Douvan on Mullins' Christmas List09/12/17
Having elected to sidestep the Tingle Creek at Sandown, Willie Mullins now anticipates a seasonal reappearance for Douvan will come at Leopardstown over Christmas.
Top 10 Jump Jockeys of All Time06/12/17
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?
How to Read Different Betting Odds Formats20/10/17
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.
Ribchester Takes in Moulin Before QEII08/09/17
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 Autumn05/09/17
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.
5 Horses to Watch for the Ebor Festival17/08/17
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.
Battaash Set for Nunthorpe Test07/08/17
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 Bookmaker01/08/17
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.
The Benefits of Online Sports Betting02/06/17
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.
Churchill Set for Classic Campaign28/04/17
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 Anonymously27/04/17
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.
Betting Systems Explained13/03/17
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.
Esport Horse Racing Themed Games27/02/17
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.
Bishops Road Set For Grand National Trial09/02/17
Bishops Road has been entered in the Grand National Trail at Haydock next month in what is likely to be his final run before the world’s most famous steeplechase at Aintree in April.
Biggest Horse Racing Events to Bet On in the USA25/01/17
Horse racing has been popular in the United States since the 1800s. Many of today's biggest horse racing events were first raced in the 1800s, including all three of the races that make up the American Triple Crown.
ITV’s Racing Rights and Cheltenham Tips23/01/17
It was unarguably time for a change in terms of the broadcast of the much-loved sport, Channel 4’s reign as horseracing’s sole terrestrial partner has been marred by some pretty calamitous ratings.
Cheltenham 2017: The Betting Preview05/12/16
Many would say that the atmosphere created by Cheltenham horse racing events is definitely one of the best possible for this sport, and soon, we will be able to see some of the finest horses back in action. More than 200,000 people visit Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival, which lasts for four days and offers around £4.2 million of prize money.
Sprinter Sacre Retired14/11/16
Nicky Henderson announced on Saturday that Sprinter Sacre, winner of the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase in 2013 and 2016, has been retired.
Winning Big on the Horses11/11/16
When it comes to betting on the horses most of us like to opt for the careful approach, and it's certainly the wisest. Take a look at the 5 biggest winners, and maybe get a bit of inspiration to bet bigger in the future!
The Ricci Stable Tour01/11/16
To warm us all up ahead of the looming winter months, the BetBright Chairman Rich Ricci and his Racing Manager Joe Chambers have spun through one of the strongest teams in National Hunt racing.
A Look at the 2017 Horse Racing Calendar26/10/16
Horse race betting remains a very popular attraction in the United Kingdom with coverage on television stations, radios and online. Events are attended in their thousands by spectators throughout the year as people enjoy a flutter on the horses.
Found Set for Champion Stakes After l’Arc Win06/10/16
Having won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly over the weekend, Found now looks set to head to Royal Ascot in just a few weeks time in the hope of adding the famous Champion Stakes to an ever growing list of successes.
The Best Races in Horse Racing History02/09/16
Horse racing has a long and fascinating history, so it’s hard to pick out the most memorable moments. However, after much thought and deliberation, we’ve managed to come up with a list we’re quite happy with.
Racehorses Themed Online Games29/08/16
Racehorses themed online games are popular these days. Many people are interested in being able to play games that have a lot of their favorite themes.
Melbourne Cup 201625/08/16
The Melbourne Cup, raced at Flemington race each year on the first Tuesday of November, stands as one of the biggest flat races in the world.
Sun Bets to Launch in UK01/08/16
Media Giants Newscorp (owners of the Sun Newspaper) recently announced the launch of a brand new sports betting site in alliance with Tabgroup in Australia.
Robert Waley-Cohen Salutes Long Run20/03/16
Long Run, dual King George VI Chase hero and winner of the Gold Cup, has been retired after finishing fifth in a hunter chase at Carlisle on March 20.
Conti Looks Well Treated for National Bid24/02/16
Presenter Angus McNae takes a look at the weekend's big races in his weekly video review and thinks that Paul Nicholls should run Silviniaco Conti at Aintree and impressive hurdle winner Different Gravey at Cheltenham.
Philip Hobbs Salutes Captain Chris01/02/16
Philip Hobbs' Grade One-winning chaser Captain Chris has been retired. The 12-year-old won nine of his 23 starts, earning over £400,000 in career prize-money.
The Life Lessons Taught by Horse Racing03/11/15
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.
American Pharoah eyes up fairytale finale30/10/15
The Breeders' Cup takes centre stage this Friday and Saturday from Keeneland and Titanbet.co.uk has all the angles covered as global racing royalty descends on Kentucky.
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.
The time has come to have your say19/08/15
Instead of adding to the huge throng of admirers of York’s Juddmonte International, I’ve decided to divert the attention to the newly formed Horserace Bettors Forum.
Mouth watering Sussex 'Duel' in prospect20/07/15
Glorious Goodwood is fast approaching and already anticipation is growing for what should be a fiercely competitive renewal of the Qatar Sussex Stakes on Wednesday 29th July.
