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Top Australian Racehorse Owners and Breeders in History

Top Australian Racehorse Owners and Breeders in History

| March 26, 2020

Owning a horse racehorse in some parts of Australia is like owning a casino. You know people are going to like a horse and bet on it. A few might win, but the biggest winners are those who own the horses. Against that backdrop, over 80,000 people in Australia spend thousands of dollars each year […]

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Horse Racing Most Important Venues

Horse Racing Most Important Venues

| March 4, 2020

Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in history. It has long-standing traditions that have been passed down to generations over the years. The Dubai World Cup, the Royal Ascot, and the Triple Crown are some of the most popular horse races. Many millennials know a few horse tracks. In this article, we discuss the […]

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All Star Mile – world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds

All Star Mile – world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds

| January 17, 2020

The All Star Mile is the world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds and what a bonanza for horse racing in Melbourne, the sporting capital of Australia. Facing growing opposition from other states programming ultra rich novelty races, the VRC have stumbled on a winner by racing over the mile distance and providing a marquis event […]

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Betting and wagering

Horse Racing As an Alternative Way to Earn Extra Money in College

Horse Racing As an Alternative Way to Earn Extra Money in College

| March 17, 2020

Student life is hard, everyone knows that fact. That is why things such as financial independence are so painful to the majority of students. There are lots of things to use in order to become financially independent; however, there are some alternative options that are overlooked, which is a sad thing. For example, you could […]

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How to make money with horse racing 2020

How to make money with horse racing 2020

| February 28, 2020

For as long as anyone can remember, sports enthusiasts have been profiting off of sporting activities. While sporting activities vary from country to country, the most common sport out there is soccer. People earn from it via sales of merchandise, football academy memberships and, of course, football betting. In recent times, online sports betting has […]

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Australian iGaming Market Overview: Horse racing keeps primacy in betting

Australian iGaming Market Overview: Horse racing keeps primacy in betting

| December 17, 2019

The iGaming industry is very successful and profitable thanks to the environment this horse racing takes place. It is a multi-billion dollar industry that is trendy in lots of countries, the first one being Australia. This month, Australia released an official annual report for gambling that showed sports betting brought almost 1 billion Australian dollars […]

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International racing

Horse Racing Attempts to Fill The Void Created By The Coronavirus Pandemic in Sports

Horse Racing Attempts to Fill The Void Created By The Coronavirus Pandemic in Sports

| April 3, 2020

After Rudy Robert tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 virus, the sports world came to an immediate halt. That single piece of news set in motion a domino effect that led to the suspension of both the NHL and NBA seasons. The NCAA basketball tournament also got suspended with the indefinite shutdown of all mainstream sports tournaments. […]

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How To Choose A Deserving 2020 Kentucky Derby Superstar

How To Choose A Deserving 2020 Kentucky Derby Superstar

| March 15, 2020

Betting in horse racing is probably one of the reasons why a lot of punters are attracted to many horse racing events happening on earth. Also, it is the only sports where wagering games are massive and comes in broader categories. It is why you see a lot of fans witnessing a horse racing show, […]

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Which horse should you pick in the Grand National based on the ground conditions?

Which horse should you pick in the Grand National based on the ground conditions?

| March 10, 2020

The highlight of the UK horse racing calendar is rapidly approaching and all eyes are fixated on the 5.5/1 favourite Tiger Roll. The nine-year-old, who last year emulated Red Rum’s back-to-back Grand National-winning record, is looking to eclipse the historic champion by producing the event’s first-ever three-peat. The man in the pressured saddle, Davy Russell, […]

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Special interest stories

Australia Takes Further Steps to Ensure Safe Online Gambling for the Locals

Australia Takes Further Steps to Ensure Safe Online Gambling for the Locals

| January 2, 2020

Australian love to bet on horse racing and it’s become one of the most popular sports for online betting. Together with other forms of betting, Australia is always somewhere in the top 5 countries that gamble the most. Australians are fond of gambling and one of the other most favourite ways to gamble is through […]

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Mobile apps bring horse racing into the spotlight

Mobile apps bring horse racing into the spotlight

| December 17, 2019

Mobile apps bring horse racing to the fingertips of millions of people who can watch the events as they unfold and even place bets. Mobile apps not only stream the races as they happen but also allow punters to bet either before the jump or in play. These new technologies are bringing horse racing into […]

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How to become a jockey

How to become a jockey

| December 3, 2019

Do you aspire to be a jockey? Maybe you’re just not quite sure how to get on the right track. Either way, you can find out everything you need to know in this post. Personal Requirements If you want to become a jockey, then you do have to meet some personal requirements. You will need […]

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2020 Cheltenham Festival: The Best of British National Hunt Racing

