Horse Racing News

Sam Spinner Tops 38 for Stayers' Hurdle 18/01/18
Rising star Sam Spinner headlines 38 entries for the G1 Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, with boosted prize money of £325,000, over three miles at Cheltenham on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 15.

OLBG Mares' Hurdle Attracts 33 18/01/18
Apple's Jade and Vroum Vroum Mag could renew rivalry in the G1 OLBG Mares' Hurdle over two and a half miles at Cheltenham on Champion Day.

RaceBets’ 2018 Cheltenham Festival Non-Runner No Bet Ante-Post Offer! 17/01/18
RaceBets ante-post markets are now well-established and they are offering ‘Non-Runner No Bet’, on all 28 Cheltenham Festival races!

Buveur D’Air Clear Favourite Champion Hurdle 17/01/18
Hot favourite Buveur D'Air is one of 23 entries for the G1 Unibet Champion Hurdle, worth a record £450,000, at Cheltenham on the first day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 13.

About the Cheltenham Trials Day Events 17/01/18
Being a significant chase in itself, the Betbright Cup Chase is always the main highlight of the Trials Day.

Planning to Bet on Cheltenham Races? Facts You Should Know 16/01/18
The Cheltenham Festival just like the Grand National gets plenty of betting action from punters the world over.

Might Bite Heads Gold Cup Entries 10/01/18
The three and a quarter mile showpiece, which carries record prize money of £625,000 in 2018, has attracted 38 entries this year, with a joint record high of 18 trained in Ireland.

Altior and Douvan head 30 Entries for Champion Chase 11/01/18
Two of Jump racing's biggest names Altior and Douvan headline 30 entries for the £400,000 G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on the second day of The Festival.

44 Engaged in Ryanair Chase 11/01/18
Last year's winner  Un De Sceaux  features among 44 entries for the £350,000 G1 Ryanair Chase, run over the intermediate distance of two miles and five furlongs on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 15.

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Cheltenham Festival Tips 16/01/18
Last year Sizing John took the Gold Cup and we think he may just make it number 2, especially with the absence of Thistlecrack.

Equine Welfare and Gambling 11/01/18
Every year a huge number of people get involved in horse betting, especially due to the development of technology in the online gambling market.

Apple's Jade Cut for Mares Hurdle 28/12/17
Apple’s Jade has been shortened for the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle at Cheltenham after a gutsy victory in the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown.

A Tribute To The Jockeys Who Retired In 2017 05/01/18
The new year is underway, so it seems a good time to remind ourselves which jockeys decided to hang up their boots in 2017.

Cosmic Diamond Just Gets Better and Better 13/12/17
Bookmakers are not in the business of getting it wrong, but the truth is that they have been somewhat mugged by Cosmic Diamond three times in as many months.

Toast of New York is the Toast of Lingfield following Dream Return to Action 09/12/17
When Toast of New York lost by a nose at the Breeders’ Cup Classic in November 2017, who could have guessed that he would not race again till three years later?

Top 10 Jump Jockeys of All Time 06/12/17
With the jump season now in full swing and the Cheltenham festival just months away many of the top jockeys will be aboard the stars of the current racing scene. So who are the top jump jockeys of all time?

A Look Back at the Incredible Career of Quevega 30/11/17
Quevega holds the record for the most wins consecutively by any horse at the Cheltenham Festival having won the mares hurdle a record six times in a row.

The Story Of Aidan O’Brien – Flat-Racing’s Top Trainer 22/11/17
Aidan O’Brien has established himself as the leading trainer in the British Isles and arguably the whole world, over the last few seasons.

Star Filly Enable Named Cartier Horse of the Year 14/11/17
The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable was named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing's equivalent of the Oscars.

Racehorse Trainer Aidan O'Brien - How To Become A Record Breaker 07/11/17
This season Aidan O'Brien has established a new record of - at time of writing - winning 26 Grade 1 events.

Aidan O’Brien Sets New World Record 28/10/17
Ireland’s champion trainer won his 26th Group 1 in 2017 when Saxon Warrior landed the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster.

Oppenheimer Wants Enable Clash 25/10/17
Cracksman's owner Anthony Oppenheimer is already targeting a clash with fellow John Gosden-trained filly Enable next season.