Betting Tips When in Scandinavia04/05/15
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
Shorties to Lay at Cheltenham08/03/15
Last year Angus McNae managed to make a profit by finding horses to oppose at the Cheltenham Festival and is attempting to repeat the dose this year.
What is Lay Betting?04/03/15
Nowadays, as more and more betting activity takes place online, the use of betting exchanges are becoming increasingly popular. Since their emergence, exchanges such as WBX.com have transformed the way punters can bet.
Making the Most of Your Betting App11/02/15
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.
Kingman is Horse of the Year11/11/14
The outstanding three-year-old miler Kingman was named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 24th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing's equivalent of the Oscars. The Cartier Racing Awards were presented before an invited audience of 315 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England.
Plenty of Class Acts Entered for Group 1 Dewhurst Stakes02/10/14
Invariably a high quality affair, this season’s renewal promises to be no exception, with some smart colts expected to bid for one of the most prestigious juvenile races of the season staged on the undulating Rowley Mile at Newmarket.
UK Horse Racing in Dire Straits?04/09/14
Depending on whom you ask, horse racing in the UK may be approaching its last furlong or it may be in great shape. It is difficult to tell for an outsider what the real situation is... Here are the two sides of the story.
Taghrooda Drifts In Arc Market Following York Defeat28/08/14
The major talking point of the Ebor Meeting at York came in the Yorkshire Oaks when unbeaten filly and massive 1/5 favourite, Taghrooda, was beaten into second place in one of the biggest shocks of the flat season so far.
Controversial Encke aimed at Irish St Leger06/08/14
Encke, one of the horses at the very centre of last year’s controversy regarding disgraced Godolphin trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni, is reported to be in fine form and on target for the Group 1 Irish St Leger at the Curragh.
Duel on the Downs Makes Goodwood Glorious30/07/14
Britain may be absorbed by the Commonwealth Games, and England’s cricketers are grabbing happier headlines in the Test Match, but that will not deter 100,000 people from taking their sport at Glorious Goodwood this week.
Sky Bet Go Racing in Yorkshire this Summer16/07/14
The exciting 2014 Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival commences at Ripon on Saturday (July 19) with key supporter
aiming to raise another substantial sum for charity during the nine-day spectacular.
More Success Expected for The Fugue04/07/14
The Fugue goes into Saturday’s Group One Coral-Eclipse looking to continue her excellent form this season and build on her victory in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Future’s Bright for Australia09/06/14
All the ingredients were there for a Classic star to be born on Saturday afternoon and the proof was in the pudding as Australia followed in his parents' footsteps by producing a breathtaking effort at Epsom Downs
Kingman On A Revenge Mission06/06/14
Kingman is set to take on Night of Thunder once again in the St James’s Palace Stakes in what would be a repeat of their clash in the 2000 Guineas.
Plenty of Investec Derby Clues in the Week Ahead07/05/14 Investec Derby trials season gets into gear this week and there should be some interesting information gleaned with contests taking place at Chester, Lingfield Park and Leopardstown in Ireland.
Scotland Test for Henderson Hurdler08/04/14
My Tent Or Yours is expected to return to action on Saturday in the Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr, where he is one of the favourites in the Betbright racing market.
Five Horses to Oppose at the Cheltenham Festival06/03/14
Winner finding at the Cheltenham Festival is no easy task so with that in mind there may be some mileage in laying a few favourites who I think are vulnerable across the four days next week.
Terry Biddlecombe Honoured at Cheltenham17/02/14
This year’s National Hunt Chase at the Cheltenham Festival will be run in honour of the late Terry Biddlecombe. The four-mile contest takes place on Champion Day, Tuesday, March 11.
Certify Returns in Style at Meydan06/02/14
Certify, one of the top two-year-olds of 2012 when trained by the now disgraced Mahmood Al Zarooni, made a successful return to the racetrack at Meydan in late-January and looks set to re-establish herself as one of the top international fillies in the coming season.
William Buick - Ready to be a Champion?27/01/14
Buick is still waiting for the big win that will set him apart as a great jockey, and he always seems to find a way of avoiding the top step of the podium at major events.
St Nicholas Abbey Loses His Battle14/01/14
Coolmore has confirmed that St Nicholas Abbey, Aidan O'Brien's triple Coronation Cup hero, died on Tuesday morning, 14th January 2014.
Binocular, 2010 Champion Hurdle Winner, Has Retired13/12/13
Champion trainer, Nicky Henderson, has announced that the popular hurdler, Binocular, winner of the 2010 Champion Hurdle, has been retired after being found to be suffering from a heart condition.
December's terrific jumps action has much to commend it and as long as the winter weather stays in its box and leaves the jumping alone, the month's tasty fare is book-ended by two championship races that seem sure to bring out the very best in National Hunt racing.
French Stars Lined Up to Raid The International at Cheltenham28/11/13
High-profile French challengers Gemix and Seabreeze d’Ho intend to test their Cheltenham Festival credentials in two of the feature hurdle races on the second day of The International, Saturday, December 14, at the Home of Jump Racing.
December Gold Cup Next Target for Johns Spirit18/11/13 A 10lb rise in the weights was not enough to stop the much improved Johns Spirit from landing the biggest prize of his career as he galloped away with the showcase Grade 3 Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on November 16.
