A three-time champion jockey whose career was nearly cut short by gambling is planning a grand comeback

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Silvestre de Souza, the Brazilian jockey who reached the pinnacle of success in the world of horse racing, began his journey in rather difficult circumstances. He grew up among nine siblings in a small house in Brazil, in a family that faced serious financial difficulties on a daily basis. Despite this, he was able to overcome all the difficulties and become one of the best jockeys in the world. How an illegal bet almost ruined de Sozua’s brilliant career Silvestre competed and won races all over the world, earning millions…

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Michelle Mone set for £85,000 Christmas bonus through race horse in fast lane

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Michelle Mone could be set for a £85,000 Christmas bonus this year as a racehorse she owns is the favourite in the betting to win one of the biggest festive races this year. The horse, Monbeg Genius, is owned by Barrowman Racing and was reportedly bought for Mone as a wedding gift by her billionaire husband Doug Barrowman. Monbeg Genius is the 6/1 favourite in the betting to win the Welsh Grand National, according to odds via OLBG. This gives the horse a 14% chance of winning Wales’ premier horse race…

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Chester Racecourse to host The Racing Together Industry Day in 2024

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Chester Racecourse is set to host the second Racing Together Industry Day, an initiative to connect community and offer support on the 8th of February, 2024. Building on the success of the inaugural Industry Day at Ascot earlier this year, the 2024 edition will consist of a variety of speakers from both within and outside the racing industry. There will be time for networking and sharing best practices, as well as a panel discussion. Conor McGinn, co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Racing and Bloodstock, will open the…

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Gerri Colombe On Course for Shot at Gold Cup

Today's horse racing In what is just his second season over fences, Gerri Colombe is on course for a shot at the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March

In what is just his second season over fences, Gerri Colombe is on course for a shot at the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March, the feature race of the Cheltenham Festival meeting. If successful, he will give his trainer a second victory in the contest. Irishman Gordon Elliott has had the Gold Cup in mind ever since his horse made a winning debut over fences at Fairyhouse in November 2022. Since then, he has prevailed in four Grade One races as a chaser. Elliott’s Gold Cup Hope Expected to Feature…

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Understanding the Different Types of Horse Racing Multi Bets


When it comes to horse racing, there exists a plethora of betting options that can enhance your odds of winning. Among these, multi bets stand out as a favored choice, enabling you to merge multiple selections into a single bet. If you’re into betting on horse races, you can try out multi bets on websites as they allow punters to wager on a mix of accumulators at a time. But before you place a wager, take a moment to delve into the diverse world of horse racing and discover the…

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Secretariat: A Legacy of Speed, Power, and Unforgettable Victories


Secretariat A Legacy of Speed, Power, and Unforgettable Victories In the world of horse racing, one name stands above all others – Secretariat. Known as the “Greatest Racehorse of All Time,” Secretariat left an indelible mark on the sport with his unparalleled speed, power, and unforgettable victories. Born on March 30, 1970, this magnificent chestnut colt captured the hearts of millions with his remarkable performances and larger-than-life personality. Secretariat’s legacy as a true racing legend is unparalleled from his breathtaking Triple Crown triumph in 1973 to his astonishing record-breaking feats…

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Online Casinos and Horse Racing Sponsorship: A Match Made in Betting Heaven

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In our ever-changing online bet world, casino chiefs forever hunt fresh paths to bond with future clients. While old tactics often involved TV or radio ads, web-based casinos have now begun backing key sports events, not excluding horse racing. This article aims to explore this symbiotic relationship and how it’s affecting the broader betting industry. The Intersection of Online Casinos and Horse Racing Events Online casinos, widely recognized for their poker and casino offerings, have played a significant role in shaping the gambling industry’s growth trajectory. Besides providing a range…

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