Archive for November, 2019

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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Fabric for women’s fashion in horse racing – winter collection 2019

Fabric for women’s fashion in horse racing – winter collection 2019

| November 12, 2019

Premier world horse racing carnivals like the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival in Australia are not only showcases for elite thoroughbreds but also key events to highlight women’s fashion. “Fashions on the field” originated at the Flemington Spring Carnival in 1962 and quickly became a launching pad for iconic fashion trends. On Victoria Derby Day 1965 […]

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What Can We Learn From Past Melbourne Cup Results?

What Can We Learn From Past Melbourne Cup Results?

| November 8, 2019

Betting on the Melbourne Cup is always a nerve-wracking affair. This year’s instalment of the great Australian horse race was no different. With legendary riders banned and the runner-up demoted, it shows that there are few things more unpredictable than the Melbourne Cup. So what can you do to ensure that you don’t make any […]

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How horse racing has changed over the years

How horse racing has changed over the years

| November 6, 2019

Horse racing, a sport that has been enjoyed since prehistoric times, is still one of the most popular today. Once dubbed the ‘Sport of Kings’, this sport has a long, interesting history, from its beginnings to modern times. Here’s how it has evolved over time. Early history Horse racing is among the oldest games in […]

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The 5 Biggest Purses in Horse Racing Right Now

The 5 Biggest Purses in Horse Racing Right Now

| November 1, 2019

Over the last couple of years, there has been something like a horse racing arms race among the top nations to host the “Sport of Kings”, with new or repackaged races offering mind-boggling prize money. While the sport is one that reflects on its history than few others, money nevertheless talks loudly in horse racing, and several […]

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