4 Most Expensive Horse Breeds in the World

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4 Most Expensive Horse Breeds in the World In the early days, people bred horses for the sole purpose of transportation and work. But now, horses are kept as companions, while others use them to compete in horse racing events. However, the purpose of using a horse will determine the horse breed you will get. For example, if you need a horse for a horse racing event, you need one that can give you results. Also, you can check for the offspring of previous horse champions by checking out where…

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A Plus Tard and De Bromhead will be targeting strong start to vital season

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A Plus Tard and De Bromhead will be targeting strong start to vital season A Plus Tard will aim to kickstart the most important season of his career with a victory in the first major race of the National Hunt campaign. The Lancashire Chase is the first Grade One event of the season at Haydock Park, and will feature all the runners and riders that will be competing for the top honours over the course of the term. Henry De Bromhead’s charge established himself as one of the best chasers…

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2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf: Top Ten Horses To Bet On

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2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf: Top Ten Horses To Bet On The horse racing community is getting busier than ever as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge will blow out four weeks from now. Completing a deal to settle at Del Mar this year, this two-day event will happen on November 5 and 6. It will consist of fifteen categories highlighting the prominent racehorses all over the world. One of the categories at stake is the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. The participating horses will compete in a mile turf distance. Also, only…

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New rules set out for Racehorses not to enter food chain

GB racehorses not to enter food chain following euthanasia

New rules set out for Racehorses not to enter food chain A new set of rules to prevent racehorses from being euthanised by abattoirs and entering the food chain in exchange for money will come into force next year (2022). The rule will apply to those registered to race in Great Britain (GB), and will be enforced by disclosure using the horse’s passport and an app. Discussion and investigations to extend this to International runners are underway. The motion was formerly raised in January 2021 by the British Horseracing Authority’s…

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Up and Coming Trainers to Keep an Eye On

Up and Coming horse racing Trainers to Keep an Eye On Jockeys and the horses themselves are usually the ones who get all the attention once a race is run and the spoils are shared out, but often the people who put in the most work to make it all happen are the trainers, a profession that is renowned for being difficult to make a mark in.

Up and Coming Trainers to Keep an Eye On Jockeys and the horses themselves are usually the ones who get all the attention once a race is run and the spoils are shared out, but often the people who put in the most work to make it all happen are the trainers, a profession that is renowned for being difficult to make a mark in. Here we highlight some of the up-and-coming trainers from around the world of horse racing, all of whom are making a play at becoming big…

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The best betting promotions for horse racing punters

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The best betting promotions for horse racing punters As the days begin to get shorter and the weather takes a slight dip, changing from hazy sunshine to the nibble of cold in the air, many of us will begin to prepare for Autumn. Lovers of UK and Irish horse racing see it more as a time to change their tactics, moving from the Flat season to the National Hunt campaign. There are some exciting races on the calendar between now and the end of the year, and followers can’t wait…

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Asmussen Racing Stables ordered to pay $600,000 back in wages and penalties

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Asmussen Racing Stables ordered to pay $600,000 back in wages and penalties Asmussen Racing Stables has agreed with a proposed settlement order to pay $600,000 back in wages and penalties after violating the Fair Labor Standards Act for failing to pay overtime to 170 employees, PETA has revealed. The violation took place between 2016 and 2020 where grooms and hot walkers at New York State tracks missed out on overtime completed when working for the racing stables. However, during the investigation PETA revealed this was not the first time Asmussen…

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The Everest 2021 Preview

An invite only sprint race over six furlongs (1200m), there is $15 million up for grabs. Blackbook.com.au, the leading Australian horse racing site, have picked out the best chances. horse and jockey racing

The Everest 2021 Preview The Everest is Australia’s richest race and will take place at Royal Randwick in Sydney on Saturday, October 16. An invite only sprint race over six furlongs (1200m), there is $15 million up for grabs. Blackbook.com.au, the leading Australian horse racing site, have picked out the best chances. CLASSIQUE LEGEND Trainer Les Bridge is likely to replicate the 2020 campaign with the popular grey – racing first-up up in The Shorts (September 18) before the Premiere Stakes (October 2) & then contesting The Everest (October 16)…

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Will Stradivarius bow out on a high note at Ascot?

