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  • Cloud of Uncertainty Hangs Over Thomas

    When Ruby Walsh was in hospital, the responsibility of riding some of the big names in the Paul Nicholls’ stable fell to Sam Thomas. Thomas has already proven himself to be a very capable ...

  • Cheltenham Countdown: The Trend Horses

    The key races at the Cheltenham Festival have key trends developing, so in this installment of my Cheltenham Countdown I am going to break it down so that our shortlist of horses will meet the ...

  • Miss Andretti – Australian Racehorse of the Year

    The magnificent Australian racehorse, Miss Andretti, has been setting the horse racing world on fire. Named in honor of the legendary Mario Andretti, this spirited six year old has been living ...

  • San Rafael Victory for Conveyance

    The San Rafael Stakes is a Grade 3 event for three year old racehorses, and covers a distance of one mile. Many horsemen flock to this event, held at the Santa Anita Racecourse, as it is a ...

  • Hendra Virus Scare in Brisbane

    The Hendra Virus strikes fear in the hearts of every Australian horse owner and trainer, as it is a deadly virus that not only targets horses but can also be a danger to humans. As the outbreak ...

  • Regal Parade Victorious in Ayr Gold Cup

    The Ayr Gold Cup Festival was held at the Ayr Racecourse from the 18th to the 20th of September 2008. The highlight of the festival was the running of the Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday, as it has a ...

  • Disappointment as Triple Honour Withdraws from Epsom

    One of the major horse racing events during the Sydney Spring Carnival is the Epsom Handicap. This racing event is held every year at the Randwick Racecourse and is a spectacular Group 1 event ...

  • Zenyatta Still the People’s Champion

    The Breeders' Cup Classic was the race of the day on Saturday, 13 November 2010, and thousands of fans made their way into the Churchill Downs grounds to watch the unbeaten Zenyatta take on her ...

  • 2011 Presidents Cup

    The Presidents Cup is a Group 1 event for pure bred Arabian horses and was hosted at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club over the weekend. It has a purse amount of Dh1 million and is seen as one of ...

  • New York Sire Stakes Annual Awards Banquet

    The New York Sire Stakes was established in the year 1965 and was the first program in North America to promote and support quality standardbred horse breeding. Many other programs followed ...

  • Citation, Thoroughbred Racing’s First Millionaire

    Citation is one of the most famous thoroughbred race horses of this and any other century. Although his career was somewhat short, this beautiful bay colt would make the most of it, becoming the ...

  • Bulwark takes Chester Roodee Racecourse by Surprise

    On Wednesday, 7 May 2008, approximately eighteen thousand spectators filled the Chester Roodee Racecourse in anticipation of the Chester Cup. Bustling with excitement, bets were made on the ...