Heroes of The Grand National

Neptune Collonges

by MACIEJ KUREK THERE aren’t many races in the horse racing calendar as well known as The Grand National. Throughout the year, there are some top events, such as Royal Ascot, but it’s The Grand National that appeals to all. This annual event sees everyone, not just horse racing fans, on the edge of their …[Read More]

Dettori leading Royal Ascot rider after day one

Frankie dettori

FRANKIE Dettori recorded an 87/1 treble on day one of Royal Ascot and his 59th victory overall at the Royal Meeting, where he is the leading jockey after day one. It followed the impressive success of 8/1 shot Monarchs Glen, trained by John Gosden, also landing a treble on the day, in the concluding Listed …[Read More]

Changes in online sports betting

online gambling

by STACY SMITH Sports betting is on the rise, as is all online gaming. Recently the UCGC put restrictions on live betting and the use of free bets as they believe it promotes repetitive gambling, and this caters for gambling addiction. Probably not a coincidence, as the British Gambling Commission is a very active and efficient organ. The …[Read More]

Justify bids for Triple Crown glory

Triple Crown Justify

JUSTIFY will bid to become the 13th horse to win the American Triple Crown on Saturday. American Pharoah in 2015 is the only horse to achieve the treble of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes since Affirmed and Steve Cauthen went into racing folklore in 1978. Some of the other equine legends to …[Read More]