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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 –…
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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.

Hayley Turner - Horses Get Better Care

Hayley Turner has revealed that she has been nursing a broken pelvis and damaged vertebrae since a heavy fall in a race at Doncaster in early September. 30 year old Hayley holds the distinction of being the only British female jockey to have…

Get The Most Out Of Your Horse Racing Betting

Horse racing betting is at the heart of any top online sports book. However, if you are looking to access the most comprehensive horse racing betting service around, then have a bet on horse racing with William Hill. For a start, you will…

Aintree Racecourse - Home of the Grand National

Aintree has become one of the most famous courses in the world.  It is recognised by horse riding enthusiasts around the world. The reason for this is that it has been the home of the Grand National since its inauguration in 1939. Over the…

Why Was Maureen Not In Form?

The trainer of Cheveley Park Stakes favourite Maureen, who finished a surprising ninth in the Newmarket contest on Saturday, has offered a reason for her poor showing at HQ. Richard Hannon, who trains the horse for Ahmad Alkhallafi, was as…

Merigo Continues Grand National Preparation

The build-up to the John Smith’s Grand National 2011 is gathering pace with an informative contest taking place this Saturday at Doncaster. Of the runners taking place in the Sky Bet Chase perhaps the one that has captured the imagination…

Rainbow Shines At Newbury

The tremendous hot streak being enjoyed by trainer Nicky Henderson continued unabated at Newbury on Wednesday as his Finian's Rainbow did little to detract from the hopes of many that he might be the one to be on for the Grade 1 Arkle Chase…