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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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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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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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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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