Racing news

Type of horse needed to win a Melbourne Cup

Type of horse needed to win a Melbourne Cup

| May 7, 2019

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famous horse race. Its fame resonates throughout the world, perhaps only matched in terms of global audience by the Epsom Derby and Kentucky Derby. The magnitude of the Melbourne Cup cannot be underestimated and the fame and fortune afforded the winner is unparalleled in world sport. Little wonder that […]

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The Vinery Stud Stakes: History and Background

The Vinery Stud Stakes: History and Background

| April 27, 2019

The Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes is an important lead up to The Australian Oaks, the premier classic race for 3YO fillies over the Sydney Autumn Carnival. The $500,000 Vinery Stud Stakes is run over a distance of 2,000 metres at Rosehill Gardens, on the final day of the Rosehill carnival. The distance of 2000m […]

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Winx whispers a fond adieu

Winx whispers a fond adieu

| April 14, 2019

It was a farewell like no other. Tears shed and emotions overflowed as racegoers bid their final farewell to the great mare Winx. All present at the track, throughout Australia and across the globe, knew they had not seen any horse like her, and likely not ever again.  It was a privilege and a pleasure […]

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Betting and wagering

5 horse racing secrets to improve your profit winnings

5 horse racing secrets to improve your profit winnings

| July 4, 2019

Horse races take place around the world nearly every day. The number of races that run means you always have a race to wager on. Horse racing can be a lucrative sport to bet on, but you have to know how to bet to continuously do well. Horse racing followers can find a great race […]

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The Best Horse Racing Advice

The Best Horse Racing Advice

| June 6, 2019

The excitement of watching your horse cross the finish line first cannot be put into words. The last few seconds of horse races are vital as anything can happy, much to the excitement of punters. However, did you know that you can also spread bet on horse racing? By the end of this article, you’ll be […]

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The Melbourne Cup ante-post betting available now

The Melbourne Cup ante-post betting available now

| May 20, 2019

The Melbourne Cup is a prize that all jockeys and trainers want to get on their CV. It’s one of the richest turf races in the world with over $7m Australian Dollars in prize money. The race takes place this year on November 5 and fireworks are guaranteed with plenty of betting opportunities available. The […]

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International racing

Second Consecutive Win for Blue Point

Second Consecutive Win for Blue Point

| June 20, 2019

Royal Ascot has started, and day one has brought some great results. Blue Point has secured a win in the King’s Stand Stake for the second year running Bets.com.au reports today. Blue Point, who has been trained by Charlie Appleby, has managed to get a tremendous historic win for the second year running in the […]

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Santa Anita Controversy Continues

Santa Anita Controversy Continues

| April 8, 2019

Last week the Southern California race track of Santa Anita reopened after being closed for a full investigation following the abnormally high loss of life which saw 22 horses put to sleep following accidents on the primary or training tracks. Bonusbets.com reports that just two days after the investigations were completed and the track was reopened […]

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Horse racing: Plans for Racing on City Streets

Horse racing: Plans for Racing on City Streets

| March 21, 2019

Horseracing is a popular sport worldwide. In recent years, there have been elaborate plans to introduce the sport in the streets. Some bookers offer an attractive Ladbrokes bonus code to horse racing punters. Peter Philips, stages an equestrian horse race several years ago in the Horse Guards Parade. In this post, we explore the plans […]

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Special interest stories

Riders on the storm – extreme weather events in Melbourne Cup history

Riders on the storm – extreme weather events in Melbourne Cup history

| June 19, 2019

Spring is a magnificent time of year in Melbourne and perfect for Australia’s premier horse racing carnival. However, the weather can become very unsettled at times and in some years has wreaked havoc on Australia’s greatest race, the Melbourne Cup. It’s been over a century since the Cup has been postponed due to inclement weather […]

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How to choose a horse rug

How to choose a horse rug

| April 16, 2019

Since there are many rugs in the market, it can be hard to find the right rug for your horse. Luckily, this article is here to help make it easier for you to find a rug that will suit the needs of your horse as it will give you tips on how to find a […]

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Three of the greatest racehorses of all time

Three of the greatest racehorses of all time

| April 16, 2019

Racehorses all have their own individual strengths. Some are known for their stamina and staying power, some for their speed, while others are renowned for their jumping prowess. But which horses were the greatest of all time? We look at three contenders with very different strengths. The bravest – Red Rum Ask any Brit to […]

