Entries by Jockey

All About The St. Leger Festival In Yorkshire

There are a lot of fun horse racing events taking place throughout the summer. But, there is not one quite as good as the St. Leger Festival. This is an event that everyone looks forward to and it can be a fun day out for all of the family. If you are someone that enjoys […]

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Top 5 Most Expensive Racehorses – ($70 million)

What is the most expensive racehorse in the world? This may surprise you, but it’s not Black Caviar or American Pharoah. These horses are impressive, don’t get me wrong, but they don’t get on this list. The number one most expensive horse is ‘FUSAICHI PEGASUS’ who was sold for $70 million in 2000. We have […]

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Preview

The 2021 Cheltenham Festival is due to get under way on 16th March, the first of four days of top class jump racing. Nicky Henderson stole the headlines on the opening day last year with Shishkin (Supreme Novices’ Hurdle) and Epatante (Champion Hurdle). Both horses are due to appear this year but Shishkin has now […]

Biggest Racing Upsets Of The Past 20 Years

Horse racing is one of the most popular sports to bet on in the world. Nicknamed the Sport of Kings, it always offers spectators an exhilarating experience. Whether you are an experienced gambler or a complete novice, there is a high chance that you had a flutter on the sport in the past – whether […]

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The Most Memorable Grand National Winners Of All Time

The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse is one of the biggest and most prestigious events on the jump racing calendar. It was first run in February 1839, although it went by the name of “Grand Liverpool Steeplechase” at the time. Back then, 17 races took part, but today as many as 40 traverse the fences […]

Cheltenham Festival Goes Ahead Despite Coronavirus Fears

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival will go ahead as usual despite fears over the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. Sporting fixtures across the continent have been cancelled or suspended in recent days. The virus has hit Italy particularly hard and has resulted in Serie A games being played behind close doors. However, a full suspension of the […]

The Most-Anticipated Battles of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival

In just a few weeks, the UK national hunt racing season reaches its climax with the Cheltenham Festival (10th-13th March). Four days of action, featuring 28 superb races and plenty of drama. However, as with every year at the festival, there are always stories within the races; battles, if you will, that help capture the […]

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 the Lionheart. The race was a three-mile course and the jockeys were […]

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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 the UK’s current female sports presenter. John ‘Bet a Million’ Gates An industrialist who promoted and […]