Category: Racing

Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

| October 14, 2017

Redzel raced home for a history making win in the inaugural running of the world’s richest turf race, the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick. Perfectly ridden by one of the world’s best riders Kerrin McEvoy, Redzel sat on the speed for much of the race before bursting clear about a furlong from home. […]

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History awaits for Almandin

History awaits for Almandin

| October 12, 2017

Almandin looking to add name to history books in Melbourne Cup. Only five horses in the history of the Melbourne Cup have been able to win the prestigious international contest more than once, but last year’s winner Almandin has a good chance of adding his name to that list when he lines up next month. Credit: […]

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Start betting on horse racing

Start betting on horse racing

| December 6, 2016

Everyone loves picking a winner. The excitement, the joy, the sense of satisfaction that all the hard study, the thought and strategic planning has paid off! Not only can it be profitable, it can also give you bragging rights! Picture, standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every person […]

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How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

| October 30, 2016

So you want to bet on The Melbourne Cup? You should. It’s fun, exciting and you can really show off your skills! Betting makes the enjoyment of horse racing so much greater. There is nothing like seeing the horse you picked come home a winner with your money riding on it! Spine-tingling! And one of the most […]

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‘Superstar’ Winx to bid for Melbourne Cup glory

‘Superstar’ Winx to bid for Melbourne Cup glory

| June 20, 2016

Winx could be about to put her stunning record on the line in the greatest race of them all, the Emirates-sponsored Melbourne Cup, later this year. Chris Waller’s outstanding mare has won 13 times in 19 starts and, having grabbed Cox Plate glory last season, she is being tuned-up for a potential bid to win […]

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Top 5 Jockeys to Look Out for in 2016

Top 5 Jockeys to Look Out for in 2016

| April 30, 2016

A winning formula in horse racing is 45% about the horse, 45% about the jockey and 10% sheer luck. A good jockey can make all the difference and it is always a good idea to keep an ear to the ground for the jockeys performing the best throughout the season if you want a good […]

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Australian sprinter rules the world

Australian sprinter rules the world

| March 27, 2016

Superstar Australian sprinter Buffering raced to international stardom in the Group One Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) at Meydan in Dubai overnight. At his first start since winning on the richest raceday ever held in Australia, Buffering has travelled away from home and now swept one of the features at the world’s richest raceday. In winning the […]

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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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