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Anatomy Of A Racehorse

Horses are strong, majestic animals and with the help of this infographic you can push your understanding of them a little bit further, so that you know exactly what it takes to become a winning racehorse. Source: GJW Titmuss

Racing Book Scoops Top Award

Author Jamie Reid has scooped the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award with 'Doped' his account of the real life story of a crooked bookmaker and his gang who in the early 1960s made millions from 'nobbling' horses. Jamie…

Chantilly Racing Museum Restored To Former Glory

The eccentric and fabulously wealthy 18th century prince, Louis-Henri de Bourbon construct the world's most elaborate equine stables in the French town of Chantilly in 1719. The prince had mused that he would like to be reincarnated as a horse…

BHA Closes Doping Loophole

In light of the Gerard Butler investigation, the British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) has stated that they will be closing loopholes in their current anti-doping rules. This year there has been a total of nine trainers, based in Newmarket, that…

John McCririck Branded Disgusting On TV Shows

If you have been tuning in to our articles you will know that we have been following the situation between John McCririck and Channel 4 very closely. He has accused the TV channel for dismissing him for not being young, glamorous and sexy enough…

Grand National Horse Race 2013

With the 2013 Grand National rapidly approaching many are now wondering where exactly they should put their bets. Seabass, On His Own, Sunnyhillboy and Cappa Bleu are all gaining their followers and the betting markets are ever changing as more…

No Luck For HBO

The HBO series “Luck” proved to be a bit of a misnomer after the cable channel cancelled the show following the deaths of three horses. The series, helmed by popular actor Dustin Hoffman, premiered on HBO in December 2011. It told the…

The Crystal Cup

In 2010 six European countries joined forces to host a new cross-country steeplechase challenge. The Crystal Cup, now in its third year, involves a total of 10 races in France, Belgium, Italy, the Czech Republic, Ireland and Great Britain. With…

Whipping Up A Storm

Around a quarter of people in Britain believe that the use of animals in any sport is unacceptable although only 14% believe that horseracing should be banned altogether. With the growing influence of animal welfare groups over the last fifty…