest Racing Apps 28/01/18
A bet on the races has never been more popular, and in 2018, you can forget the flat caps and seedy betting shops.

Faugheen Puzzle Adds Intrigue to Champion Hurdle 26/01/18
If Faugheen can rediscover his old form, we are sure to hear that famous Cheltenham Roar louder than ever before.

A Day at the Races 26/01/18
Many horse racing fans find that there's nothing to compare to watching powerful, graceful horses on the race track.

Our Duke Heads Betting to Win Irish Gold Cup 25/01/18
Jessica Harrington’s runner ended last season with victory in the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as he ran away with the 3m5f contest by 14 lengths.

Who Are This Year’s Favourites at Cheltenham? 25/01/18
Cheltenham is coming, and racing fans, gamblers and the world at large just can’t wait. The first major race meeting of the season, it is a sure sign that spring is in the air.

Henderson Happy with Altior 22/01/18
Last season's Racing Post Arkle winner Altior underwent a wind operation late last year to rectify a breathing problem and trainer Nicky Henderson should soon find out if it has had the necessary effect.

About the Cheltenham Trials Day Events 17/01/18
Being a significant chase in itself, the Betbright Cup Chase is always the main highlight of the Trials Day.

Planning to Bet on Cheltenham Races? Facts You Should Know 16/01/18
The Cheltenham Festival just like the Grand National gets plenty of betting action from punters the world over.

Cheltenham Festival Tips 16/01/18
Last year Sizing John took the Gold Cup and we think he may just make it number 2, especially with the absence of Thistlecrack.

Equine Welfare and Gambling 11/01/18
Every year a huge number of people get involved in horse betting, especially due to the development of technology in the online gambling market.

A Tribute To The Jockeys Who Retired In 2017 05/01/18
The new year is underway, so it seems a good time to remind ourselves which jockeys decided to hang up their boots in 2017.

Cosmic Diamond Just Gets Better and Better 13/12/17
Bookmakers are not in the business of getting it wrong, but the truth is that they have been somewhat mugged by Cosmic Diamond three times in as many months.

Toast of New York is the Toast of Lingfield following Dream Return to Action 09/12/17
When Toast of New York lost by a nose at the Breeders’ Cup Classic in November 2017, who could have guessed that he would not race again till three years later?

Top 10 Jump Jockeys of All Time 06/12/17
With the jump season now in full swing and the Cheltenham festival just months away many of the top jockeys will be aboard the stars of the current racing scene. So who are the top jump jockeys of all time?

A Look Back at the Incredible Career of Quevega 30/11/17
Quevega holds the record for the most wins consecutively by any horse at the Cheltenham Festival having won the mares hurdle a record six times in a row.

The Story Of Aidan O’Brien – Flat-Racing’s Top Trainer 22/11/17
Aidan O’Brien has established himself as the leading trainer in the British Isles and arguably the whole world, over the last few seasons.

Star Filly Enable Named Cartier Horse of the Year 14/11/17
The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable was named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing's equivalent of the Oscars.

Racehorse Trainer Aidan O'Brien - How To Become A Record Breaker 07/11/17
This season Aidan O'Brien has established a new record of - at time of writing - winning 26 Grade 1 events.

Oppenheimer Wants Enable Clash 25/10/17
Cracksman's owner Anthony Oppenheimer is already targeting a clash with fellow John Gosden-trained filly Enable next season.

2017 Melbourne Cup: A Preview 24/10/17
The Melbourne Cup is widely regarded as the pinnacle event of the Australian flat racing season.

How to Read Different Betting Odds Formats 20/10/17
If you bet on a regular basis, you may have noticed that bookmaker’s odds can be displayed in a variety of different formats. But do you understand what they all mean?

Native River Set for Grand National Glory? 19/10/17
Already a winner around the Aintree circuit, Native River is in prime position to challenge for Grand National glory should Tizzard target him for a visit to Merseyside.

Can Churchill Finish Season on a High Note? 13/10/17
The campaign has not been a resounding success for Aidan O'Brien's charge, failing to capitalise on his early promise.

Cracksman Faces Major Challenge to Win British Champion Stakes 26/09/17
The best horses in the flat season will converge on Ascot for the British Champion Stakes in one of the final races of the 2017 campaign.

Top 5 Mobile Bookmaker Apps to Download for On-The-Go Race Betting 23/09/17
If you’re the kind of person that’s always on the go, you may find visiting your local bookies to be a laborious affair that doesn’t always easily fit into your daily routine.

Who can Challenge Henderson for Champion Trainer's Title? 21/09/17
Although they all claim it doesn’t really matter, there isn’t a handler alive who wouldn’t want to be crowned Champion Trainer at the end of the season.

Beginner’s Advice for Newcomers to Horse Race Betting 07/09/17
Betting on a horse race is a completely different experience than that of betting on a soccer or basketball game.

Ribchester Takes in Moulin Before QEII 08/09/17
Ribchester will return to action in the Qatar Prix du Moulin at Chantilly before being aimed at British Champions Day, where he will be looking to go one better than last year in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

5 flat races to look forward to this Autumn 05/09/17
St Leger Stakes and Champion Stakes are on the horizon The British flat-season may be drawing to a close but there’s still plenty of exciting racing to look forward to.

Preview: Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Weekend 31/08/17
A fixture in the calendar of almost every avid horse racing fan in the world, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is an event of enormous and illustrious stature.

Ulysses Completes International Mission 23/08/17
All roads lead to the Breeders' Cup for Ulysses following a top-class performance in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.

Defoe All Set for St Leger after Victory at Newbury 23/08/17
Defoe has won all four of his races this season and will go to the St Leger at Doncaster as one of the favourites.

