Maximise Your Horse Racing Tips

Maximise Your Horse Racing Tips

Even with horse racing tips coming from bookers, trainers and owners, jockeys, and successful gamblers, you shouldn’t only bet your money on a particular horse simply because they said so. You need a horse racing system that considers aspects such as the horse’s physical appearance and race history, weather and ground conditions, and the jockey and trainer. Otherwise, you’ll be taking other people’s tips for the bible when there’s no universally-accepted bible in the volatile world of horse racing. You should not bet your money on a horse just because…

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Jockey Wilson Renwick forced to retire due to injury

Jockey Wilson Renwick forced to retire due to injury

Senior Jump Jockey Wilson Renwick recently announced his formal retirement from profession horse racing. According to BBC Sports, the 36-year-old elite jump jockey is forced to retire due to injuries he sustained in a horror fall that happened last year. Back in May 2015, Wilson Renwick sustained the injuries after a fall at Market Rasen. He came off Sindarban, trained by Donald McCain, on the first flight in the 2-meter handicap BDN Construction Maiden Hurdle. The jockey broke several bones including two vertebrae in his neck, the jawbone, collarbone and…

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Fatality on the Tracks

Fatality on the Tracks

In the most shocking display of a tragedy on the race tracks, Jockey Andrew Thornton had a brutal fall from Utmost Zeal, the name of the horse is ironic in a sense how it made Thornton fall from the saddle on Wednesday. He was racing his horse in the Hay gain Hay Steamers Clean Healthy Forage Novices’ Chase for Lawny Hill in Towcester. The fall resulted in a broken collarbone which is going to put him away from the horse racing tracks for about three weeks. In addition, to make…

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Harbour Law at St Leger 2016

Harbour Law at St Leger 2016

Harbour Law is a bay colt. The horse was bred Anthony Oppenheimer’s Hascombe and Valiant Studs. Now, its regular jockey is George Baker. The horse was trained by Laura Mongan who became the first woman to train a St Leger winner. The two were starting as outsiders in a nine-runner field on the 240th running of the St Leger Stakes over fourteen and a half furlongs at Doncaster Racecourse on 10th September. They were marked as 22/1 outsiders. Other runners were including Idaho, Sword Fighter, Houseofparliament, Ventura Storm and Muntahaa….

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Betfred Sprint Cup Festival

Betfred Sprint Cup Festival

The annual Betfred Sprint Cup Festival for 2016 will be held Friday 2nd at Haydock Park in Merseyside, England. This event is looked forward to every year by race enthusiasts and has been popular since its establishment in 1966. Created by the Vernons’s Pools’ heir Robert Sangster, this course originally had the layout of a sharp left turn that was changed in 1979. With the new installations Haydock is what you see now with a straight 6-furlong track, and has been that way since 1986.  Check out our horse racing…

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Franklin D Suffers Fatal Injury

Franklin D Suffers Fatal Injury

Only last month Franklin D was a massively impressive winner of the Betfred Mile at Glorious Goodwood. This morning the very sad news was released that Franklin D suffered a fatal injury during a routine exercise at his Newmarket stables. Trainer Michael Bell and his training team were in a state of shock this morning, as Franklin D suffered a break to his hind leg. Bell told the Racing Post “Unfortunately, Franklin D broke a hind leg pastern this morning and couldn’t be saved. It is very sad for all…

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Horse Racing Structure Quick Guide

Horse Racing Structure Quick Guide

Whether you just love watching a good horse race or your looking to stake your claim at the track, knowing the racing structure is a must. Today, I’ll present you with the general structure of horse racing. When you get right down to it, all horse races fall into four main categories: maiden races, claiming races, allowance races, stakes races. Within those categories are various classes, but for this article, we’ll focus mainly on the main categories. Maiden Horse Races Maiden races are my favourite, because as a horse racing…

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Ajman Princess To Go in The Irish Oaks

Ajman Princess To Go in The Irish Oaks

The Ribblesdale Stakes runner-up Ajman Princess, has been supplemented for the Irish Oaks at the Curragh this weekend. Ajman Princess was runner-up to ante-post favourite Even Song at Royal Ascot, so owner Sheikh Mohammed has stumped up the 40,000-euro entry fee. The Roger Varian-trained horse has shown significant progression in her form. Even Song sets a high standard as they head to the Curragh for Saturday’s huge race, but the Varian team feel they can find that extra length and a half to upset the odds. Varian told Varianstable.com “I…

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William Buick – Rise and Fall at the Eclipse Stakes

William Buick – Rise and Fall at the Eclipse Stakes

William Buick races as the first jockey for Coach Charlie Appleby. William came to be a Godolphin retained jockey at the beginning of the year 2015. Born in Norway, William was brought up in a horsey family as his father too was a trainer. He did his first race as a professional in August 2006 and enjoyed his first victory in September the same year. Since then, he has participated in many racing competitions and has won several trophies. His most current success was in the Eclipse Stakes.   It…

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Equestrian History

Equestrian History

The history of this equestrian sport is long and exciting. The sport was reserved for nobles in the early days but, times have changed, and it is now a globally prized event. If you follow horse racing news, then you are aware that there are different types of horse races depending on what part of the world the race is taking place. These races vary regarding distance, racing style as well as the equestrian event. The sport has grown to be a major economic booster, mainly due to gambling, which…

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