Can Al Boum Photo complete Cheltenham Gold Cup hat-trick?

THE stick used to beat Best Mate, the last horse to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup three times, with was that he dominated a period of otherwise below par Grade 1 staying steeplechasers. As Al Boum Photo bids to match that achievement in the current National Hunt season, can the same doubts be said of …[Read More]

Envoi Allen continues on the road to Cheltenham

THE exciting Envoi Allen will make his second appearance over fences in the Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse on Sunday. The six-year-old, trained by Gordon Elliott, has two Cheltenham Festival wins under his belt and is already the hot favourite in the horse racing betting for the Marsh Chase at next March’s extravaganza. Envoi …[Read More]

Andrew Balding’s Derby Dream

THE Investec Derby is the holy grail for so many in racing. For trainer Andrew Balding, it has even more meaning. His father Ian prepared the brilliant Mill Reef to win the Epsom Classic in 1971. Now Betway ambassador Andrew reveals in a new video what it would mean to continue his family’s special tradition …[Read More]

Four great Royal Ascot moments

ROYAL ASCOT is the most illustrious Flat horse racing festival in Britain. It has produced plenty of memorable moments down the years and many horses, trainers and jockeys have written themselves into sporting legend at the Berkshire track. In celebration of this magnificent event that takes place in front of The Queen, we take a …[Read More]

Appleby’s assault on Dubai World Cup meeting

CHARLIE APPLEBY is planning a multi million pound raid at the richest raceday in the world. The 25th Dubai World Cup meeting on March 28 is going ahead, albeit behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the Newmarket handler is eyeing up plenty of riches. More than $35million are up for grabs at the …[Read More]

Katie Walsh goes behind the scenes at Cheltenham

FROM the weighing room to the winners’ enclosure, Betway ambassador Katie Walsh reveals what really goes on behind the scenes during Festival week in a great new video. The former jockey takes broadcaster Nick Luck on a guided tour of the racecourse at Cheltenham and offers a peek at what it’s really like to ride …[Read More]

Grand National 2020 Tips: Can Tiger Roll Land The Hat-Trick

by Andy Bell TIGER ROLL has been left generally unchanged at 5/1 to land his third successive Grand National after finishing fifth on his seasonal reappearance over hurdles at Navan, looking in need of his first run back It’s the Cheltenham Festival up next for Gordon Elliott’s tiny ten-year-old, who will be bidding to equal …[Read More]

Cyrname will not run at the Cheltenham Festival

THE highest rated national horse in training, Cyrname, is reportedly back to his very best, according to his trainer Paul Nicholls. The eight-year-old is due to run in the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday, for which he is 8/15 favourite with most bookmakers to repeat his 2019 success in the 2m 5f race. Cyrname ended …[Read More]

Richard Johnson suffers suspected broken arm

Betting has been suspended on the race to be National Hunt Champion Jockey, with odds-on favourite Richard Johnson reportedly suffering a suspected broken arm at Exeter. Johnson has claimed the title for the past four years and was previously 8-11 favourite to make it five a row.  Punters, however, have been backing Brian Hughes to …[Read More]

Five horse racing meetings to look forward to in 2020

by ANNIE DALE The summer racing season of 2019 is over and many people are already excited for the new year in 2020 and the hope that a cash injection will come with it. But with a plethora of races up and down the country, some may be unable to decide where to head for a …[Read More]