2017 Melbourne Cup: A Preview 24/10/17
The Melbourne Cup is widely regarded as the pinnacle event of the Australian flat racing season.

How to Read Different Betting Odds Formats 20/10/17
If you bet on a regular basis, you may have noticed that bookmaker’s odds can be displayed in a variety of different formats. But do you understand what they all mean?

Native River Set for Grand National Glory? 19/10/17
Already a winner around the Aintree circuit, Native River is in prime position to challenge for Grand National glory should Tizzard target him for a visit to Merseyside.

Can Churchill Finish Season on a High Note? 13/10/17
The campaign has not been a resounding success for Aidan O'Brien's charge, failing to capitalise on his early promise.

Cracksman Faces Major Challenge to Win British Champion Stakes 26/09/17
The best horses in the flat season will converge on Ascot for the British Champion Stakes in one of the final races of the 2017 campaign.

Top 5 Mobile Bookmaker Apps to Download for On-The-Go Race Betting 23/09/17
If you’re the kind of person that’s always on the go, you may find visiting your local bookies to be a laborious affair that doesn’t always easily fit into your daily routine.

Who can Challenge Henderson for Champion Trainer's Title? 21/09/17
Although they all claim it doesn’t really matter, there isn’t a handler alive who wouldn’t want to be crowned Champion Trainer at the end of the season.

Capri Wins St Leger for Aidan O'Brien 16/09/17
Capri became the first horse since Triple Crown hero Nijinsky in 1970 to win both the Irish Derby and the St Leger, in his first race since his success at the Curragh 77 days earlier.

Beginner’s Advice for Newcomers to Horse Race Betting 07/09/17
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Ribchester Takes in Moulin Before QEII 08/09/17
Ribchester will return to action in the Qatar Prix du Moulin at Chantilly before being aimed at British Champions Day, where he will be looking to go one better than last year in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

5 flat races to look forward to this Autumn 05/09/17
St Leger Stakes and Champion Stakes are on the horizon The British flat-season may be drawing to a close but there’s still plenty of exciting racing to look forward to.

Preview: Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Weekend 31/08/17
A fixture in the calendar of almost every avid horse racing fan in the world, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is an event of enormous and illustrious stature.

Enable Brilliant at York 24/08/17
Enable records her fourth successive Group One victory by winning the Yorkshire Oaks at the Ebor Festival.

Ulysses Completes International Mission 23/08/17
All roads lead to the Breeders' Cup for Ulysses following a top-class performance in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.

Defoe All Set for St Leger after Victory at Newbury 23/08/17
Defoe has won all four of his races this season and will go to the St Leger at Doncaster as one of the favourites.

5 Horses to Watch for the Ebor Festival 17/08/17
The Ebor Festival has been running since 1843 and is one of the true highlights in the flat calendar, attracting fans from across the UK and further afield.

Horse Racing Events to Watch Out For in 2017/18 15/08/17
With around 1450 fixtures held each year in Britain, there’s no denying that Horse Racing is still as popular now as it always has been.

The Four Highlights of the 2017 Ebor Meeting 07/08/17
The Ebor Festival at York later this month is the next big meeting on the flat calendar in the UK where the feature is the Group One Juddmonte International.

Battaash Set for Nunthorpe Test 07/08/17
Three-year-old colt Battaash has quickly established himself as one of the best sprinters in Europe this season and he is set to reaffirm that view when he lines up in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York later this month.

Top Tips for Choosing an Online Bookmaker 01/08/17
It is no longer necessary to venture to the high street for a flutter on a horse, with online betting now all the rage, but it can be a bit of a minefield for the novice punter.

Ulysses Eclipses Barney Roy 08/07/17
A field of nine runners went to post for the Group One feature, with the betting dominated by the three-year-olds Barney Roy, Cliffs Of Moher and Eminent.

Top 5 Favourite Horses to Win the July Cup 10/07/17
The prestigious July Festival in only a few days away and we bring you the best odds available so you can start analyzing your betting options.

Eminent Needs Strong Outing at Eclipse 05/07/17
Eminent will be aiming to put his disappointing outing at The Derby behind him when he competes in the next big meet of the flat season in the Eclipse.