Will Victory go to the Queen?18/10/13 In most cases, when we refer to ‘sporting royalty’, we’re talking about the likes of the unstoppable Serena Williams, the superhuman Usain Bolt, the majestic Messi… in the world of horseracing and equestrianism however, the term can sometimes be taken altogether more literally.
Kumbeshwar Among Strong King Team for The Showcase16/10/13 Trainer Alan King looks set to be well represented at The Showcase this weekend, with five horses in the frame for the opening meeting of Cheltenham’s season on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19.
Festival Winners Set for Cheltenham Return at The Showcase14/10/13 Day Two of the Showcase on Saturday, October 19, features an excellent seven-race card headed by a pair of £50,000 handicap chases that could see Festival heroes Oiseau de Nuit, Finger Onthe Pulse and Balthazar King return to Cheltenham.
Racing Returns to Cheltenham with The Showcase 11/10/13 The new season at Cheltenham starts with The Showcase on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 and Hampshire trainer Emma Lavelle is targeting the two days of exciting action at the Home of Jump Racing.
Treve the Rising Star in Cartier Standings11/10/13 Sky Lantern has bridged the gap on Al Kazeem in the race for the Cartier Horse Of The Year Award, with the pair tied on 148 points, after annexing her third Group One of the season in the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket on September 28.
Autumn's Fruits01/10/13 The first Sunday in October means a not-to-miss date in the diary for all racing fans as Paris in the autumn heralds the arrival of the magisterial Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on October 6.
All Set for The Open at Cheltenham Racecourse 01/10/13 Jump racing is just around the corner and the biggest race meeting this side of Christmas, The Open at Cheltenham Racecourse, will see a six per cent increase in prize money over the three days, with a record £743,000 on offer.
Could Commander become Oldest National Winner of Modern Era?27/09/13
Not since Sergeant Murphy way back in 1924 has a 13-year-old chaser landed the world's greatest steeplechase, the Aintree Grand National, but there is a fair chance that the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained Imperial Commander might have a crack at breaking that hoodoo in the 2014 renewal.
British and Irish Raiders On Arc Trail25/09/13
This year, the British and Irish challenge doesn't look as strong as it has in recent years and only a handful of entries will try to end the three year wait for a cross-channel victory, with Workforce the last one to return with the €2.8m first prize in 2010.
In for the Big One24/09/13 There are some gamblers who love following the races and placing series of small bets all the time. Others prefer to just go for a bet that could win them a life-changing amount of money and one way you could have a go at that would be with an all-win accumulator on a big event like the Melbourne Cup or the Cheltenham Festival.
Our Jonathan Can Stage an Ayr Gold Cup Repeat21/09/13 Tackling a sprint handicap like the Ayr Gold Cup is a huge task. How do you collate all those form lines? Let’s keep it simple and go for a well-handicapped horse, who has won the race before and is 33/1 with Coral for this year’s race.
Kizuna’s Arc Trial Performance Should be Marked Up18/09/13 The Prix De l'Arc De Triomphe picture is complete. The trials at Longchamp on Sunday concluded the build-up to the big race and now debate will rage about which horse is most likely to win. Let’s have a look at the evidence from Sunday and then consider some other likely candidates.
Wet At The Races?17/09/13 Have you ever been to a big racing meet? Whether it’s a huge annual event like the Grand National or a local event to you, you’ll find that it’s not always all it’s cracked up to be.
The Melbourne Cup16/09/13 It’s surprising how few people in the UK realise just what a huge event the Melbourne Cup is. Everyone’s heard of it – but only racing fans realise just what an enormous event this is down-under, and even then a few racing fans still underestimate it.
Leading Light Eluminates Ladbrokes St Leger14/09/13 Leading Light was the star of the show at Doncaster this afternoon as he banished the memory of Camelot twelve months earlier to land this year’s Ladbrokes St Leger for Ballydoyle.
Outstrip Dominant in Champagne Stakes 14/09/13 Outstrip won the seven-furlong Group Two At The Races Champagne Stakes, the opening race at Doncaster on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, in great style, scoring by three lengths eased down by Mickael Barzalona.
Viztoria Back to Best in OLBG Park Stakes 14/09/13 Viztoria bounced back from a disappointing run in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot with an authoritative victory in the OLBG Park Stakes at Doncaster this afternoon.
Morning Post Delivers 2 Year Old Shock12/09/13 100-1 shot Morning Post won the Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance £300,000 2-Y-O Stakes to the accompaniment of a deafening silence from the assembled throng within the Doncaster grandstand.
Doyle Intelligence Sealed the Deal but Could Trigger Musical Chairs30/08/13 Khalid Abdullah recognizes an up and coming talent when he spies one. Perhaps Prince Khalid subscribes to the John Whitley jockey ratings because if he does then James Doyle would have been high on wish list. This still does not tell us why he wanted Doyle, or indeed why he wanted a retained jockey at all.
Sectional analysis: Here’s four from York for you and one at 33-128/08/13 In his book Modern Pace Handicapping Tom Brohamer introduced the idea that every thoroughbred race contains races within it. In effect each race is made up of different sections, which can be analysed as separate entities to the whole. Importantly they can also be evaluated by the clock.
