Archive for February, 2021

Talking Horses: The Talking Points for the 2021 Cheltenham Spectacle

Talking Horses: The Talking Points for the 2021 Cheltenham Spectacle

| February 25, 2021

It doesn’t matter where you live – the Cheltenham festival is a must-watch if you’re a horse racing fan. The tiny town in the southwest of England is pretty sleepy for most of the year, but it certainly comes to life in mid-march when the top trainers, jockeys and owners arrive on the hallowed turf. […]

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Dan Skelton Stable Eyeing More Cheltenham Glory at 2021 Festival

Dan Skelton Stable Eyeing More Cheltenham Glory at 2021 Festival

| February 23, 2021

West Midlands trainer Dan Skelton has saddled four Cheltenham Festival winners in his career to date. All but one of those came in the same race, the County Hurdle. After learning his craft under Paul Nicholls, Skelton is hoping to build on past successes with what looks on paper to be his best-ever team of horses […]

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Blue Diamond favourite Enthaar carries prominent Australian bloodline

Blue Diamond favourite Enthaar carries prominent Australian bloodline

| February 9, 2021

Blue Diamond favourite Enthaar kicked off her Autumn campaign with a consummate performance, taking out the Group III MRC Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield last Saturday. The daughter of Written Tycoon did all she was supposed to do, railing beautifully and maintaining a comprehensive lead over her rivals. There are bigger things in store for […]

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Excitement builds for the Cheltenham Festival in March

Excitement builds for the Cheltenham Festival in March

| February 7, 2021

The Cheltenham Festival is a month away and excitement is building for what is set to be a thrilling four days of top national hunt horse racing. Unfortunately it looks extremely unlikely that there will be no racegoers present, so the Cheltenham roar won’t be heard and the place will be very quiet, when it’s usually packed […]

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Australian Horse Races Overlooked In World’s Top 20

Australian Horse Races Overlooked In World’s Top 20

| February 1, 2021

While horseracing is a century-old sport with millions of fans who’d find the Ladbrokes referral code useful when wagering, Australian Group 1 races are still overlooked. That was evident in the top 20 Longline World Race Rankings in 2020, where the Juddmonte International ranked at No 1 for the best horse in the world, Ghaiyyath.  […]

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