How to Play the Ponies Like a Pro 28/06/17
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Enable Lands Third Group One of the Summer 29/07/17
Enable, winner of Irish and English Oaks, shows her class in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Tin Man Strikes in Diamond Jubilee Stakes 24/06/17
The Tin Man came out on top after a thrilling climax to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Wonderful Performance from Winter 23/06/17
Winter becomes the first horse since the great Attraction to do the Irish Guineas, English Guineas & Coronation Stakes treble.

Caravaggio Wins Commonwealth Thriller 23/06/17
Caravaggio maintained his unbeaten record with a superb display in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot.

Big Orange Squeezes Out Gold Cup Win 22/06/17
Big Orange repelled the late thrust of defending champion Order Of St George to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Next Up - The Melbourne Cup 2017! 20/06/17
Known locally as “the race that stops a nation” it is run over 3,200 metres and draws thousands of visitors, viewers, and punters every year.

Highland Reels in Another Group 1 21/06/17
A sixth Group One triumph in a decorated career as he wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot. 

Barney Roy wins the St James's Palace Stakes 20/06/17
Joy for Richard Hannon and James Doyle as Churchill proves deeply disappointing.

Lady Aurelia Flies at Ascot 20/06/17
Lady Aurelia stretches away to win the King's Stand Stakes for Wesley Ward and America.

Rajasinghe Wins the Coventry Stakes 20/06/17
A huge result for trainer Richard Spencer and jockey Stevie Donohoe as the Coventry Stakes goes to Newcastle maiden winner Rajasinghe.

Ribchester Registers Queen Anne Triumph 20/06/17
Richard Fahey's Godolphin-owned four-year-old was all the rage for the first race of the week in Berkshire.

Lady Aurelia Fancied for Further Royal Ascot Success in 2017 20/06/17
Lady Aurelia triumphed in the Queen Mary Stakes twelve months ago and is set for another crack on British soil.

The UK's Biggest Summer Horse Racing Events 07/06/17
The UK horse racing scene is always full and this summer is no exception. There are many meets and events going on, and here are the three you cannot miss.

Wings Of Eagles Swoops in Investec Derby 03/06/17
Wings Of Eagles caused a huge 40-1 upset in the Investec Derby at Epsom to propel jockey Padraig Beggy into the limelight.

Enable Outstays Rhododendron to Win the Oaks 02/06/17
Enable ran out an impressive winner of the Investec Oaks at Epsom in the hands of Frankie Dettori.

The Benefits of Online Sports Betting 02/06/17
Online sports betting is the most popular type of sports betting at the moment. This type of sports betting is far more superior compared to visiting offline betting venues or betting organized through state run lottery organizations.

Looking Forward to the May Racing Weekend at Ascot? 28/04/17
If you’re a horse racing fan you’ll already know Ascot is the home of the Royal Ascot racing event that takes place at the Ascot racecourse once a year.

Churchill Takes Victory in QIPCO 2000 Guineas 06/05/17
Churchill lands the 2,000 Guineas, the first Classic of the British Flat season, from Barney Roy and Al Wukair.

Winter Gives Aidan O'Brien Team a Guineas Double 07/05/17
The daughter of Galileo provided O'Brien with a 1-2 in the fillies' Classic.

Churchill Set for Classic Campaign 28/04/17
Leading two-year colt Churchill is set to return to action next month in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. The meet marks the beginning of his three-year-old campaign, which is likely to see him also run at Epsom in the Derby over the 1m4f trip in June.

One For Arthur Wins Randox Health Grand National 08/04/17
One For Arthur trained in Scotland by Lucinda Russell, won the £1 million Randox Health Grand National under Derek Fox. -->

How To Place Your Horse Bets Anonymously 27/04/17
Placing bets on the horses can be a thrilling experience. Whether it’s the Grand National, Cheltenham, or a small race at Newmarket, you will feel that sense of exhilaration that comes only from seeing those horses valiantly charging through the starting tape.

How will The Last Samuri's weight affect his race? 07/04/17
One of the biggest names that many pundits and horse racing fans will be keeping an eye on is The Last Samuri.

