7 Interesting Facts About England’s Racecourses

Horse racing in the UK stems back to medieval times, when horse sellers wanted to show off their horses’ speed and agility to potential buyers. In the late 12th century, reports state that the first prize for racing (£40) was offered by Richard…
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Emblematic Figures In Horse Racing Throughout History

Who are the most important people in horse-racing and where are they now? Here’s our round-up of some of the most emblematic figures in horse-racing history. From the voice of horse-racing to successful jockeys, from pioneers of software to…

Superheroes Reimagined As Jockeys

Not a month passes without some new superhero based movie hitting the movie theatres. In recent years we've seen Batman, Spiderman, Avengers and Deadpool light up the big screen. So it wasn't surprising to find that our favourite heroes and…

Five To Watch In This Year’s Grand National

As the dust settles on Cheltenham for another year, the eyes of the racing world are moving their focus towards Aintree for the most famous horse race of them all. This year’s Grand National will take place on 06 April and while there is one…
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Who are the Leading Contenders for the 2019 Ryanair Chase?

The presence of an indomitable Altior as the two-mile chasing kingpin has forced the owners and trainers of many National Hunt racehorses to think about alternative targets. With the Nicky Henderson trained star odds-on to retain his Queen…

Most Interesting Market Movers for Cheltenham 2019

The 2019 Cheltenham Festival is now just around 40 days away, with many of the top horses now wrapped in cotton wool until race day. Sure, there are some big decisions to make over trainers’ entries and plenty of horses will have a run between…

Big Race Preview: Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019

The Cheltenham Gold Cup (Friday 15th March) is one of the highlights of the British racing season, perhaps even now surpassing the Grand National as the jumps event jockeys and trainers want above all else. More so than most years, the 2019…
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Fledgling Horses To Watch In 2019

The new National Hunt season brings it with it an exciting new raft of horses that will be competing for major honours for years to come. Trainers aim to make immediate statements with victories at the notable meets for younger competitors,…

Get The Most From A Day At The Races

Horse racing is one of the biggest sports in the UK, in terms of attendance, it is the second largest in the country after football with more than 6 million people heading to the race course every year. This translates as a whopping spend of…