Category: Racing

Nature Strip repeats TJ Smith romp on Day 1 of The Championships at Randwick

Nature Strip repeats TJ Smith romp on Day 1 of The Championships at Randwick

| April 12, 2021

When Nature Strip is on song, no horse in the world can match him. It was simply an awesome demonstration of power by Nature Strip in winning the 2021 G1 TJ Smith Stakes on Day 1 of The Championships at Randwick. Nature Strip had won the race previously in 2020 and, in between, had set […]

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Excitement builds for the Cheltenham Festival in March

Excitement builds for the Cheltenham Festival in March

| February 7, 2021

The Cheltenham Festival is a month away and excitement is building for what is set to be a thrilling four days of top national hunt horse racing. Unfortunately it looks extremely unlikely that there will be no racegoers present, so the Cheltenham roar won’t be heard and the place will be very quiet, when it’s usually packed […]

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Australian Horse Races Overlooked In World’s Top 20

Australian Horse Races Overlooked In World’s Top 20

| February 1, 2021

While horseracing is a century-old sport with millions of fans who’d find the Ladbrokes referral code useful when wagering, Australian Group 1 races are still overlooked. That was evident in the top 20 Longline World Race Rankings in 2020, where the Juddmonte International ranked at No 1 for the best horse in the world, Ghaiyyath.  […]

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Top 10 Racehorses in Australia since 1990

Top 10 Racehorses in Australia since 1990

| January 26, 2021

When we think Australian horse racing, there is no doubt that we think of the thoroughbreds that have contributed to the sport and supported the nation, by giving it a prestigious name and reputation. Looking back on the last three decades, gives us some great leeway to pick out the deserving talent. There is no […]

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Biggest Odds Winners in Horse Racing

Biggest Odds Winners in Horse Racing

| January 19, 2021

Horse racing betting pulls a surprise every once in a while, like the bettor whose 50-cent bet paid out $524,966.50 for a Pick of 5 bet. Exotic bets are quite hard, but hitting them right makes for exciting stories in the horse racing community. But even more exciting is when a horse with long odds […]

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Ten Memorable Moments From Racing In 2020 (So Far)

Ten Memorable Moments From Racing In 2020 (So Far)

| December 9, 2020

Despite the world lockdown and social distancing rules set earlier this year, horse racing has soldiered on, with pointsbet promo code adding more fun for betting enthusiasts. That also provided the much-needed distraction, scrambled schedules, and shut down the tracks despite the empty stands. There were very many memorable moments in the race. Below are the best […]

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Fellowes Targets 2021 Melbourne Cup with Prince of Arran

Fellowes Targets 2021 Melbourne Cup with Prince of Arran

| December 9, 2020

The Lexus Melbourne Cup of 2021 will be Charlie Fellowes’ target with his globetrotting thoroughbred Prince of Arran, who put in another sterling performance in Tuesday’s Cup. The marvel completed in the third position behind Twilight Payment and Tiger Moth at Flemington, beaten three quarters a length. In 2019, he finished in the second position, […]

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Top 10 Key Moments of the 2020 Spring Racing Carnival

Top 10 Key Moments of the 2020 Spring Racing Carnival

| November 22, 2020

The 2020 Spring Carnival in Melbourne was conducted under highly unusual circumstances yet nothing could stop the incredible feats by both horse and jockey. The Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne is one of the greatest events in world sport. Millions of fans view the proceedings from all corners of the globe. Many of sport’s greatest […]

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Australian horse racing glides through global pandemic

Australian horse racing glides through global pandemic

| November 19, 2020

Twenty twenty has been the most extraordinary year. The global pandemic spread like a shockwave through continents, wreaking havoc and destroying entire economies. Sport was not spared as unprecedented cancellations were announced, including major events which boasted hundreds of years of history. Horse racing in Australia however, continued unabated, managing to find a way forward […]

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Johnny Get Angry – the Victoria Derby winner with premiership bloodlines

Johnny Get Angry – the Victoria Derby winner with premiership bloodlines

| November 10, 2020

Johnny Get Angry, named after a 1962 popular song by Joanie Somers, scored a famous victory in the Victoria Derby over a fast-finishing Hit The Shot and favourite Young Werther. The win was accompanied by a public outpouring of joy for former AFL premiership coach Denis Pagan who trained the winner. However, lost in the […]

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