Tighter at the Top for Cartier Horse of the Year Award28/08/13
The Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood last month appeared one of the defining races of 2013 when Toronado (70 points) swooped late to beat Dawn Approach (112) but both three-year-olds have been beaten since, meaning the race for the Cartier Horse Of The Year title has become much more open.
Crabbie's to Sponsor Grand National28/08/13 Crabbie’s, the UK’s number one selling Alcoholic Ginger Beer, was unveiled today as the new official title sponsor of the Grand National and Grand National Festival at Aintree. The three-year deal between Crabbie’s and Aintree will see the world’s most famous steeplechase run for a £1 million purse for the first time.
Rex Impresses Despite York Defeat27/08/13 William Haggas’ Rex Imperator managed to enhance his growing reputation among racing fans despite losing out to Sirius Prospect in a dramatic renewal of the listed Betfred City of York Stakes on the final day of the Ebor Festival at York.
Abbey Looks on the Road to Recovery14/08/13 The news that star middle distance performer, St Nicholas Abbey, appears to be on the road to recovery after sustaining a badly broken leg comes as a relief to his many fans in the racing world.
Europe Romp to Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Victory10/08/13 Gerald Mosse captained the Europe team to a decisive victory in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot, took the Silver Saddle for being leading rider of the competition and also received the ride of the day accolade.
First Furlong Crucial to Sussex Outcome31/07/13 The sectional times courtesy of Turftrax were very interesting as regards Wednesday's Sussex Stakes. It looked to be a strongly run race and the numbers confirm that to be the case. Within that framework there are some revealing observations to be drawn.
McCain Planning Another National Win24/07/13
Donald McCain could be aiming his talented seven-year old, Super Duty, at the 2014 Grand National this season, a race his family name is steeped in history in.
Goldie Considering Ambitious Ascot-Goodwood Double22/07/13
Last year's Stewards' Cup hero Hawkeyethenoo is on course to defend his crown with trainer Jim Goldie eyeing another major prize at Ascot this weekend en route to the famous six-furlong heritage handicap at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday, August 3.
Novellist Aiming for Another German Fairytale in King George 16/07/13
Following the historic success of Danedream 12 months ago, there is another strong German challenge for the £1-million King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes with Novellist on course for the midsummer highlight at Ascot on Saturday, July 27.
Fragile Beshabar has 2014 Grand National Target16/07/13 Fans of the 2011 Scottish Grand National hero, Beshabar, will be hoping that 2014 is a luckier year than the previous two for the talented stayer who has been plagued by injuries since his finest hour.
Juveniles Begin to Make Their Mark on Flat Season02/07/13 We take a look at some of the two-year-olds who have caught our eye so far in 2013 and are worthwhile following through the summer and in to the key two year old champion races in the Autumn.
July's Summer Feast of Racing It's a case of seconds out and round two as the first three home in last month's Prince of Wales's Stakes meet again in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on July 6.
It is Cecil the Man Who Stands Apart13/06/13 I will miss Sir Henry Cecil, not because he was a superb racehorse trainer who instinctively knew how to train the thoroughbred but because he was a man whose strength of character set him apart.
Mince Back on Royal Ascot Menu12/06/13 The King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot next week could still be on the cards for Mince, despite suffering a surprise defeat last time out.
Sir Henry Cecil Tribute11/06/13
Legendary racehorse trainer Sir Henry Cecil died on Tuesday, 11th June 2013, at the age of 70 following a long battle with stomach cancer.
Wohler Lines Up Ascot Foray11/06/13 Trainer Andreas Wohler is heading to Royal Ascot with a couple of outside chances, fresh from breaking new ground by saddling Germany's first runner in this year's Investec Derby.
Royal Ascot: A Horse Racing Spectacle Like No Other06/06/13 Quite simply, Royal Ascot is a unique event in the horse racing calendar. There is nothing else quite like the enthralling mixture of racing excellence and style that this annual gathering brings.
Royal Ascot Target for Flying Thistle Bird06/06/13 Roger Charlton has his string in fine form ahead of the forthcoming Royal Ascot fixture, and he will be hoping his good run continues as Thistle Bird bids for the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.
Number Theory Going for Gold06/06/13 John Holt's Number Theory will head for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot after his fine effort in the Henry II Stakes at Sandown on May 30.
Royal Ascot Not in Telescope's Sights05/06/13 Telescope will not make an appearance at Ascot 2013, Sir Michael Stoute deciding to keep him back for later in the season. Greatwood is now set to be Highclere Thoroughbred Racing's only representative at the Royal meeting.
Royal Ascot Redemption Aim for Banoffee04/06/13 Banoffee passed the post well beaten in seventh place in the Investec Oaks at Epsom, but could aim to repair her reputation in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot on June 20.
Royal Ascot Return on the Cards for Junior03/06/13 The veteran Junior is set to make an appearance at Royal Ascot 2013 in either the Ascot Stakes on Tuesday June 18, or the Queen Alexandra Stakes on Saturday June 22.
