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Could a horse save Australia’s sporting reputation?

With Australian sports fans in the doldrums following their team’s capitulation in The Ashes, the hopes of this proud sporting nation now rest solely at the feet of racehorse Criterion.

The Aussie raider will be bidding to provide a ray of light in an otherwise dismal sporting summer for Australia, when he lines up against the best of Britain and Ireland on Wednesday (3:40pm) at York in the Juddmonte International Stakes – officially rated as the best race in the world.

Whilst […]


Fashion at York Ebor Festival

The Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival is taking place on the 19th – 22nd of August. If you’re coming along, York Racecourse will give one lucky winner a week a bottle of Champagne from our Moet …

Matt Edmondson to DJ at Horseracing’s Student Party

Sony Award-nominated radio and television presenter Matt Edmondson will be closing the Official Student After Party when he hits the decks on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday …


Entries announced for QIPCO British Champions Day

Golden Horn, Solow and Gleneagles are just three of the 232 horses to have been entered for QIPCO British Champions Day races on October 17. The star trio head a list of horses – including the winners …


A History of the Shergar Cup

This week we’re looking to the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup on Saturday 9 August, held at Ascot, and look at the horse that gave its name to the event – Shergar. Shergar’s name is infamous …


Hughes is Simply Glorious at Goodwood

Richard Hughes heads to into his final Glorious Goodwood (Qatar Goodwood Festival) this week before hanging up his boots and retiring from the saddle on Saturday. Hughsie (as he’s affectionately known) …

A Bluffer’s Guide to the Qatar Goodwood Festival

It is one of the most picturesque courses in the WORLD Set right at the top of the Sussex Downs, visitors can see for miles into the distance before the horses come bounding past at speeds in excess …


Ten Things you didn’t know about Panama Hats

It is often considered that, if Glorious Goodwood were to be manifest as an item of millinery, it would be a Panama hat. Those in the know at this year’s Qatar Goodwood Festival will surely sport …


Top 12 funniest horse names

Sometimes in racing the odd name slips through the net that leaves us all in stitches. Here we give you the low down on the top 12 that have given us a right old chuckle when running on the track. Two …

Is Horse Racing the #homeofsport?

VisitEngland have launched a brand new campaign to find the country’s true #homeofsport, and we need your help! Celebrating 2015’s summer of sport, the campaign aims to find the real home of sport …

Is Horse Racing the #homeofsport?

VisitEngland have launched a brand new campaign to find the country’s true #homeofsport, and we need your help! Celebrating 2015’s summer of sport, the campaign aims to find the real home of sport …