Racing news

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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Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

| November 24, 2017

It is that time of the year again when horse racing fanatics come together at the Flemington Racecourse for one of the most prestigious events in Australia. The Melbourne cup festival draws attendees from all over the world, where racing die-hards get their souls fed by witnessing an array of significant races. Competition, entertainment and sophistication all […]

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Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

| October 14, 2017

Redzel raced home for a history making win in the inaugural running of the world’s richest turf race, the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick. Perfectly ridden by one of the world’s best riders Kerrin McEvoy, Redzel sat on the speed for much of the race before bursting clear about a furlong from home. […]

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Betting and wagering

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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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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Special interest stories

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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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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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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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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The Top Horse Racing Events to Bet on in 2018

The Top Horse Racing Events to Bet on in 2018

| January 5, 2018

Horse race betting is big business, with over $100 billion wagered annually across 52 countries. The thrill of the race, combined with the opportunity to back your favourites based on research or guesswork, are the reasons that horse race betting is a popular pastime for both racing fans and the public alike. The growing popularity […]

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What are the craziest long shot winners?

What are the craziest long shot winners?

| December 8, 2017

There are always stunning shocks that occur in sport which is why it is so popular. Once of the most stunning in recent years came in 2015 as the Melbourne cup was won by 100/1 shot Prince of Penzance. Is this the biggest winning horse in history? Check out the infographic below to find out […]

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Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

| December 1, 2017

When it comes to opening a new business, you’ll need to employ some creative strategies while getting advice from industry insiders to get your business off the ground. And some have likened this to betting on a horse race. Experts suggest that the mindsets and skills gamblers use could translate to managing employees and money, […]

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3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

| November 19, 2017

Considering the number of horse races that happen each day throughout the country, horse racing as a sport can prove to be a very complicated sport to bet on, even for the most experienced punters. And keeping that in mind, new punters can easily get overwhelmed with the huge variety of betting lines and horses […]

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How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

| November 19, 2017

The horse racing industry is currently in a state of change. As technology evolves and proliferates, the way in which punters are anteing up is changing. When horse racing first took off in Australia back in the 1790s, betting wasn’t far behind. According to University of Sydney history Professor Emeritus Richard Waterhouse, a man with […]

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Betting on spreads

Betting on spreads

| October 18, 2017

Spread betting is an interesting development in gambling circles. Some people have said over the years that investments are more or less forms of gambling in their own right. They’re just forms of gambling that rich people can take, while less wealthy people have to rely on casinos. Some investments are more sound than others. […]

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