Best Longshots For 2018 Grand National

The Grand National at Aintree racecourse is the most famous steeplechase anywhere in the world. It's the one race that captures the public’s imagination in the UK like no other, as, every year, a large audience tunes into terrestrial television…

Novice Trainer Sam Drinkwater Has Grand National Dreams

Until just last year, the name Sam Drinkwater was largely unknown in the racing world. Late in the year, his horses exploded onto the scene with a Boxing Day with that no one could have anticipated. His next dream is to see his horses in the…

5 Tips For Picking A Winner At This Year’s Grand National

Some say picking a winner at the Grand National is a little bit like playing the National Lottery – you choose a random horse and hope for the best. However, this needn’t be the way. Over 100 horses were entered into this year's race and…

The July Festival at Newmarket: High Stakes Excitement in a Classic Setting

If you're looking for an exciting glimpse of top-tier Thoroughbred racing this summer, look no further than the July Festival at Newmarket. This venerable festival features some of the best Group 1 sprinters in the world in a gorgeous, lush…

When the Going Gets Tough... Your Horse Just Might Win

When many punters look at their racing form guides, they examine the horses' records for finishes, look at the trainers and scope out the jockeys to place their bets. But a big factor in race results often gets overlooked: track conditions.…

Will The Racing Industry Bet On Robotic Jockeys?

One sport has made international headlines recently for switching to robotic jockeys. It's not horse racing but camel racing. For centuries, young children were forced to endure cruel conditions in order to pilot racing camels. That practice…

Which Horse Will You Back For The Grand National?

With just over a month to go before one of the biggest horse racing events in the year’s calendar - the Grand National - excitement is already mounting. Although horse racing isn’t as universally popular as some other sports in the UK –…

Australian Horse Racing Bans Anabolic Steroids

In most sports you will find that there are some kind of performance enhancers that need to be controlled by the appropriate authorities and Horse Racing is no different. Australia are taking a zero tolerance policy to any kind of drugs including…
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A.P. McCoy 4000 Infographic

Yesterday champion jockey A.P. McCoy notched up his 4000th winner at Towcester racecourse. Below you can view his career landmark achievements in this fantastic infographic.