From Blackjack gambling to betting on horses: How one man managed to beat all odds 19/06/18
A story of a man whose journey to creating a powerful algorithm that could beat the odds of horse racing - a near impossible task to do - started from him cracking the code for blackjack.
Key Runners at Royal Ascot 14/06/18
We are now just days away from the start of Royal Ascot and this year’s festival is shaping up to be another star-studded classic.
Eclipse the 'Best Race' for Masar 14/06/18
Charlie Appleby has revealed the Eclipse at Sandown next month is now the preferred target for Derby winner Masar.
Which is Better, Royal Ascot or Cheltenham Festival? 13/06/18
Ah, it’s the question that divides racing fans in equal measure. Some like both, some firmly prefer Cheltenham to Ascot and vice versa, whilst others can’t stand either.
Newbury Racecourse introduces new £100,000 JLT Cup 12/06/18
The JLT Cup is being introduced in response to industry demand for an enhanced programme for stayers, supported by the Newbury board of directors, and is also welcomed by bookmakers.
Sir Michael Stoute to Tighten his Grip on Group Two Hardwicke Stakes 12/06/18
What promises to be a thrilling renewal of the world famous Royal Ascot meeting comes to a close on Saturday 23rd June. Six races will be run on the final day of action before the curtain drops with two of those being Group class.
No Fears for Harry Angel 11/06/18
Trainer Clive Cox insists there is no fear factor of Ascot for his star sprinter Harry Angel ahead of the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
How Is Horse Racing Being Changed By High Tech? 09/06/18
New technologies can potentially disrupt the equine industry, changing the fundamentals of how we take care of horses.
Epsom Winners Hold Sway Early On for Cartier Honours 06/06/18
Masar and Cracksman, successful in two of the G1 highlights at this year's Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs Racecourse, head the early standings in the race to be crowned Cartier Horse Of The Year.
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Will Defoe Rise to the Challenge at Royal Ascot? 05/06/18
Roger Varian has announced his decision to send his charge Defoe forward for the Hardwicke Stakes at Ascot as the Irish horse looks to announce himself on the major stage.
Masar Wins Investec Derby for Godolphin 02/06/18
A first Classic success for Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby as Masar wins the Investec Derby under William Buick, defeating Dee Ex Bee and Roaring Lion.
Order of St George 2018 Gold Cup Winner? 17/05/18
There is no doubt that Order of St George has firmly established himself as the current top stayer in training in recent times.
Cracksman Has Royal Ascot In His Sights 17/05/18
Cracksman had a winning return to the track for the start of the 2018 season, triumphing at the Prix Ganay at Longchamp.
O'Brien Happy with Saxon Warrior 15/05/18
Aidan O'Brien speaks at length about the talent at his disposal, including star Saxon Warrior, who heads the betting for the 2018 Investec Derby.
Top Tips for Horse Betting Wins 03/05/18
We’re here with some easy to follow tips to help pocket you some nice winnings at the racetrack.
The Pros and Cons of Betting Online 01/05/18
The betting World has changed beyond all recognition over the past 20 Years, who would have imagined being able to bet on horses without using a tiny pen in a small smoked filled room with newspapers covered walls?
Tiger Roll Wins Grand National 14/04/18
Tiger Roll hangs on in a thrilling finish to give veteran jockey Davy Russell his first Grand National win.
What is Virtual Horse Racing? 10/04/18
The ever-growing entertainment industry always encourages the development of new games and variations.
Virtual Horse Racing Basics Explained 29/03/18
Virtual horse racing has become an online betting craze in recent years and it’s easy to see why.
Can the Lion Roar in The Craven? 17/04/18
The Craven Stakes gives prospective 2,000 Guineas challengers the chance to showcase their talents on the straight Rowley Mile course at Newmarket.
Three Grand National Ante Post Market Movers 09/04/18
As the 2018 Grand National at Aintree approaches, certain horses have attracted support in the ante-post betting as punters try to get a price.
How to Strategically Approach the Grand National 05/04/18
Finding the winner in the 40-runner cavalry charge that is the Grand National is a fiendishly difficult task, but by focusing on the strategy and advice laid out here, you can increase your chances of adding a little profit to your enjoyment of the big race.
The Advantages of a No Deposit Bonus 28/03/18
Nowadays, online betting and gaming is more competitive than it has ever been, especially for players here in the UK.
Grand National Guide 2018: History, Info and Trends 27/03/18
The three-day festival takes place between Thursday April 12th and Saturday April 14th, with the Grand National race itself on Saturday April 14th at 5:15pm.
2018 Aintree Grand National Festival Preview 23/03/18
Now that Cheltenham has been and gone, it’s time to start focusing on this year’s Grand National Festival. Here we preview the big races we can look forward to at this famous Liverpool racecourse.
Keep it Simple First Time Around 20/03/18
Betting on the horses is both exciting and fun but is far more enjoyable if you manage to end up with some cash in your pocket, and novice punters need to follow a few guidelines to increase their chances of bagging a winner.
Everything You Need To Know About The All-Weather Championships Finals Day 19/03/18
The All-Weather Championships are upon us once more, and after the excitement of the Cheltenham Festival, it truly is an exciting time for racing fans.
Fun Things to Know about Horse Racing 19/03/18
Horse racing is a popular sport in the UK and with good reason. It is exciting while being quite noble, a combination which manages to catch the attention of thousands of people all across the country.
Looking past Cheltenham, what are the biggest upcoming events on racing’s calendar? 19/03/18
The Cheltenham festival is one of the biggest in all of horse racing, so it is no surprise that, right now, horse racing fans have their eyes glued to it with a lot of focus placed on it.