Looking Forward to Aintree: What are the Bookies Saying? 04/04/17
The 2017 Grand National looks set to be on the most open renewals in recent times with any number of horses that might go off favourite.

Can Vieux Lion Rouge Buck The Grand National Trend? 03/04/17
All eyes will be on Aintree on April 8 for the Grand National, with Vieux Lion Rouge widely tipped to secure the win at the most prestigious race on the calendar.

Annie Power: Set For Glorious Return At Punchestown? 13/04/17
You’d do well to find a horse that has attracted more media publicity and attention than Annie Power in the last three years.

Three Fences That Can Make or Break Success 30/03/17
Even the best of competitors have seen their dreams ended by the tricky fences on the Grand National course.

Look No Further Than Highland Lodge 28/03/17
Highland Lodge isn’t a household name in the horse racing industry... yet. He is based in James Moffatt’s small Cumbrian yard but that doesn’t mean that he cannot win the Grand National.

Leading Contenders for 2017 Grand National 20/03/17
Trusted sports betting sites have all made Vieux Lion Rouge the antepost favourite for the Grand National, which takes place at Aintree on Saturday, April 8.

Sizing John Takes Gold 17/03/17
Sizing John gave Jessica Harrington her first victory in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup with her first runner when coming home a clear-cut winner of jumping's blue riband prize.

The Grand Finale: A Look Ahead to Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival 15/03/17
While the Cheltenham Festival is an iconic event that includes four days of stellar jump racing, it is the final 24 hours that genuinely captures the imagination of fans.

Betting Systems Explained 13/03/17
The use of systems for a long time was considered to be inappropriate for the betting sphere, as according to general opinion the results of sports events were impossible to predict.

Why It Is Better to Bet on Horse Races Online 09/03/17
Online betting is definitely the best way to bet on horse races and here are some arguments to support this thought.

The Best Racehorse Names in Existence 01/03/17
When it comes to animals, people put a lot of thought into names, it needs to mean something, needs to inspire and evoke.

Esport Horse Racing Themed Games 27/02/17
Esport horse racing themed games are very popular today. A lot of people want to be able to experience the thrill of horse racing even though they don't have a lot of horse racing opportunities in their area.

The Biggest Casino Winners of All Time 20/02/17
In the 21st century, it is possible to meet many lucky players who can boast of astronomic wins in a casino.

Betting on Horse Racing - Types of Bets 20/02/17
Betting on horse races is the oldest form of betting and yet most people know very little about this type of betting.

Cheltenham Festival to Introduce Alcohol Ban 17/02/17
Horse racing fans will be restricted to buying four alcoholic drinks at a time during this year’s Cheltenham Festival, as the Jockey Club try to put a stop to anti-social behaviour.

An Early Look at Grand National 2017 16/02/17
This steeplechase event is run over 4 miles and it takes place at the Aintree racecourse. The competition is certainly a daunting puzzle when it comes to finding the best horse in the world.

The Last Samuri on Course for National Glory 15/02/17
The countdown is on to the Grand National and some bookmakers have last year’s runner-up The Last Samuri as antepost favourite.

Bishops Road Set For Grand National Trial 09/02/17
Bishops Road has been entered in the Grand National Trail at Haydock next month in what is likely to be his final run before the world’s most famous steeplechase at Aintree in April.

Cheltenham Festival Preview 02/02/17
It's just under six weeks now until National Hunt's pay per event, the Cheltenham Festival. Over 200,000 punters will visit Prestbury Park over four fantastic days in March, taking in 28 races.

Biggest Horse Racing Events to Bet On in the USA 25/01/17
Horse racing has been popular in the United States since the 1800s. Many of today's biggest horse racing events were first raced in the 1800s, including all three of the races that make up the American Triple Crown.

How Social Media is Affecting Jockeys 23/01/17
Celebrity and the pressures of being in the public eye is nothing like it used to be.

Five Horses to Monitor in 2017 23/01/17
With help from the guys at Sports Betting and Tips, what are the horses to lookout for in 2017?

ITV’s Racing Rights and Cheltenham Tips 23/01/17
It was unarguably time for a change in terms of the broadcast of the much-loved sport, Channel 4’s reign as horseracing’s sole terrestrial partner has been marred by some pretty calamitous ratings.