Racing news

Start betting on horse racing

Start betting on horse racing

| December 6, 2016

Everyone loves picking a winner. The excitement, the joy, the sense of satisfaction that all the hard study, the thought and strategic planning has paid off! Not only can it be profitable, it can also give you bragging rights! Imagine standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every […]

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How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

| October 30, 2016

So you want to bet on The Melbourne Cup? You should. It’s fun, exciting and you can really show off your skills! Betting makes the enjoyment of horse racing so much greater. There is nothing like seeing the horse you picked come home a winner with your money riding on it! Spine-tingling! And one of the most […]

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‘Superstar’ Winx to bid for Melbourne Cup glory

‘Superstar’ Winx to bid for Melbourne Cup glory

| June 20, 2016

Winx could be about to put her stunning record on the line in the greatest race of them all, the Emirates-sponsored Melbourne Cup, later this year. Chris Waller’s outstanding mare has won 13 times in 19 starts and, having grabbed Cox Plate glory last season, she is being tuned-up for a potential bid to win […]

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Breeding news

Australian Easter Sale Day 3

Australian Easter Sale Day 3

| April 9, 2015

The 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale reached great heights through three tremendous days of selling at Newmarket this week, as the Session I statistics hit seven year highs and Session II set more records. “As stated throughout the Inglis Easter marketing campaign a lot goes into realising a champion, but it is thanks our […]

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Australian Easter Sale Day 2

Australian Easter Sale Day 2

| April 8, 2015

Australian and international investors raised the competition on Day Two of the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, pushing the average price past $290,000 as the clearance rate continues to rise. “The diversity of buyers, sires and vendors represented at the top of the yearling market is a great indicator for the overall confidence in […]

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Australian Easter Sale Day 1

Australian Easter Sale Day 1

| April 7, 2015

Australian and international buyers locked horns on the opening day of the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale purchasing 132 of the region’s best yearlings at a great average of $291,667. “There has been an incredible buzz around the sale, and day one has certainly lived up to that,” said Inglis’ Managing Director Mark Webster. […]

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Betting and wagering

Start betting on horse racing

Start betting on horse racing

| December 6, 2016

Everyone loves picking a winner. The excitement, the joy, the sense of satisfaction that all the hard study, the thought and strategic planning has paid off! Not only can it be profitable, it can also give you bragging rights! Imagine standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every […]

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Wild world of bizarre bets

Wild world of bizarre bets

| December 5, 2016

The wild world of bizarre bets has had some interesting consequences for all people involved. Most people make bets with money, and it is indeed difficult to make these kinds of bets too outlandish. However, people are easily going to be able to place monetary bets that seem outlandish due to the very low amounts […]

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Winning money through betting on horseracing

Winning money through betting on horseracing

| November 29, 2016

Betting on horse racing is fun. But if you lack strategy, then you’re going to fall into the category of bettors who make up the 95% that are losers. So if you want to fall in the 5% winner category, you have to rely on skills, not just luck. Unless you’re comfortable with throwing your […]

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International news

Grand National draws massive worldwide audience

Grand National draws massive worldwide audience

| March 29, 2016

The Grand National Steeplechase, run at the famous Aintree racecourse in Liverpool England, is one of the most famous races in the world with a history dating back to the 19th century. The race was first run in 1839 as the Grand Liverpool Steeplechase, which later became known as the Grand National. The race gained […]

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Australian sprinter rules the world

Australian sprinter rules the world

| March 27, 2016

Superstar Australian sprinter Buffering raced to international stardom in the Group One Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) at Meydan in Dubai overnight. At his first start since winning on the richest raceday ever held in Australia, Buffering has travelled away from home and now swept one of the features at the world’s richest raceday. In winning the […]

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Many Clouds aiming for GN double

Many Clouds aiming for GN double

| March 22, 2016

Can Many Clouds Achieve a Historic Grand National Double? The curtain may have fallen on the Cheltenham Festival for this year, but there is still plenty of quality National Hunt racing to come in 2016. Of course, the fair-weather punters’ favourite renewal is the Grand National, a traditional jolly for the bookmakers, and in April […]

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Special interest stories

Bet on it

Bet on it

| August 22, 2016

Australia’s champion racehorse Winx returned to racing on Saturday in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Randwick and her sterling performance sent shockwaves through opposition camps. Galloping on the outside of leader Rebel Dane, jockey Hugh Bowman let her go at the 200m mark and in an instant she put the race to bed. A […]

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Thoroughbred population in decline

Thoroughbred population in decline

| June 26, 2016

Is there a possible disaster looming for Australian racing? There has recently been a slow and steady decline in the thoroughbred horse population in Australia. This is potentially damaging for the Australian racing scene as thoroughbred horses have particular features that are sought after for endurance and speed. For gamblers, if racing becomes a less of a viable […]

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Village notches up 15 years of service

Village notches up 15 years of service

| October 1, 2014

On the exact day that Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman of the International Olympic Committee, declared Sydney as the “best Olympic Games ever”, Thoroughbred Village was registered as a Business in Australia. Today, the 1st October, we celebrate our 15th birthday. Speaking as the founding member and owner of the village, it’s been an incredible experience […]

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Top 5 Jockeys to Look Out for in 2016

Top 5 Jockeys to Look Out for in 2016

| April 30, 2016

A winning formula in horse racing is 45% about the horse, 45% about the jockey and 10% sheer luck. A good jockey can make all the difference and it is always a good idea to keep an ear to the ground for the jockeys performing the best throughout the season if you want a good […]

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Kentucky Derby field taking shape

Kentucky Derby field taking shape

| February 17, 2016

American Pharoah last year became the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed completed the series sweep in 1978. Will this year’s crop contain a thoroughbred that can emulate last season’s hero and become the 12th Triple Crown winner. The first race of the series, the 142nd Kentucky Derby, is run at Churchill Downs on Saturday […]

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Horse racing betting – understanding the game

Horse racing betting – understanding the game

| February 16, 2016

People have been betting on horses for a very long. It is possibly one of the earliest forms of sports betting. Regardless of this fact most bettors do it without a concrete knowledge of what they are doing. Let me try shade a bit of light to this age old game. There are several ways […]

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