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Sports Events Calendar 2019

Sports Events Calendar 2019

| May 17, 2019

This year’s sporting calendar still has much more to offer; Formula 1 Grand Prix racing, the UEFA Champions League final, Tour de France, Cricket and Rugby Union World cups. Below are some of the major highlights; 1 June: Horse racing- Epsom Derby, England The world’s premier horse racing classic is run at Epsom Downs in […]

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Finding a secure sports book to bet on horse racing

Finding a secure sports book to bet on horse racing

| April 11, 2019

Being one of the most prestigious sports in the world, horse racing garners much deserved attention. For this reason many sports books have adopted the sport to make it available to punters. There are a number of sportsbooks to choose from, but if you are looking for quality such as what www.novibet.co.uk offers, then you will […]

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Hot Australian Derby field despite absence of star 3YO

Hot Australian Derby field despite absence of star 3YO

| April 2, 2019

Group 1 hero The Autumn Sun will be conspicuous by his absence when the some of the finest three-year-olds in Australia compete for the ATC Australian Derby on Saturday. Chris Waller’s superstar has already won the Randwick Guineas and the Rosehill Guineas this year. He had the opportunity to become the first horse since It’s […]

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How to Sell Horse Accessories Online

How to Sell Horse Accessories Online

| March 22, 2019

If you have always had a love for horses and equestrian lifestyle, you may have dreamt of giving up your day job to spend your days creating your very own horse accessories business. However, the difficulty of this idea is knowing whether your idea could grow into a successful business and will ensure a suitable wage […]

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Haflinger – A Rising Star Among Race Horses

Haflinger – A Rising Star Among Race Horses

| March 22, 2019

The horse from the Haflinger- or Avelignese, according to the Italian name- is a small mountain breed originating in Tyrol, a historical region located between Austria and northern Italy. The breed’s ancestors are the horseradish populations living in this region since the Middle Ages. It started to be considered as a race by the end […]

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The Ultimate Lowdown on Kentucky Derby 2019

The Ultimate Lowdown on Kentucky Derby 2019

| March 14, 2019

The popularity of sports betting in Australia is at an all-time high right now. With so many sports options available throughout the year, there is a sense of excitement that bookmakers and punters try to capture whenever an event of significant importance is taking place around the world.  When it comes to horse racing, there […]

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The Four Essential Rules to Gambling Online in Australia

The Four Essential Rules to Gambling Online in Australia

| March 13, 2019

The Land Down Under is no stranger to gambling. In fact, the total gambling expenditure for an adult in Australia was at least $1,251.39 in 2017 and its total race betting expenditure for the same year reached $3.313 billion.  With online gambling making headway around the world, Australians are also getting hooked on online casinos […]

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The Autumn Sun still rising

The Autumn Sun still rising

| March 13, 2019

The Autumn Sun’s explosive victory in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas was more than enough to guarantee this regally-bred colt an auspicious future stud career. If his stallion passport needed one more stamp, it was provided in the Group One Randwick Guineas.  The Autumn Sun (Redoute’s Choice x Azmiyna) produced one of the most stunning performances […]

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An overview of thoroughbred horses

An overview of thoroughbred horses

| March 12, 2019

The Thoroughbred first came about in Britain over the 17th and 18th centuries, which was sparked by an increasing interest involved in racing. The Thoroughbred pedigree is associated with bloodlines from three key Arabian stallions. None of these were ever raced. The majority of the Thoroughbred genes come from just 31 original ancestors, with all […]

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Great race calls in Australian horse racing

Great race calls in Australian horse racing

| March 12, 2019

Great race calls play a pivotal role in creating and enhancing the theatre of horse racing. They bring the races to life and make them live on through the ages. Racecalling is a rare skill. To be able to convey to the audience the sheer emotion of horse race while paying attention with adequate detail […]

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Iconic American Horse Racecourses

Iconic American Horse Racecourses

| March 1, 2019

Organized horse racing started in the United States in 1868. Since those salad days of the sport, horse racing has become one of the biggest events across the nation. The American Triple Crown is one of the most watched and followed sporting event of the year in the U.S. Comprising the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, […]

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Ins and outs of Australian online gambling regulation

Ins and outs of Australian online gambling regulation

| February 28, 2019

Gambling has been a topic of contention in Australia for decades. The country is no stranger to the practice. Reportedly, some 80% of the general public gambles in one way or another. With the rest of the World loosening its regulations on gambling, Australia is increasingly pressured to get on with the times. The country […]

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