5 Horses to Watch for the Ebor Festival 17/08/17
The Ebor Festival has been running since 1843 and is one of the true highlights in the flat calendar, attracting fans from across the UK and further afield.

Horse Racing Events to Watch Out For in 2017/18 15/08/17
With around 1450 fixtures held each year in Britain, there’s no denying that Horse Racing is still as popular now as it always has been.

The Four Highlights of the 2017 Ebor Meeting 07/08/17
The Ebor Festival at York later this month is the next big meeting on the flat calendar in the UK where the feature is the Group One Juddmonte International.

Battaash Set for Nunthorpe Test 07/08/17
Three-year-old colt Battaash has quickly established himself as one of the best sprinters in Europe this season and he is set to reaffirm that view when he lines up in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York later this month.

Top Tips for Choosing an Online Bookmaker 01/08/17
It is no longer necessary to venture to the high street for a flutter on a horse, with online betting now all the rage, but it can be a bit of a minefield for the novice punter.

Top 5 Favourite Horses to Win the July Cup 10/07/17
The prestigious July Festival in only a few days away and we bring you the best odds available so you can start analyzing your betting options.

Eminent Needs Strong Outing at Eclipse 05/07/17
Eminent will be aiming to put his disappointing outing at The Derby behind him when he competes in the next big meet of the flat season in the Eclipse.

How to Play the Ponies Like a Pro 28/06/17
You want to know what? Placing a wager on anything always makes it more interesting. It could be horseshoes, a potato sack race, or even a horse race.

Next Up - The Melbourne Cup 2017! 20/06/17
Known locally as “the race that stops a nation” it is run over 3,200 metres and draws thousands of visitors, viewers, and punters every year.

Lady Aurelia Fancied for Further Royal Ascot Success in 2017 20/06/17
Lady Aurelia triumphed in the Queen Mary Stakes twelve months ago and is set for another crack on British soil.

The UK's Biggest Summer Horse Racing Events 07/06/17
The UK horse racing scene is always full and this summer is no exception. There are many meets and events going on, and here are the three you cannot miss.

The Benefits of Online Sports Betting 02/06/17
Online sports betting is the most popular type of sports betting at the moment. This type of sports betting is far more superior compared to visiting offline betting venues or betting organized through state run lottery organizations.

Looking Forward to the May Racing Weekend at Ascot? 28/04/17
If you’re a horse racing fan you’ll already know Ascot is the home of the Royal Ascot racing event that takes place at the Ascot racecourse once a year.

Winter Gives Aidan O'Brien Team a Guineas Double 07/05/17
The daughter of Galileo provided O'Brien with a 1-2 in the fillies' Classic.

Churchill Set for Classic Campaign 28/04/17
Leading two-year colt Churchill is set to return to action next month in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. The meet marks the beginning of his three-year-old campaign, which is likely to see him also run at Epsom in the Derby over the 1m4f trip in June.

How To Place Your Horse Bets Anonymously 27/04/17
Placing bets on the horses can be a thrilling experience. Whether it’s the Grand National, Cheltenham, or a small race at Newmarket, you will feel that sense of exhilaration that comes only from seeing those horses valiantly charging through the starting tape.

How will The Last Samuri's weight affect his race? 07/04/17
One of the biggest names that many pundits and horse racing fans will be keeping an eye on is The Last Samuri.

Looking Forward to Aintree: What are the Bookies Saying? 04/04/17
The 2017 Grand National looks set to be on the most open renewals in recent times with any number of horses that might go off favourite.

Can Vieux Lion Rouge Buck The Grand National Trend? 03/04/17
All eyes will be on Aintree on April 8 for the Grand National, with Vieux Lion Rouge widely tipped to secure the win at the most prestigious race on the calendar.

Annie Power: Set For Glorious Return At Punchestown? 13/04/17
You’d do well to find a horse that has attracted more media publicity and attention than Annie Power in the last three years.

Three Fences That Can Make or Break Success 30/03/17
Even the best of competitors have seen their dreams ended by the tricky fences on the Grand National course.

Look No Further Than Highland Lodge 28/03/17
Highland Lodge isn’t a household name in the horse racing industry... yet. He is based in James Moffatt’s small Cumbrian yard but that doesn’t mean that he cannot win the Grand National.

Leading Contenders for 2017 Grand National 20/03/17
Trusted sports betting sites have all made Vieux Lion Rouge the antepost favourite for the Grand National, which takes place at Aintree on Saturday, April 8.

The Grand Finale: A Look Ahead to Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival 15/03/17
While the Cheltenham Festival is an iconic event that includes four days of stellar jump racing, it is the final 24 hours that genuinely captures the imagination of fans.

Betting Systems Explained 13/03/17
The use of systems for a long time was considered to be inappropriate for the betting sphere, as according to general opinion the results of sports events were impossible to predict.

Why It Is Better to Bet on Horse Races Online 09/03/17
Online betting is definitely the best way to bet on horse races and here are some arguments to support this thought.

The Best Racehorse Names in Existence 01/03/17
When it comes to animals, people put a lot of thought into names, it needs to mean something, needs to inspire and evoke.

Esport Horse Racing Themed Games 27/02/17
Esport horse racing themed games are very popular today. A lot of people want to be able to experience the thrill of horse racing even though they don't have a lot of horse racing opportunities in their area.

The Biggest Casino Winners of All Time 20/02/17
In the 21st century, it is possible to meet many lucky players who can boast of astronomic wins in a casino.

Betting on Horse Racing - Types of Bets 20/02/17
Betting on horse races is the oldest form of betting and yet most people know very little about this type of betting.