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Will Stradivarius bow out on a high note at Ascot? Stradivarius etched his place in history with a brilliant performance to win the third Lonsdale Cup of his career at the Ebor Festival. As a result, John and Thady Gosden’s charge will go down as one of the all-time greats. However, this being said, there’s no denying that Stradivarius is sadly nearing the end of his career as a distance racing elite. He rolled back the years to defeat Spanish Mission on the line at York Racecourse, but he faces…

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Who will win the St Leger Stakes?

Who will win the St Leger Stakes?

Who will win the St Leger Stakes? As the flat racing season begins to wind down and reach its conclusion, attention is turned in the direction of Doncaster for the St Leger Stakes. The final British classic of the year, a plethora of trainers will be looking to squeeze in an extra accolade in the world’s oldest classic — which has a history running back to the 1700’s, now hosted in the impressive new facilities in Yorkshire. This race is different to others due to the mixed genders, both colts…

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2021 Ebor Festival: Runners to Watch and Big Betting Favourites in Lonsdale Cup

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2021 Ebor Festival: Runners to Watch and Big Betting Favourites in Lonsdale Cup The path to next month’s Doncaster Cup should become all the clearer after Franki Dettori and Stradivarius attempt to cement their places as the most successful pair in the 2021 Lonsdale Cup. This year’s race, according to horse betting experts, will serve as one of the main events on show during Friday’s programming at the Ebor Festival (Aug. 20) and features a field of 17 strong competing for an £85,000 prize. The potential honours are far greater…

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Kinship of equestrian sport and racing

Kinship of equestrian sport and racing

Kinship of equestrian sport and racing What can connect cars and horses? In this article we will try to understand this issue using the example of equestrian sports and Formula 1. ❖  The origin of racing Can we say that racing originated from horse racing? It is impossible to unequivocally answer this question. However, it is safe to say that the one who comes first wins both in equestrian sport and in races. Horses were originally associated with racing by their competition. 2 centuries ago, cars had just begun to…

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Prix de l’Arc De Triomphe Shaping Up To Be A Classic

This season’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in October could turn out to be one of the best renewals of the premier middle-distance turf contest in Europe.

Prix de l’Arc De Triomphe Shaping Up To Be A Classic This season’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in October could turn out to be one of the best renewals of the premier middle-distance turf contest in Europe. The crop of three-year-olds, particularly in the UK and Ireland, have been very strong which sets up a fascinating clash against the older generation in Paris at the back end of the season. Snowfall Heads The Ante-Post Betting Arguably the most impressive performance this season in the British and Irish…

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Could the Juddmonte International Stakes Be the Race of the Season?

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Could the Juddmonte International Stakes Be the Race of the Season? Some races have bigger reputations than the Juddmonte International Stakes. For example, millions of people tune in to watch three-year-old colts compete for the Epsom Derby. In the National Hunt world, meanwhile, more than one-quarter of a million punters descend on Gloucestershire. Great news that the Gr.1 Juddmonte International @yorkracecourse will again be run for £1 million prize money in 2021 – https://t.co/vtBTqjEAbX 🏆 https://t.co/pfXtbH2n3i — Juddmonte (@JuddmonteFarms) April 21, 2021 York Racecourse’s Juddmonte International festival isn’t on the…

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Saudi, Bahrain, and UAE Will Team Up to Coordinate Horseracing in the Gulf

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Saudi, Bahrain, and UAE Will Team Up to Coordinate Horseracing in the Gulf Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are teaming up to present a coordinated setup for horse racing in the Gulf region. Things are still in the ‘talks’ stage, with the Dubai Racing Club, Bahrain’s Rashid Equestrian & Horse Racing Club, and the Jockey Club of Saudia Arabia taking charge of the project. The aim is to elevate the standards of horse racing in the region, developing a product that can compete with the best in…

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Adayar makes history with Derby-King George double

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Adayar makes history with Derby-King George double Winning the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot is always a fantastic achievement, but doing so having won the Epsom Derby earlier in the year makes it even more special. That is the glory which Adayar, jockey William Buick and trainer Charlie Appleby have been revelling in since the sensational triumph, and you can hardly blame them Adayar is the first horse to complete that particular double since Galileo in 2001, and that kind of historic triumph warrants celebration.…

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5 Best Horse Breeds for Racing

