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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 […]

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 villains have been reimagined as the heroes of the racetrack. Below you can see an […]

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 horse whose name is on everyone’s lips, history has shown […]

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 Mother Champion Chase crown, the main beneficiary of others swerving that race is the 2m 5f Ryanair […]