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Grand National Fever Runs High

Excitement surrounding the 2017 Randox Health Grand National Festival, which this year takes place from Thursday, April 6 (Grand Opening Day) through Saturday, April 8 (Grand National Day) is building up, and the event is promising to be amongst the most ...

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A Definitive Guide to Horse Betting Like a Professional

Horse race betting is not a complex venture, and if you understand its dynamics, chances are that you’ve managed to beat the odds quite a few times. Not many people have had the privilege of hitting the jackpot through waging in horse racing, perhaps be...

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Festival Fever is on the horizon…

As the cold of winter sets in, all of the pieces are moving and forming into the picture that will become the 2017 Cheltenham Festival in a couple of months time. The Christmas period always provides a whole bunch of insights and clues as to the likely co...

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Massaat to Steal Summer Shows at Investec Epsom Derby

The summer sunshine is starting to beam down across the United Kingdom. What does that mean? Well, for some it means beer gardens, holidays and a tan. However, for some, it means racing is back, with the horse-racing calendar in full steam. With many top ...

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Panto Horse or Real Horse?

Can you tell a pantomime horse from a real horse? Your hay from your neigh? Your hoof from your spoof? Take a couple of minutes and see if you can identify which cleverly disguised horses are real and which are fake… Source: Grand National 2016

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Looking ahead to the Cheltenham Festival

We love to share news about the top equestrian events around Ireland such as Tatts 2016, but sometimes it’s fun to look a little further afield to see how the horse racing scene is progressing in the UK. Seeing as the Cheltenham Festival is just around ...

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A look at the upcoming Champions Day at Ascot

QIPCO Champions Day will take place on 17th October 2015 and signals the end of the European flat racing season. The event, which is in its fourth year, is the richest raceday in the British calendar and there is the opportunity for spectators to see the ...

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