Horse Racing

  • Feb- 2019 -
    20 February

    Will Santini Rise To The Occasion At Cheltenham Festival?

    Source: HorseRacingUK via Twitter Santini will return to Cheltenham Festival after failing to rise to the occasion in his first race at the week-long event. Nicky Henderson’s charge competed in the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle and was the leading contender for the crown but could only place in third behind rank outsider Kilbricken Storm. The seven-year-old has found his form since…

    Read More »
  • 20 February

    Countdown to Chaos: Did the BHA Make the Right Decision About the Equine Flu Shutdown?

    On February 6, the UK racing scene was rocked by the news that all events would be called off until February 13 at the earliest. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) announcement also stated that it was a ‘precautionary measure’ due to the possible identification of equine influenza at a racing yard.  It was trainer Donald McCain who was the unfortunate…

    Read More »
  • 18 February
    horse racing

    Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

    Thankfully British horse racing resumed last Wednesday with a few minor restrictions. All horses must have been given a booster influenza vaccination within the last six months before they can race again. That aside, it’s been business as usual, as horse racing bids to make up for lost time. There was plenty of high-quality racing on Saturday at both Ascot…

    Read More »
  • 18 February

    The Most Valuable Races at the Cheltenham Festival

    The Cheltenham Festival remains the premier jumps horse racing event in the British Isles, and there are valuable prizes on offer for winning the championship contests there. National Hunt racing prize money might not be as huge as that given on the Flat at big galas like Royal Ascot or the Ebor Festival, but it is still significant. Top horses…

    Read More »
  • 17 February

    Game Represents Top Ante-Post Value for the RSA Chase

    It is hard to believe that 11 Cheltenham Festivals have passed since the mighty Denman provided Paul Nicholls with a second straight success in the RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase. The wait for a third win in the race for the master of Ditcheat may soon come to an end, with the deeply promising Topofthegame fancied in a fascinating renewal of…

    Read More »
  • 13 February

    Today’s Free Horse Racing Tips @ The Race Advisor with Eddie Lloyd

    Today’s #horseracingtips video from #theraceadvisor with horse racing expert Eddie Lloyd. Please Like, Share and Comment. Join our free daily newsletter and get our free 5-step betting system.

    Read More »
  • 12 February

    Are You Still Losing Money with Horse Racing Betting Tipsters? You Could Be Falling Prey to Survivorship Bias

    One of the big issues facing punters in the modern era is access to an extraordinary number of tipsters. Each of them claims to be successful to the point where one wonders: How do the bookmakers ever earn a profit? Quite easily as it turns out. Back in 2005, Harvard Medical school released details of a study it conducted which…

    Read More »
  • 11 February
    horse racing

    Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

    It’s been a terrible few days for British horse racing, as the sport was shut down for at least a week due to an outbreak of equine flu. Late on Wednesday evening the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) announced three cases of equine flu, which we later found out had come from the Donald McCain yard, which led to the cancellation…

    Read More »
  • 9 February

    Andy Newton’s Saturday Column

    Well, it’s certainly been all go this week! It was actually a bit odd, as I woke up on Thursday morning feeling like I’d gone 10 rounds with Tyson Fury, with full-blown ‘man-flu’ attacking my body, only to turn on my phone and see that racing had been cancelled due to equine flu – what the heck!! It was a…

    Read More »
  • 8 February

    Winning It Back … What are the Chances?

    This week’s book review is by one of the biggest gamblers of all time – Gary Wiltshire. The compelling rags-to-riches story of the larger than life punter, bookmaker and BBC television pundit. The imposing presence of Gary Wiltshire has long been one of the familiar and colourful sights on the racecourses and dog tracks of Britain.  “In the fifth race,…

    Read More »
  • 7 February

    ALL British Horse Racing CANCELLED TODAY!

    All British horse racing has been cancelled today, and possbly for the next few days.This is due to an outbreal of equine flu. The flu was confirmed in three horses from an active stables. The fact that these horses have been vaccinated against equine flu, is an added concern. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/47152882We will keep you posted on our website, Facebook page and our Twitter…

    Read More »
  • 7 February

    Today’s Free Horse Racing Tips @ The Race Advisor with Eddie Lloyd

    Today’s #horseracingtips video from #theraceadvisor with horse racing expert Eddie Lloyd. Please Like, Share and Comment. Join our free daily newsletter and get our free 5-step betting system.

    Read More »
  • 6 February

    Are Female Jockeys as Good as Males? If So, Why Is There Such a Disparity in Numbers?

    Today’s article is about an issue that will definitely not engender intense debate and cause arguments! I elected to write about this topic because I felt as if we need harmony in the UK in the midst of the Brexit chaos. In all seriousness, I have heard fellow punters openly exclaim that they never back a horse with a female…

    Read More »
  • 4 February
    horse racing

    Weekly Eye-Cathers – Horse Racing

    Last week’s blog post had a Cheltenham Festival feel and today is similar.  This week, and each Monday for the next six weeks, I will be taking a look at a festival race from an ante-post perspective. Starting with the Champion Hurdle. Before that, lets have a look back at the weekend, and a good Saturday for owner J P…

    Read More »
  • 3 February

    Inside the Rails – An Owner’s Perspective

    We’ve all been there, standing around the paddock, making a final check on the horse to be entrusted with our £10 bet.  In the Summer you might see Aiden O’Brien with John Magnier and Michael Tabor briefing Ryan Moore or John Gosden with Andrew Lloyd Webber chatting to Frankie Dettori on the lawn in the centre of the paddock.  If…

    Read More »
  • Jan- 2019 -
    31 January

    Today’s Free Horse Racing Tips @ The Race Advisor with Eddie Lloyd

    Today’s #horseracingtips video from #theraceadvisor with horse racing expert Eddie Lloyd. Please Like, Share and Comment. Join our free daily newsletter and get our free 5-step betting system.

    Read More »
  • 30 January

    Betting Bounty – Guaranteed Long-Term Profit Made Simple

    Several things in life are relatively easy to do: Make a cup of tea, put on your socks, and conjure up reasons why Alan Sugar should be kicked out of the UK! There are also several guarantees: Getting stuck in traffic while already running late, Alan Sugar refusing to leave the UK, and being left frustrated as your ‘hot tip’…

    Read More »
  • 28 January
    horse racing

    Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

    Today’s post has a real Cheltenham theme to it. Cheltenhamheld its last fixture before the Festival on Saturday. Trials Day, as it’s become known, has developed a reputation for pinpointing winners for the Cheltenham Festival in March. More of that and some other Cheltenham Festival stats later. Firstly, let’s have a look at the story that was making the racing…

    Read More »
  • 26 January

    Andy Newton’s Saturday Column

    Can you name the last horse to win both the Cotswold Chase and the Cheltenham Gold Cup in the same season? Ok, I’ll give you a clue……  it was over 15 years ago! In fact, it was back in 2000. Got it yet? Okay, I’ll put you out of your misery, it was a Noel Chace trained horse called Looks…

    Read More »
  • 24 January

    Today’s Free Horse Racing Tips @ The Race Advisor with Eddie Lloyd

    Today’s #horseracingtips video from #theraceadvisor with horse racing expert Eddie Lloyd. Please Like, Share and Comment. Join our free daily newsletter and get our free 5-step betting system.

    Read More »
Back to top button
Close
Close