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Is Trapeze Artist the Smart Pick for the Everest?

Is Trapeze Artist the Smart Pick for the Everest?

| September 6, 2018

Once Trapeze Artist’s slot in the Sydney Spring Carnival showpiece was purchased, he quickly shot up to the top of the odds and plenty of money has followed. His connections are clearly very confident, but the question is – should they be? “He is in the hands of the master trainer of Snitzels (Gerald Ryan) […]

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Why Bettors Love The WINX Horse

Why Bettors Love The WINX Horse

| August 17, 2018

WINX has slowly made her name as one of the world’s best racehorses, with an unbeaten streak lasting 25 wins. The consistent capabilities of WINX haveled to the horse becoming a keen favourite for many bettors, and even when she isn’t winning the trials, she is certainly leading the way to win during the real […]

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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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Betting and wagering

The World’s Best Bets – How Does Horse Racing Match Up?

The World’s Best Bets – How Does Horse Racing Match Up?

| August 21, 2018

The world of gambling is filled with stories of success, whether expected or not, which ended up netting gamers more money than they could ever dream of. While it’s certainly not the only way to enjoy the sport, horse racing has long been our go-to when it comes to sports betting but recent stories have […]

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Understanding Horse Racing and Slot Machine Odds

Understanding Horse Racing and Slot Machine Odds

| July 20, 2018

If you are a gambling man (or woman), chances are that you like to deal in odds and statistics. It is important for a gambler to understand this kind of math because it helps to predict outcomes and more im2portantly, generate consistent profits. One thing that many gamblers wonder is which game do they have […]

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Best Horse-Racing Themed Slots

Best Horse-Racing Themed Slots

| July 20, 2018

Horse-racing is a sport that has been a part of human history for a surprisingly long time. The first known history of horse-racing is up to debate, because no one truly knows when it first began. What history does know is that there were documented horse and chariot races that took place as early as […]

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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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Sea of Class Puts Herself in Arc Mix

Sea of Class Puts Herself in Arc Mix

| August 28, 2018

Sea of Class established herself as one of the main contenders for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, following her victory in the Yorkshire Oaks at the Ebor Festival at York, where she justified favouritism to score by just over two lengths. The daughter of Sea the Stars will be aiming to follow in her […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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