Racing news

Saxon Warrior fails in Epsom Derby

Saxon Warrior fails in Epsom Derby

| June 4, 2018

Saxon Warrior’s strong performance to win the 2,000 Guineas laid down a marker for the rest of the field for the flat season. Aidan O’Brien’s charge secured a second-straight victory for the trainer at the event – his ninth overall – extending the Irishman’s record for most wins. The three-year-old was eyeing a potential Triple […]

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A Seemly Win for I Am Serious

A Seemly Win for I Am Serious

| May 26, 2018

Chris Waller’s I Am Serious enjoyed a win appropriate to her: 15 minutes after registering his 11th Group One triumph for this season, Chris Waller went on to claim the Rosehill race named to honour his induction into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. Comin’ Through, also trained by Waller, beat stablemate Egg Tart to […]

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World Horse Racing alliance

World Horse Racing alliance

| May 25, 2018

A New Global Partnership to Promote Horse Racing The Victoria Racing Club, or VRC, has created a partnership with a collection of diverse racing brands with the intention to set World Horse Racing in motion: a brand-new global media company which has been created to promote the sport. International Alignments to Generate the Platform Much […]

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Betting and wagering

Sports betting companies on edge

Sports betting companies on edge

| May 26, 2018

If Tax Stays the Same, the Funding Will Remain in Place Online bookmakers won’t pull their funding, but only if tax stays the same. The major companies controlling Australian sports betting have stated that they are committed to not winding back the multimillion-dollar investments and sponsorships they put in to Victorian Racing. The new digital tax […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of horse race betting

Do’s and Don’ts of horse race betting

| April 24, 2018

Although horserace betting is a lot about luck, you can always use certain strategies that can help you win over the long term. If you’re planning to make a career out of horserace betting or want to score some life-changing wins, you must learn a good deal not just about the sport, but about betting […]

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Tips From Her Majesty

Tips From Her Majesty

| March 13, 2018

The Queen has made over £6 Million from her race horses in the last 30 years, what is her secret to owning a good runner? You might say, and probably quite rightly, that the Queen should be focusing her energy on serving our country and ensuring that she tries to justify her quite expensive (to the […]

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Special interest stories

Social Media Followers:  A Look at the Influencer Economy

Social Media Followers:  A Look at the Influencer Economy

| June 15, 2018

Social media isn’t what it was before. And neither does online business work as it did before. It seems an eternity when Orkut first opened, giving us a glimpse of socializing in the virtual world. Since then, social media platforms has developed to ensure that it is a lot more than just a place to […]

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Delaware Park Opens for the 81st Time

Delaware Park Opens for the 81st Time

| May 31, 2018

Circuits that host races all year-long are a positive thing for the entire horseracing industry and tradition and for all the ones making a living out of this occupation. It’s great for the families involved since they can actually develop a sense of community, their children are able to go to the same schools and […]

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Cryptocurrencies and the Grand National

Cryptocurrencies and the Grand National

| May 27, 2018

Only recently, we’ve had the 2018 Grand National at the U.K.’s world-renowned Aintree Racecourse. This year’s winner was Tiger Roll, who prevailed with Davy Russell on the saddle after a photo finish with Pleasant Company. The Grand National is the culmination of three days of first-class thoroughbred racing and remains the biggest race meeting in […]

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Winx blazes in Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx blazes in Chipping Norton Stakes

| April 17, 2018

Australia’s own champion mare Winx won her 23rdconsecutive race, blazing down the track at Randwick to claim the Chipping Norton Stakes by a massive eight lengths. Described by the global racing press as “the fastest racehorse in the world,” Winx has surpassed the record of the unbeaten Black Caviar  with this her 16thAustralian Group 1 win. […]

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The cultural side of horseracing

The cultural side of horseracing

| March 19, 2018

In Japan, in contrast to Australia, horseracing is seen as an exclusively male activity that exists primarily to give men something else to bet on. Horseracing is not a mainstream sport in Japan. Here, it is enjoyed by men and women and is not necessarily a vehicle for betting. Many people suffice with small wagers […]

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Tulloch Champion Racehorse

Tulloch Champion Racehorse

| March 13, 2018

When the subject turns to all-time great flats racers, the name of a certain unconventional thoroughbred is sure to be mentioned early in the conversation, with little room for debate as to whether or not he deserves mention. That would be Tulloch, a Kiwi product that enjoyed exceptional distinction amongst the output of a country […]

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Racing’s top National Hunt action at Cheltenham Festival

Racing’s top National Hunt action at Cheltenham Festival

| March 12, 2018

The Cheltenham festival is here which brings about a huge amount of excitement for racing fans as the iconic racing is the top national hunt action over the season. There are a long list of star horses to look forward too but there is one that stands out from the crowd and that is star […]

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5 Ways to write your perfect pitch

5 Ways to write your perfect pitch

| March 6, 2018

In horseracing, as much as anywhere else, composing a perfect introduction pitch is an important art that will help you win customers, yet it is surprising how challenging it is to get help writing an outstanding piece. Writers in many cases are still left feeling disappointed once they get a marked piece of writing back […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2018: The offer every punter needs

Cheltenham Festival 2018: The offer every punter needs

| March 2, 2018

We’re now within touching distance of this year’s Cheltenham Festival and as we reach the month of March punters and bookmakers are preparing themselves for a nerve-shredding four days of action. Champions will be made on the turf of Prestbury Park, profits raked in both on-course and around the world on the outcome of each […]

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6 key qualities of a professional tipster

6 key qualities of a professional tipster

| February 8, 2018

On today’s punting landscape there are literally thousands of sites offering advice. It’s almost impossible to determine which advice is worth following and which is not. One thing’s for certain, no-one can select the winner of every race. There are too many variables to guarantee results. However, serious punters are looking for profits over the […]

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What next for champion mare Winx

What next for champion mare Winx

| January 30, 2018

Champion mare Winx has dominated the Australian horseracing scene over the last two years and is now set to head overseas in search of stiffer competition. She extended her winning run to a phenomenal 22 races when beating Humidor to win the Cox Plate in October, and is now Australia’s all-time leading money earner. Now […]

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Here is what you should know about custom writing

Here is what you should know about custom writing

| January 30, 2018

Professional writing for your website, blog, advertising or promotional material is critically important if you want to see growth in your business. The quality of the written text is definitely one of the most important things in achieving good company image and hence the relationship with your customers. When you have a small business, it […]

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Payday loans and gambling

Payday loans and gambling

| January 30, 2018

The racing industry is our passion, but it should always be fun and never should lead to financial stress. It’s not uncommon for gamblers to look for payday loans to fund their activities or to bet on spreads which is not too different from gambling. The payday lending market has grown considerably in Australia over […]

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Superstars of world racing eye Royal Ascot battleground

Superstars of world racing eye Royal Ascot battleground

| January 30, 2018

Horse racing enthusiasts who had been licking their lips at the prospect of seeing a real star of the sport compete at June’s Royal Ascot meeting were dealt a blow when connections revealed they are unlikely to send Winx to the UK. The Australian-based showstopper, boasting a stunning unbeaten run, was whispered to be interested […]

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Horse racing, pokies and other casino games

Horse racing, pokies and other casino games

| January 29, 2018

Horse racing, pokies and other casino games have become increasingly popular in recent years. The link between horse racing and online casino slot games is obvious. People who are interested in gambling of all kinds have traditionally liked horse racing. Horse racing is steeped in history. The online casino slot games that use horse racing […]

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