Biggest Cheltenham Gambles 13/03/18
With multiple betting options, thousands are expected to attend and place their bets on the horses they think are bankers in the hopes of winning it big!
The Highs and Lows of Cheltenham Festival Gambling 10/03/18
There has been some stunning gambles over the years that have landed but at the same time some that have just failed to materialise.
How To Bet On The Horses With Bitcoin 06/03/18
Betting on the horses is an extremely popular activity, and with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, it can be easier than ever.
Ladies Day Cheltenham Festival 2018 05/03/18
Ladies Day is not your regular racing day at Cheltenham. Women and fashion take all the attention alongside horses.
RaceBets’ Comprehensive Guide to the 2018 Cheltenham Festival 27/02/18
The pinnacle of the National Hunt season is almost upon us and with it comes the brimming excitement of the chance to follow your favourite stable, horse, jockey, or trainer.
Can Our Duke Make Irish Grand National History? 26/02/18
With the weights announced for the Grand National at Aintree and the Irish equivalent at Fairyhouse, now is a perfect time to look beyond the Gold Cup to some of the other highlights of the coming year.
Female Jump Jockeys Still Hoping For A Leap Of Faith 26/02/18
Once again, this season has seen female jockeys mix it with the men and at the highest level. We run the rule over a quartet of women riders that have impressed.
Cutting to the chase – who will you back to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup? 26/02/18
Die hard racing fans, professional gamblers, occasional punters, even royalty – everyone loves the Cheltenham Festival, and we are counting down the days.
American Style “League” Being Brought to British Horse Racing 22/02/18
British horse racing enthusiasts will have something new to learn about and bet about starting in 2019 as team horse racing following the Formula One system in auto racing comes here.
Definitly Red Given Top Weight In Grand National 15/02/18
The Grand National is one of the biggest steeplechase events of the year, and, unlike many Grade 1 races, entrants are given a handicap according to their speed, pace, form and many other factors.
Festival Favourites – 3 Cheers For The Cheltenham Heroes! 19/02/18
The Festival is now just a few short weeks away and we hope you are getting as excited as we are! It seems a good time to remind ourselves of just some of the horses that have thrilled us, in recent years!
Henderson and Skelton Keen for National Glory 15/02/18
Lambourn trainer Nicky Henderson wants to land an elusive first £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14.
Can Statistics Make You Rich? 13/02/18
Any type of gambling involves a blend of skill and luck, and the chances of winning are bound up in mathematical probabilities – or statistics.
Cheltenham Day 4 Preview 09/02/18
Friday is the 4th and final day of the Cheltenham Festival and includes the biggest race of all – the Gold Cup.
5 Horses You Should Back At Cheltenham Festival 07/02/18
Cheltenham Festival is one of the most thrilling sporting events of the year, and after the Grand National, is one of the most popular horse racing events.
2018 Cheltenham Festival Survival Guide 02/02/18
If you are planning to attend, here is a quick guide to getting the best out of what is always an incredible occasion.
The Grand National Lottery 02/02/18
It's a horse race like no other, and some would say you'd be better off buying a lottery ticket, but surely it can be worked out, cant it?
Bristol De Mai’s Latest Defeat Leaves Doubts Over Gold Cup Bid 02/02/18
Bristol De Mai’s bid for the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup is now in serious doubt after Nigel Twiston-Davies’ runner was beaten in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham, his second successive defeat.
Online Casino Tips 31/01/18
Online casino games are an amazing invention which allows players to play at any time and from any place without additional expenses and interruption from creaky casino crowds.
Cheltenham Day 3 Preview – Which Horse Will Win the 2018 Ryanair Chase & Stayers Hurdle? 31/01/18
Here is a run-down of all 7 races, that take place on Day 3 – plus a look at the horses that are keeping RaceBets' ante-post department busy!
The Definitive Guide to Cheltenham 31/01/18
To prepare you for the first major event of the 2018 racing season, here is our definitive guide to the festival.
Gambling Law in the UK and the UK Gambling Commission 29/01/18
In comparison to other countries, gambling law in UK is quite straightforward and easy to understand.
Which Live Casino Games You Can Play Online 29/01/18
The latest fad in the online gaming is the live casino games. These games are totally different from their virtual avatars and are more fun to play.
Taking a Punt from Your Pocket with the Latest Racing Apps 28/01/18
A bet on the races has never been more popular, and in 2018, you can forget the flat caps and seedy betting shops.
Faugheen Puzzle Adds Intrigue to Champion Hurdle 26/01/18
If Faugheen can rediscover his old form, we are sure to hear that famous Cheltenham Roar louder than ever before.
A Day at the Races 26/01/18
Many horse racing fans find that there's nothing to compare to watching powerful, graceful horses on the race track.
Our Duke Heads Betting to Win Irish Gold Cup 25/01/18
Jessica Harrington’s runner ended last season with victory in the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as he ran away with the 3m5f contest by 14 lengths.
Who Are This Year’s Favourites at Cheltenham? 25/01/18
Cheltenham is coming, and racing fans, gamblers and the world at large just can’t wait. The first major race meeting of the season, it is a sure sign that spring is in the air.
Henderson Happy with Altior 22/01/18
Last season's Racing Post Arkle winner Altior underwent a wind operation late last year to rectify a breathing problem and trainer Nicky Henderson should soon find out if it has had the necessary effect.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beginner’s Advice for Newcomers to Horse Race Betting 07/09/17
Betting on a horse race is a completely different experience than that of betting on a soccer or basketball game.
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.
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 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
You want to know what? Placing a wager on anything always makes it more interesting. It could be horseshoes, a potato sack race, or even a horse race.
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.
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.
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.