June's Top Action31/05/13 Every Flat racing fan knows that Epsom's idiosyncrasies remain a key part of the course's unique appeal yet year after year they continue to unsettle even the smartest of horses but in time-honoured fashion, the Epsom Derby is almost always won by the very best horse.
Vintage Investec Derby in Prospect27/05/13 The 234th running of the Investec Derby, the most famous Classic of all, has 15 contenders going forward after today's £75,000 supplementary entry and five-day confirmation stages.
The Absolute Beginners Guide to Betting on the Nags!20/05/13 Are you one those of people who promise yourself every year that you are going to get to hang of betting on horses at the races? Don’t know your odds from your accumulators, well let’s figure it out. Derby Day is coming up on the 1st June 2013 so let’s get up to speed.
Style Reigns in French 2000 Guineas13/05/13 The Group 1 Poule d’Essai de Poulains – the French 2000 Guineas – went the way of the impressive Nicholas Clement-trained Style Vendome who may now be destined for a trip to Royal Ascot next month for the St James’s Palace Stakes.
Rosie Napravnik Amongst International Stars in Shergar Cup 13/05/13 Rosie Napravnik, one of North America’s leading jockeys, and Lisa Allpress, the best female jockey that New Zealand has ever produced, will join Britain’s best, Hayley Turner (Captain), in the Girls Team for the 2013 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday 10 August.
Moonstone Magic Aiming to Conquer at Goodwood30/04/13 Goodwood Racecourse welcomes in the new season on Opening Saturday, May 4, with a pair of Listed races for fillies and mares as the highlights of a classy seven-race card.
Al Zarooni Case May Just be the Beginning27/04/13 Mahmood Al Zarooni has rightly been given what is effectively a career-ending disqualification after overseeing the administration of anabolic steroids to 15 horses in his care.
Racing Returns to Goodwood on Saturday, May 423/04/13 Goodwood Racecourse stages its first fixture of the new Flat season on Opening Saturday, May 4. The seven-race card is headlined by £40,000 Listed Betfred The Bonus King EBF Daisy Warwick Stakes and the £40,000 Listed Betfred Mobile Casino British Stallion Studs EBF Conqueror Stakes.
Horse Racing Basics – Parlay Betting23/04/13 The immediate goal of every horse racing bettor is to establish an edge. The significance of this edge can never be overstated. Only its existence you can give any sort of meaning to the entire activity.
Honeyball Trio on Course for Cheltenham Listed Contests16/04/13 Trainer Anthony Honeyball will be doubly represented by Maries Des Anges and Jackies Solitaire in the £25,000 Listed EBF/Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Mares’ Novices’ Chase Finale at Cheltenham on Thursday, April 18.
Champion Court Lined Up for Cheltenham Run12/04/13 Trainer Martin Keighley is hoping stable star Champion Court can get back to winning ways in the £50,000 Grade Two Macmillan Cancer Support Silver Trophy Limited Handicap Chase on Wednesday, April 17.
Can Aurora Land The Double?12/04/13 The big players of jumps racing are heading north of the border on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April, for the 2013 Coral Scottish Grand National Festival at Ayr Racecourse.
Gigginstown Duo First Lieutenant and Sir Des Champs Both Going for Gold11/04/13
First Lieutenant, an impressive winner of Aintree's Grade 1 Betfred Bowl on Friday, is likely to join Gigginstown House Stud's strong team in what promises to be a great renewal of the €150,000 the Bet Online With The Tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup at the Punchestown Festival on Wednesday, April 24.
At Fishers Cross Classy Winner of Sefton Hurdle05/04/13 At Fishers Cross won his sixth race from as many starts this season with a brilliant performance in the John Smith's Sefton Novices' Hurdle at Aintree, completing a double on the day for Tony McCoy and his retaining owner JP McManus after the victory of My Tent Or Yours.
Henderson Hoping Gold Can Bring Back National Crown04/04/13
Nicky Henderson looks very much as though he is on his way to finally wrestling the National Hunt trainers’ championship away from Paul Nicholls, and a win for his lively outsider Roberto Goldback in Saturday’s feature John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree would just about seal the deal.
Grand National Horses Can Go on to Make History21/03/13 This year, the John Smith's Grand National Event will run from Thursday 4 April through Saturday 6 April. For three brilliant days, the atmosphere at Aintree Racecourse will be nothing short of electric as the excitement and suspense grows toward the start of the Grand National on the Saturday.
Mad March Blooms01/03/13 When the first days of March dawn and the gentler weather becomes more of a common feature, racing fans turn on the radio, pick up a paper, peer at the internet, switch on the television and hardly a moment goes by without someone banging the drum for the four magical days of the Cheltenham Festival.
Horse Racing Betting 01/03/13 A day out at the races is sure to be a glamorous affair; smart suits and stylish dresses, pimms and champagne and ending the day with pockets overflowing with all those winnings.
Horse Racing Tips25/02/13 The popularity of horse racing betting has declined significantly in recent years. The reasons behind the phenomena are obvious: living in the age of instant gratification, most bettors, or rather would-be bettors find the system behind horse racing an extremely intricate and rather intimidating one.
Bowen Targets Grand National with Always Waining 22/02/13 Aintree specialist Always Waining remains on course for a tilt at the John Smith's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 6, after making his seasonal return at Doncaster on Wednesday, February 20.
