Archive for January, 2020

All Star Mile – world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds

All Star Mile – world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds

| January 17, 2020

The All Star Mile is the world’s richest mile race for thoroughbreds and what a bonanza for horse racing in Melbourne, the sporting capital of Australia. Facing growing opposition from other states programming ultra rich novelty races, the VRC have stumbled on a winner by racing over the mile distance and providing a marquis event […]

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A Breeders’ Cup Champ Feuds For ‘20 Pegasus: Spun to Run is in High Hopes

A Breeders’ Cup Champ Feuds For ‘20 Pegasus: Spun to Run is in High Hopes

| January 16, 2020

On Saturday, January 25, 2020, the Pegasus World Cup will celebrate its newest season featuring the strongest horse racers in the world. It will take place in the racing field of Gulfstream Park, Handendalle, Florida. The Pegasus will commemorate its fourth season still holding a prestige as one of the richest horse racing events in […]

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Japanese horses claim 2019 Spring Carnival riches

Japanese horses claim 2019 Spring Carnival riches

| January 13, 2020

The 2019 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival will be remembered for the exceptional Japanese horses that took huge prizes back to the land of the rising sun.  They say right now, Japanese horses are the best in the world. Who can argue with the likes of Almond Eye, Deep Impact, Admire Rakti, Delta Blues, Pop Rock, […]

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Five key moments of the 2019 Spring Racing Carnival

Five key moments of the 2019 Spring Racing Carnival

| January 8, 2020

The Spring Carnival is completed for another year and as usual it produced many epic moments. From lightning-fast sprints to epic staying contests, the 2019 Spring racing Carnival had it all. Everyone has their favourite moments and there are many to choose from, however a quick scan of the village forums helped me settle on […]

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Horse racing – indelibly etched in the Australian spirit

Horse racing – indelibly etched in the Australian spirit

| January 8, 2020

Horse racing has a long and colourful history in Australia. Since 1788 when horses arrived with the first wave of British settlers, Australians have raced horses to compete for coveted prizes. As racing became more organised, around the turn of the century, the quality of bloodstock improved. Wealthy folk began to import thoroughbreds to gain […]

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Australia Takes Further Steps to Ensure Safe Online Gambling for the Locals

Australia Takes Further Steps to Ensure Safe Online Gambling for the Locals

| January 2, 2020

Australian love to bet on horse racing and it’s become one of the most popular sports for online betting. Together with other forms of betting, Australia is always somewhere in the top 5 countries that gamble the most. Australians are fond of gambling and one of the other most favourite ways to gamble is through […]

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