HBO Betting On Luck

HBO has had numerous hit shows that were extremely popular including The Sopranos, Sex And The City, Entourage and True Blood. The HBO network is now getting ready to premiere their newest series, “Luck”. The initial episode was aired last…
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Big Bucks 4th World Hurdle

In nine weeks time, Ladbrokes World Hurdle Champion Big Bucks will be attempting the unthinkable - his fourth World Hurdle title in a row. Now nine years old, he first won the coveted trophy in March 2009 when he beat out Punchestown by just…

Kauto Star A Legend

It would be highly unusual if the owner of a history making horse didn't lavish praise on his own charge and of course Clive Smith is no different. Although he believes comparisons are difficult to make, owner Clive Smith believes Kauto Star's…

Nicholls 150th Cheltenham Winner

Few trainers can claim 150 winners at one of the UK's most prestigious racecourses but Paul Nicholls can. On the same day that he announced the sad news that the great Denman would be retiring, he also claimed his 150th win at Cheltenham. On…
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Non Runner – No Bet

Great news for those taking early prices, Paddy Power have gone 'non-runner-no bet' on all races at the Cheltenham Festival! Many punters like to pick a Cheltenham horse early when they are a big price as they think they have a good chance at…

Cheltenham Festival Popularity

After the Festival became an established sporting fixture, the catalyst for further change and added momentum was in the air in the years post World War 2. It was in those years that we first started to see the influence of the Irish at the…

Carving a Niche In The National

The Grand National is the UK's most popular horse race and one of the worlds greatest sporting events. Every year forty horses undertake the astounding Aintree course. Four & half miles, with 30 fence jumps, the Grand National is arguably…

Positive Changes For UK Racing

In the UK, cross-industry horseracing reform group Racing For Change has unveiled a list of ten trial measures that it hopes will bring a ‘positive change for the sport and its customers’. The measures will be implemented throughout the…