Ruby Sparkles in Build-up to Title Defence 19/02/13 Rock On Ruby, winner of last season’s Stan James Champion Hurdle, continues to please his trainer, Harry Fry, as he builds up to the defence of his hurdling crown on the opening day of the next month’s Cheltenham Festival.
Cheltenham Championship Contests Take Shape 13/02/13 There is now just under four weeks until The Festival 2013 gets underway and the countdown intensifies today with the unveiling of the latest acceptors for the five Grade One championship contests following the February 12 scratchings deadline.
Bay Increasingly Likely to Target World Hurdle12/02/13
The high-class and tremendously versatile old stager, Tidal Bay, looks increasingly likely to bid for the Grade 1 Ladbrokes World Hurdle at next month’s Cheltenham Festival, in preference to having another crack at the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Nick Scholfield Inspired by First Cheltenham Festival Success 08/02/13 Since riding his first winner in an amateurs’ race at Newbury in 2006, Nick Scholfield has established himself as one of Jump racing’s brightest young talents and already has three high-profile rides to look forward to at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.
Champion Hurdle Trial Rerouted to Doncaster01/02/13 There will be a Champion Hurdle trial at Doncaster on Monday, after the additional fixture's 2m½f Listed race attracted big names such as Darlan and Countrywide Flame.
Fab February Warmers- Punter's Diary30/01/13
The bell sounds for February's jumps action with the Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las on February 2. Most racing at the Welsh venue is of a humdrum nature but this is the one decent race that they hold all year.
Horse Racing Bets14/01/13 The popularity of horse racing has seen quite a dip in recent years. Although the reasons are numerous and some of them are rather intricate indeed, the most important factor is the perceived intricacy surrounding the various wager types that can be placed on individual races.
Tartak Runs Again at Cheltenham on New Year’s Day20/12/12 Tartak is on course for a third consecutive outing at Cheltenham as his trainer Tim Vaughan eyes a tilt at the £50,000 Grade Three New Year’s Day Handicap Chase, the highlight of an exciting seven-race card on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
Nick & Jane Williams Win the 2012 Crystal Cup14/12/12 Nick Williams, from Devon, is the leading trainer of the 2012 Crystal Cup series and his wife Jane the leading owner. James Reveley finished the series as the leading jockey and Maljimar was awarded the trophy for the leading horse.
Blow for Hobbs as Fingal Bay Suffers Injury14/12/12 The Philip Hobbs stable has been dealt a big blow with the news that the smart novice chase prospect, Fingal Bay, will miss the rest of the campaign after sustaining a tendon injury.
Stars Galore in 2014 Investec Derby12/12/12
No less than 33 yearlings from the first crop of the brilliant Sea The Stars are among the 406 glittering entries revealed today for the 2014 Investec Derby.
Little Josh Takes Grand Sefton08/12/12
Nigel Twiston-Davies and his jockey son Sam took the £60,000 Betfred 'Goals Galore' Grand Sefton Handicap Chase with 10-year-old and 7/2 favourite Little Josh.
Veteran Hello Bud Wins Becher Chase08/12/12 Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies and his jockey son Sam enjoyed an emotional success with 14-year-old Hello Bud in the Betfred Becher Handicap Chase.
Walkon Heads 36 for December Gold Cup29/11/12 Alan King is bidding for Cheltenham compensation with Walkon in the £100,000 Grade Three Paul Stewart IronSpine Charity Challenge Gold Cup over two miles and five furlongs on day two of The International, Saturday, December 15.
Silviniaco Conti Makes All in Betfair Chase24/11/12 Silviniaco Conti, trained by Paul Nicholls, made all under Ruby Walsh to win the Betfair Chase in terrific style from the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run, passing the post at Haydock Park two and a half lengths to the good.
Waley-Cohen Ready for a Win23/11/12 Amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen has admitted that some of the criticism he received when Long Run only managed one win in four runs did hurt him, but that he is ready for a win in Saturday’s Betfair Chase at Haydock.
Imperial Commander Misses Out on Betfair Chase22/11/12 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander has been ruled out of the Betfair Chase this weekend due to injury. The 11-year-old burst a blood vessel in the 2011 Gold Cup and hasn’t been able to race since.
Tea Installed Favourite for Coral Welsh National22/11/12 Despite performing below expectations on his seasonal reappearance at Cheltenham’s November fixture, Rebecca Curtis’ talented Teaforthree has been installed as the 7/1 ante-post favourite in the horse racing betting for the gruelling Welsh National.
Cheltenham Open Meeting Market Movers19/11/12 The Open Meeting at Cheltenham this past weekend not only provided three days of great entertainment, with the Paddy Power Gold Cup being the feature race, but it was the first opportunity of the new National Hunt season to see a number of stars of Jumps Racing set out on the road to the Cheltenham Festival.
King George Hope, Hunt Ball, Returns to the Fray16/11/12 Hunt Ball, the fairytale success story of last National Hunt season, sets out on the road to what is expected to be the top of the tree this term when he contests Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Angus McNae’s Five to Follow15/11/12
I have ranked them so that my number one selection is the horse I am most excited about and you know what that means for number five!
