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A Guide to the Ayr Gold Cup Festival

Published: 16th September 2023

The Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Festival is Scotland’s biggest Flat meeting. The feature race is Europe’s most valuable sprint handicap and it is also one of the most historic....

A Guide to Doncaster’s St Leger Festival

Published: 6th September 2023

When Does it Happen? This year’s St Leger Festival starts on Thursday 14 September and runs for four days, ending on Sunday 17 September. The big race was unusually run on a...

Six Big Yards with Space still Available In National Racehorse Week

Published: 29th August 2023

Visitors to the stables will be able to see the love, care and attention that goes into looking after racehorses from birth right through to their retirement years with dozens a fascinating...

Race to be Champion Flat Jockey heating up

Published: 29th August 2023

With less than two months until this year’s top rider is crowned at Ascot on Qipco British Champions Day, there is all to play for. Here we look at the main challengers. ...

A Guide To The York Ebor Festival

Published: 18th August 2023

The four-day event stages three Group 1 races as well as the prestigious Ebor Handicap that lends its name to the meeting.  It’s held at one of Britain’s finest tracks, on land...

Racing League – Team Racing Where Every Point Counts

Published: 26th July 2023

All New For 2023 Now in it’s third year, the sport’s biggest team competition comprises of seven regional teams. Each team will battle it out in 42 races at six meetings spread over...

Family Race Days

Published: 5th July 2023

Enjoy a great day at the races with the family at your nearest racecourse....

How Much Do Jockeys Earn?

Published: 29th June 2023

The life of a jockey is a mixture of glorious celebrations, hard graft and a relentless daily grind. For those receiving the adulation in the winners’ enclosure after the biggest races, the...

Royal Ascot – The World’s Most Famous Race Meeting

Published: 19th June 2023

A Poignant Occasion Dripping with British tradition, it is one of the biggest social events of the year with thousands of people flocking to the track to enjoy the occasion. This year,...

5 Great Places To Visit This National Racehorse Week

Published: 15th June 2023

Following the incredible success of the initiative, more than 130 training yards, studs and aftercare centres will throw open their doors to the public from September 9 to 17. There will be the chance...