5 Best Horse Breeds for Racing Horseback racing is an ancient sport that is still popular in modern times. Two or more horses race over a wide range of distances, surfaces, and obstacles. As such, different breeds excel at different types of races. It may be the involvement of money, a matter of pride, or simply entertainment. But, the significance of a well-bred horse in horse racing is prominent. In this article, we are have compiled a list of the best horse breeds for racing.  5 Best Horse Breeds for Racing 1.…

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Top Races to Watch at This Year’s Goodwood Festival

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Top Races to Watch at This Year’s Goodwood Festival Glorious Goodwood is one of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar and has produced some of the great horse racing performances over the years. If you have never watched the festival before, here are some of the must-see races at this year’s edition. Goodwood Cup The festival gets underway on Tuesday with six races on the schedule. With the 2021 Goodwood odds already live, the betting activity is well underway and there is one standout runner amongst the entries. Stradivarus is aiming…

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2021 King George Qatar Stakes Betting Favourites and Goodwood Odds Leaders

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2021 King George Qatar Stakes Betting Favourites and Goodwood Odds Leaders  The countdown to ‘Glorious Goodwood’ is almost over as one of the biggest horse-racing festivals returns on Tuesday (July 27), and the King George Qatar Stakes will be among its top draws. Most horse betting sites in the UK set Stradivarius at odds 4/5 to win. The Group 2 fixture will call upon some of the biggest racing talents in the land aged three years and up, batting over five furlongs in a flat event that rarely fails to…

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Stars of the summer – the horse racing edit

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Stars of the summer – the horse racing edit The summer months boast some of the best meetings and events that the flat racing season has to offer. It’s typically when the British Classics (May-September) take place, as well as Royal Ascot (June), and Glorious Goodwood (July). In Ireland, fans can enjoy the Irish Oaks at the Curragh, as well as the Galway Summer Festival – both taking place in July. For those that are searching the latest horse racing odds ahead of online betting, let’s take a look at…

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Abqarry wins the Al Seefah Beach Handicap by a nose at Doncaster

Abqarry and Rossa Ryan win the Al Seefah Beach (0-75) Handicap at Doncaster © Debbie Burt - Equine Creative Media

Abqarry wins the Al Seefah Beach Handicap by a nose at Doncaster Abqarry ridden by Rossa Ryan, stepped up from his maiden to win the Al Seefah Beach (0-75) Handicap sponsored by the Royal Cavalry of Oman at Doncaster on July 17. Trained by James Owen for Shadwell Estates, the five-year-old was making his handicap debut in the mile and a quarter event at the historic Town Moor track. It was a hard-fought win, with the Pete Hammersley trained Al-Tabari putting up another brave performance to go down by a…

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Anticipation increasing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

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Anticipation increasing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Later this month on the 24th of July will see the King George taking place, in what is always one of the key races across the UK flat racing calendar. It usually brings in a star studded line up and 2021 is no different. The odds have started opening up on sites listed at tvg horse betting and punters are going to be getting involved on this usually popular betting heat. The current favourite is the Aiden O’Brien trained four…

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5 horses to watch this weekend

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5 horses to watch this weekend Punters will be keeping a keen eye on tonybet.co.uk/horse-racing/results as the United Kingdom and Ireland hosts some top-class events on Saturday. Newbury takes centre stage in the UK, with the Weatherbys Super Sprint Stakes the standout event on their bumper eight race card. The Curragh will be on the spotlight over in Ireland as Aidan O’Brien’s Snowfall bids to win the Juddmonte Irish Oaks. Read on as we look at some of the top races scheduled to take place this weekend and pick out…

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The Everest: Sydney’s Answer to the Melbourne Cup

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“Randwick” (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by phatfreemiguel   The Everest: Sydney’s Answer to the Melbourne Cup The Melbourne Cup has been covered extensively here: Not only is it considered to be Australia’s most important horse race, it’s one of the biggest race events anywhere in the world. Across the country in Sydney, The Melbourne Cup has a younger rival. First run in 2017 and known simply as The Everest, this event is attracting huge attention within Australia. It’s yet to command such widespread popularity in other parts of the world but all that could…

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Upcoming Major UK Racing Events

Upcoming Major Racing Events

Upcoming Major UK Racing Events With the Ascot in the middle of June starting to mark a real return for racing in the UK as up to 10,000 fans were able to attend the event each day, those numbers certainly look to start increasing as a day at the tracks may be back on the cards too – as we head into the second half of the year there are still some big events to come and an opportunity to earn a little extra too as those looking to bet…

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