2020 Cheltenham Festival: The Best of British National Hunt Racing

| March 1, 2020

The National Hunt racing scene has always been popular throughout the UK and Ireland, although few events capture the imagination quite like the annual Cheltenham Festival, held at Prestbury Park in Gloucestershire. Boasting a rich history and consistently growing popularity, this event has generated increased worldwide fame over the last few decades. The 2020 Cheltenham […]

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Championship Races Set to Headline Thrilling Cheltenham Festival

Championship Races Set to Headline Thrilling Cheltenham Festival

| February 17, 2020

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival is almost upon us and punters from not just the UK, but all over the world, will be gearing up for the four-day event. The best national hunt horses from the UK & Ireland take each other on throughout the festival, with a total of 28 races, seven each day.  Headlining […]

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Willie Mullins has sights set on Dublin Racing Festival

Willie Mullins has sights set on Dublin Racing Festival

| February 5, 2020

The Dublin Racing Festival is nearing and the top trainers from the United Kingdom and Ireland are preparing for the event. Horse racing fans and punters are gearing up for the big two-day event. Punters can get the latest bet bonuses and tips for the Dublin Festival here before they wager on the races.  Famed Irish horse […]

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Largest prize ever for a horse race soon to take place in 2020

Largest prize ever for a horse race soon to take place in 2020

| January 30, 2020

There are some incredible horse races around the world, with some amazing prize pots. However, the Saudi Cup is going to be the richest horse race in the history of the sport after the money for the prize positions was confirmed to be $20 million for the new event, which is set to occur in Riyadh and […]

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A Breeders’ Cup Champ Feuds For ‘20 Pegasus: Spun to Run is in High Hopes

A Breeders’ Cup Champ Feuds For ‘20 Pegasus: Spun to Run is in High Hopes

| January 16, 2020

On Saturday, January 25, 2020, the Pegasus World Cup will celebrate its newest season featuring the strongest horse racers in the world. It will take place in the racing field of Gulfstream Park, Handendalle, Florida. The Pegasus will commemorate its fourth season still holding a prestige as one of the richest horse racing events in […]

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Japanese horses claim 2019 Spring Carnival riches

Japanese horses claim 2019 Spring Carnival riches

| January 13, 2020

The 2019 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival will be remembered for the exceptional Japanese horses that took huge prizes back to the land of the rising sun.  They say right now, Japanese horses are the best in the world. Who can argue with the likes of Almond Eye, Deep Impact, Admire Rakti, Delta Blues, Pop Rock, […]

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Five key moments of the 2019 Spring Racing Carnival

Five key moments of the 2019 Spring Racing Carnival

| January 8, 2020

The Spring Carnival is completed for another year and as usual it produced many epic moments. From lightning-fast sprints to epic staying contests, the 2019 Spring racing Carnival had it all. Everyone has their favourite moments and there are many to choose from, however a quick scan of the village forums helped me settle on […]

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Horse racing – indelibly etched in the Australian spirit

Horse racing – indelibly etched in the Australian spirit

| January 8, 2020

Horse racing has a long and colourful history in Australia. Since 1788 when horses arrived with the first wave of British settlers, Australians have raced horses to compete for coveted prizes. As racing became more organised, around the turn of the century, the quality of bloodstock improved. Wealthy folk began to import thoroughbreds to gain […]

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Birdsville: Australia’s wildest horse races

Birdsville: Australia’s wildest horse races

| November 15, 2019

The Birdsville Races are a blast from the Australian past. It is a trip back in time to an outpost situated in the Queensland outback far from modern comforts. Its uniqueness is what draws so many horse race punters and adventure seekers to the dry, dusty stretches of land to watch two days of horses […]

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5 Bucket list Australian racecourses not to miss

5 Bucket list Australian racecourses not to miss

| November 14, 2019

Australia’s rich horse racing history has made it one of the country’s national pastimes. The popularity of horse racing over the last century-plus has led to amazing facilities being built across Australia. Today, Australia has some of the most iconic horse racing venues in the world and they rival those found in England, the United […]

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Australia’s 5 Richest Horse Races

Australia’s 5 Richest Horse Races

| November 14, 2019

Australia is a country rich in horse racing history. The racing calendar Down Under has some of the biggest races in the world including the famous Melbourne Cup. Large prize purses are given to competitors and a horse can become a legend overnight by winning the major events. Before you wager on the next big […]

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Local horse Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling race

Local horse Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling race

| November 14, 2019

The 159th running of the Melbourne Cup was a thriller with Vow and Declare winning the famed race. While eyes were on the winner, a protest was filed by stewards at the race as second-place finisher Master of Reality impeded third-place finisher Prince Arran in a photo finish. Australian horse racing fans are gearing up for […]

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