Tuesday, October 16, 2018

4 results for 'Racing News'

2016 Melbourne Cup - Strong Northern Hemisphere Presence

By Racing News, published on Aug 12, 2016

With a prize fund of over six million Australian dollars, it is easy to see why there is such an interest from British and Irish trainers, despite the obvious ordeal of travelling horses across the world. The strict quarantine rules in Australia mean that horses have to be in the country from late September, meaning that for many of them they could miss out on easier targets at home.

Order of St George was a brilliant winner of the 2016 Ascot Gold Cup last June, and Aidan O’ Brien is reportedly waiting for the publication of the weights for the two mile handicap before deciding... (more)


St Jamess Palace Stakes set to steal the show at Royal Ascot

By Racing News, published on Jun 8, 2016

The Group One highlight has been won by some formidable horses in recent years and the likes of Frankel, Gleneagles and Canford Cliffs have all powered to victory in the opening day showpiece.

This year punters can look forward to a showdown between English and Irish 2000 Guineas winners Galileo Gold and Awtaad as the duo look to settle their rivalry once and for all.

Hugo Palmer’s Galileo Gold was a sensational winner of the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May and many believed he was banker material to make it back-to-back Guineas victories when he lined up at the Curragh... (more)


Cheltenham Festival Voted No1 Racecourse

By Racing News, published on Sep 3, 2015

Using twelve questions we wanted to get a better understanding of the racing audience and find out what excites fans in 2015. Some of the results make for surprising and very interesting reading and it has helped us gain more insight into the fantastic sport.

An example of five key findings that we discovered were:

A massive 78% of race fans say that Cheltenham is their favourite course, with just 7% picking Ascot. Just 49% of people that go to the races believe that the actual racing is the most important part of their day. 30% of race fans say that Kauto Star is... (more)


Ebor Handicap At York

By Racing News, published on Aug 15, 2013

Nick Wilby from discusses the the top five horses leading the race for the Ebor Handicap at York.

The Ebor Handicap is the big betting highlight of York's four-day festival of racing in August, and we've identified five horses that have got what it takes to win it.

Ask punters which race they would most like to back the winner of over the course of the festival and it's odds-on most would say the Ebor as the potential reward is huge, with some tasty odds on offer.

Just one horse is being quoted at a single figure price in the current ante... (more)


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