Racing news

Can Winx win a 4th Cox Plate?

Can Winx win a 4th Cox Plate?

| June 29, 2018

Australian eyes may be drifting towards this autumn’s fascinating renewal of the Melbourne Cup, which is due to post on November 6that Flemington Racecourse. It may be the race that stops a nation but it also catches the attention of punters across the globe with big prices and an open field attracting many casual backers. […]

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Winx holds top spot in world rankings

Winx holds top spot in world rankings

| June 26, 2018

Winx’s position at the top of the world rankings is safe after rival Cracksman flopped in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Ascot. This month Longines released its list of the world’s best racehorses and the Australian wonder mare held onto top spot. She enjoyed a rating of 130, with American horse Gun Runner second on […]

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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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Betting and wagering

I don’t bet at carnival time

I don’t bet at carnival time

| July 17, 2018

Sounds like heresy, but for me I don’t like to bet on the big racing carnivals. The biggest racing carnivals in Melbourne and Sydney, where hundreds of thousands of people attend and engage in wagering, are a nightmare for serious punters. Don’t get me wrong, as a horseracing enthusiast since the 1960’s, I love the […]

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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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Special interest stories

Best Horseracing Destinations in the World

Best Horseracing Destinations in the World

| July 12, 2018

Horse racing is one of the most historic sporting events in the world. Throughout the years, a number of destinations have become synonymous with this popular sport, which provides people with a chance to dress up, have fun, or cheer on a talented jockey. If you are passionate about the sport and want to feel […]

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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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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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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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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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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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