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Ins and outs of Australian online gambling regulation

Ins and outs of Australian online gambling regulation

| February 28, 2019

Gambling has been a topic of contention in Australia for decades. The country is no stranger to the practice. Reportedly, some 80% of the general public gambles in one way or another. With the rest of the World loosening its regulations on gambling, Australia is increasingly pressured to get on with the times. The country […]

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Ways to Play: the State of Modern Race Betting in Review

Ways to Play: the State of Modern Race Betting in Review

| February 27, 2019

Horse racing – and horse betting for that matter – has been around for thousands of years. It’s a tradition that’s stood the test of time across countries, across cultures. Today, the sport is bigger than it’s ever been, with over five hundred races a day in the US alone. It’s more accessible, it’s more […]

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An early look at the 2019 Aintree Grand National

An early look at the 2019 Aintree Grand National

| February 26, 2019

The Grand National may still be many weeks away, but it is never too early to start analysing the potential winners of the most prestigious steeplechase race in the history of horse racing. This year’s Grand National will be held on Saturday 6thApril and is the most valuable jump race throughout Europe, with a prize […]

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How to be a racehorse owner even if you’re not rich

How to be a racehorse owner even if you’re not rich

| February 26, 2019

Owning your very own racehorse sounds like a cool idea to many, and maybe a dream for some. But isn’t racehorse ownership only reserved for the wealthy and elite of society? Maybe owning a racehorse that’s currently already a champion might be out of reach for most people, but there are ways to own a […]

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Horse Racing in Australia

Horse Racing in Australia

| February 24, 2019

Australians love horse racing. It’s one of the most popular activities in Australia after football and rugby, and with good reason. In Australia, you can find more than 300 race locations; this is one of the countries with the most horse racing in the world. Australia also comes in third as the top prize money […]

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Rooney U-Turn on Cheltenham Festival Handicaps

Rooney U-Turn on Cheltenham Festival Handicaps

| February 22, 2019

In December Paul and Claire Rooney, who are high-profile trainers in the UK, informed their trainers by letter that they were not to enter any of their horses into races at Cheltenham this year. The pair had felt that there was an increased injury risk to horses using the track and with animal welfare at […]

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TopBetta now available for village punters

TopBetta now available for village punters

| February 19, 2019

Thoroughbred Village (TBVillage) is proud to announce that we are now offering access to one of Australia’s emerging betting and gaming companies, TopBetta. TopBetta is a fun Aussie bookie, licensed in N.T., with some really interesting betting options to separate themselves from the pack of global corporates. After launching in 2013, Topbetta has built up a […]

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British Horse Racing Cleared for Return

British Horse Racing Cleared for Return

| February 17, 2019

In an unusual and not often seen move, horse racing in Britain was suspended last week amid fears of an outbreak of equine flu. On the 7th of February, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) made the decision to suspend races until further notice. In all 23 meetings did not go ahead and this was in […]

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Successful Horses the US May Have Never Heard About

Successful Horses the US May Have Never Heard About

| February 17, 2019

Horses have always played an important role in humanity’s life – that until they were replaced in most utilitarian areas by the machines filling the air with toxic fumes and carbon compounds. Today, in turn, a horse has become a symbol of welfare, speed, and performance, not to mention a contributor to mental health through […]

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What is the Best Breed of Horse for Horse Racing?

What is the Best Breed of Horse for Horse Racing?

| February 14, 2019

One of the most popular forms of horse racing is Thoroughbred racing but there are other breeds involved in the sport that often get disregarded or ignored. From a betting perspective, having knowledge of other breeds can be beneficial in understanding the characteristics of each type of horse, and how that may give one horse an […]

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