Frankel Night at the Cartier Racing Awards15/11/12 Many of the team behind the brilliant Frankel were at the 22nd annual Cartier Racing Awards on Tuesday night to share three prizes won by what many consider to have been the best horse, certainly of recent times, and maybe ever.
Frankel is Cartier Horse of the Year Again14/11/12 The amazing Frankel, one of the best racehorses if not the greatest ever, has been named Cartier Horse Of The Year for an unprecedented second successive time at the 2012 Cartier Racing Awards.
Breeders’ Cup Looks Sure to Shake Up Cartier Standings01/11/12 The 29th Breeders’ Cup takes place this Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3, at Santa Anita Park, USA, and, with a strong European-trained contingent over the two days, there could well be significant changes in the points standings for the 2012 Cartier Racing Awards.
Cape Tribulation Returns to Hurdles at Wetherby25/10/12 Malcolm Jefferson’s Cape Tribulation is set to return to action over hurdles in the £32,000 Grade Two John Smith’s Hurdle over three miles and a furlong at Wetherby on Saturday, November 3, 2012, day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting.
None Better Than Frankel - Cecil25/10/12
“I cannot believe in the history of racing that there has ever been a better racehorse” and many would agree with trainer Sir Henry Cecil following Frankel’s success in the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day, October 20.
European Runners Dominate Melbourne Cup Market25/10/12 Despite the opposition having to travel halfway around the world to take them on in their own backyard the home team look to have it all to do against a particularly strong European challenge for the forthcoming Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.
Midnight Chase On Course for Wetherby24/10/12 Trainer Neil Mulholland believes his stable star Midnight Chase is as good as ever as he prepares the 10-year-old’s seasonal return in the £100,000 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday, November 3, 2012.
Dettori Leaves Godolphin23/10/12 Frankie Dettori is to leave Godolphin after being retained rider to Sheikh Mohammed's operation for 18 years.
Rite Of Passage Prevails in Long Distance Cup20/10/12 Dermot Weld reaped the rewards of a brilliant training performance when he produced Rite Of Passage fit from a lengthy lay-off to win the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup at Ascot.
Sectionals Prove Dettori Still Master of His Art15/10/12
If you needed more evidence that Frankie Dettori is still at the top of his game, and for the life of me I do not see why you need any verification, then watch his ride on Joshua Tree in the Canadian International at Woodbine over the weekend.
Just The Judge Holds Court in Rockfel13/10/12 Dubai Future Champions Day 2012 provided some outstanding two-year-old performances and Just The Judge became the third horse to preserve an unbeaten record when she registered a gutsy length and three quarters success in the Group Two vision.ae Rockfel Stakes.
Reckless Abandon Blazes Middle Park Trail13/10/12 Jockey Gerald Mosse was full of praise for Reckless Abandon after the Exchange Rate juvenile retained his unbeaten record with a gutsy front-running performance in the Group One vision.ae Middle Park Stakes.
All Eyes on Frankel Heading into Final Furlong12/10/12
The winners of the 2012 Cartier Racing Awards will be unveiled in little over a month’s time and QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on October 20 is sure to play a pivotal role in the battle for honours.
Olympiad the Pick to Win Gold in Cesarewitch11/10/12 Sponsors Betfred have reported plenty of money this week for the Dermot Weld entry, Olympiad, ahead of the Cesarewitch, which takes place on the Rowley Mile course, over 2m2f at Newmarket on Saturday afternoon.
Quicksilver Launches New Mobile App11/10/12 Popular gaming website, Quicksilver has launched a brand new mobile application which allows its players to enjoy a wide selection of casino, bingo and slot machine games on the go.
Premature Effort Floors Orfevre!08/10/12 There is little doubt that Solemia was a worthy winner of the Arc on Sunday, but that does not mean that she was the best horse in the race, that mantle must belong to Orfevre for a number of reasons.
Albertas Run to Return to Old Roan Chase05/10/12 The £65,000 Grade Two Betfred Monet’s Garden Old Roan Chase is the highlight on an exciting seven-race card at Aintree on Betfred Old Roan Chase Day, Saturday, October 27, 2012.
Certify Impressive in Shadwell Fillies' Mile28/09/12 Certify provided Godolphin with their third consecutive success in the Group One Shadwell Fillies’ Mile as the daughter of Elusive Quality forged clear under Mickael Barzalona.
Rosdhu Queen Ready for Newmarket27/09/12 Unbeaten filly Rosdhu Queen is among 15 two-year-olds left in the Jaguar Cars Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.
Captain Ramius Sails Home in Ayr Gold Cup22/09/12
The Kevin Ryan trained Captain Ramius held off a late charge form Regal Parade to claim the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup, the richest sprint handicap in Europe.
Burke Maps Out Ambitious Campaign for Hunt Ball21/09/12 Trainer Keiren Burke has spoken of his plans this season for last term’s biggest fairytale success Hunt Ball, the horse who went from being no more than a selling plater to a Cheltenham Festival winner in the space of five months.
