Under starter’s orders… Advertise with us

Horse Racing Chat is now starting to take advertising on the site. We attracted almost 20,000 page views last month and traffic levels are rising by the week. If you have an equine-related business, racing product, a syndicate, or anything related to the sport of kings or equestrianism, please get in touch and we will …[Read More]

Own a Cheltenham winner for £3.97 a month

For most racing fans owning a horse is nothing but a pipedream. The cost of purchasing one and then forking out a king’s ransom on training fees, vets’ bills and other associated expenses are insurmountable financial barriers for most of us mere mortals. But a slew of new syndicates and racing clubs seem to be …[Read More]

Our Boy Jack to strike for Fahey

Six meetings today and six more tomorrow. Great weather. There’s no excuse not to go racing this weekend. But finding winners will be tricky as the faster ground leads to bigger and more competitive fields: a far cry from the recent bog-like conditions. At Goodwood Expense Claim should complete a four-timer. He was most impressive …[Read More]

Estrela can be the darling at Goodwood

Vow’s striking victory in the Lingfield Oaks Trial was one of the most impressive performances of the season ahead of the fillies’ Epsom classic. Roger Charlton’s Estrela went toe-to-toe with her until fading in the final quarter mile but she could gain handsome compensation in Goodwood’s feature race today. The Authorized filly is coming back …[Read More]

Summer’s here.. time to go racing

The weather forecasters have finally started talking about sunshine: there’s even been the mention of a mini heatwave this week. So it sounds like a great time to go racing, although soft ground horses may have to be put away for a couple of months. Redcar has an eight-race card this afternoon starting at 2.10pm …[Read More]

Barney’s Challenge Kicks Off at Redcar

Sometimes you hear about a story that makes you stop and think. That happened when I came across the tale of former stable lad Paul “Barney” Bamford. In 2006 he was riding out, something he had done thousands of times during his career. His horse tripped and he fell off: again, the sort of accident …[Read More]