In review: Baaeed’s amazing season

In review: Baaeed's amazing season

In review: Baaeed’s amazing season Baaeed, jockey Jim Crowley and trainer William Haggas have had a sensational season together this year — which was actually the horse’s maiden campaign! The season concluded with a victory in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot’s prestigious British Champions Day early this month — crowning the three-year-old the best one miler in the country ahead of the likes of John Gosden’s five-time Group 1 winner Palace Pier and The Revenant, who was attempting to defend his Champion Mile crown. The curtain may have…

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Trevor Hemmings passes aged 86

Trevor Hemmings passes aged 86 Racehorse owner and football club owner, Trevor Hemmings has passed away aged 86 (1935 – 2021). Celebrated as one of National Hunt’s greatest supporters, Hemmings enjoyed considerable success on the racetrack as owner of three Grand National winners; Hedgehunter (2005), Ballabrigs (2011) and Many Clouds (2015). Jockey’s and horses were unmistakably identifiable by the yellow, green and white colours he chose to represent his success and stamp on the industry. Many victories came outside of Aintree’s infamous Grand National including wins with Albertas Run and…

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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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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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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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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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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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The world’s best Arabians entered for the Qatar International Stakes

The world’s best Arabians entered for the Qatar International Stakes The Arabian Racing Organisation was delighted to see some of the world’s best Arabians among the 21 horses entered in the Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA), following the first entry stage which closed at 12 noon today. The £400,000 mile contest sponsored by Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club is the most valuable race in UK Arabian racing and the most valuable over that distance for Arabians in Europe. The first six homes from 2020 could all re-oppose on July 28th in what…

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Changes to the 2021 Melbourne Cup

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Changes to the 2021 Melbourne Cup The 2021 Melbourne Cup is scheduled to go ahead on Tuesday 2 November and is the most famous race on the Australian Thoroughbred racing calendar. Twilight Payment was a 26/1 winner at last year’s event. It is unknown if Joseph O’Brien’s horse will race at this year’s event, but it has failed to win in any of its three meetings this year. Having been a previous winner though, Twilight Payment would be worth considering backing with one of the betting offers for Melbourne Cup…

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The History of the Melbourne Cup

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The History of the Melbourne Cup Throughout the racing season in Australia, The Melbourne Cup is far and away the most important thoroughbred race they have to offer. This is, in no small part, because of the rich history that the race brings. As such, Melbourne Cup horses come from all over the world to take part in the event, which has taken place yearly since 1861 – and is this year due to take place on Tuesday 2nd November 2021. The Melbourne Cup covers a distance of 3,200 metres …

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Will an Extra Day at the Cheltenham Festival Be Healthy for National Hunt Racing?

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Will an Extra Day at the Cheltenham Festival Be Healthy for National Hunt Racing? The move has been touted for years, yet it finally appears as if the organizers of the Cheltenham Festival will add a sixth day from 2023. While it’s tempting to view more world-class racing as solely positive, the reality is that there’s a significant amount of backlash to the idea already, and nothing has even been formally confirmed. We all love racing, and no event is as beloved in the National Hunt calendar as Cheltenham week.…

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What To Expect For The Next Horse Racing in Gulfstream Park

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What To Expect For The Next Horse Racing in Gulfstream Park Since its official opening announcement, Gulfstream Park has been filled with both backlash and support from different news sources and communities, making it one of the controversial openings since the onset of the Coronavirus Pandemic. One of its core events is the Pegasus Cup, which has attracted the best horse breeds and the betting enthusiast and hardcore audiences. Please read here for more information on the established protocols and the latest news of its opening.  Pegasus Cup: The Million-Dollar…

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Horseracing in Dubai

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Horseracing in Dubai Among the horses of the whole world, it is the Arabian horses that have a reputation for being the best in the world. The Dubai World Cup is considered the most expensive event of its kind because the total amount of bets on it exceeds 100 million USD, despite betting in Dubai being illegal. It attracts not only horse owners and other people not indifferent to equestrian sports, but also members of the upper class from all countries, including stars of show business and the film industry,…

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Looking forward to a bumper Royal Ascot

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Looking forward to a bumper Royal Ascot For many people, Royal Ascot represents the pinnacle of the horse racing calendar. Not only does it have royal patronage, but it frequently brings together some of the most exhilarating racehorses on the planet. So let’s take a closer look at what we can expect from the 2021 Royal Ascot. The basics of Royal Ascot Just like the Cheltenham Festival, Royal Ascot is a horse racing festival. It takes place over five years, and this year it runs from 15 to 19 June.…

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Exciting continues ahead of Royal Ascot

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Exciting continues ahead of Royal Ascot The anticipation has continued to rise, as we have drawn ever nearer to the 2021 edition of Royal Ascot, which has now finally arrived. The event will see 12,000 guests attending on each of the five days, which is another positive step to returning to normality and 2022 is all but set to welcome a full stand again. With the event fast approaching, it has led to promotions for betting increasing and this is only set to continue across this popular betting week. With…

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What Makes Royal Ascot Special for Spectators?

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What Makes Royal Ascot Special for Spectators? The biggest events in horse racing are now about far more than the actual action on the course. These are events, places where people want to be seen and where everyone wants to show their fashion sense by putting together incredible outfits. If there is one place a UK horse racing fan would want to be seen, it could well be Royal Ascot. The racing is some of the best in the world, with £6 million in prize money enticing the very best…

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Royal Ascot 2021: Seven horses to follow

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Royal Ascot 2021: Seven horses to follow Royal Ascot 2021 Horse racing fans will be in their element this month as the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting takes centre stage. The five-day event gets underway on Tuesday, June 15, and features a host of top-class races throughout the week. There are eight Group 1 races scheduled, with the Gold Cup on Thursday arguably the most eagerly anticipated of them all. Read on as we take a closer look at Royal Ascot and pick out seven horses we believe are worth following…

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What has Rachael Blackmore done since winning the Grand National?

Rachael Blackmore’s path to racing glory

What has Rachael Blackmore done since winning the Grand National? Rachael Blackmore made history earlier this year when she became the first female jockey in history to win the Grand National as she rode Minella Times to victory at Aintree back in April. Prior to that, the 31-year-old became the first female jockey to win the Champion Hurdle and, by finishing with six winners over the course of the four-day event, Blackmore also became the first female jockey to win the Ruby Walsh Trophy for leading Cheltenham jockey. Expect her…

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