All Change in Arc Betting after Trials19/09/12 With just over two weeks to go before Europe’s most prestigious horse race, the Prix de L'arc de Triomphe, its antepost market has seen a number of significant changes following last weekend’s three trials together with the outcome of Doncaster's St Leger.
Nanton on Betfred Cesarewitch Trial at Newmarket19/09/12 Jim Goldie is likely to be double-handed, saddling both Nanton and Gordonsville, in the £50,000 Betfred Cesarewitch Trial (3.55pm) over a two and quarter miles on Newmarket's Rowley Mile course on Saturday, September 22.
What Next For Camelot After Failed Triple Crown Bid?17/09/12 After months of anticipation and a build-up to a race that for the first time in many years had put UK racing's oldest classic back in the headlines, Saturday's St Leger failed to deliver what every fan had hoped to see, the crowning of the first "Triple Crown" winner since Nijinsky in 1970.
Outsider Libranno Takes Park Stakes15/09/12 Trainer Richard Hannon went into the Group Two OLBG Park stakes double-handed but it was the less fancied of his two runners, 16/1 shot Libranno, that came up with the spoils, winning by half-a-length.
Wild Coco Takes Park Hill Stakes13/09/12 Rider Tom Queally praised his mount Wild Coco’s battling qualities after she powered through the field to overhaul clear leader Estimate in the straight and win the Group Two DFS Park Hill Stakes by a length and a quarter.
The Gold Cheongsam Takes 2 Year Old Stakes13/09/12 The Gold Cheongsam may have been the only filly to line-up in the 21-runner Weatherbys Insurance £300,000 2-Y-O Stakes but the Red Clubs filly saw off all comers to register a gutsy neck success in the hands of Franny Norton and gain the lucrative first prize of £162,306.
Camelot Looking to Make History13/09/12 Eight rivals stand between Camelot and a famous victory in the Ladbrokes St Ledger at Doncaster on Saturday as a win would of course seal the Triple Crown.
Reckless Abandon Joins Darley05/09/12
Reckless Abandon, brilliant winner of last month’s Group 1 Darley Prix Morny at Deauville, has been purchased by Darley in a deal brokered by Blandford Bloodstock.
Fallon wants Frankel in the US31/08/12
There has been plenty of speculation about what the famous horse will do after 13 races unbeaten and Fallon certainly has his own opinion.
St Leger31/08/12 Camelot goes into the final Classic of the season, the St Leger at Doncaster, aiming to do what no colt has done since Njinsky in 1970 by winning the English Triple Crown.
Frankel Going for More Cartier Honours30/08/12
Frankel, so impressive when tried over 10 furlongs for the first time in the Juddmonte International at York on August 22, has joined Camelot at the top of the latest point standings for the 2012 Cartier Horse Of The Year Award.
Edible Ebor Equine Returns to York Racecourse23/08/12 York Racecourse Hospitality have been chopping, prepping and whisking Yorkshire Puds to make this year’s Edible Ebor Equine—a life size horse constructed entirely out of Yorkshire produce
Horse Racing Rules and Special Procedures23/08/12 The multitude of rules and betting options are often cited as the biggest reason why wagering on the horses has seen such a major drop in popularity in recent years.
O’Brien Relishing Frankel Challenge16/08/12 Horse racing trainer Aidan O’Brien is looking forward to sending out St Nicholas Abbey to challenge the world famous Frankel later this month when the two compete in the International Stakes at York.
Big Showdown on Cards Between Leading Irish Juveniles14/08/12 The Aidan O’Brien-trained Mars and Jim Bolger’s Dawn Approach look set to lock horns at the Curragh on August 26, in what could prove a highly informative renewal of the Group 2 Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes over seven furlongs.
Rest of the World Team Win Shergar Cup11/08/12 The Rest of the World team won the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup with 89 points as against 55 for Team Europe, 54 for The Girls and 46 for Great Britain & Ireland.
Girls Team Ready to Win Shergar Cup10/08/12
Hayley Turner is in charge of the new Girls Team in which she is joined by star Canadians Chantal Sutherland and Emma-Jayne Wilson.
Frankel Closes Gap on Camelot in Cartier Standings09/08/12
Frankel has reduced Camelot's lead in the latest point standings for the 2012 Cartier Horse Of The Year Award following a facile six-length success in the Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood on August 1.
Horse Racing – Handicapping Tips03/08/12 Being able to properly handicap races is obviously instrumental in achieving any kind of results when betting on horse racing. Horse racing handicapping can be quite an intimidating undertaking for beginners though, hence its relative lack of popularity.
Camelot Set to Make History26/07/12 Camelot could make history in this year’s Ladbrokes St Ledger as he looks to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1970.
Mars Heads 99 for Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes 26/07/12 The £100,000 Group Two Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes, run over a mile at Newmarket on the final day of the Cambridgeshire Meeting, Saturday, September 29, 2012, was won in great fashion last season by the Aidan O’Brien-trained Daddy Long Legs.
Cheveley Park on Sendmylovetorose List26/07/12 A total of 60 fillies have been entered for the £150,000 Group One Jaguar Cars Cheveley Park Stakes, run at Newmarket over six furlongs on the final day of the Cambridgeshire Meeting, Saturday, September 29, 2012.