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More Buck’s An Exciting Winter Prospect

More Buck’s landed the Summer Plate at Market Rasen for Peter and Sean Bowen to give them a hugely exciting horse to look forward to over the winter. More Buck’s began life in the Paul Nicholls yard and at just £10,000 he looks to be a…

Can Minella Rocco Upstage Blaklion At The Grand National?

The 2018 Grand National takes place on Sunday 14 April and is the most popular horse racing event in the yearly calendar. Hosted at Aintree Racecourse, near Liverpool, this edition will be the 171st race in existence and attracts a huge audience,…

Horses To Watch In 2015

With Christmas nearly upon us, we are down to the business end of the National Hunt season. In 2015, we have both the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National to entertain us. As has been the case for the past 19 years, it seems a certainty…

Commander could Begin Campaign in Hennessy Gold Cup

The tremendously popular 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander may well have his first outing of the season in the ultra-competitive Grade 3 Hennessy Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Newbury on November 30. With the exception of last…
Gold Cup

Fahey’s Glorious Goodwood Preview

With the first couple of days of Glorious Goodwood ahead, star columnist Richard Fahey gives us his guide on the competing runners. It should be a very busy week down Glorious Goodwood and many are actually hoping that the weather is not…

All-weather Warning: You're Losing Money By Not Using Speed Ratings

To win and profit sustainably from horse racing one needs an edge. One of the most popular methods of gaining an edge is to produce your own speed figures. Here’s why. Speed figures, speed ratings and lots of other names that describe them…
Champion Hurdle

McCoy Bides His Time Before Deciding Champion Hurdle Mount

There’s still plenty of water to flow under the bridge before we arrive at the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival races on March 12, but already champion jockey Tony McCoy is being asked whether he will ride the young star…

Footballers Charged With Horse Betting Fix

The British Horseracing Authority has charged three English football players with involvement in a betting fix. It's claimed the trio attempted to bribe jockeys to manipulate the performance of horses. The BHA issued a statement which said:…
Camelot At St Leger

Voltigeur Set To Clarify St Leger Picture

This season’s renewal of the Group 1 Ladbrokes St Leger, scheduled for Doncaster on September 15, looks set to be one of the highest profile runnings of the race in the last 30 years. The unbeaten triple classic hero, Camelot, is set to take…

Ante-Post Betting In Horse Racing

Traditionally, Tote wagering has dominated the sport of horse racing. Under this system, all the wagers on a given race are pooled together before being distributed to the winning bettors. One of the main characteristics of this system is that…