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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,…
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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…

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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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,…
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History Of Horse Racing In The UK

England has a long history in many sports, but horse racing has one of the oldest and most interesting of all. This was a noble sport that began way back in around the 12th century when the English knights came back from the crusades and brought…

Royal Ascot Win For Mullins And Lagostovegas

The Irish jump racing scene is pretty quiet at the moment, but that doesn’t stop star trainer Willie Mullins from bagging the big winners. If the jumps are taking a break, he fired some darts on the flat and bagged a winner at Royal Ascot…