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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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History awaits for Almandin

History awaits for Almandin

| October 12, 2017

Almandin looking to add name to history books in Melbourne Cup. Only five horses in the history of the Melbourne Cup have been able to win the prestigious international contest more than once, but last year’s winner Almandin has a good chance of adding his name to that list when he lines up next month. Credit: […]

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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! Picture, standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every person […]

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Betting and wagering

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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Special interest stories

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Five biggest upsets in horse betting

Five biggest upsets in horse betting

| February 15, 2016

Upsets and surprise winners are of course a part of every sport, and also part of the reason why so many of us tune in to watch. But the excitement of a surprise underdog victory is always kicked up a notch in horse racing, a sport that has had gambling ties as far as back as […]

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Horse racing around the world

Horse racing around the world

| February 2, 2016

Horse racing is a most interesting sport and famous in many countries. The sport involves two or more jockeys driving horses over a distance. It can be enjoyed online and well as offline. In today’s modern world of technology, viewers can also enjoy online horse racing as their betting interest. This game is also called game […]

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