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Many Clouds aiming for GN double

Many Clouds aiming for GN double

| March 22, 2016

Can Many Clouds Achieve a Historic Grand National Double? The curtain may have fallen on the Cheltenham Festival for this year, but there is still plenty of quality National Hunt racing to come in 2016. Of course, the fair-weather punters’ favourite renewal is the Grand National, a traditional jolly for the bookmakers, and in April […]

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Kentucky Derby field taking shape

Kentucky Derby field taking shape

| February 17, 2016

American Pharoah last year became the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed completed the series sweep in 1978. Will this year’s crop contain a thoroughbred that can emulate last season’s hero and become the 12th Triple Crown winner. The first race of the series, the 142nd Kentucky Derby, is run at Churchill Downs on Saturday […]

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Horse racing betting – understanding the game

Horse racing betting – understanding the game

| February 16, 2016

People have been betting on horses for a very long. It is possibly one of the earliest forms of sports betting. Regardless of this fact most bettors do it without a concrete knowledge of what they are doing. Let me try shade a bit of light to this age old game. There are several ways […]

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Five biggest upsets in horse betting

Five biggest upsets in horse betting

| February 15, 2016

Upsets and surprise winners are of course a part of every sport, and also part of the reason why so many of us tune in to watch. But the excitement of a surprise underdog victory is always kicked up a notch in horse racing, a sport that has had gambling ties as far as back as […]

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Horse racing around the world

Horse racing around the world

| February 2, 2016

Horse racing is a most interesting sport and famous in many countries. The sport involves two or more jockeys driving horses over a distance. It can be enjoyed online and well as offline. In today’s modern world of technology, viewers can also enjoy online horse racing as their betting interest. This game is also called game […]

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A Shin Hikari causes Hong Kong Cup upset

A Shin Hikari causes Hong Kong Cup upset

| December 17, 2015

The 2015 Hong Kong Cup was dominated by Japan, who had the first and second in the world’s richest turf race over 2000m. A Shin Hikari, who went off at 39.0 in the betting, strung the upset when scoring by a length ahead of the Japanese-trained Nuovo Record. A Shin Hikari went into the Hong […]

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Mahuta wins 4th straight

Mahuta wins 4th straight

| November 15, 2015

Mahuta continued his meteoric rise when he strolled to his fourth straight win in Saturday’s Group Two Sandown Guineas (1600m). Prepared by the carnival’s leading trainer Darren Weir, Mahuta over came a three wide trip to win the day’s feature in emphatic style. Highly regarded kiwi Dal Cielo was second home, but was never a […]

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Turn Me Loose strong in Emirates win

Turn Me Loose strong in Emirates win

| November 8, 2015

Turn Me Loose ran his rivals ragged to claim the $1 million Emirates Stakes (1,600m) at Flemington to prove himself one of the spring’s dominant milers. It was a fitting result for trainer Murray Baker, whose star stayer Mongolian Khan is still struggling to overcome the effects of a colic attack that ruled him out […]

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Jameka races away with The Oaks

Jameka races away with The Oaks

| November 5, 2015

Thunderstorms earlier in the day could not dampen the hopes for Jameka in the VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington and the favourite duly saluted, becoming the eighth Inglis graduate to win the Group 1 fillies Classic in the last 12 years. Jameka (Myboycharlie x Mine Game) helped trainer Ciaron Maher to back-to-back wins in the […]

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Prince of Penzance wins Cup

Prince of Penzance wins Cup

| November 5, 2015

Michelle Payne became the first ever woman jockey to win the Melbourne Cup when she won Australia’s greatest race aboard Prince of Penzance. It has taken 155 years, but Payne, one of the youngest of the famous Payne racing family, galloped into history with a stunning performance aboard the Darren Weir trained gelding. “It’s unbelievable. I […]

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