Category: Racing

7 Irresistible Reasons Why Horse Racing Is For You

7 Irresistible Reasons Why Horse Racing Is For You

| September 14, 2021

Horse racing is one of the sports loved by many. Since the 18th century, horse racing has been celebrated. Thus, it’s not surprising why there are many betting games right now where you can participate that let you earn a tremendous amount of money.  In the United Kingdom, where horse racing had begun, it has […]

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Racing Revision: A Spotlight on Melbourne’s Racing Event Calendar

Racing Revision: A Spotlight on Melbourne’s Racing Event Calendar

| September 6, 2021

Laura Hillenbrand once said, “A thoroughbred racehorse is one of God’s most impressive engines.” And with the advent of Spring in Melbourne, trainers from all over Australia and other countries are fine-tuning their steeds, in the hope that they will be ready for the 2021 Spring Racing Carnival, run annually from August to November. This […]

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5 basic fundamentals for horse racing punters

5 basic fundamentals for horse racing punters

| September 3, 2021

Betting on horse racing can be a complex and difficult task. There are endless products and services offered by online betting agencies. Even simple win and place betting can appear more complicated than necessary, with the different offerings on odds; fixed odds, variable odds, top flucs, and the like. Not to mention the multitude of […]

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An introduction to the Sport of Kings

An introduction to the Sport of Kings

| August 26, 2021

You may have heard about horse racing, referred to as the Sport of Kings. Perhaps you’ve seen it on a television screen, been to the local track, or, if you’re lucky, made it to the Caulfield Cup. But you don’t really know what all the excitement is about. You love the colours and the noise, […]

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The latest developments in the horse racing world

The latest developments in the horse racing world

| June 26, 2021

Horse Racing is one of the most popular sports on the planet, watched by millions, and bet on by even more people. It offers so much excitement as it is one of the most unpredictable sports in the world. Literally anything can happen out on the race track, from a horse deciding not to run […]

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Handicaps on Horse Racing Explained

Handicaps on Horse Racing Explained

| June 17, 2021

A horse’s physical condition is reflected in the weight it has. The handicap system is supposed to ensure that each runner has an equal chance of being the first to cross the finish line. In contrast to handicaps, in which all weights are the same except for age and gender, a horse race is a […]

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Del Mar Planning For Full Seating Capacity For Horse Races This Summer

Del Mar Planning For Full Seating Capacity For Horse Races This Summer

| June 15, 2021

Late last month, Del Mar unveiled its plans to start its summer race with 100% capacity for enthusiasts booked on their reserved seating area. The decision came in line with the county and stated public health guidelines effective from 15thJune. Del Mar’s sitting area can accommodate about 14,994 people when fully packed. The track will host its […]

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Outfit ideas for the Spring horse racing carnival

Outfit ideas for the Spring horse racing carnival

| June 13, 2021

Not sure what to wear to the Spring carnival this year? We asked our fashion gurus at Thoroughbred Village for advice on what to wear this season to the Spring Carnival. Traditional rules and expectations about fashion at the races are well established. However, the challenge to stand out in the crowd without looking drab, […]

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Ayrton the next rising star discovered by village forum members

Ayrton the next rising star discovered by village forum members

| May 31, 2021

Ayrton may have had his colours lowered on Saturday but the gelding is far from defeated. He is expected to push on to the G3 Gunsynd Classic (1600m) which is held on the same day as the Stradbroke. After he scorched around the Caulfield circuit on the 8th May, Ayrton stamped his ticket to Queensland […]

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Jamie Kah rides 5 winners at Caulfield

Jamie Kah rides 5 winners at Caulfield

| May 9, 2021

Jockey Jamie Kah was excited to get back to Melbourne with a full book of plum rides at Caulfield on Saturday. Fresh from successful campaigns in Sydney and Adelaide, highlighted by her last stride win on Cascadian in the G1-Doncaster Mile, the South Australian jockey ended up bagging five winners, a personal record in Australian racing’s […]

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