The Queen’s Birthday and her love of racing

It is the Queen’s official birthday! To celebrate our much loved monarch turning 93 years old, let’s take a look at the Queen’s huge contribution to her favourite sport – racing!

The Queen’s interest in racing started at an early age and the love of the sport hasn’t faded, her majesty still owns horses and manages to find the time to visit racecourses around her busy schedule.

This year we look at what the Queen has achieved in British racing as well as fun facts […]

Flat Jockeys' Championship

Who will be the 2019 Flat Champion Jockey?

The Flat Jockeys’ Championship 2019 will get underway this Saturday at the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket. Silvestre De Sousa is the leading contender for the title having dominated the last …

Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh’s 6 greatest partnerships

Yesterday legendary jockey Ruby Walsh announced his retirement from racing with immediate effect at Punchestown. In fitting style, he told racing’s media of his plan having just won the Grade …

The top 5 champions owned by The Queen

Already the longest-reigning monarch in British history, The Queen’s love of horses and horseracing has come with some considerable success! During her reign, Queen Elizabeth II has overseen the …


Altior looking to break a Jumps racing world record

Altior will be hoping to break a Jumps racing world record by landing his 19th consecutive victory at Sandown this Saturday in the Bet365 Celebration Chase. It’s an incredible winning streak that …

Fun for all the family this Easter

The Easter Weekend is a great time to get out and about with family and friends so why not head along to one of Britain’s 20 racecourses for some heart-stopping racing entertainment over the four …


QUIZ: How much do you know about Altior?

Altior is set to make history at Sandown Park this Saturday. If the two-time Champion Chaser claims his 19th successive victory in the Celebration Chase, he will hold the record of having the biggest …